Self Love, Adrenals, Stress, & Hormones

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Wow so many topics that are near and dear to my heart. Did you know that they way you talk to yourself affects your stress response, hormones, and inflammation? Sure does. A study showed that negative, self-degrading comments about yourself can actually increase cytokines in the blood. Cytokines, as you know, are a measurement for inflammation in the body. You …

What’s the Hype about Adaptogens?

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Heard the word ADAPTOGEN while browsing the latest supplement aisle? Most likely because stress is at it’s all time highest – in fact, it’s been so high for so long that we are seeing the highest rates of burnout EVER. So what’s an adaptogen & how is stress involved? Adaptogens support your adrenal glands which manage your hormonal response to …

Why Am I So F**king Tired?!

Stesha Adrenal Health, Lifestyle

There’s only so much that nutrition & sleep can do – sure, they’re amazing places to start, but what if you have the macros, sleep, & training dialed in but you ’re still feeling exhausted & overwhelmed from the moment you wake up until you go to bed? Perhaps it has to do with what you’re doing DURING the day …

Are You a YES Girl?!

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How many of you pack your am, work days, and pm so full with commitments that ya get to the end of the week and all you want to do is hole up on your couch and numb out to Netflix marathons? Look, we’ve got to get real with what we are inflicting on our own bodies. Many of our …

Chronic Stress and Fat Gain

Stesha Adrenal Health, Lifestyle

How many people try to ‘eat right’ and ‘exercise more’ and yet still gain weight? Millions! The missing pieces of the puzzle for most people are STRESS MANAGEMENT and HORMONE CONTROL. The biggest problem with chronic stress is the fact that its initial effects are subtle… cortisol goes up, testosterone goes down, you gain a few extra pounds, feel a …