The darkness of winter gives us a chance to rest and replenish as the days begin to grow longer and progress toward spring. In addition to nourishing the body with good foods and healing flavors, now is the time to experiment with ways to address stress, insomnia, and worry and find out what works forContinue reading “Are you a worry wort?”
It’s that time of year again when holiday stress is high and the holiday parties, plates of butter cookies, and glasses of cabernet are the temptresses, singing to us like sirens on the rocks with their promises to way-lay the best set plans for getting in some exercise. We all kvetch that there is little time to “get it all done” much less build in time for movement and exercise.
But movement and physical activity (especially movement in the brisk, winter’s air) is as important as making healthy choices during the holidays and getting adequate rest. Movement is something all bodies regularly need to both fight stress and build immunity.
The halls have been decked and gifts have been swapped, and in the midst of what can sometimes seem like holiday hell, hopefully there is a moment or two where you can catch your breath and rest. Winter’s season, by design, is a time to turn inward, rest and reflect. It’s a time where manyContinue reading “De-Stress, Rest & Restore”