Navigating the holiday season is like walking a tightrope, balancing the joyous moments with the stressful undertow that threatens to pull us under. In the midst of this seasonal whirlwind, self-care becomes paramount. Picture this episode as your guide through the maze of holiday chaos, a compass pointing toward adrenal support—a secret weapon to not just survive but thrive during these bustling times.
As we all know, this time of year can bring both joy and stress, and it's important to take care of ourselves amidst the hustle and bustle. That's why I wanted to share with you this episode, where I dive deep into adrenal support and how it can help you thrive during this busy time.
Join me as I discuss the symptoms of adrenal dysfunction and the supplements you can incorporate into your routine to restore your adrenals. From vitamin D and C to B vitamins and adaptogens like maca and turmeric, I cover it all! I even touch on the importance of sleep, setting your circadian rhythm, and identifying and managing your stressors. Additionally, I discuss the role of nutrition, physical activity, and positive thinking in adrenal health.
So, if you're feeling fatigued, lacking energy, or struggling with stress, this episode is a must-listen! You'll learn practical tips and strategies to support your adrenal glands and reclaim your vitality. Trust me, you won't want to miss it!
[00:01:35] Holiday stress.
[00:03:05] Seasonal Affective Disorder.
[00:03:49] Symptoms of adrenal dysfunction.
[00:05:45] Recommended supplements.
[00:09:17] Supporting the adrenal gland.
[00:10:54] Getting enough rest and sleep.
[00:13:13] Improve your nutrition.
[00:15:12] Physical activities and bad habits.
[00:16:08] Being positive and oxytocin hormone.
"The stress is real. And it can really pull us down into a negative energy and a dark hole where we can feel isolation. And I want to talk about this today because also many people will, on top of the seasonal stress, will experience Seasonal Affective Disorder, it's abbreviated SAD, seasonal affective disorder. And that means when there's more depression, isolation, loneliness during this time of year, because of really lack of sunlight and vitamin D." [00:02:57] – Dr. Anna Cabeca
"It would be being positive, like focusing on what you love in your life, what you enjoy, who you enjoy doing it with, and focus on those things. From there, you'll have an extreme amount of love and connection and healing. There's no stronger hormone than oxytocin." [00:16:09] – Dr. Anna Cabeca