You need emotional and psychological nutrients whether
you are sick or well. Here are a few of them:
These "nutrients" strengthen your immune system
and play an important role in your health. A great way
to get support and encouragement today is through
Simply communicating with others who share your experience
will give you comfort in knowing you’re not alone.
of us need our “alone time”. Of course
it's very difficult to find quiet time for yourself
in your busy life. But this reflective time is vital
when you have a chronic condition like yeast overgrowth.
Here are a few ideas to squeeze those stress relievers
into your day:
a 15-minute early morning walk all by yourself.
Smell the flowers. Listen to the birds. You’ll
not only de-stress, but you’ll get a head
start on your all-important exercise regimen.
Get up 15 minutes earlier than the rest of your
family and spend a few minutes in meditation. Read
an inspiring poem, or sip a cup of herbal tea. The
key is to do only one thing and nothing else.
Take a midday break. You can even make it part of
your lunch hour. Do some deep breathing exercises,
close your eyes for five minutes or have a light
chat with a friend, which is in itself a great stress
Adopt an "attitude of gratitude". Before
you go to bed at night, think of five things for
which you are grateful. It might be something as
simple as the smile on a child's face, or a small
gift, or something big, like your health or the
abundance that’s allowed you a roof over your
head. This exercise goes a long way toward banishing
tossing and turning in the middle of the night.
might at first wonder what this all has to do with
yeast. A healthy, balanced body requires daily replenishing
with a fresh supply of energy. Our suggestions will
feed you physically, emotionally and spiritually.
And you have your own ideas about what you need.
Use your intuition to expand the list we’ve
with Resistance to Change
Change can be challenging. You'll run into resistance
and frustration. You probably already have - many
times. Remember these blocks are normal. And the benefit
of dealing them? Better health.
don't be surprised or quit when you hit a bump. Just
note which stage of change you're in and keep moving.
See Connecting for support
and help from others as they work on changing, too.