Inflammation is your body’s response to stress and foreign invaders (bacterial, viruses, metals, wound or trauma.) In the case of infection, inflammation is good and helps protect your body. However, in our busy and stress filled lives, along with the toxic chemicals in our environment, most of us live with a chronic, low-grade inflammation slowly destroying the balance of our bodies, hormones and metabolism.
Today is a quick list of foods that have a dangerous effect on your hormones. You don't have to quit them all at once, but try cutting one at a time. You might be surprised what a difference it makes. The more effort you make to avoid these foods, the better the chance you will notice small, unpleasant feelings go away. See if you can guess which ingredients made the list!
I love herbal teas. Often I like to get two or three different varieties and mix them together for increased benefits. I was really happy to discover the Lumi Tea Company's amazing, all-natural teas mixed and ready to go. All their loose leaf teas are fresh and produced in smaller batches, ensuring a higher quality tea.
Do you use affirmations? Employing positive self-talk on a consistent basis can work miracles in your life. The reason for this is surprisingly simple. Your subconscious mind will draw into your experience whatever you consistently think about. This has been stated in many ways before: “You are what you think about all day long!”
If you have kids you know how often they skin their knees and get scrapes all other their body. Using Neosporin is a pretty common go-to choice but let me share with you why you should avoid antibiotic creams like that.