Cortisol is a popular stress hormone, and elevated levels lead to stress, fatigue and even difficulty losing weight. The only problem is we tend to write off stress because it’s so common. But that’s never a good idea. Elevated cortisol levels can wreak havoc on your body and mind. So, if you have stress – and there’s a good chance you do – here are five ways to reduce cortisol levels naturally.
Self-care is a trendy topic these days, but it shouldn’t be a trend you buy into. Instead, self-care should have a bonafide place is your life. Nonetheless, we all get very good at procrastinating and making excuses for why we can’t take better care of ourselves. We say we’re too busy, it’s too expensive, or that we don’t have time.
But self-care doesn’t have to be costly or Instagram-worthy. In fact, most of it can be either completely free or budget-friendly.