Weekends are typically downtime, or party time, or quiet time … right? This can also be a good time to look at your 'normal' weekend habits and notice how they may or not be supporting the healthy lifestyle that you are working to cultivate.
Weekends tend to be maybe too much sugar, rich food, or wine? Too little sleep? Not enough ritual? And let me say, I SO GET IT. Maybe you are trying to de-stress. Maybe weekends are boring for you. Maybe you forget to eat until 9pm because you are so busy running around town having fun.
This is a gentle reminder to listen to your body and what she needs. Stay with your morning routine. Connect back with your self-care rituals. Nourish yourself well.
Mis-managed stress is a toxin you can actively work to release from your body and life. Mis-managed stress raises our cortisol levels, which can lead to:
The source of it all?
I also had some gut/yeast issues that needed to be remedied with supplements and strict avoidance of all grains and all sugar -- from the foods I was eating and drinks I was drinking because of the STRESS.
I am TELLING you. I get how hard this can be to come home to your body.
To find gratitude and faith for the life that you're living - right now.
I spent the better part of the past year wanting to run away. So here's what I did instead.
Remember that you're not alone in your journey to loving your food, your body, and your life. I'm right here with you, every step of the way. I had a teacher once who used to always say to us - we're all just walking each other home.
Wishing you an amazing, fun, and joyful weekend!