The autumnal equinox is upon us, which means the seasons are officially changing! Tomorrow, September 22, day and night will be exactly the same length, and then night will gradually increase thereafter. Autumn and Spring are traditionally sacred times of renewal and energy shift, so you may find yourself refocusing and looking inward.
Even while I feel that I eat relatively clean, right now I’m feeling a little fatigued and foggy in the afternoon, have a love/hate relationship with gluten-free refined carbs like cereal, and am having some mysterious stomach pains. I’m also still trying to get completely over a bout of Candida (yeast overgrowth in the stomach), which I recently figured out I’ve unknowingly had for years. Apart from the symptoms, I just have an intuitive feeling that my body is craving a break and a reset, so it’s the perfect time for me to finally embark on a cleanse I’ve been wanting to try for a long time – Dr. Alejandro Junger’s the Clean Program. [Read more…]