Our bodies are designed to run, jump and manipulate objects. Excessive sitting is a fairly new problem in human history and is now linked with many diseases and conditions, including obesity, hypertension, back pain, cancer, cardiovascular disease and depression.
Amongst everything that is happening in our crazy busy world there is a quiet revolution underway .The mindfulness revolution. Mindfulness is being discovered by Fortune 500 CEO’S, Silicone valley entrepreneurs, students, artists, athletes and people who are looking for a way to cope with the demands of a modern fast paced lifestyle.
Do you have an “attitude of gratitude?” It’s not always easy to stay focused on the positive and beautiful things in our personal world. So much of our attention is driven to the negative through the media and amongst many in our social circle. Improve your “attitude of gratitude” through a daily practice of gratitude journaling.
Pursuing a state of harmony between yourself and your home or apartment’s surroundings confers a range of psychological benefits for reasons that are rooted in science. Studies have identified a direct link between the stress hormone cortisol and clutter.
Are you ready to take a deep breath and breathe?
Every system in the body relies on oxygen. From cognition to digestion, effective breathing can not only provide you with a greater sense of mental clarity, it can also help you sleep better, digest food more efficiently, improve your body’s immune response, and reduce stress levels.
What is it about creativity that makes it so central to who we are as human beings? That has made us into makers of things both practical and beautiful. We all have an innate desire to be creative and to express ourselves in an infinite number of interesting and inspiring ways.
If you are ready to jump-start your morning routine then cold showers may be just the thing for you. Cold showers have been shown to have distinct benefits and as this trend grows in popularity many people including athletes, health coaches and self improvement practitioners can attest to this.
Giving & Generosity
Generosity and giving is seen as an act of selflessness. Studies are showing that the act of generosity is not only of benefit to the recipient but also to the giver. Even when no reciprocity is desired or expected, there are unintended benefits to the giver and in fact even more so, when there is no desire for reciprocity.
Many successful people have this in common. They read books. Leaders are readers! Reading is a powerful way of being mentored or coached by people you admire, find interesting and who possibly you could not afford or don’t have access to.
Micro habits are an action that requires minimal motivation or effort to complete. The idea is over time; a micro habit will slowly build on top of itself and result in something significant.