One of the biggest challenges women face is learning how to care for themselves while caring for others. It requires a delicate balance between what often feels like polar opposites. I’ve spent a lifetime studying self-care. And I’ve come to the conclusion that good self-care is the single most important aspect of our health, period.
In order to heal, Speak Up! Silence IS the disease. — Dr. Christiane Northrup We hear of so many “silent” diseases today — everything from thyroid disease to heart disease, kidney and liver dysfunction to Celiac disease, and from “female problems” to the now-popular Lyme disease. And, just look at all the new books there are […]
Are you someone who thinks you don’t take a good picture? Or maybe you’ve been plagued by that awkward or unflattering picture of you at a special occasion—maybe a wedding, a birthday, or family reunion—that seems to follow you for life? Having done a lot of photo shoots, here’s what I’ve learned: A really good photo shows your soul qualities—who you really are behind your eyes.
One of the most common complaints I hear from women is that they have too much to do and not enough time to get it all done. If a woman’s excessive demands are temporary, her adrenal glands will provide a burst of cortisol and epinephrine, which give her the energy she needs to cope with her immediate crisis. But if her demands are excessive and ongoing, these same hormones wreak havoc on her body. I’m sure you know that this can lead to adrenal exhaustion. However, did you know that feelings of low self-esteem and lack of personal power can also contribute to adrenal exhaustion?