This year is going to be different for you, my friend! I just KNOW it. Here's why, you're starting to wake up to the realization that losing weight, gaining energy, and loving your body isn't going to come from a restrictive diet that leaves your depleted, hungry, and falling back into old patterns before you can say "jumbalaya!" So get excited and get your head in the game for good. Here are FOUR tips for FINALLY losing weight, gaining energy, and loving your body for real!Read More
Did you know that certain food combinations can wreak havoc on your digestion & gut? And as you've heard me talk about before, health begins in our gut. So, as you can imagine, it's probably important to understand what food combinations might cause you upset, pain, and that nasty "B" word... bloating! Here's a quick & dirty list for you:Read More
So, what does stress do to your gut? Oh so many nasty little things. Let me explain the whole picture for you.
When we are stressed, we release hormones. One of those hormones being cortisol. Now, cortisol is great when we have an open wound or illness that our body needs to defend against. However, when we are stressed out because we're working 80 hours a week, our marriage is on the rocks, or we can't disconnect from the outside world for fear of missing out... that's a whole other story.
We've all seen it and we are all probably guilty of it too...
What am I talking about? Ya know, the mugs that say, "no talkie before coffee" or "mama needs her coffee" or "behind every successful person is a substantial amount of coffee" or "coffee = survival juice." You've seen them all, I'm sure.
In fact, you may even have a mug or decor in your kitchen with one of these sayings on it. (I'm not pointing any fingers because I have one too!)