AIN’T CALLED BEAUTY SLEEP FOR NOTHIN’ || New Video

Hello Gorgeous,

Curious, how did you sleep last night? I bet half of you are saying you slept great and the other half tossed, turned, had that 3am mind crank and woke up feeling like the wicked witch of the west. Been there. It flat out sucks! Aside from the anxieties of life, hormones also play a role in bad sleep. Around your period, the insomnia kicks in. Then the next phase of life brings all the night sweating. I mean, really, WHAT THE HECK! Can’t a sista get a break? 

Over time, poor sleep will not only make you cranky and give you those deep track marks in the middle of your eyes (thank God for botox), but it weakens your immune system in a big way. Over the past few years, my stress levels were extremely high which made my sleeping patterns craaaarazy.  What do you think happened?  Of course, I was sick most of last year with upper respiratory infections, colds, adrenal fatigue and clogged lymphatic system. I just thought I wasn’t used to the allergies in Texas, but now I realize how my immune system suffered because of the stress and awful sleep.

I wanted this year to be totally different.

Ladies, what we do now will determine how we look and feel in our 60’s. I’m taking charge of my health and seeking out better choices for everything.  I’ve been fairly health conscious over the past 15 years, but WHOA- our bodies change drastically between 25 and 40. Then again at 45 , 50, and so on. It’s vital that we stay diligent and adjust to the constant changes. Stay in tune with your body! Remember when we were younger and could function on little sleep? Now, I need a full 8-9 hours because I know with the tossing and turning I’m probably only getting about 6-7 good hours.

Add an overly busy lifestyle and lots of travel to poor sleeping habits and it’s a recipe for illness. Check out my latest discovery and how I have kept from getting sick after a  months of travel and the stress + sadness of much loss:

 

In addition to daily exercise, vitamins + supplements, turmeric, garlic, more water, ginger, Manuka honey and cutting back on alcohol– make sure to add the dynamic duo TeaMi teas. To give you more incentive, get 15% OFF with discount code HENDRA15 at checkout.

As always, I would love to hear your two-cents so please share a comment.
You and your thoughts are important to me!

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LIFESTYLE SERIES WEEK 5: Top 10 Vitamins + Supplements for Active Women

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Ok, I know you’re probably thinking — WAIT TIFF? 10? SERIOUSLY? Yes, I’m totally seriously. With the various vitamin deficiencies from the lack of whole foods, to environmental stress, to typical aging and hormonal imbalance, we must give our body what it’s lacking in order for it to function properly. I don’t know about you, but I want to stay away from the doctors and prescriptions as I get older. What we do now will determine how we look and feel in 20 years! I want to be strong- mentally and physically- when I’m 65.

Remember, please be mindful and consult your doctor if you have health conditions and are taking medications before starting any new vitamin and supplement routine.

This video is long so you may want to watch it in sections. Get your pen + paper to take notes!  My handsome hubby makes a cameo too.

Enjoy! 

1. Nature’s Way ALIVE Women’s Once Daily Multi-Vitamin
2. Omega 3 EPA + DHA
3. Thyroid Support
4. Rhodiola Rosea
5. Biotin
6. Tumeric
7. Probiotic (I take one with 6 Billion active bacteria)
8. Vitamin D3 Drops
9. Hyaluronic Acid
10. Collagen (powder form I just add to a glass of water. No flavor!)

Did you hear some things you need to start taking?
Are you taking something I listed and it made a huge difference?
Tell me about it.
SHARE. LIKE. COMMENT.

 

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P.S. LYLAS! Happy Valentine’s Day!

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