Raw Foods And Performance

Raw Foods And Performance

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Raw Foods and Performance. We have all heard about raw, uncooked foods, their benefits and why we should eat them. The trouble is not many people actually know how to optimize their intake of raw foods. Overcooking destroys many of the nutrients and phytochemicals in fruits and vegetables. making it even more important that at least a portion of the foods we eat are raw or lightly cooked. The first thing we need to know is that raw foods are not just packed with nutrients and anti-oxidants but they can also boost your digestion. Raw …

Endure The Pain

The world is so constructed that if you wish to enjoy its pleasures, you must also endure its pains. Like it or not, you cannot have one without the other. Success is not measured by what you accomplish. It’s measured by the opposition you encounter, and the courage with which you maintain your struggle against the odds. You’ll find all things are difficult before they are easy. The greater your obstacles, the more glory in overcoming them. So, make up your mind before you start – sacrifice is part of the package. No pain, no gain; No thorns, no throne; No cross, no crown. You’ve got to go through the …

Steve Jobs on Not Settling

In his now-legendary 2005 Stanford commencement address, an absolute treasure in its entirety, Steve Jobs makes an eloquent case for not settling in the quest for finding your calling — a case that rests largely on his insistence upon the power of intuition “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do. If you haven’t found it yet, keep looking. Don’t settle. As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it. And, like any great relationship, …

No Time

The number one excuse I get from my clients concerning lack of exercise is that they don’t have time. I understand that most people over schedule themselves each day and exercise is usually put on the back burner. However, if you want to live a truly healthy life, one filled with energy and stamina, exercise is a must! Below are several tips that I use both with myself and clients to get them started on an exercise routine that sticks! Change your mindset The first thing you have to do is get into the right mindset. It’s not enough to say, “Ok tomorrow I will begin”. Without a strong determination …

Let's Detox

We Need To Detox

We Need To Detox Let’s Detox. Over the years, these toxins get build up in our system so much so that it starts showing on our health. Lower immunity, acne, constipation, stomach bloat, poor digestion, gas, fatigue, weight gain, excessive mucus, poor concentration, headaches, poor skin, poor memory, depression, body odor, and bad breath are some of the repercussions. Ever wondered if there is any weekend for your very own cleansing organ, liver? Friday night bash, Saturday night party, Alcohol, Pizzas, Diet Beverages, canned juices …. All add to the unwanted additives like colorants, preservatives, etc which our body cannot metabolize. Some health practitioners relate toxins to specific diseases such as …

The Answer I Seek

Is Within Me. Every time. Always. We can get advise from others. We can talk about it. But eventually we will need to confront ourselves. See that everything we feel we allow ourselves to feel. Everywhere we are, we put ourselves there. We hear what you want to hear, and see what we want to see. If something doesn’t feel right it’s because it probably isn’t. All those opinions will most likely end up confusing us, they may help tease it out, but the best way to find guidance is to step away from the problem and create space for our inner wisdom to express and be heard. Time spent …

Worry Less Giggle More

LAUGHTER IS THE BEST MEDICINE. Laughter relaxes the whole body. A good, hearty laugh relieves physical tension and stress, leaving your muscles relaxed for up to 45 minutes after. Laughter boosts the immune system. Laughter decreases stress hormones and increases immune cells and infection-fighting antibodies, thus improving your resistance to disease. Laughter triggers the release of endorphins, the body’s natural feel-good chemicals. Endorphins promote an overall sense of well-being and can even temporarily relieve pain. Laughter protects the heart. Laughter improves the function of blood vessels and increases blood flow, which can help protect you against a heart attack and other cardiovascular problems. Laughter dissolves distressing emotions. You can’t feel …

Get Out

Get out of your brain. The trap that is your thoughts. The cage that is thinking. There is no room in there for living vibrant. “Follow your instincts. That’s where true wisdom manifests itself.”  – Oprah Winfrey It’s a wide world out there filled with brighter colors and deeper emotions. Things we can only access when we begin reacting organically, feeling, responding via instincts and knowing your making the right decision because it feels right. When you consciously turn of the mind imagine how powerful it will be when you need to turn it on. Like our bodies, our minds are something we can choose to use, choose to strengthen, …