Digestion

8 Easy Practices That Will Have You Breathing Free This Allergy Season

8 Easy Practices That Will Have You Breathing Free This Allergy Season

Are seasonal allergies getting you down? Do allergies even have a season anymore? Whether it’s hay fever or not, people who have never suffered before are sneezing away. Of course, winter colds and the flu are still lingering around. It almost makes you want to stay in bed.

Allergies can do more than make you stuff you up. Feeling like a zombie or in perpetual brain fog is a common association with seasonal allergies. Trying to function at work or even socially becomes stressful and exhausting. Your energy tanks. If allergies continue untreated, they can go on to trigger asthma and respiratory or ear infections, as well.

Even if you use an OTC pill to alleviate a particularly bad period of symptoms, you should know that there are other ways to take care of yourself during hay fever season.

How Do You Know if Your Digestion is Improving? Use the Digestion Symptoms Daily Check-In to Track Your Progress

How Do You Know if Your Digestion is Improving? Use the Digestion Symptoms Daily Check-In to Track Your Progress

Here are some of the digestion-healing benefits people are experiencing from following my digestive health protocols:

  • Relief from stomach pain and discomfort

  • Little or no bloating after meals

  • Big improvement in elimination problems, such as diarrhea and constipation

  • A sharp decrease in cravings, particularly for sweets

  • Reduction of allergy/hay fever symptoms (my asthma has greatly improved, too!)


What about you? What has your experience been? Changes in your health can often be so subtle that you don't even notice them. This can be a good thing, but it’s even better to be aware of the beneficial impact of your effort. Using a daily check-in is an excellent way to keep track of your progress.

You want freedom from cravings? Here are 4 simple steps

You want freedom from cravings? Here are 4 simple steps

Let’s start with this: Losing weight is an unnecessary goal.

Losing body fat is more important, but lest you think I’m going to get into semantics, even that shouldn’t be a goal. Think of losing body fat as a side effect. Let me explain.

If you believe you need to slim down for your health, then focus on the steps you need to actually improve your health. Make that your goal. Don’t worry about the number on the scale (in fact, please throw it out!).

Want to create some virtuous circles? What that means and 3 unusual ways to do it...

Want to create some virtuous circles? What that means and 3 unusual ways to do it...

’m still hot on the subject of digestion.

Besides making sure your body produces enough stomach acid, bile, and digestive enzymes, there are other areas that affect--and are affected by--the health of your digestion. (Click here if you need a refresher on how your digestions works.)

For optimal digestion you want to be balanced in the three more areas that I’ve listed below. If you find you aren't (which is fairly common), I’ve included some suggestions to try.

Boost your energy and enjoy effortless body maintenance by healing your digestion

Boost your energy and enjoy effortless body maintenance by healing your digestion

I’ve been writing a lot lately about the importance of your digestion. Once it’s working optimally, you’ll enjoy a whole bevy of benefits from the shedding of excess body fat and improved hormonal function to super-effective detoxification and ramped up energy. Truly, working on your digestion is one of those core root causes that affects nearly every system in your body.

Your digestion is a process that’s very unique to you. But there are some general first steps that you can try to begin healing your digestion. Are you ready to begin?