9 powerful methods to deal with perceived stress:
When you feel the symptoms of perceived stress- such as palpitations, an irritable bowel, insomnia, headaches, or loss of appetite- do something positive. You could useholistic massages
on a more frequent basis and also consider the following measures:
- Establish some healthy boundaries and learn to say" No' when you are taking on too many things to do any one good enough.
- If you work at a desk or have a sedentary lifestyle, getup and take some
Do you find it easy to forgive
people who have hurt or abused you in some way?
didn’t until I started to understand that I was hurting myself more by
maintaining a tight knot of resentment and anger towards the people who had
wronged me. As I learned to love myself, and make loving myself more important
than hating the other person, a profound shift happened within me.
felt more loving not only towards myself, but also towards everyone and all
situations in my life. This shift in perspective produced a state of
relaxation, ease, and trust that all was right with my world.
The significance of creating a good routine or habit!
We all know how hard it can be to break an unhealthy habit specially if it brings pleasure and it was well practiced. That is why I would like to invite you to be mindful of good routines that you could establish that support you, balance you and energize you.
A good healthy routine of mine is to go to my hot yoga class every morning after dropping my daughter at school. I do it without thinking and I make time for it automatically unless there is an emergency.
Five little known ways to have fantastic energy!
- Drink a big glass of water before you get out of bed. This helps to bring hydration into your body and in particular into the large intestines which have their peak performance time between 5am and 7am (according to Traditional Chinese Medicine/ 5 Element Theory/ Acupuncture). If your body is hydrated the colon does not have to absorb water from the bowel and therefore one can pass and get rid of any waste easier and smoother :-). This creates space (literally and metaphorically)for the NEW day!
Surrender...Not just bending my bones…
As I walk into the warm yoga room at east west yoga in Newmarket I am glad to be
here. Why you might ask? You are going to be tortured and be incredibly
hot…yap! I look at it this way: Every morning again this is my chance to clear
my mind, to clear my body from any blockages accumulated by thought processes,
self talk, experiences, triggered memories, emotions…Being a Kinesiologist I
know how certain emotions can weaken a muscle or a muscle group and meridians
ultimately the immune system and organs.