These affirmations are so powerful. When you mean them and believe them. It’s not so easy to always feel this way though – and I struggle with it from time to time myself. We all need reminders to remember what our value truly is – but how? Telling ourselves positive affirmations can help us (re)discover who we are. Below are some tips on how you can start to un-do the negative beliefs and feelings today. Let’s start believing in our strength by letting go of what holds us back from reaching our ultimate potential.
Not all bacteria is created equal. Despite what you may have thought in the past, there is such a thing as “good” bacteria. Probiotics are a form of this good bacteria – they are living cultures that help change or repopulate the intestinal bacteria to balance out your gut flora. One way to keep this bacteria that lives in your gut happy, is by eating a healthy, varied, balanced diet.
Eating nutritious meals is key to good health. I’m all for pizza, burgers, and fries but it’s so important to practice the balance part of it and also eat veggies, greens, and food that has higher nutritional value. One way to ensure you are getting the proper nutrition is by meal prepping! If you’ve never meal prepped before, I’ve got some tips for you to help kick start you in the right direction.
In case you didn’t know, yoga is not about finding all the cool ways your body can bend for that perfect Instagram shot. 😛 Yoga is so much more about how your body and your mind connect in practice. I’m not naturally someone who thought that yoga was a necessity in my life. I love boxing, spinning, and always being on the go. I’m used to moving so much both physically and mentally, but it wasn’t until earlier this year where I truly felt like all of this high intensity and high energy, was really working against me. I needed to find a way to balance myself …
As a recovering people pleaser, I know how satisfying giving an initial “yes” response can be. Your friend asks you to go to a party, your family member asks you to do a favor, your boss is asking you to do more than your job function. My natural inclination was always to say “yes” even if inside I didn’t want to. I wanted to feel amenable and liked. There are so many instances in our day to day where we are so outwardly focused on others and making others feel comfortable, satisfied, and happy, that we lose sight on what truly satisfies ourselves.