We have reached week three in our functional lifestyle series.
Defining a Functional Lifestyle
For those of you participating in the Avena/Fieldlab Whole Health Challenge, these articles will help you understand the purpose behind each point metric. If you are not participating in the challenge, this four part series will provide resources and education on how to realign your every day with a functional lifestyle. We hope this series peaks your curiosity and inspires you to take action in your own life.
- Take time to manage stress and practice self-care to balance your nervous system—leading you to own your purpose.
Elevate Your Function, Not Your Stress
We have become over exposed to cortisol, which is negatively affecting our health and resulting in metabolic disorders, poor sleep quality, digestive issues, and mitochondrial disfunction. Creating a functional lifestyle means tailoring your ecosystem to mitigate stress and promote healing.
The Fieldlab Method: Stress
Stress has become a normal way of life and with that, so has dysfunction. There are a number of high impact lifestyle changes that can be made, which provide a practical defense against the dangers of stress.