Cortisol: Reduce Stress and Bring Balance to Your Life

Narrated by: Eric Boozer
Length: 1 hr and 1 min
4.8 out of 5 stars (150 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

What are the pros and cons of cortisol? 

Cortisol, the stress hormone, has different functions. Some people may immediately frown when they hear the word, while some scientists may raise their eyebrows and curiously learn more about it. Are you ready to discover more about this mysterious hormone we all produce from time to time?

You will feel better when you understand your emotions, anxiety, and your mood swings better. Cortisol production has an impact on your health, your skin, how young you look, and how well you sleep. The effects range farther than you might think. Learn new things from this straightforward study guide, which touches on topics such as:

  • The definition and various functions of cortisol
  • What to think of cortisol resistance and how to treat it
  • In which way cortisol levels relate to losing or gaining weight or fighting belly fat 
  • How to decrease cortisol levels in completely natural ways
  • How to feel younger, healthier, and full of energy by managing cortisol levels
  • How anger management becomes easier by controlling cortisol

Live a happier, more carefree life by reducing cortisol levels. Learn what it means to worry less, decrease anxiety, and find the best ways to look younger, lose weight, and stress out less. Cortisol is the answer to all these problems. Start listening now. Add this book to your cart.

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Very interesting

I always stress out too much. I have no idea what happens to me when it happens, but this book explains it very well and focuses on the stress hormone we all choose to ignore. More importantly, it talks about tips and solutions to reduce cortisol.

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Wow

Wow! Wow! Wow! I didn't realize that the biggest stress cause was the cortisol in my system. I like that this book goes over how to reduce cortisol. Great solutions.

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Interesting stuff

I never thought of the impact of cortisol, and what causes that neurotransmitter or hormone to be released in our system. Great information.

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Best to relax

If you want to relax, you can buy some of those relaxation CDs or you can just get this book and learn what really makes us stressed.

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Check

Checked alll the boxes on my list of what a good audiobook should sound like, so no complaints on my end.

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5 stars!

Well, maybe 4.5 because it wasn't perfect. But for the price it's a great deal if you ask me. Thanks.

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Yeah!!!

I love little books like this! Stressing out is such a bad thing, especially with all those individuals having burnouts around me.

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Stress kills

I didn't realize it before, but so many things that relate to our health, have something to do with cortisol and stress hormone production. Very nice book. I loved it.

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Not worth it

This book is basically one endless list of the effects of cortisol on the body, told in 20 different ways. Every chapter seemed to start with the same overview and the lists, although I'm sure are accurate, are so boringly presented I mostly tuned out. There is a small amount of information on how to manage elevated cortisol and this is it: find ways to relax: meditation, walking, sex etc. Get 8 hours sleep a night. Take supplements of ashwagandha, curcumin, reishi mushroom and valerian. Listen to brainwave entertainment/binaural meditations. Though you can find all this info on a 5 minute internet search anyway.

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Best book on this topic

I looked for other books with the same keywords and couldn't seem to find them. This is definitely the best one.

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  • 12-22-18

Cortisol in a nutshell

This book summarizes it really well. The toxic stress hormone needs to be reduced, if not eliminated. Information like this can help with that.

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  • Toby
  • 12-19-18

Best book on the topic

Did you see any other books on this topic? I sure didn't. Quinn Spencer sure picked a non-competitive niche to publish a book in. Good job, Quinn. I liked the narrator too.

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  • Ray
  • 09-06-19

Dont bother

Just listen to one chapter. The rest are just saying the same thing all over again.

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  • Alisha
  • 12-24-18

Yeah!

A book that says it all, a book that will tell you to reduce stress not just by doing less but focusing your mind on the most important priorities and knowing your limits.

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  • Kris McDermott
  • 06-07-20

Informative and helpful, but terrible narration.

I've never made as much use of the "skip back" button. The actual content is excellent - it confirms and builds on much of my previous research - but the narration is terrible. Fast, fleeting and monotonous in delivery. Even using the "slow down" setting, it is often difficult to catch some information. I feel like the narrator is just relentlessly talking AT me rather than TO me. Better inflection etc would be extremely helpful. But hey - the actual information is great, when you can access it.

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  • Mark S
  • 05-23-20

Buy it now it’s an amazing book

A fantastic book . Great information . Put into an easy way to understand. This book really help me to understand about cortisol and it’s affect on my weight.

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  • Scarlett
  • 12-24-18

Nice content

It's a book that is really good because of the information and the narration. I liked the way it was put together.

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  • Christine Sparks
  • 01-23-19

Excess cortisol sufferer

I found this podcast to be helpful in some ways, however much of the info on the subject & explanations as to what to do about high cortisol levels is repeated over & over again. Could be cut down to half the time