Are you maxed out? Exhausted? Just want to sleep the day away? Fatigue is on the rise. As a culture we are more exhausted, more stressed out, busier, and sicker than ever! Although a variety of things contribute to our overall exhaustion, one of the areas that is most taxed in our bodies is our adrenal glands. Adrenal Dysfunction is a relatively new concept and as a disorder is not commonly recognized by mainstream healthcare. For those dealing with this problem, it is very real. Most people have heard of the adrenal glands and commonly associate them with adrenaline. The
Anyone that knows me knows I’m a sucker for risotto. Anytime I see this on a menu it is going to be ordered. It’s comfort food, creamy goodness has to make it’s way to my belly. Now most people are a bit overwhelmed by the thought of making risotto as it is a little labor of love, but the process is not difficult. It just takes some time and your attention. This is not a dish you can walk away from. One of the other things I love about risotto is it’s versatility. You can literally use any ingredients you
Recently I decided to do a quick digital detox over the weekend. I realized I had NEVER done this before even though I talk about the importance of it all the time. I have been a little too attached to my phone over the past month or so, constantly checking and rechecking email, facebook, twitter etc etc etc for no reason whatsoever! I realized I have no boundaries set around my digital usage so it was beginning to have more control over my time. So what to do? Try a few days off. According to this Huffington Post article, “New
Welcome to my Nourished Self Series! Each week I’ll be sharing my tips to Nourish yourself in different areas of your life from Nutrition to Daily Rituals. If you’re ready to change your life and your health click HERE to apply for my 3 month Nourished Self Program.
I love chicken salad, but unfortunately most of the restaurant or store bought versions contain mayo with not so healthy ingredients including soybean oil. I know soy has been touted as a health food, but in this form it most certainly is no such thing! Fat is a critical part of the diet, no matter what you’ve been told over the past 50 so odd years. Choosing the right fats is important for the function of the body as fat affects all cells, tissues, organs, energy, brain power, and our immune system. Fat soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K