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    Meditation–Torture Or Help For The Holidays?

    If you are the type of person that considers sitting still and doing nothing for any length of time a form of torture…this post is for you. Maybe you have tried meditation and “failed” or maybe you have contemplated trying it and thought, “that sounds horrible, meditation is just not for me.” I am here to tell you I feel your pain! But the thing is, if meditation is difficult for you then you are exactly the type of person who would benefit most from meditating on the regular. I am fairly new to meditation. I read a great e-book on Mindfulness Meditation last year and attempted to meditate as…

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    Do You Have Adrenal Fatigue? Here Are 4 Common Symptoms:

    The adrenal glands are located just above the kidneys and are responsible for regulating the release of hormones such as cortisol. Adrenal fatigue can happen when we have an overload of stress in our lives and our adrenal glands get frazzled and release too much or too little cortisol, or release hormones at the wrong times.  If you live in a constant state of “fight or flight”, have a lot of stress or anxiety, or have trouble sleeping, this may be you! Common symptoms of Adrenal Fatigue: 1. You just don’t have the energy that you used to. Cortisol is known as the “stress hormone” but it is also the…