Do you notice yourself sweating more, breaking out in spots, or experiencing digestive issues during stressful phases? This isn’t a coincidence! Stress is generally thought of as a mental and emotional ailment, but chronic stress can take a considerable physical toll, too.
We know how important sleep is for our mental, physical, and emotional help - but did you know it affects our appetite levels and cravings, too? On the blog this week we’re diving into ghrelin and leptin, the hormones that dictate appetite and satiety, as well as cortisol, the infamous stress hormone - and how the three of them come together when we’re sleep deprived to make us crave 🙌all🙌the🙌snacks🙌.
Feeling a bit stuck lately? Many, if not most, of us now work from home (which sometimes feels more like living at work). Though the average person has “gained” around an hour a day by not commuting, surveys suggest that this extra hour often goes to working longer hours.