The concept of adaptogens and their role in modulating stress, fatigue and mood in humans cannot be completely dismissed. But we are far from making substantial and/or definitive claims about their effectiveness.
Health and Wellness
Viewing adaptogens as a dichotomy of either panaceas or poisons can blind us to the fact that in most cases the answer is neither.
According to the American Institute of Stress, in 2014, 77% of people in the US regularly experience physical symptoms caused by stress with 33% of people feeling like they are living with extreme stress.
A sugar crash is often followed by an intense craving for sugar, leading to a harmful self-perpetuating cycle, called the blood sugar rollercoaster.
We all deal with physical, biological, emotional, and environmental stressors in our day to day lives, in one form or another, and sometimes, all at the same time. Even though we attempt to adapt, more often than not, stress can get the best of us, leading to barely surviving, instead of thriving.
Every week, it seems like there is a new dietary or lifestyle trend, fiercely competing for your attention and money. All promising to get you quick results as it did for that other person. Here is something to ponder on; The wellness market is now a 4.2 trillion global industry. The New Global Wellness Institute research reveals the wellness market is growing at a historic rate: nearly twice as fast as the global economy.
As I began my journey to becoming a health and life coach, I had many questions. In this blog post, I will address the following basic questions related to health and wellness coaching. What is a health coach? What do health coaches do? Who needs a health coach? How do you find a health coach? …