Daily Inspiration for the Mind
Feeling mediocre? Take a quick moment to sit with your soul and remind yourself that you have the choice to be super excited about life right now.
Think about what a miracle it is that you're here. Let your soul come into your heart and lift your spirits with its soothing frequency.
Feel love all around you and your connection to everything. Feel supported by the energy that connects us all. You are beaming, sharing smiles, and ready to meet blessings around every corner. The sides of your mouth turn up because you know the secret!
Here's a quick meditation to help bring love into your life because we love you! Take a moment to close your eyes and breathe deeply.
Look the vibrating cells of your body and see that each of them are hearts. Now send those hearts out into the farthest reaches of the planet and see people feel relief from your love. Feel yourself in the company of people that are just as caring as you and feel the trust and strong connection between you. Feel the flutter of romance with someone who sees your soul and wants to care for it as they sense in the look of your eyes that you too want to accept them fully and help them see the joy available to them.
When we give love we open ourselves to recieve it. Give hugs, lend a hand, offer uplifting encouragement and share smiles and you will magnetize yourself to attract love of all kinds. Love yourself with all your heart and that doesn't mean your body only, it means your soul which is there to guide you and help you love every moment as a blessing. Love is simple, it just is.
Establishing a daily or weekly routine is great for productivity, efficiency, and predictability. However, it’s beneficial to your mental state to break your routines occasionally.
Feeling ‘blah’? Sometimes a flip in perspective is exactly what you need.
Try a new activity. Take up a new hobby. Get outside and meet new people. Go somewhere new! Be open to change and' new possibilities. Expand your knowledge. Feed your soul and your mind. Become mentally strong. Constantly strive for self-improvement and self-growth. You’ll be happier and more fulfilled with your life!
Practings meditation daily can help anyone develop their connection to spirit. Throughout history there have been records of people who could contact other dimensions and meditation allows us to open the gateway to other realms.
Whether you want to contact angels, spirit guides, deceased loved ones or your own soul, there are meditations you can practice to develop and fine tune these skills. Try taking classses on it, reading books about it and oh yes practicing those meditations that are offered.
In fact, all classes and books on developing spiritual communication abilities involve meditation because it trains your brain to a specific resonance that becomes more familiar and it tunes you into a frequency. That connection becomes stronger as you exercise the muscle. In India, they teach children to read with their third eye and closed eyes!
Here's a quick meditation to clear negativity!
Rub your palms together vigorously. Sit tall, close your eyes, and press your palms together in front of your heart. This brings the left and right sides of the brain together.
Now take in a deep breath and push all your air out through your lungs. Repeat that two more times and release all negativity with your exhale. Keeping your eyes closed, breathe normally, feeling the love of the entire universe in every cell of your body vibrating vibrantly. That energy surrounds you and connects you to everything.
Now, you set your computer program. Mentally or out loud, say three times, "I am positive and loving right now." You can do this anywhere, anytime. If you're in a meeting, breathe, watch the negativity leave, see your body connected to the love grid, and mentally say the affirmation.
Do stress balls work? While these squishy little numbers aren't going to simply absorb all your worries in one go, there are quick benefits that could at least help you in the moment, or in small doses. The hormones released when we feel threatened course through our bodies in a hurry, triggering our fight or flight reaction.
When it turns out we aren't actually busting our butts to escape woolly mammoths, all that energy has nowhere to go and gets stored as tension. That's taking long way around to say that yes, stress balls allow us to release a bit of that stress, but they can't solve all of it!
Daily Inspiration for the Body
One of the most beneficial virtues of ginger is certainly the improvement and speed of digestion. This tasty little root can also help those of us with the discomfort of nausea, whether caused by seasickness or morning sickness an can also help to fight the comon cold and flu.
According to some studies, the root also has properties that help speed up our metabolism and ginger extract can help those who suffer from the pain and stiffness that comes from osteoarthritis. Ginger is high in gingerol, which has been connected to anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
Daily StretchGlute Stretch
Type of Pose: Morning, Pre-Workout, Post-Workout, Evening, Midday, Stretch Break
Hold for 1 minute
Stretch Benefits: Improves hip mobility and releases tension stored in the large hip joints.
