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Calmer. Wiser and happier.  That's the goal of ZEN commuter, the weekday podcast designed to start your day off right. If your days are filled with stress and lacking direction, then you will definitely want to tune in.  I interview amazing thought leaders in order to have you seeing different ways to live a calmer, more purposeful life.  

On the days I am at the mic alone, I help you greet each day with hope and optimism.  And I even help you discover better ways to treat your body and you mind.

Isn't it about time you got to work in a better mood?  You will, with ZEN commuter.

May 31, 2016

Cortisol plays an important part in a healthy metabolism, the formation of memory and the body's treatment of inflammation.  It is wonderfully efficient.  It even gets the body ready to face a threat or run from that very same fear.

All good stuff.  However, when the body is flooded with Cortisol it has anything but a healthy role in helping the body.  In our hectic world the brain sees everything as a threat and accordingly pumps out Cortisol in large quantities.  There needs to be a way to stop it and that is what I will talk about today.

In this Episode, You Will Learn:

  • What Cortisol is
  • How it serves the body
  • Overview of the Flight or Flight response, the stress response
  • 3 ways to limit the cascade of Cortisol
  • Overview of how Cortisol impedes our ability to lose weight


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