The Surprising Way Fasting Can Help Relieve Headaches

The Surprising Way Fasting Can Help Relieve Headaches
If you’re someone who regularly suffers from headaches or migraines, you know just how debilitating and frustrating they can be. From missing work to being unable to fully participate in family activities, headaches can really put a damper on your daily life. While there are many over-the-counter medications available, these often come with side effects and may not be effective for everyone. Fortunately, there’s a natural remedy that may be able to help: fasting.

Fasting has been used for thousands of years for many different reasons, from spiritual to health related. When it comes to headaches, fasting can be beneficial for a number of reasons. Firstly, fasting can help improve blood sugar regulation. Many headaches are the result of unstable blood sugar levels, which can cause a drop in energy and trigger a headache. Fasting helps regulate blood sugar by giving the body a break from constant eating and allowing insulin levels to stabilize. This can lead to fewer headaches in the long run.

Another way fasting can help relieve headaches is by giving the digestive system a break. Many people who suffer from headaches also experience digestive issues such as bloating and gas. By not eating for a period of time, the digestive system can rest and regenerate, reducing inflammation and easing digestive symptoms.

Fasting also promotes the production of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), a protein that protects nerve cells and promotes the growth of new brain cells. Low levels of BDNF have been linked to a variety of health issues, including depression and migraines. By fasting, your body can increase its production of BDNF, ultimately leading to better overall brain health and potentially fewer headaches.

Of course, it’s important to note that fasting may not be suitable for everyone. Pregnant women, children, and people with certain health conditions should consult with their healthcare provider before trying fasting. Additionally, it’s important to ease into fasting gradually and listen to your body’s needs. If you feel dizzy, lightheaded, or otherwise unwell, it may be time to break your fast and eat something.

While fasting may not be a quick fix for relieving headaches, it can be a valuable tool for promoting overall health and reducing the frequency and severity of headaches in the long term. By improving blood sugar regulation, easing digestive symptoms, and promoting the production of BDNF, fasting is a simple yet effective way to take control of your health and wellbeing. If you’re interested in trying fasting for headaches, there's an 11 Day Jumpstart program next month that will walk you through step by step and also help reduce inflammation, and it's totally free (all you need is the supplement).  Message me, and I'll get you in!  

Master Your Energy and Live the Life You Desire

Master Your Energy and Live the Life You Desire
Have you ever wondered why you feel drawn towards certain people, places, or situations? It's because everything in this universe is made of energy, and energy attracts like energy. Just like your physical body, your energetic or vibrational body needs attention and nourishment to function at its best. And as a mom, you have a lot of responsibilities and challenges that can drain your energy or trigger migraines. But you can change that by mastering your energy or frequency. In this blog post, I will share some practical tips and insights that can help you raise your vibration, release stuck energy, and attract more joy, health, and abundance.

Be mindful of your thoughts and emotions
Your thoughts and emotions are the primary drivers of your energy or frequency. If you are constantly worried, stressed, or negative, your energy will be low and scattered, making you vulnerable to physical and emotional imbalances. On the other hand, if you cultivate positive and empowering thoughts and emotions, you will raise your energy and attract more positive experiences. To master your energy, start by becoming more aware of your inner dialogue and emotional patterns. Observe how you talk to yourself, how you react to others and situations, and how you feel in your body. Then, try to shift your focus to what you want rather than what you don't want, and choose thoughts and emotions that make you feel good.

Connect with nature
Nature has a powerful energy that can harmonize your own energy and inspire your soul. When you spend time in nature, you absorb its natural rhythms, colors, and frequencies, which can help you release tension, stress, and negativity. Whether you take a walk in the park, sit by a river, or gaze at the stars, make it a habit to connect with nature on a regular basis. You can also bring nature into your home or workspace by using essential oils, plants, crystals, or natural materials that resonate with your energy.

