The Healthy, Happy Hormones 4 Part Series: from Hormonal Havoc to Happy Hormones
After running Rejoice for the past 4-years, about 90% of the women I work with come to me for weight-loss but also suffer from some form of hormonal issues. Issues such as Estrogen Dominance, Adrenal fatigue, Endometriosis, PCOS, PMS, Adrenal Fatigue, Thyroid Issues and more. Their frustration is that they are “doing everything right”, food, nutrition, stress management, etc but they are not seeing the number of the scale change. These women also struggle with anxiety and depression, fatigue, sleep, and mood concerns. Basically, they feel stressed out all the time, unhappy, and frustrated that their healthy habits don’t make the impact fast enough to motivate them to continue. It’s an emotional rollercoaster that they want to get off! they just want to lose weight, feel strong in their body and mind, and live younger longer.
7 Ways to “Spring Clean” Your Body
Spring is here! Spring is known as a time of birth and growth in nature and is the perfect time to add additional support to cleanse the body after a long winter. Typically in the winter we enjoy more warming foods and often more heavier foods, holiday lattes, and movie nights inside. Therefore our bodies are in need of some extra love. It is safe to say that we often eat differently based on the seasons such as desiring more soups and stews in the cold winter and more fruits and veggies in the summer. We take the time to spring clean our house but where do you start to “spring clean” your body?
6 Ways to Rev Your Metabolism Naturally
As we age our metabolism slows down as well. As a kid, you may have heard, “you can’t eat like that when you are older!”, implying the true scientific fact that our metabolism does in fact slow with age. Once we hit the age of 40, the average adult begins to put on 2-5 lbs annually of body fat which will accumulate as the years go on. The good news is there are some simple steps we can take to support of metabolism throughout the day.
NATURAL WAYS TO BALANCE HORMONES FOR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT
People struggling to lose weight are often under the impression that it is due to their lack of self-control or failure to stick to a diet or exercise plan. However, studies are increasingly showing that weight management can be a function of hormonal balance, with people with optimal levels of estrogen, thyroid, testosterone, insulin and cortisol being more likely to lose weight and keep it off.
HOW TO TREAT ACNE FROM THE INSIDE OUT
Acne can seem like a scourge that wreaks havoc on your looks in addition to severely affecting your self-esteem. However, it is possible to treat this condition naturally from the inside out and ensure a strong skin with a healthy glow that will make you feel like your most confident self.
DIY 2-Ingredient Natural Carpet Powder
Green carpet cleaners are a nice alternative but are often 2-3x the price of conventional powders. Making my own carpet powder made sense as a solution for me to reduce the chemical load in my house while not breaking the bank. This recipe requires 2-ingredients and makes my carpet and house smell great!