How to Counter Chronic and Traumatic Stress Every Day (& What Indian Chai Has Got to Do With It)

During periods of chronic or traumatic stress, your body is on high alert. Finding your equilibrium again is a process that takes time. The good news though: You can help by creating rituals for yourself and make them part of your every day. Treat yourself like something holy - your body is your temple, after all.

One of my favorite rituals is the slow preparation of my morning tea, Indian Chai. Read more and find the recipe here.

Grounding - Getting closer to the Earth

Ηolistic healing from trauma and chronic stress means to take care of oneself with the help of lifestyle changes, too. Integrating grounding hobbies and activities in your life is so important to support yourself on this journey. There are so many beautiful ways of finding that stillness. It may seem insignificant today, but it has the power to make a difference the moment you let yourself have this space. And every day that follows.

Warming Pumpkin Spice Porridge

To manage stress (and your blood sugar levels), a filling, satisfying, balanced breakfast and regular meals are key. This can determine how your blood sugar and energy levels are sustained throughout your day. As the days go colder, I enjoy balancing my energy levels with a warming breakfast. And one of my current favorites is this: A Warming Pumpkin Spice Porridge

Soulistic Travels

After intense stressful periods, or just for the fun of it, we seek travel and adventures to uplift our spirits and feel better, lively, rejuvenated. Here’s the thing. Travel itself is not only the romantic version of the best moments we get to experience. Travel can become a stressful and taxing experience for our bodies and souls. So as much as adventures and travel elevate the spirit, they also require plenty of happy compromises. And because my heart beats for exploring our beautiful planet and adventures, I have put together my tips for making it easier to maintain your balance while travelling and to create these happy compromises yourself right here!

Essentials for Successful Endeavors and Wellbeing

With a mind set on making a difference, no matter if only for ourselves, our family, or a whole society, we sometimes lose ourselves and endure stress, painful conditions, and ignore taking care of ourselves well. Learn about the two decisive essentials that make a difference on the journey of creation; that are decisive in the long-term success of your endeavor and your long-term well-being.