Increasing Energy

Letting Go of Past Persuasions, but Not Dreams

Posted by on Feb 10, 2013 in Healthy Mindset, Increasing Energy, Stress | 0 comments

Letting Go of Past Persuasions, but Not Dreams

Does health have to do with just the present, or does it also involve sediments of the past or future? This may sound like a strange question because the future hasn’t happened yet, so how can you experience any effects from it today? But many of us think about the past and the future as if both these time periods share equal space with the present on a metaphoric couch of life.

This blog post, however, is not about mindfulness

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Part 5: Who Do You Eat With?

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Food, Health and Lifestyle, Increasing Energy | 0 comments

Part 5:  Who Do You Eat With?

Who do you eat with, and what dietary and health goals do they have? This question doesn’t often come up when people are making changes to their eating habits, but maybe it should.

Who you eat with, and what they eat can affect the way that you eat and support your own digestion. Friends, family, and significant others can be, but aren’t necessarily always a supportive influence when it comes

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Part 4: “Where Do I Eat, and Does it Affect Digestion?”

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Chronic Fatigue, Digestion, Food, Health and Lifestyle, Increasing Energy, Stress | 0 comments

Part 4:  “Where Do I Eat, and Does it Affect Digestion?”

You may notice that when eating in a busy or hectic environment, there are times when you finish the meal and don’t remember the sensations of actually eating it. The plate is empty, but you don’t remember enjoying the smell of the food, the taste, or even the feeling of fullness. Though the food is already in your digestive system, the satisfaction of having eaten becomes lost and may leave your body feeling like something is lacking.

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Part 3: “Why Do I Eat What I Eat?”

Posted by on Feb 8, 2013 in Adrenal Health, Chronic Fatigue, Health and Lifestyle, Increasing Energy, Stress | 0 comments

Part 3:  “Why Do I Eat What I Eat?”

Food can make you happy, and food can make you sad. The reality of the situation is we each have a unique relationship with food and the way that we eat it. Some people have a regimented approach and make sure to keep on track with their diet to stay within a specific weight range and body image. For these individuals, the regimen can become more stressful to follow during difficult times. Others can keep their figures regardless of what they eat. Some people are engaged in yo-yo

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Part 2: What to Eat for More Energy

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Adrenal Health, Chronic Fatigue, Digestion, Food, Health and Lifestyle, Increasing Energy, Stress | 0 comments

Part 2:  What to Eat for More Energy

In the last article, we talked about when to eat for better energy throughout the day (and less overall food fatigue). Just a recap: Food fatigue is the term we use for what happens when your meals contribute to a tired feeling rather than an energized feeling. Food fatigue is becoming more common as people’s body’s and digestion are thrown off track by stress and other lifestyle factors.

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Part 1: When to Eat for More Energy

Posted by on Feb 7, 2013 in Adrenal Health, Digestion, Food, Health and Lifestyle, Increasing Energy, Stress | 0 comments

Part 1:  When to Eat for More Energy

Did you know that it’s not only what you eat that matters for good energy levels, but also when you eat it? The body needs nourishment at certain times more than others, and sometimes lifestyle factors can push us into the habit of eating when the body doesn’t need it, and not eating when the body does.

A clock hangs on your wall to tell you when it’s time for lunch and dinner, but there’s also an internal clock that

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