Have you been feeling burnt out lately? Stressed? Overwhelmed? How about exhausted? Feeling burnt out is incredibly common Feeling burnt out has become all too common, especially among young adults. If you google "millennial burnout" you get so many hits you don't even know where to start! There are a few different reasons why it is believed that millennial are the "burnout generation", but not everyone believes that it's true. Many older adults believe that millennials are too sensitive, or … [Read more...] about Feeling Burnt Out? How millennials became the burnout generation.
Chances are you've heard of mindful eating, but you may not really understand what it means or what it's referring to. The whole idea of "Mindfulness" is such a popular topic these days. Being mindful about something is bringing awareness to it. We tend to be distracted in our day-to-day lives because we're doing too many things at once. We miss things, ignore things, and forget to appreciate things. Yes, this can even include our food. When was the last time you ate at the dinner … [Read more...] about Mindful Eating 101: 8 Tips for Beginners
Those of you who are part of my Facebook and Instagram communities have likely heard that I just finished a 6-week anti-candida protocol. As a nutritionist, I like to do experiments on myself. As someone who has always been addicted to sugar and has had chronic acne for years, I decided it was time to try something different. This is my experience following an anti-candida diet. What is Candida? If you're unfamiliar with what candida is, it's a yeast called candida albicans that all humans have … [Read more...] about My Experience Following an Anti-Candida Diet
Life's biggest stressors are often attributed to the responsibilities we have in our lives. Our responsibilities as adults, employees, lovers, friends... basically our responsibilities towards being an active and contributing member of society. But what I often see with myself and with my clients, is that we tend to take responsibility for more than what's ours. This post is going to be all about managing stress by learning how to identify your responsibilities. Because the last thing we want to … [Read more...] about How To Manage Stress: Identify Your Responsibilities
How often have you felt like your thoughts take over your life? Or that your brain never ever stops? Or that you're always thinking, even when you're not actively thinking? What if this kind of thinking, this never-ending brain activity that goes nowhere important, might be contributing to the stress and anxiety you experience in your daily life? All of our automatic thoughts are conditioned From a young age, we experience the world and learn every single step of the way. What we … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to Practice Mindfulness to Reduce Fear and Anxiety
The bad news? When the cool weather hits and kids go back to school, most people know that cold and flu season is around the corner. The good news? You can make a conscious effort to boost your immune system, thereby reducing the risk of catching a cold or illness. When was the last time you really thought about boosting your immunity? Do you find that you get sick at certain times of the year, like the fall or winter? What about when you do certain activities, like ride public transit or … [Read more...] about How to Boost your Immune System this Fall