One of the strongest beliefs that permeate our culture is that there are a special few who are naturally endowed with gifts or talents that propel them to levels of success that the rest of us can only dream of. Does that belief hold weight under scientific scrutiny? Perhaps there's something far more simple going on. Maybe these "natural" … [Read more...]
Clear Focused Mind
Do you experience any of the following?
- Brain fog
- Difficulties concentrating or holding your focus
- Irritability over little things
- Low energy
- Intense food cravings
These are all early warning signs that your brain and mind are fatiguing. You cannot overcome fatigue without addressing your mind.
Brain fog and difficulties concentrating could be the cause of your fatigue. Or they could be the symptom.
The articles below tell you how to increase your focus, decrease your brain fog, and clear your mind of fatigue. For good.
Read on for a Clear Focused Mind!
Why is it so hard to get out of bed during the winter months? And what about that late afternoon energy lull? Suddenly you may have an intense need to sleep between 3&4pm. If so, you're not alone. Between 2% & 3% of Canadians experience something called seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Seasonal affective disorder is a kind of … [Read more...]
What if there was one measurable skill that could help you stop being so tired? Well, according to recent research, there is. Some may call it more of a personality trait than a skill. But since it can be developed, I'll refer to it as a skill. Dr. Angela Duckworth is an expert on grit. And grit is likely what will determine your success or … [Read more...]
Why does the medical profession continue to ignore adrenal fatigue? Have you asked your doctor to treat your adrenal fatigue? If you have, I reckon you'd have received a skeptical look and a remark that sounded similar to: Adrenal fatigue is not a real medical condition. But all your other lab markers come back in normal ranges. And your … [Read more...]
To create a fulfilling, energized, and fatigue-free life, should you work towards increasing your happiness? Or, is the pursuit of happiness a misguided ambition? It's commonly assumed that more happiness equates to a better life. Happy people don't seem to suffer from fatigue, right? When we hold happiness up to the lens of scientific … [Read more...]
The common assumption is that the more experience we have, the better we'll be. But does this theory hold any weight when studied? Or, do we actually get worse as we gain more experience? It's a common assumption that in order to be an expert at something, you need to put in hours of practice. Malcolm Gladwell popularized this notion by writing … [Read more...]
For those with adrenal fatigue, you've likely thought about starting a meditation practice. But where do you begin? When you have adrenal fatigue, starting something new can feel overwhelming. Especially when that something is as foreign to you as meditation. Meditation should help to lower stress levels, not raise them. Those feelings of … [Read more...]
Gluten can affect many aspects of pregnancy. From fetal development to the risk of miscarriages and infertility. This is the third post in a 3-part series. For additional readings on gluten’s effect on pregnancy please see my other articles: Gluten’s Effects On Pregnancy (Part I): Celiac Disease Gluten’s Effects On Pregnancy (Part II): … [Read more...]