Had I stuck with the assumption there was something wrong with me, the shame and guilt of my pathetic state would have perpetuated the cycle in which I was stuck.
We already know we should drink less, sleep more, increase veggies and cut the processed crap. But that’s too simple and also too hard. Health coaching can help!
My diet consists of mostly vegetables. I eat no processed food or animal products. I exercise. I do yoga. And I was shocked to discover that I am just as much at risk for heart disease as a smoker. Have you heard of the sitting disease?
Announcing our intentions before we know how things will turn out takes courage.
Breath is the gift of life. When we work with the breath, we create the space to experience each situation in life as pure potential and positive karma. When we fall into unconsciousness breathing patterns, we become reactive, confused and disheartened.
Learning to notice and properly respond to our own breath allows us stay centered, grounded and in control of our actions, words and even thoughts. Unless you’ve got time for a nap and a snack, a temper tantrum will not lead you to peace.
There are a variety of breathing techniques that will do everything from relax to invigorate us. Some are simple and instinctual. Others take effort and experience. Like any form of exercise, repetition makes us stronger and more efficient. And like music, the silent pauses are just as important as the harmonious sound.
The breath is a conduit to both the mind and the body. If the breath is agitated and unbalanced, so are the mental and physical processes.
Today is my daughter’s 13th birthday. In honor of our time together, I reflect on the gift her life is to me.
We are all forced to interact with people we’d rather not. Sometimes we need to repair relationships with people we love when toxic tailspins threaten our family. Relationships are living entities and must be nurtured. Even despite good intentions, sometimes we just have to let go and move on. But when that’s not possible or desired, these 8 empowering strategies will repair relationships. Stop the circular conversations and start fresh with a positive approach.
Diet and lifestyle have a direct effect on the aging. We all age. The question is: do you want to age fast or age well? Don’t we all deserve to enjoy our retirement years?
Until we address the underlying beliefs that limit our behaviors, we will be stuck in an unconscious cycle of self-fulfilling prophecy. By accepting our flaws, we perpetuate their hold on us.
Anyone that’s been through a divorce knows the emotional battle that has been waged prior to deciding to end a marriage. And putting an end to the suffering, for both parties, deserves only one comment.
Negative emotions get the best of us–meaning they cause more problems than they solve. Learn how to use your energy to your advantage and sustain happiness regardless of the circumstance.
The faster you transition to a plant-based diet, the more likely it is that you will experience a detox symptoms. Anticipating withdrawal and detox symptoms is essential to success.
Overeating is not an emotional malfunction. Learn how food addiction affects most of us and how you can free yourself once and for all!
Happiness, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder. Happiness is not a blessing, it’s a choice. You are whatever you think you are.
I called my mom yesterday because my teenage boys are fighting, and I'm having trouble knowing what to 'do' about that, (besides whine and ask them "Why are you doing this to ME?"). I have to share her response with you. It was awesome. Colleen, We all come into this...
If you’ve ever watched a two year old have a temper tantrum, you’ve witnessed the power of the breath.