Stress Tag

So as some of you might know, my dog Chaga was injured last week. And let me tell you, that was a stressful, emotional event. All forms of stress – emotional, nutritional, environmental, physical – stimulate the production of cortisol, known as the stress hormone....

Inflammation is like a two-sided coin, both good and bad. Acute inflammation is the good side: it helps you heal when you get injured (an allergy response, cuts, sprains, broken bones, etc.).  Acute inflammation also happens when you exercise; you are causing physiological stress in the...

Life never stops, so carefree thinking and fighting stress can seem impossible at times. But here is the great news: just taking a quick five-minute snack or tea break can make a huge difference in your body’s stress levels throughout the day! These simple choices...