Embracing the idea of stillness doesn’t have to be complicated. Rather, creating some space by consciously stepping away from your electronic devices and heading outside is a good place to start. Today I’m sharing what I got up to on my week offline.
How often do embrace the idea of stillness and give your brain (and body) a break from the stressors and ‘noise’ of everyday life? Me, I don’t think I do it enough – especially after some recent reading on the topic…
Your daily routine is one of your best defences against the stress of dealing with this current health crisis. It keeps you focused on the important things.
I’ve been tweaking mine of late…
It’s a pretty stressful time at the moment, isn’t it? And, you know that this stress shizzle isn’t good for you.
I’m holding a live call to chat about the idea of learning to calm the fajizzle down during these challenging times and you’re invited!
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…
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…