With chaos and upheaval seemingly the order of the day these days, remaining energetic, emotionally buoyant and physically balanced can be a tall order. For those of us trying to manage stress, fatigue and/or exhaustion, the unhealthy quick-fixes typically include some combination of sugar, caffeine, alcohol, recreational drugs and prescribed meds. Sound familiar? But there is a better way, enlisting the help of a group of herbal ingredients called ‘adaptogens.’
What a perfect time to create a virtual book club! It’s an opportunity to see friends who you miss due to COVID restrictions (from anywhere in the country or world!) and an opportunity to get healthy with the support of like-minded friends.
We are constantly bombarded with ideas to create a healthier lifestyle. Change your diet, increase your exercise, meditate daily, sleep more, be grateful… And while we probably need a little of all of these, most people aren’t going to wake up tomorrow and perfectly implement every “health tip” you read. Baby steps will help you get there.
Thanksgiving, the official kickoff day of the holiday season, is upon us, and yes, this one is going to be a little unusual. For many of us, plans are still somewhat up in the air. With the pandemic in full swing and showing no signs of abating, the smart money is on the ‘abundance of caution’ approach as we make our way through this particular holiday go-round.