8 Tips for Reducing Cortisol Levels

8 Tips for Reducing Cortisol Levels

Cortisol is a stress hormone released in the body. The main roles of cortisol are to raise blood sugar levels in preparation for the ‘fight or flight’ response and suppressing the immune system. Therefore, unless a person finds themselves in an emergency situation, it is best to keep one’s cortisol levels as low as possible. […]

Curl Up With a Book and Read to Reduce Stress

Curl Up With a Book and Read to Reduce Stress

Looking for ways to relieve stress? Some contemporary stress releases are Ken Follett, Daniel Silva, Walter Isaacson, Sue Grafton and J.K. Rowling or her alter ego Robert Galbraith. Some old tried and true ones are Jane Austen, Charlotte Bronte or Fyodor Dostoevsky. Even some chick lit or vampire novels. Research shows someone can improve their […]