It took me a year and half to get my groove back. Now my
goal is to
help others get to the “bottom line” & re-Energize - fast. Here’s
a starting point for your journey. The A, B, C “Hidden Fatigue” Suspects …
- Adrenal Fatigue: Affects most of us at some point in our
lives. If you
are most tired between 3pm – 5pm AND have suffered a number of shocks,
or blessings, within the past couple of years, you could be suffering from Adrenal
Recommendations: Get to sleep by 10:00 p.m. and sleep in whenever
possible. Avoid the afternoon slump by taking 1000 mg of Vitamin C +
1000 mg of Calcium Magnesium with a snack at 2:00 p.m. Click here
for more information about Adrenal Fatigue.
A - Alcohol:
of an alcoholic is someone whose drinking makes some or many parts
of their life unmanageable - it could be their personal
relationships or the job or their health or their finances or their
connection to spirit or ...
of being an alcoholic or being affected by an alcoholic is
exhausting physically, emotionally, financially
and spiritually. Is this wearing you out?
Recommendations: The 12 Steps of
AA and/or Ala-non. This is a spiritual
program and approach to the problem of
drinking. It is based on no specific religion - everyone is welcome.
A - Anxiety:
Defined by Dr. Harriett Lerner as "The on-switch
for every negative picture that you've ever had about yourself."
Physical symptoms: Fatigue, sweating,
headaches, irritability, need to frequently urinate, insomnia,
feeling easily startled and overwhelmed, difficulty breathing and
intensification of PMS and menopause symptoms.
Recommendations: Learn how to interrupt your thinking; handle
your fear in bite size pieces; talk it out with a friend who can
listen without "fixing" you. For an
easy-does-it technique to handle your anxiety, click here.
- Borderline Anemia: If you are most tired between 11 am – 2 pm,
you could have borderline anemia.
Recommendations: Eat LOTS of dark green veggies – daily. Ask
your doctor for the Serum Ferritin Test (do not self-medicate with iron
pills. Get your docs go ahead.) Cook in a cast iron pan. Learn how
to combine foods properly to maximize
your iron absorption.
- Candida: If you feel tired and limp all the time and foggy
minded + craving sugar and “comfort” foods + extremely constipated +
losing too much hair in your comb and have a history for anti-biotic
Recommendations: Eliminate everything “white” from your diet
including sugar. Ask your doctor for a referral to a dietician who
specializes in Candida recovery. This takes time to clear up. Be patient
and get going ...
C - Constipation: Constipation
feeds fatigue, literally. Because toxins aren't being eliminated
properly, they are in fact building up and demanding more of your
body's energy to process and store. If you do not regularly have
2-3 bowel movements a day, you are constipated.
Recommendation: Add 2 to 3 TBSP of ground flaxseed to your morning
cereal, bowl of yogurt ...
Our brain is 83% water. Dehydration causes emotional issues such as
depression, dementia, anxiety, confusion, delirium and aggravation.
Physical problems include fatigue, constipation and headaches. If your
urine is dark yellow then drink up!!!
Drink Up to 8 glasses of water a day unless you exercise or live in an unhealthy
environment (smog, wildfires) - then drink
more! Cut back on caffeine - not out - back. Excess caffeine is
E - Eye Strain:
Spending all day staring at a monitor, watching the road while driving,
needlepoint, T.V. ... Something so everyday can be so fatiguing.
Recommendations: Click here for a simple exercise you can
do anywhere, anytime to feel better.
Look Left * Look Right * Look Up * Look Down * Look Wide & Shut
& SQUEEZE Tight!
I am sorry for your
loss. Whether it is by death, desertion or divorce, I have been
there and experienced that.
Recommendations: Give time, time. Even though you want
to isolate stay connected to healthy loved ones and
perhaps this article, "Is Your Heart Achy
Breaky?", can help.
A trait that makes about
20% of the population more aware and affected by all kinds of subtle messages
from the outside and inside. "It's not that our eyes or ears are
sharper. It's that we process more deeply the information we receive."
-Dr. Elaine N. Aron, author, The Highly Sensitive Person
Recommendations: Take the
Are You A
Highly Sensitive Person Quiz and, if yes, read all about it.
Hyper Sensitivity is a gift. You just need to learn how to manage
it and trust yourself.
I - Insomnia:
Fatigue and insomnia ... ie yi yi
yi yi yi YIKES.
Recommendations: I have lots and lots on this,
unfortunately, fortunately? Click on the above link.
L - Lack: Lack of
joy, lack of humor, lack of spirit ... When you feel better about
yourself and about what you are doing with your life, you'll simply
feel better. Journal exercises included in the
Fatigue Be Gone
Jumpstart E-Guide will help you uncover what is really going on with
N - Nutritional
Deficiencies: Usually starts with skipping breakfast in
lieu of something fast and sweet with something caffeinated. Then
there is the gobbled down lunch, then carbo snacks and "something" for dinner.
Recommendations: Keep track of exactly what you eat and
drink, and when, for the next three days. Click here for a quick,
and I mean quick!,
overview of what to eat and start by adding one of the
recommendations into your regimen. (PDF
P - People Pleasing:
A condition that affects a huge
portion of the population. It causes severe anxiety and depression, cripples
self-esteem, undermines and destroys
relationships. Chronic niceness a.k.a.
pleasing" manifests as the
simply say NO.
Register for the Get Ready for Love Newsletter and receive an
audio link to the interview with the authors of Anxious to Please:
7 Revolutionary Practices for the Chronically Nice.
Perfectionism: Did you know that perfectionism is a form of
self-abuse? And, it is on this list because it is a major source of
stress and fatigue,
especially in women.
Recommendations: Ask for help, allow for help and
let go of the outcome i.e. ask them to contribute to the potluck,
not how to cook their dish. (Just an example.) Accept
yourself. You are a human being, not
a human doing. Take Action. Uncover what is driving your perfectionism. Read this
page about anxiety for ideas and follow
the activity suggestions.
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