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March 13, 2016

Adrenaline, or epinephrine as it is medically referred to, is a hormone that is released by the adrenal glands when the body registers a threat, real or perceived. When the perceived threat is gone, the body is designed to return to a state of physiological relaxation...

February 17, 2016

Laughing is wonderful self-care.

 

It is well-documented that laughing:

 

- Lowers blood pressure.

- Increases vascular blood flow and oxygenation of the blood.

- Gives a workout to the diaphragm and to the abdominal, respiratory, facial, leg and back        muscles...

January 18, 2016

Do you find that you feel anxious but you aren’t sure why? Do you slouch when you sit, stand and walk?

 

Stop doing this.

 

When you slouch, whether it is when you are sitting, standing or walking, your brain registers this as a threat and activates your fight, flight or f...

December 12, 2015

If you feel really stressed, run on the spot for 30 seconds.

 

You feel stressed because your flight or fight response has been activated. This means that you have adrenaline and cortisol flowing through your body.

 

If you were facing a physical danger, the adrenaline and...

December 7, 2015

1.   You are full of resentment.

 

2.   You seem to be way more exhausted than the people around you.

 

3.   You can’t remember the last time you said no.

 

4.   Your energy is leaking all over the place.

 

5.   You have no time or space to pursue your drea...

December 1, 2015

Laugh.

 

Laughing is wonderful self-care. Even though it may feel like there is nothing to laugh at laughing is an incredibly powerful way to change your state of being.

 

It is well-documented that laughing:

- lowers blood pressure

- increases vascular blood flow and oxygen...

November 22, 2015

Take a vagus breath.

 

The vagus nerve, which is the longest nerve in the body, runs from your brain all the way down to your lower belly and breaks into a billion different nerve endings at this point. The vagus nerve is responsible for activating your parasympathetic n...

November 2, 2015

The last 3 articles I posted focused on adrenaline and how it works in your body to make you feel unsafe. This article will focus on 3 powerful and easy ways to reduce the adrenaline flowing in your body.

 

1. Vagus Breaths.

 

Vagus breaths can be done anywhere, anytime. Y...

October 23, 2015

Did you know that we typically have 60,000 thoughts or more a day? Did you also know that most of these thoughts were negative?

 

Even if you were aware of the number of negative thoughts you were having every day and made a concerted effort to change these thoughts, do...

October 6, 2015

As a woman, you will never, ever feel safe, and therefore calm, if you have high levels of adrenaline running through your body. That is the point of adrenaline. Adrenaline, or epinephrine as it is medically referred to, is a hormone that is released by the adrenal gla...

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