Spring is here! It’s a time of renewal, longer days, and a natural boost of energy that can fuel our goals. While the transition from winter can feel a bit bumpy, our bodies are amazing at adapting and healing.

Just like sending repair proteins to mend a broken bone, your body works to find balance. This includes naturally shedding some extra weight in warmer months, a biological leftover from needing more fat for survival in winter.

Forget Fad Diets, Embrace Lasting Change

Ditch the quick-fix diets! Keto, Paleo, Atkins – these approaches cut out entire food groups, leaving your body feeling deprived. While I might recommend one for specific health issues short-term, long-term health requires a sustainable approach. At Nourishing Lab, we believe in lasting change built on a foundation of wholesome foods, regular exercise, and adequate rest.

Spring Cleaning for Your Mind & Body

So, how can you embrace spring and reset your well-being without throwing your body out of whack? Here are some tips:

  • Nourish with the Golden Goddess Plate: Fill your plate with balanced, wholesome goodness! This includes protein, healthy fats, fiber, and greens.
  • Clean Beauty, Clean Body: Opt for natural beauty products free of toxins. Explore stores like Follain or use BeautyCounter’s “Never List” to guide you.
  • Find Your Sanctuary: Create a space for healing, be it your bedroom, a park bench, or even the library.
  • Digital Detox: Disconnect from technology for short periods each day to reconnect with the world around you.
  • Embrace the Power of Herbs: Support your liver’s detoxifying work with herbs like milk thistle, burdock root, and dandelion root.
  • Crystalize Your Intentions: (Optional) Explore crystals if you’re open to their potential. Use them to manifest your goals and boost creative energy. This guide is a great starting point.
  • Meditate for Mindfulness: Make meditation a habit. It reduces stress, clears your mind, and helps you become more aware of your thoughts and feelings.
  • Listen to Your Body: Pay attention to the good and the bad. Are you energized or sluggish? Do you crave sugar or salt? Are your bowel movements regular? Are you feeling more emotional or experiencing brain fog?
  • Positive Vibes Only: Your mindset matters! Negative thoughts can sabotage your progress. Show yourself and your body gratitude for the incredible things they do.

By following these tips, you can truly spring into your golden glow!


Published On: April 22, 2019|By |
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