For most natural adventurers, we focus on the obvious…mind, body, and spirit. But for this post, I want to dig a little deeper into an area that really affects all three: hormones.
Hormones are the natural balance of a body. Chemicals naturally introduced into our body affects our mind, emotion, spirit, and overall being. It can be a driving factor in the way you carry your day and how your body acts.
Types of Hormones
I’m sure you’ve heard people talk about estrogen and testosterone right?
Well it turns out there are a LOT more than that and the subtle change in one can cause a dramatic change in your overall health. I learned this the hard way!
Back when I was trying to pull myself out of my weight problems and kick start my herbal endeavor, I kept getting stuck. I kept feeling off. Some days, I wouldn’t want to work out or hit the play button on my workout video. It felt like something was missing.
Well, it turns out that you can re-balance your hormones the natural way!
I came across a book called “The Natural Path to Hormonal Wellness” and found a couple of great remedies. It turns out that you can re-balance using herbs and it was totally in-line with what I was trying to accomplish.
This book cover:
15 Different herbal remedies for rebalancing hormones
Where the hormonal re-balancing herbs come from – something I am generally interested in…the source
Their chemistry and why they work
How to effectively use them
Another great source in my initial conquest to re-balance my hormones and get back on track with my weight loss was from Dr. Edward Group of GlobalHealingCenter.com. Particularly useful was his specific discussion on the 10 Best Herbs for Female Hormone Balance.
Now as many of you know, I am not a female. But in this case, there were a couple that really applied to me and truly worked to help get me back on the path.
My personal favorite was the Shilajit herb. A traditional Chinese and Indian herb, this is concocted (seeped and mashed) to create a physical energy tonic – a side effect, also increases sexual drive. Found in the Himalayas, this compound is chock-full of nutrients, antioxidants, and even amino acids.
It single-handedly kick-started my metabolism by jump-starting my ATP production – layman’s terms, it sent more energy to my cells to respond to my workout demand. I felt full of life and did it naturally.
Hormonal imbalance can be the catalyst that breaks your will and stops you from progress. I had all the right conditions in place to help me lose weight, but for the life of me couldn’t figure out why I couldn’t move forward. I was suffering.
Until I realized that it wasn’t a mental thing but a lack of the right hormones in my body, I was stuck. Hey, football fans, want to know why NFL players can’t take hormonal inhibitors…yup, too much of competitive advantage.
So, check out the two resources above and start getting your hormones to respond the right way. Start getting your life together both physically, emotionally, and chemically. Because whether or not you believe it, those three things are all tied together, and together, they “Herbs, hormones and balance” can be the driving mechanism to take you to the next level.