Michelle Alva Blog / 03.07.2014

What is Adrenal Fatigue? Adrenal fatigue is a term that's used to describe when your adrenal glands (the glands that sit on top of your kidneys and produce Cortisol, the stress hormone) are overworked.  Your adrenal glands play a key role in helping you control stress and maintain energy throughout the day. When these small but important glands malfunction, you may start to notice the telltale signs of adrenal fatigue. What are some signs of Adrenal Fatigue? Decreased energy A weakened immune system Lowered libido Mood changes Inability to handle stress Weight gain Feeling depressed How Can I Re-Energize and Restore My Adrenals In The Morning? Give your Adrenals a rest by activating your Parasympathetic Nervous System, the healing and restoring hormone called Oxytocin. This is the system that operates when you are in a state of love, gratitude and fully present in the moment without fear or worry. It is the opposite of the Stress...

Michelle Alva Blog / 08.10.2012

  Heal and Flow with the Force Of Nature and Integrative Healing Therapy. There is a divine force of love, an energy that flows through us constantly. When we allow ourselves to be fully engaged in the present moment, we can experience this force. Depending on your background and past experiences, you may have a different name to call this force of nature. It may be love, God, Buddha, Jesus, chi, energy, spirit, prana and/or life force. The name that we call it does not matter so much, as the only way to truly understand it is to experience this force flowing through your body. You can read books on the topic of dark chocolate and someone can describe to you the taste and texture of dark chocolate, but you can only experience the deliciousness of dark chocolate when you place an actual piece of chocolate in your...