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The Top 10 Helpful Strategies for Adrenal Fatigue

The concept of adrenal fatigue is based on the idea that chronic stress can lead to an overstimulation of the adrenal glands, which produce hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline. According to this theory, prolonged stress can lead to a state of “adrenal exhaustion,” where the adrenal glands are unable to produce enough hormones to meet the body’s needs, resulting in symptoms of fatigue and other health issues.

What is often not talked about is the emotional components of of adrenal fatigue. Often adrenal fatigue is not just working yourself into the ground, but really its being on an emotional rollercoaster for so long that we are in a constant state of flight or flight.

Rapid Transformational Therapy can be really powerful in moving our emotional state from a place of resistance and stress to one of calm and peace. When triggers come up, we can connect with our higher wisdom after we have healed the wounds that before had kept us in flight or fight.

Here are 10 things that can help you get back to your own equilibrium using a holistic approach.

  1. Blood Sugar Balancing— diet is critical in healing. We must how food affect our mood and stability during stress, and focus on stability within our diet.
  2. Hydration– Often this is one of the first steps to emotional regulation, and often forgotten about.
  3. Self- Compassion- A critical part of RTT Therapy, and very often (I know I didn’t) have the vocabulary or concept of what that even looked like before I began RTT.
  4. Exercise/ Healing movement – If we think of our body like a system that emotion and stress can reside in, we can flush our body of residual stress and emotion by getting our heart pumping and our blood flowing.
  5. Setting Intentions– Part of adrenal fatigue is doing everything for everyone else, and forgetting about our own needs. As you begin to really turn your focus inward you can align your intentions with your own values. When our values don’t match our actions it creates resistance that can be internalized, creating fatigue overtime.
  6. Optimizing sleep- Notice I didn’t say getting a certain amount, but instead figuring out when and how our individual body sleeps best and committing to that.

7. Shifting thought patterns and beliefs – This is the special sauce of RTT, and why is helps so many people recover from adrenal fatigue. If we are practicing patterns of thought that create exhaustion in the body, it can lead to adrenal fatigue.

8. Setting Boundaries – In an RTT session, you have the incredible opportunity of connecting to your higher and wiser self who often has a lot of wisdom about the boundaries you need in your life. Boundaries are so important, as often I see clients who have adrenal fatigue from relationships that have lacked boundaries and now are needing help in determining what is needed and how to implement those boundaries into their lives.

9. Gratitude journaling- It may seem silly, but gratitude has a powerful impact on our energy levels. Regularly practicing gratitude can help build resilience, allowing you to cope better with challenges and setbacks. This can reduce the impact of stress on your body and mind.

10. De-committing/ Simplifying- Often our body may be screaming for us to slow down. Often it is ignoring these signs that lead to adrenal fatigue. Whether it means putting the second side hustle down for a while, not hosting the next big even at your house, or letting go of the guilt of not seeing the person who wants to see you.

Adrenal Fatigue is often associated with emotional and psychological factors, such as prolonged stress, emotional rollercoasters, and a lack of self-care. Rapid Transformational Therapy (RTT) can be a powerful tool in addressing the emotional aspects of adrenal fatigue, helping individuals move from a state of resistance and stress to one of calm and peace. By incorporating holistic approaches such as blood sugar balancing, hydration, self-compassion, exercise, setting intentions, optimizing sleep, shifting thought patterns and beliefs, setting boundaries, gratitude journaling, and simplifying one’s life, individuals can support their adrenal health and overall well-being.

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My name is Felicity Powers. I’m a Clinical Hypnotherapist and certified RTT Therapist specializing in helping women heal themselves from the emotional and physical effects of trauma without years of therapy.

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