Stay Safe, Relaxed & Healthy
Tips for staying healthy and relaxed during these challenging times
Meditation has helped me in so many ways during every stage of life, no matter what I was going through. The harder the times were, the more rewarding it felt to be meditating.
Strengthening the lungs
One way to help strengthen the lungs, oxygenate the blood, and simultaneously relax and invigorate the entire body is to practice a technique called Energizing Breath. Stand with your feet together or a comfortable distance apart and turn your palms out. Inhale slowly and deeply through your nose as you
Playing on the beach again
I think lots of us are this happy to be playing on the beach again!
Now that summer is on the way, it’s time to start thinking about what we can grow in our gardens. There’s nothing better for our diet than eating fresh, wholesome ingredients. And the less we need to depend on the grocery store right now the better.
Although practicing social distancing is good, don’t let it get in the way of your getting enough exercise. Depending on where you live, exercising outdoors where there are not many people around, like going for a hike or a bike ride, might be good options for you. And of course,
Rather than being sad about what you can’t do right now, take the time to appreciate all the things you took for granted just a month ago.
In the winter months, when it’s always overcast outside, it’s easy to start feeling sluggish and a little depressed. But when springtime comes and the sun shines brightly, we naturally cheer up. Likewise, if we’re experiencing anxiety, fear, or loneliness, we can find internal sunshine in our yoga practice.
Yoga is a personal practice
One of the nice things about yoga is that it’s a personal practice. So if we’re not able to go to work, or go out and socialize with others, that doesn’t interfere with us practicing yoga. In fact, it’s just the opposite. Often, we don’t make time to meditate because
Good way to put a mask on
When putting a mask on, it’s good to keep your face and mask clean. That’s why I usually wear gloves to put my mask on.
Set the right mood for the entire day
Even a few moments of meditation can help set the right mood for the entire day. Have you tried my Easy Meditation for Everyone Kit?I’ve tried to make it simple for you to add a few minutes a day of meditation to your life.
Walk out in nature
Even if you have to drive a little ways to get there, nothing quite compares to a walk out in nature.
Take a deep breath of fresh air
What a view to put down a yoga mat. It’s so nice to be out in the fresh air without needing to wear a mask. Whenever you have the chance today, take a deep breath of fresh air and then slowly exhale. Who would have thought something so simple could
Tend to what you care about
Take time to tend to what you care about and it will thrive.
Take time to recharge
It’s unavoidable that some things in life will drain our energy. That’s why it’s so important to take time each day to recharge.
Way to maintain your stamina and energy levels
Another benefit from my years of practicing yoga asanas is they have helped me maintain my stamina and energy levels. I appreciate this every time I get to play with my grandchildren! It’s never too late to start practicing if you don’t already!
Experience the benefits of adding yoga poses to your life
Dear Friends,If you haven’t already, I would like to invite you to experience the benefits of adding yoga poses to your life. There are so many positives to be found—including improving your mood and giving you an energy boost. You don’t have to be flexible to start, just do your
Getting the right mood
Even a few moments of meditation can help set the right mood for the entire day.
Way to add a positive change to your life
One way to add a positive change to your life, whether it be exercise, better rest, or improvements to your diet, is to think of all the benefits you’ll gain from that activity. Visualizing how your life will improve with your new habit is a great motivator.
Different ways to look at life experiences
There are different ways to look at life experiences. If you look back at a difficult event in your life, you may be able to see how it was just a part of a much larger and more positive whole.
You don’t have any control over certain things
When you start to feel overwhelmed, recognize that there are certain things you just don’t have any control over. Rather than worrying about what you can’t change, your time and energy are better spent on the things that you can actually have an impact on.
Why not take some time today to reach out to a relative or friend you haven’t talked to in a while? You never know, you may be able to deliver the encouragement they were really needing. I think I’ll call my mom now 🙂