Your hormones are tiny chemical messengers that travel throughout your body, delivering messages to your organs, tissues and cells to boost metabolism, build muscle, de-stress, lift mood, etc. The food you eat, how much you move (and the type of movements you perform), and lifestyle factors like sleep and stress management play fundamental and crucial roles in setting and maintaining ideal hormone balance. For the full article visit us here: http://paleo.co/hormonefixes
Stress is at the heart of and a leading factor in many chronic diseases, medical conditions, accidents, mental and emotional disorders and disturbances. Yoga has been studied for its beneficial effects on stress and anxiety. 13 Yoga Poses for Stress Relief [Infographic]
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Stress vulnerability model -good way to show kids how internal and external stress factors affect how they deal with situations. In therapy, draw model and identify different stress factors as big or small stones. Talk about how to get rid of some of those stones. Another way to discuss this is to draw a boat on the water. External stress factors=a craggy bottom, rough seas, floating objects etc. Life events =weather conditions. Resources=repairing a torn sail, using an oar, etc.