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Regulate Your Vagus Nerve to Reduce Stress! Part 2 ayurveda brain health healthy living meditation morning practice stress-free Feb 17, 2024

Did you miss Part 1 last week?  Check it out HERE.

 

PART 2:  Reversing the stress response 

When you experience stressful thoughts, your body triggers the sympathetic branch of the nervous system to activates the fight-flight-freeze response, giving you a burst of energy to...

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Stimulate Your Vagus Nerve to Reduce Stress! brain health healthy eating healthy living immunity morning practice resilience stress-free Feb 11, 2024

What is the Vagus Nerve?

The vagus nerve is a vital communication line in your body, connecting your brain to many important organs like the heart, lungs, stomach, and intestines. It's like a control centre that helps regulate various automatic functions you don't consciously think about, such as...

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Demystifying Stress and Adrenal Fatigue brain health environment healthy living resilience stress-free Feb 04, 2024

 Stress is an unavoidable part of life, and we all experience it at some point. 

In today's fast-paced world, we often juggle multiple responsibilities and handle demanding schedules. 

Stress affects us mentally and physically, but its impact on our health is often...

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How Important is Water? It's Your Body's Lifeline! brain health healthy living immunity resilience sleep sugarfree Jan 28, 2024

Water is more than just a thirst quencher. 

It's a fundamental building block of life. 

Your body relies on it for numerous vital functions. Imagine this: the average man is about 60% water, women are around 50%, and your brain is a whopping 75% water. 

It's no exaggeration to say...

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Why One-Size-Fits-All Food Plans May Not Work for You! brain health healthy eating healthy living immunity real food resilience sleep sugarfree Jan 21, 2024

Our theme this month is “Just Eat Real Food!”  

And by that we mean food in as natural a state as possible (OK, you’re allowed to cook it!) and avoiding sugar and other processed foods.

But beyond that, what should you eat? And why is it so complicated?

Getting lost in...

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What matters are the actions we take brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes immunity meditation real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Jan 13, 2024

Goals, intentions and resolutions are great – but we need to take action!

So, did you make any New Year's Resolutions this year? 

Are they going well, or have you left them behind already?

No worries  let's try to understand why that can happen, and how we can refocus and make...

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It’s a new year and I’m changing things up! brain health healthy eating healthy living healthy recipes real food resilience sugarfree Jan 13, 2024
I’ve written a lot about change, and how we need to change in order to grow and prosper as humans.  As my mom used to say “If we rest, we rust.”  This is true for both our mind, body and also our spirit!
 
I’ve been able to take a few days out...
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Top 3 health and wellness books for your stocking this season brain health environment healthy eating healthy living immunity mindful movement real food resilience sleep stress-free sugarfree Dec 15, 2023

One of my favourite leisure activities is reading books or listening to podcasts about health and wellness topics.  In fact one way I manage those longer books full of scientific discoveries is to listen to them on Audible!  When in the car or out for a walk, they are the perfect...

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Wake Up! And Move Your Body! ayurveda brain health environment healthy living immunity meditation mindful movement morning practice sleep strength training Nov 12, 2023

By now I hope you're starting to piece together a daily routine that will support you in getting a great night’s sleep!  And hopefully you’re realizing that there are a lot of small habits we can employ when we’re awake to maximize the benefits of the time when we’re...

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How to Benefit from the Switch to Standard Time ayurveda brain health healthy living resilience sleep stress-free Nov 05, 2023

Have you heard that it’s healthier to “get to bed early?”

Have you tried to do this, but your mind is just not ready?

Have you gotten into the habit of being online or watching TV later into the evening?

We all know that restful sleep provides the foundation for our mental and...

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The Secret to Managing Stress and Getting Better Sleep ayurveda brain health healthy living meditation morning practice resilience sleep stress-free Oct 29, 2023

I’m sure we all have our go-to strategies for managing stress—whether or not we actually do them is another story!

Why is that?  Perhaps it’s because in our overly-scheduled lives there just isn’t any time.  Or we’re used to putting everyone else’s needs first.

Many people talk...

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So How Can I Fix My Sleep? ayurveda brain health healthy living meditation resilience sleep stress-free Oct 22, 2023

Today we’re going to begin looking at how we can all improve our sleep!

If you missed last week’s blog where I offered the short SLEEP SCORE quiz, for you to find out your Sleep Score, be sure to catch it HERE.

As you may have figured out, some of the questions give clues to the...

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