Stressed gut | Untie your tummy

Ever wondered why your gut is the first to go in stressful situations? Find out how stress impacts gut health and what you can do to keep your tum in tip top condition. 

Understand how stress creates sugar cravings. Discover the domino effect that stress has on the nervous system, hormones, digestion, metabolism and more. Learn about the stress triggers, and methods to keep calm and relaxed. Enjoy a relaxing meditation with Naturopath and Nutritionist Leela Holland.

Register quick! Limited spaces available per workshop.

Location Date and Time Register 
Coolum Monday 22 March, 10.00-11.30am Register
Beerwah Thursday 25 March, 10.00-11.30am Register
Kawana Friday 26 March, 10.00-11.30am Register

Free. Registration essential. 

COVID-19 event information 
• Under Queensland Government restrictions, customers must provide their contact details to library staff when entering and exiting the library.
• Customers are required to act on the advice of library staff, observe social distancing and practice good hygiene.
• Customers must be in good health prior to attending the session. If you feel unwell, cancel your registration and do not attend the event.
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How stress can make you sick | Sharon Horesh Bergquist

It used to be that you would wear the weight of the world on your shoulders. In fact all the stress, worries and anxiety of living appears to go straight to your stomach. 

The tummy is considered the second brain. Not only does it have to digest last night’s cheeky Magnum ice cream, but also processes the stress of existing in the 21st century. Stress negatively affects your digestion system which can create abdominal pain, bloating, decreased blood and oxygen flow to the stomach, cramping and all sorts of discomfort. 

It is time to take a breath and work on untying your tum for better sleep, improved digestion and deeper relaxation.

Libraries members have borrowed stress related titles 71,870 times and gut health items 12,322 times! If your tummy has timed out, here is a range of helpful titles to get you back on track. #tummyTamer


Tummy tied up? Find out ways to destress with these eBooks:

To get started download the ePlatform by Wheelers and Libby apps. Select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and passwords. 


How to soothe your stomach with these eAudiobooks:

To get started download the ePlatform, RBDigital and Libby apps, select Sunshine Coast Libraries and enter your member number and password. 


Listen on the go with these stress/gut health podcasts:

Search for these free podcast titles and more in your preferred podcast provider.


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