Weight Loss

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN ANXIETY, STRESS AND ADRENAL FATIGUE (+ 5 WAYS TO BEAT THEM FOR GOOD)

THE CONNECTION BETWEEN ANXIETY, STRESS AND ADRENAL FATIGUE (+ 5 WAYS TO BEAT THEM FOR GOOD)

If you’re like me, you probably have some level of anxiety, ranging from I-completely-forgot-about-tomorrow’s-bake-sale all the way to debilitating, can’t leave the house anxiety (like I experience sometimes). Well, this isn’t your regular blog post about stress and anxiety, where we politely ask it to go away with some morning meditation and mindfulness. Nope, today I’m teaching you how to bitch slap stress and anxiety so you can live the amazing, joyful life you’re always seeing on Instagram.

P.S. when you’re stressed or anxious, don’t go on Instagram. You’ll only get caught up in comparison and perfectionist mode.

How To Lose Weight With Hypothyroidism (When You've Already Tried Everything) Part 2

How To Lose Weight With Hypothyroidism (When You've Already Tried Everything) Part 2

Achieving fat loss goals when you have hypothyroidism: Is it possible? Is it healthy? How should you go about it? 

Part 1 of this blog series covered some reasons why the thyroid may be under-functioning, and just what that means for the body—including why hypothyroidism makes weight loss such a struggle. (If you haven’t read that yet, I highly suggest you check it out first.)

So now what do you do? How can you begin to tackle your fat loss goals in a means that’s healthy for your thyroid? The key is supporting the health of the thyroid first—get the body healthy so that fat loss can occur and be maintained! 

How To Lose Weight With Hypothyroidism (When You've Already Tried Everything) Part 1

How To Lose Weight With Hypothyroidism (When You've Already Tried Everything) Part 1

If you struggle with hypothyroidism, chances are you have struggled with your weight.

You may have gained weight, have trouble losing it, or just feel larger, puffier, and uncomfortable in your body. You likely also experience issues like low energy, lack of focus, and depressed mood, which are interfering with your healthy eating and exercise efforts. You may find that even when you do exercise, you lack stamina in your workouts and it takes you much longer to recover after exercise.

Sometimes, you can be seemingly doing everything right, but the weight does not budge. It may even increase—especially in your midsection—despite your best efforts to eat well and exercise. So what are you doing wrong? Can you achieve fat loss goals when you are hypothyroid? And can you do it in a way that’s supporting your health as well as creating lasting results? How?