Taming the monthly monster

When we have burnt ourselves out often our hormones are out of balance too. In my case they were WAY out of balance.

How can we tell this though? 

Bloating, fatigue, irritability, hair loss, palpitations, mood swings, problems with blood sugar, trouble concentrating, infertility -- these are just a few symptoms of hormone imbalance.

Yes, that's right they are all symptoms of burnout too.

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How reducing stimulants can help you go from Burnout to Balance

When we are experiencing burnout we often feel tired and run down and we reach for coffee or energy drinks to provide instant energy.

Unfortunately when we do this we are overstimulating the adrenals and this is the last thing we want. The upside of a coffee or energy drink is usually followed by a downside in terms of a crash or the affect on our adrenals.

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Kirsten Thrush
How I went from burnout to balance naturally

I discovered when returning to balance there were six areas that I needed to address:

  1. Getting adequate sleep
  2. Reducing stimulants
  3. Lifting my energy levels
  4. Supporting my hormones
  5. Nourishing exercise
  6. Nurturing self care, learning to love myself

When I introduced the doTERRA essential oils into my life I was able support my journey in each of the above areas, and to address the physical symptoms of burnout as well as the emotional.

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