Relax

Are you taking care of yourself? Are you giving your mind, body and soul the quiet time it needs, time to relax?

Time for yourself to do the things that you enjoy and time for relaxing to let your mind, body and soul, Be. This is time invested in You.

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Living our lives rushing around to do this and that, and to get this and that done is wearing and tiring. If that is how you are spending each and every day, day in and day out, are you enjoying your life?

Life is about enjoying the journey and experiences. Doing what we enjoy.

If you don’t take the time to relax and do the things that you enjoy; our minds slip into negative thinking more readily. And when we are allowing ourselves time to relax, time to have fun doing what we enjoy; our minds are more free-flowing imagining what we want in our lives and feeling gratitude for what we already have and enjoy.

And when doing the daily activities that are a part of life, we are able to enjoy the better part of the day, knowing that what you are doing is part of a bigger picture for yourself and you are doing what is important to you.

Are you relaxing and doing activities that you enjoy as part of your week, part of your day?

Are you enjoying your journey?

What do you enjoy doing? Take time to do that this week, take time today to sit quietly and Be.

Live Your Truth!

wellbeing and fulfillment

Are you being who you want to be? Do you want to become more and better? Are you doing what you want to do? Do you want to do more? Do you want to do things in a different way? Are you experiencing what you want to experience? Are you living the life that you want to live?

Knowing what you want is an energy that guides you to living your truth. Knowing what you want creates the dreams and desires you have for yourself and living a life of wellbeing and fulfillment for yourself.

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What does fulfillment mean to you?

What does it mean for you to live a happy and harmonious life?

What does it mean to me to live a life of wellbeing?

Knowing what you want, who you want to be, what you want to do, and what you want to experience creates the desire to do those things that allow for your growth and expansion into becoming the person that you want to be. To be the person that is living life fully, living their truth.

Live Your Truth!

big rocks

When we make choices to put our big rocks first we begin to live our truth. Choosing happiness and other decisions for our wellbeing is putting the big rocks in our life first. The big rocks are our happiness, health and wellbeing, family and close relationships, our spiritual beliefs and practices, and personal growth.

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I learned that it is my responsibility to make choices for my happiness. I learned that it is my responsibility to make choices to live my values and what is most important to me. I learned that it is my responsibility to make choices to be who I want to be, do what I want to do and experience what I want to experience. It is my responsibility to create my life, to live my truth.

It is your responsibility to make choices for your happiness. It is your responsibility to make choices to be, do and experience what is most important to you. It is your responsibility to create the life that you want to live, to live your truth.

What choices are you making today? Are you feeling more negative feelings or are you feeling more positive feelings? Make the decision today that you will make more choices to experience more and more positive feelings. You will make choices that put your big rocks first. You will make choices to create more and more happiness, love, joy, gratitude, peace and serenity in your life.

Health and Wellbeing

I was overweight. Obese. I struggled to get rid of weight, and I struggled to maintain weight. I tried different diets, different foods, and different workouts. My weight went up and down for many years.

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2010

Then…

I changed my attitude. I started changing my thoughts to positive thinking about what I want. I started visualizing how I wanted to look and feel.

As my attitude changed to more and more positive, my environment did too. A more positive environment created a more positive attitude. A more positive attitude created a more positive environment. And so it grew and expanded in that circular way, in many areas of my life all at the same time!

My goal weight was one hundred fifty something pounds, one-five-any number.

I visualized. I visualized myself being fit and toned kayaking wearing a bikini. That was my image of the vision for my weight (and still is).

I released the weight and kept releasing. Surpassing my goal of one-five-any number.  Surpassing my goal of wearing the same size clothes as I did in high school. I look and feel better than I did. I am healthier and more fit than I was in high school. I am getting younger, not older.

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2016

Now I am curious and wonder what more can I do for my body? How much better can I feel than even this? What more can I do?

I enjoy eating a mostly paleo diet. I enjoy the foods I eat. I enjoy feeling good in my body. I enjoy high energy! The foods I eat taste amazing and satisfy my nutritional body needs and emotional food pleasures. I am fulfilling myself with the foods I eat.

I enjoy yoga, strength training and cardio workouts. I love being outside – kayaking, running, hiking and earthing. I enjoy free flowing movements, my body free of tension and stress. I am fulfilling myself by connecting to nature and myself with my activities.

I have found that the better I feel the more I want to eat the good foods for my body and be more active.

I have desires that have expanded and grown to how I want to look and feel and the strength that I want to have. I want to become a black belt in tae kwon do. I want to enjoy many high adventure activities.

My health and fitness is about physical wellbeing as well as mental wellbeing, emotional wellbeing and spiritual wellbeing.

My health and wellbeing are a priority for me. When I made my health and wellbeing a priority, making the healthy choices for food and being active became easy, fun and good feeling!

What do you want for your health and wellbeing?

Live Your Truth!

 

Relax, Rejuvenate, Refresh

Are you taking time for yourself? Relaxing activities and activities that rejuvenate you?

I know you are busy. I know you have a list, either written down or in your mind, of things that need to get done, should get done and could get done. I have a list, and if that’s all that is on my mind – I get overwhelmed and my energy drops.

I’ve learned that the most important items on my list are the things that I do to take care of myself, to connect with myself and to rejuvenate myself.

Do you have activities on your list that allow you to connect with yourself, rejuvenate yourself or that are giving you the attention to take care of yourself?

There’s a wide range of activities that you can do – what makes you smile? What gives you a relaxed peaceful feeling? What restores your positive energy?

  • A brisk walk
  • Reading
  • Watching a movie
  • A workout
  • A soak in the tub
  • A sports game
  • A puzzle
  • Meditating
  • Yoga
  • A personal growth activity
  • Reading a motivating book
  • Journaling
  • Creating
  • Painting
  • Cuddling
  • A snowball fight
  • Walking on a beach
  • Climbing a tree
  • Taking a nap

Find something you love and/or refreshes you, add it to your list and do it today!

Live Your Truth!

Time Gets Away

Time gets away from me. Does it get away from you? I get a to-do list that seems to be a mile long, I add more to the list than I cross off the list.

I get overwhelmed thinking about all I want to do, thinking about all I should do and thinking about all that I could do. I feel negative wanting, the lack of what I want to have and experience. I get overwhelmed and worried in the day, and doubting my goals and visions.

I think one step, two steps and ten steps ahead. I plan my day, trying to control every hour and minute from the time that I wake up in the morning and at night judge myself for all that I did not get done. I am not in the present moment.

Do you ever feel this way?

To get in the present moment and feeling positive wanting, belief and gratitude for your goals and visions:

  • Take a deep calming breath with your eyes closed. Center yourself, connect to yourself, or quiet your mind for a moment.
  • Prioritize what is most important to you in this day. Say ‘no’ to what you can to say ‘yes’ to what you want. Cross off activities that do not align with your values, goals and visions. Ask for help for the activities that you can.
  • Make yourself a priority so that you are in a state of wellbeing and can do all that you want to do. Take time for rest and rejuvenation. Take time for physical activity and mental/intellectual activities. Taking five minutes for yourself to quiet your mind or do something that you enjoy is rejuvenating. Taking time for physical activity releases stress. Taking time for yourself increases your positive energy and allows you to do what you want.
  • Celebrate and be grateful for all that you have done and accomplished.

Choose to be present in the moment. You can be aware of what you want to do in the day, being aware of what your next priority/activity is and be focused on your current activity with positive wanting, belief and gratitude. Be Present!

Live Your Truth!