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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Acknowledging Stress

Acknowledging Stress

What is Stress?

Stress is defined as a mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from demanding circumstances. Our mind, body, and soul are interconnected and because of this there is a direct correlation between how we are reacting to everyday stressors and the effect these stressors have on our body.  Dr. Hans Seyle, an endocrinologist and also known as the “Father” in the field of stress research is quoted, “It is not stress that kills us, but our reaction to it.”  We can begin to manage our reaction to stress in many different ways.  Remembering to take a moment to be still and breathe, daily meditation practice, yoga, and being in nature are some simple ways to get started dealing with stress levels. Everyone is different in how they react to stress and therefore are different in the way they manage it...

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