There are so many ways to embrace the Art of Adapting and deal with modern-day stressors. It’s really a matter of whatever floats your boat: nature, meditation, walking, yoga, any form of activity or exercise, music, art, rituals, play, laughter, cultivating joy and gratitude, and sharing love are all healing, balancing and rejuvenating.
However, if you are already feeling the effects of stress, chances are you feel time-poor as well, and fitting one more thing in can seem just too challenging.
In which case, one of the easier places to start your Art of Adapting, is with ‘adaptogen herbs’.
An adaptogen is a substance that helps you adapt to change. An adaptogen herb is a herb that must meet the following three criteria:
- it is non-toxic
- it is able to increase the body’s resistance to stressors, and
- it is capable of helping the body return to homeostasis (balance)