Health

My Journey with IBS: Successes and Mistakes

My Journey with IBS: Successes and Mistakes

October 23, 201913 min read

Talking about bowels on the internet? Not the most glamorous thing. But someone I consider a mentor challenged me for being too superficial on my blog thus far, so I figured I would give this taboo discussion of bowels a go. IBS is something I have struggled with for many years and is a topic I have managed to learn a decent amount of information about through my challenges and triumphs. If I can…

How to Lower Your Cortisol Levels and Why You Should Care

How to Lower Your Cortisol Levels and Why You Should Care

August 9, 201910 min read

Ahh, Cortisol. Such a helpful hormone when it comes to situations of emergency. It is our main stress hormone, released by our adrenal glands. Cortisol serves many functions in our body. It is a regulator in our sleep/wake cycle, plays a large role in metabolism and determining how our ingested food is utilized, regulates blood sugar, and partakes in the formation of memories. Its careful regulation of these many processes allows it to control…