Sit on the ground and bend your left knee placing your left foot flat on the ground. Bring your right foot to rest on your left knee keeping your right foot flexed to protect your knee. Keep sitting up straight as you try to bring your right shin to touch your chest and breathe deeply and slowly. Hold for thirty seconds and then switch and stretch the left side by placing the left foot on the right knee.
When it comes to sleep debt, naps can be a great way to catch up on any lost shuteye, especially on the weekend.
Keep a loose tally of sleep time you lost over the week and try to stick to only what you need to catch up; going overboard can mess up your body clock and set you up for a bad night right before you head back into the work week.
It’s important to prioritize a healthy and regular schedule of your meals and snacks.
Many people skip their breakfast or lunch and then eat a huge meal at dinner time or oven worse they snack all day. This type of meal schedule can only bring you health problems.
The ideal is to eat every 3-4 hours, this way blood sugar is stabilized and the production of insulin is regularized .
Here is an example of a food schedule based on 3-4 hour food consumption.
21h snack (optional)
If you've been having some trouble drifting off to sleep, there are a few little things that can help you prepare for bed - and they don't come in a bottle! Sometimes, the best solution is the simplest! Limiting the amount of food you eat close to bed time, finishing your exercise regime a few hours before you wind down and turning your alarm clock away from you so you can't nervously check it throughout the night are all little tricks that can actually help you catch a few more zzz's.
Sleep is often something we just assume will happen and we take for granted that we'll snooze as soon as our head hits the pillow. If you are having trouble drifitng off though, start eliminating the distractions that are keeping you from getting rest, and you might see some surprising results!
Breads and cereals bring you essential carbohydrate energy to start the day, but not all grain products are equal. Look for those with a low glycemic index, as their carbohydrates will be used gradually by our body to avoid cravings. Glycemic index is a number associated with the carbohydrates in a particular type of food that indicates their effect on a person's blood glucose, or blood sugar) levels.
Foods with carbohydrates that quickly break down during digestion and release glucose rapidly into the bloodstream tend to have a high GI (White bread, corn syrup.); foods with carbohydrates that break down more slowly, releasing glucose more gradually into the bloodstream, tend to have a low GI (Beans, seeds and most vegetables.) - wikipedia
Daily Inspiration for the Soul
Do you know which color is linked to your energetic center for creativity? It's a vibrant orange like you'd see in a beautiful sunset or a blazing fire!
Want to maximize your creativity? You have unlimited creative energy if you make sure your Sacral chakra is balanced. You can tap into its energy by strengthening the muscles around your core and bringing more vibrant orange into your life through your clothing, paint and home decor, accessories, and foods!
So go ahead, buy that orange hat and matching hoodie and see where your consciousness shifts to bring more joy and creative energy into your life! Your ability to manifest also lives in your Sacral chakra, making it a huge source of your personal power.
Did you know core exercises actually help you build will power? Your third chakra which is your solar plexus chakra is linked to your own drive and motivation. If you activate it, you'll feel like you can take on the world.
Wear yellow, get your abs in shape and visualize the color of the sun beaming from this area. Watch as you strengthen this energy how much your motivation increases.
It's not about having perfect abs. It's about energy and good vibes that come from having the energy of the sun activated in your own magentic field that is actually connected to the cosmic bodies!
Today's Mantra: "I create healthy boundaries for myself in my work, my relationships, my diet and my thoughts."
Known for: Healing, Growth, Abundance
Primary Chakra: Heart Chakra
Affirmation: I am connected with the tree of life
Green Aventurine can help with emotional issues such as Anxiety, Emotional Healing, Emotional Trauma, Oversensitive. It can also help with physical issues such as Stress and Tension, Eyes, Heart, Vision
Today's Mantra: "I pay attention to my thoughts and only choose positive thoughts. This is my superpower."
Today's Mantra: "I let go of the stories I tell myself about my life that no longer serve me. I choose to see possibilities in every moment. Amazing things are happening as we speak. The universe conspires to support me."