Christina Anstead on How She Modified Her Well being: ‘I’m Extra in Tune With My Physique’

Well being and health has at all times been essential to Christina Anstead, however now the HGTV star has an entire new perspective.

“5 years in the past I didn’t really feel nice,” she says within the newest problem of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.  “I’d have mind fog or continually really feel like I used to be in fight-or-flight mode, however I simply thought, “Effectively, I’m burdened, so that is how I ought to really feel.”

However after altering her weight loss plan and introducing leisure practices, the Christina on the Coast star, 36, says it’s been a recreation changer.

“Now I’m extra in tune with my physique,” she says.  “I understand how to deal with stress and my Hashimoto’s illness . As an alternative of crashing myself with train, I do yoga and apply meditation on the Headspace app. When my thoughts’s quiet and there aren’t any distractions, that’s once I get actually, actually good concepts.”

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A kind of concepts was her new ebook, The Wellness Rework: A Information to Rebooting How You Eat, Transfer, and Feed Your Soul. Cowritten with celeb nutritionist Cara Clark, the ebook chronicles Anstead’s well being journey.

“Since Flip or Flop first aired in 2013 folks actually weren’t asking me like, ‘Hey, what paint coloration is that or the place’d you get that cupboard.’ It was extra, ‘How do you keep wholesome? How do you steadiness work life with the youngsters? What are you consuming in the course of the day?’ So it was sort of at all times at the back of my thoughts,” she says.

“I needed to supply folks with info that’s helped me alongside the best way. I dive into autoimmune points and naturopathic docs and meditation crystals. After which additionally exercises and a wide range of recipes.”

One piece of recommendation the mother of three lives by that’s not in her ebook? “I can have a foul day, positive. However I’m not going to have a foul week or a foul month. I’ve at all times had that perspective.”

The Wellness Rework is accessible April 14.