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..Read More
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!Read More
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...Read More