When stress becomes chronic and sustained, your brain adapts. Your neurotransmitter levels get out of balance, and the same hormones that are so important to your survival actually become detrimental to your overall health and longevity. The warning signs manifest in four main areas: Focus, energy, mood, and sleep.
“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare” —Audre Lorde, A Burst of Light CULTURE COUNTS We’ve all experienced it, those feelings of undeserving. Where instead of thinking of what I need to do to make myself better, I start thinking of all the things I’ve […]
The coronavirus is affecting us all, some more severely than others. Fear and anxiety take a toll on our bodies, weakening our immune system when we need it most. Here’s how to take the necessary steps to reset our stress response with a set of daily activities and some natural remedies.