I’m no cardio freak. But there is something about going for a run (especially when I’m experiencing a depressed mood) that lifts my spirits. I’ve decided that it’s the deep breathing and focus that comes along with it. It’s therapeutic. Aside from it now being evidenced-based that exercise and physical activity reduces symptoms of anxiety… Continue reading Get Up to Get Over the Blahs
You are stronger now and you can choose not to hurt anymore. Whatever it is that you’ve been through doesn’t have power over you as of now. Decide that this is the moment that you will embrace the freshness of the day, and allow your heart, spirit and mind to be healed by a Power… Continue reading Heart Be Healed. From Pain to Empowered.
Right now I am thinking about peace. But not the world peace type. More of the being able to remain peaceful even while doing things I don’t really want to do type. See, I just finished working out. I didn’t like it. Some people get all pumped up about hitting the gym and are genuinely… Continue reading On My Mind Now: A Formula for Personal Peace
I’ve come to the conclusion that it is better to do something, anything – take some action, any action, rather than do nothing at all for too long. Yes, there are times when we need to listen to that inner voice and simply be still. But if we’re still all the time then we won’t… Continue reading Off The Mat Into The Fiery World
It’s amazing the clarity that comes during a juice cleanse and detox. Today is the final day, and although it was a brief detox, a lot happened over the past three days. There were plenty of times that I thought I was hungry (since there is no solid food during this time). Then I realized… Continue reading Juice Cleanse and Detox: Mind, Spirit, and Body Refresher
It was under there the whole time. I took it for dead, not looking past the wooden casing that symbolized that its work had been done, its battle had been won. But not the war. Maybe a part of me wanted it to be over, to lay it to rest. I was exhausted and so… Continue reading youth.