Eustress?

Eustress?

It is true that we need to be challenged, but we also need to be supported.  Finding the balance is what my life mission is about.  Viveka is sanskrit for pain and discernment.  We need to use this when it comes to the way we perceive stress in our daily lives. Many people are unaware there are two categories of stress: eustress and distress.  Eustress is the good stress that motivates you to continue working. Stress can be a motivater and provide incentive to get the job done...

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Healthy Habits

Healthy Habits

You do not need to change overnight.  Actually I am recommending you don't.  Most importantly, commit to your goals daily. One of the biggest problems is when we want to skip the basics.  Everyone wants to set goals and have the results but not actually do anything to get there.  It is easy to forget the people we aspire to be like have put years into their goals. No steps were skipped.  Worry, regret and blame are a waste of our time and energy.  Taking responsibility leaves you empowered to change..

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Mindful Strength Training

Mindful Strength Training

When I first started meditation I thought it was something I did  just to be calm and at peace with stressors in my life.  I would carve out ten minutes and that was it, meditation was over.  At some point there was a cross over and I started being able to use meditation in my life. I now see how I can use this practice of mindfulness everywhere even with exercise!

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Meditation Not Medication

Meditation Not Medication

Recently Sheila Sheeran and I sat down to go over the basics of meditation.  She is the creator of Sheila Shine’s necklaces, a mother of four and on her way to being meditation certified.  In November she finished Deepak Chopra’s 6 day meditation and yoga retreat called the Seduction of Spirit.   If you are unfamiliar with Deepak Chopra, he is an expert in the field of mind-body healing, a world-renowned speaker and author on the subject of alternative medicine.  Sheila has taken the time to share with us all she has learned and experienced about meditation from Deepak.

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