Are you perking yourself up with coffee in the morning and then using alcohol at night to chill you out? This cycle of uppers and downers are designed to artificially stimulate the body and then relax it. But, they come at a cost. Overuse of stimulants like caffeine give temporary “energy”, but deplete the adrenals in the process not to mention completely mask exhaustion. Moreover, alcohol, a depressant, that is toxic in nature feeds the bad bacteria in the gut (microbiome) and has been scientifically proven to disrupt sleep cycles. So what would you say to increased energy and better sleep by using these simple tips & detox tricks?
Most of us know that cortisol (a stress triggered hormone) is no bueno and beefs up our midsection, yet most of us don’t adopt healthy ways of managing stress. Sorry, smoking & drinking don’t count. Small amounts of stress are healthy and in many cases, light a fire in us to meet deadlines and get things done; but if you remain in fight or flight mode for long, uncontrolled stress will burn the house down. Here are some helpful ways to keep the fires at bay & your weight in check:
Having trouble sleeping? You’re not alone. In today’s fast paced, overstimulated modern society and jam-packed schedules, endless technology, never ending stress, complete disconnection from nature, stimulants, and the overall cerebral over-stimulation due to the information age, it’s no wonder that a lack of good sleep has become a huge problem for millions of Americans. By the time it’s time for bed, we’re so overwhelmed and overstimulated that it’s hard to shut down our brains and drift off to dream land. Here are some of the easiest and quickest ways to develop a healthy nightly self-care routine that will have you naturally drifting off to sleep in no time:
Rena Yassiri MA, INHC, & RYT is a world class Energy Healer, Health Coach, Restorative Yoga Teacher and the founder of Inside Job Healing LLC, a cutting-edge health and wellness company focused on woke clothing, clean beauty products, online lifestyle detox programs, creating balance in clients’ lives on a physical, emotional, and chemical level. Want more great tips like these? Check out the Lifestyle Health Series at go.renayassiri.com for more ways to live a balanced life of self-love, self-care, abundance & authentic happiness. Start living your best life today!