Move your body
Movement is another great way to master your energy and release blockages. When you move your body, you generate new energy and circulation, which can enhance your physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. You don't have to do strenuous exercises or spend hours at the gym to benefit from movement. Simply find activities that you enjoy and that make you feel alive, such as dancing, walking, or stretching. Also, remember to breathe deeply and consciously while you move, as oxygen is a vital fuel for your energy.

Practice self-care
Self-care is essential to master your energy, as it allows you to nurture your whole being and recharge your batteries. As a busy mom, you may find it challenging to prioritize yourself, but self-care doesn't have to be complicated or time-consuming. It can be as simple as taking a hot bath, reading a book, listening to music, or savoring a healthy meal. The key is to make self-care a regular part of your routine, and to listen to your body's needs and signals.

Seek support and guidance
Finally, don't hesitate to seek support and guidance when you need it. Whether it's from a friend, a coach, a therapist, or a healer, having someone who understands and supports you can be a game-changer in mastering your energy. You don't have to do it all alone, and there is no shame in asking for help. In fact, it takes courage and wisdom to acknowledge your challenges and to seek solutions.

Mastering your energy or frequency is not a one-time event, but a lifelong journey of growth, awareness, and self-discovery. By applying these practical tips and insights, you can start to shift your energy towards more joy, health, and abundance, and overcome your weekly migraines. Remember to be patient, kind, and compassionate with yourself, and to celebrate every small step towards your desired energy state. You are a powerful and beautiful being, and you deserve to live the life you want.

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What Frequency is Best for Your Brain?

What Frequency is Best for Your Brain?
How often do you check your email? How many times a day do you scroll through Facebook? What about Twitter? If you’re like most people, the answer to these questions is more than once a day. But what frequency is best for your brain?

As it turns out, there are some frequencies that are better than others when it comes to keeping your mind in tip-top shape. From decreasing stress levels and improving mental clarity to strengthening the immune system and increasing overall wellbeing, the right frequency can have a profound impact on how you feel each day. So let’s take a look at what frequency is best for your brain!

The Power of Alpha Waves
Alpha waves are associated with relaxation. They occur when we’re in a relaxed state—like after yoga or meditation—and they help us process information more clearly and efficiently. Research shows that alpha waves can reduce stress levels and improve mental clarity, as well as strengthen the immune system and increase overall wellbeing.
In order to maximize the benefits of alpha waves, it’s important to stick with a regular schedule. Try setting aside 30 minutes per day devoted exclusively to relaxation activities such as yoga or meditation. It will help keep your body and mind in balance, which can have a dramatic effect on how you feel each day.

The Benefits of Gamma Waves
Gamma waves are associated with heightened states of consciousness, creativity, and problem-solving abilities. They occur when our brains are highly active—like during deep concentration or creative thinking—and they help us think more quickly and process information more effectively. Research shows that gamma waves can improve memory retention, increase alertness, and boost productivity. In order to maximize the benefits of gamma waves, try taking short breaks throughout the day where you focus on creative or problem-solving tasks instead of scrolling through social media or checking emails. This will give your brain an opportunity to relax while still staying productive. Even just 10 minutes can make all the difference!

The right frequency has the power to improve your mental health in ways you may not have previously thought possible. From reducing stress levels and improving mental clarity to strengthening the immune system and increasing overall wellbeing, there’s no denying the power of alpha and gamma waves when it comes to keeping your mind healthy! So next time you find yourself stuck in an endless loop of checking emails or scrolling through social media, take a break and focus on something that requires deeper concentration—it could be just what your brain needs!

By the way, I've gone from 16 to 24 migraines days per month down to less than 1 by decreasing inflammation along with improving my mental health.  Does this still sound overwhelming - like how do I even start?  There is a FREE 11 Day Jumpstart next month where it walks you through step by step and has easy to follow instructions to get you started (all you need is the vitamins and minerals that do the work). Comment on this blog and I'll send you the details.