Episode 3

The #1 Roadblock to Your Health Goals

“Stress” is defined as how our body responds to a non-specific demand for change. Talk about a year that demanded change! 2020 has been stressful for us all. Today we’ll talk about what causes stress, why you have it and how to manage/combat it.

What You Will Learn

  • How exercise can sometimes be a source of stress.
  • Examples of different types of stress.
  • The meaning of: “You can’t lift a board you’re standing on.”
  • How stress presents and how your body deals with it.
  • How your adrenal glands come into play.
  • Cortisol, DHEA, norepinephrine and epinephrine.
  • Effects of being under chronic stress.
  • How a gratitude journal can help.
  • Food and intermittent fasting
  • Stress buffers.
  • Adaptogens.
  • Diet, lifestyle, sleep is the foundation of managing stress.