Stress, defined by Lazarus, is when the demands exceed the personal and social resources the individual is able to mobilise to adapt to the conditions. In this episode, Jen discusses how high stress impacts women’s health and what you can do to break the stress loop.

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SHOWNOTES

SIGNS THAT YOU ARE NOT BALANCED

BIOHACKING IS – Living From A Place Of Prevention Everything We Do Today Impacts Our Health In The Future & It All Adds Up

It is not the strongest or most intelligent of the species that survive, but the one most responsive to change. Charles Darwin

Adrenal Glands Are Recharged With Good Rest, Good Food And Good Play

GOOD REST 

Between 7-9 Hours Sleeps to Recharge Effectively
Most Important Time is 10pm – 2am

GOOD FOOD 

The vagus nerve tells the stomach To churn the food within it To produce stomach acid.
A damaged or under-active vagus nerve = low stomach acid levels and low enzyme production.

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GOOD PLAY – 1% OF YOUR DAY IS 15MINS

Balancing 1 Hour to Yourself Daily

  • 15 minutes                  Relax i.e. meditate/ just be still
  • 15 minutes                  Educate yourself
  • 15 minutes                  Play with yourself
  • 15 minutes                  Play with someone you care about

MINDFUL MOVEMENT

Dr Alice MacKinnon

“If you are in a bad mood go for a walk. If you are still in a bad mood go for another walk.”

                                                                        Hippocrates

INTERMITTENT FASTING

  • Digestive System – vomiting or diarrhoea.
  • Kidneys – filters toxins out of the blood into the urine.
  • Lymphatic System – The vacuum cleaner for your blood. Our body’s ‘sewerage system’.
  • Liver – Changes the chemical nature of toxins.
  • Skin is the biggest eliminating body system 

The “Intermittent Fasting” tonic Jen takes – If you are not in Australia, you can change to your country at the top or bottom of that link page.

NSDR – NON SLEEP DEEP REST

“NSDR is a state which can be achieved by dampening down our nervous systems by removing stimulants from our environment” Dr. Andrew Huberman

Neuroscientist and Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine

ALICE RECORDING OF SHIVASANA

Try 5-5-5 breathing.

Follow these steps.

  1. Inhale very slowly through your nose for 5 seconds: 1-2-3-4-5.
  2. Exhale very slowly through your nose or mouth for 5 seconds: 1-2-3-4-5.
  3. Wait for 5 seconds: 1-2-3-4-5.
  4. Repeat the process three more times (1 minute total).
  5. Notice how you feel. (You should feel calmer.) Nam Baldwin

COLD WATER THERAPY

  • Improve circulation & reduce inflammation
  • Boost metabolism to facilitate weight loss
  • Boost the immune system & lymphatic cleansing
  • Regulate mood & improve mental resilience

End your shower with 2 mins of cold water

HEALTHY LIFE HACKS

The Healthy Life Hacks I want to share with you today are:

  1. Share with someone who would benefit.
Breaking The Stress Loop

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