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The seeds you sow and Your Goals Experience the spirit, mind, and body connection as you read on. Be inspired and get motivated to bring out the best in yourself. Relax and enjoy reading as you learn to personal train from the inside out.
Carefully watch your thoughts, for they become your words. Manage and watch your words, for they will become your actions. Consider and judge your actions, for they have become your habits. Acknowledge and watch your habits, for they shall become your values. Understand and embrace your values, for they become your destiny. – Mahatma Gandhi
Do you know where your beliefs come from?
The animation above was designed to emphasize the Mahatma Gandhi quote as well as act as a visual meditation. It defines the spirit, mind body connection in a simple way.
As you read the words decide if the beliefs you have benefit you or hurt you in any way. If you want to make changes, question your beliefs to understand the repetitive thoughts you have. Thoughts effect you on a cellular level and form your habits. If you keep repeating the same actions in a negative reactive way, that's a clear sign to redirect your thinking. Meditate on the following quote.
“If you always attach positive emotions to the things you want, and never attach negative emotions to the things you don't, then that which you desire most will invariably come your way.” - Matt D. Miller
Are you living the life you want?
If you are not happy with where you are in life then you must first question your beliefs and examine the thoughts and feelings attached to them. Ask yourself whether what you're doing, the way you're thinking, the way you're acting is helping or harming you.
When you become more aware of the process that forms your beliefs, you will become more empowered to manage the direction of your life. Then you will begin to discover better understanding of how your values shape your destiny.
"We shouldn’t judge each day by the Harvest we reap but by the seeds we sow." – Robert Louis Stevenson
Do You Have Emotional triggers?
Change patterns of self-limiting behavior: Knowing what triggers your limiting thoughts allows you to take the necessary steps to change your behavior.
Effective Ways to Control Anxiety
Notice the way your breathing and relax each breath to stay calm and in control. There are many breathing techniques you can try to practice resilience and maintain coherence. When you become more in touch with feelings of appreciation and gratitude, your body transitions to a state of coherence. It shifts into optimal function reducing the body’s normal stress response and its negative effects on the body. Practice controlled breathing techniques and meditation enhancing more feelings of joy every day to manage stress, improve sleep and live harmoniously.
Benefits of Sun Salutation
Become centered and grounded. Practice Sun Salutation asana, (poses) while focusing on the connection of the breath with the sensations of the body flowing through each pose.
Set your intention for the day. Create focus on the days intention beginning with mountain pose (Tadasana) teaches to distribute the body weight, evenly throughout the whole feet, while standing. It is a pose where someone stands firm and erect as a mountain. This pose stretches the body, especially of arms, feet, knees, thighs, chest, shoulders, neck and spine. The gentle stretch in mountain pose also soothes the sciatic nerve, thus, it can help relieve sciatica.
Gain muscle and flexibility and leave your ego behind. Doing the sun salutation sequence reminds us that we are perfect, even with our “imperfections.” The more you do this series, the stronger and more flexible, and confident you will become.
Boost the immune system and overall health. As your body compresses and lengthens during your series, your body’s organs drink in nutrients while expelling toxins. With each breath in, your cells refresh themselves. Digestive enzymes and hormones awaken as your cells energize. Inflammation decreases as your body finds homeostasis through movement and breath.
De-stress and find inner peace. Practicing Sun Salutation can help you feel stresses melting away and loosening the destructive hold they may have on you. Have freedom from worry and feel refreshed and energized so you may begin your day joyful and renewed.
Warrior Poses - beginner and advanced
The slower you practice each pose the stronger you will become. If you have questions or want more details, ask the the coach and get personal training available by appointment.
Nourish Your spirit, mind and body
Create a balance with your diet by planning your meals ahead. Become aware of body signals from adverse reactions to any food you consume. The more you choose nourishing nutrient dense food, the more nourished, and healthier your body. Be nutrition savvy with nourishing food and try be fit by design portion control challenge.