in this time of uncertainty and questions around what might happen, a few suggestions for how to calm your fajizzle down and slow down that worry muscle. These are some things that work for me.
How about you start treating yourself as you would someone you love?
Finding ways to care for yourself can help you to live in the present; which in turn promotes emotional and psychological health. Great for stress management, too!
The bad news is that long-term stress leads to inflammation which increases your risk of developing autoimmune conditions. This is particularly troubling when you consider the level of stress that most of us consider normal in this day and age. Let’s talk about stress and chronic disease…
We all have times when life is less than peachy…
But, coping when life is less than peachy is even more of a challenge if you have the added bonus of chronic illness. I’ve got some solutions to help when the shizzle has got tough.
It’s very easy for those of us who suffer from chronic illness to crawl into our respective caves and hide from the world. Especially as we navigate just what our personal symptoms mean. Let’s face it, when you’re deeply fatigued, in pain, experiencing the stress of diagnosis (or yet to be diagnosed) and doing your best to live an AIP way of life – the thought of facing people can just seem too damn much.
You know me – always on the lookout for a new way to mitigate stress and calm the fajizzle down…
Did you know that in creative visualisation, your brain is training for actual real-life experience? It can’t tell the difference between imagination and reality. Kind of a perfect reason to focus on positive, aspirational ‘stuff’, then.
First published back in mid-2016, this Turmeric Latte number is having a revival at my place as I try to calm a recent flare.
It will have you feeling like you’re indulging. Especially if you’re off coffee and keen to give your wee adrenals a break. And, it’s one of the consistently most popular recipes on my site!
The ginger is warming and the turmeric has oodles of anti-inflammatory benefits. Just perfect for when you need a little pause in your day…
This is my ‘starter’ list of 9 tips for adding nutrient density to your diet.
My AIP crew tell me that focusing on what you add (rather than what you remove) is useful for them in managing feelings of deprivation.
I’ve got an exciting bit of news today!
This struggle to navigate our stuff is real. What exactly is this stress thing that everyone bangs on about and how do we combat it?
This ALL THE LEAFY GREENS Frittata-ta-ta-ta-ta is chock-full of good stuff.
I created this baby as part of my quest to further up my nutrient density this year. If you have successfully reintroduced eggs back into your life, you will love it. I promise!