It has been a long while since my last post and sitting here deeply aware of the many profound changes that have taken place in the last few months. I am currently on a break from a 3 day seminar I facilitate called Living FITT in Calgary and deeply humbled at the journey called my life as i support others in their own.
As I inspire others to levels of greater clarity, wisdom and truth I am now faced looking at my own. What do I feel clear about in this moment? The desire to BE free, to live simply, to lighten up, to have more fun, to love myself and others with NO filters or conditions. I have wisdom in this moment of the knowing of the greater truth unfolding within me the more I allow myself to open to it, to not be afraid of myself and to trust my own voice and to be willing to have ground and take a stand with something I really believe in.
The loud theme is my life in the last two years has been transition and mega change which poses its own set of challenges, re-adjusting my sails and deep deep surrender to what is in front of me especially those set of circumstances I am embarassed about or want to run or hide away from. I have really felt into my own self-judgements of how my life has played out both personally and professionally and experienced the default for beating self up for “not getting it right”.
But the truth is where does that even happen, I mean isn’t my life the permission to BE human, to live taking risks, to be challenged, to challenge others, to be right, to be wrong, to be neither and so on and so on….I get to choose how I respond to what is right in front of me! In this moment, I choose to BE self-loving, self-respecting and trust in my ability to navigate my way breath by breath in the greatest experience ever…..my LIFE! May you feel inspired and blessed to remember the greater truths…..
Exercise And Proper Diet: Indispensable Ingredients Of Fitness And Healthy Living
For the past several years, there is hullabaloo on the need to be slim and sexy. Grocery shelves are filled with several food supplements and other products that promise certain health and wellness benefits. Home TV shopping channels also offer everything from slimming tea to herbal soap to ‘instant abs’ exercise gadgets. Gyms across the country are fast gaining members who are willing to sweat it out just to burn excess calories from mindless munching and eating. There is also an increasing number of vegetarianism and raw food diet converts who vow to trade juicy hamburgers for fresh vegetables and fruits. People who are stressed out dream of luxurious spa treatments, Thai and Swedish massages, and detoxification diets. All of a sudden, there’s the need to attain fitness and healthy living. This desire can be attributed to man’s realization that the world he is living in is too polluted and toxic. Fitness and healthy living seems to be man’s only hope in staying sane and sound in this otherwise hostile world.
If one wishes to achieve fitness and healthy living, he should go for ‘holistic’ approach. A person who wants to have super-fit body goes to the gym a lot and sticks to rigorous exercise routines. There’s nothing seemingly wrong with this but he should also see to it he is eating the right kinds of food. It is not enough to be physically fit outside; one has to strive to be internally and externally healthy. Body builders have to follow specific diets appropriate for his physical needs. It is a must to consult personal trainers who can prescribe a proper workout routine and the corresponding diet needed for such routine. Furthermore, people with weight problems should not only focus on improving their diet. Overweight and obese people also need to regularly exercise. One sure way to improve one’s health condition is through exercising and eating wisely. A person should consider these two key aspects as a two-in-one package.
Fitness and healthy living cannot be attained without the exercise of one’s will. An overweight person cannot be fit and healthy just be watching TV all day and expecting to wake up slim the next morning. Fitness and healthy living requires a lot of effort and involves many decision-making opportunities. One must be really determined to improve his diet and religiously follow exercise routines to be able to resist temptations that may go along the way. Sometimes, it is too tempting to pig out a little more often and to just watch movies at home instead of exercising and eating good food. But if a person firmly decided to be slim and sexy, he should be willing to let go of life’s needless pleasures.