Chronic stress is one of the leading root causes of disease. Ongoing stress negatively impacts our health in so many ways. It impairs memory, disturbs sleep, weakens immunity, and can cause weight gain, pain, inflammation, digestive disturbances, anxiety and depression, headaches, hormone imbalances, heart disease and more.
Regularly engaging in relaxing activities, healthy relationships, eating a good diet, exercising, and other self-care habits are all very helpful at combating stress. But, even when we are doing our best to take care of ourselves, sometimes we still need additional support for stress relief and energy support. Taking herbal adaptogens as part of your daily routine can provide restorative support and enhance well-being, strength and vitality. Continue reading “New Pathway Product Spotlight – Rhodiola Rosea”
I recently came across a meme that resonated with me. It said, “It’s almost time to switch from my everyday anxiety to my fancy holiday anxiety.” Is this the case with you, too? Many of us feel the extra stress around this time of year and there are many ways that you can help ease some of that burden. Adaptogenic herbs can also help deal with some of the stress we experience in everyday life. One herb in particular is Rhodiola rosea.
Adaptogenic herbs, or adaptogens, are herbs that help support the body’s ability to accommodate varying physical and emotional stresses. Continue reading “Relax With Rhodiola”
Feeling sluggish or tired, or having a hard time getting motivated? I came across an excellent article called 10 Energy Boosters that I’d like to share with our readers. According to the author, naturopath Gillian Flower, these are ways to boost overall energy levels.
- Decrease long-term and constant stresses by developing healthy coping skills
- Practice yoga, meditation and qi gong
- Eat well: make food your medicine
- Correct nutritional deficiencies
- Create “me” time
- Declutter your living space, work space and unhealthy relationships
- Shake things up, get out of your rut
- Trust yourself
Supplements may also provide support for lagging energy levels. Consult with your healthcare practitioner to see if the energy-support supplements below are right for you. Continue reading “10 Ways to Boost Energy”