All of us need our “alone time,” but it’s
become very difficult to find quiet time for ourselves
in our busy lives. This reflective time to let go
of stress is especially important when you have a
chronic condition like yeast overgrowth, so it’s
an important part of our treatment plan.
Here are a few ideas to squeeze those stress relievers
into your daily life:
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 be getting
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 sleep
each night, think of five things for which you are
grateful. It might be something as simple as the
smile on the face of a child or a small gift you
were given or something big, like your health or
the abundance that let’s you put a roof over
your head. This exercise goes a long way toward
banishing tossing and turning in the middle of the
Start by checking out our discussion board, our online
This is a great place to share your frustrations and
struggles, your successes and hopes, and to learn
form the experiences of other women.
Handling stress is only half the equation when it
comes to creating balance. We’ve offered you
a few options for stress relief here. You might at
first wonder how they’re related to candida,
dysbiosis and your general health. Trust us! These
suggestions will feed you physically, emotionally
and spiritually, in body, mind and spirit. A healthy,
balanced body requires replenishing your body daily
with a fresh supply of energy. Use your intuition
and notice which ideas below feel the most important
to you right now, Start exploring.
What are other ways you “feed” your body
that we haven’t included? We’d like to
hear. Write us at email@example.com.
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