Nature provides the perfect blueprint for your health. Its biodiversity of plants, animals, bacteria and fungi represent a diverse ecosystem. Wild animals move freely across the earth to remind us that movement is life. You must live in harmony with nature to be healthy.
“The human body is the best picture of the human soul.” ~ Tony Robbins
Moving your body is at the core of vibrant health. Every time you get up and move you're telling your body that you care. Your body will respond by moving freely with grace and ease. Schedule movement breaks throughout your day until it becomes a natural habit.
On hot summer days find a body of water. Nature provides lakes, rivers, streams, waterfalls, and oceans for a refreshing cool down. Whether you're taking a dip in a cold mountain stream, kayaking on a lake or river, swimming by a waterfall, or surfing in the ocean, you'll be moving naturally towards vital health.
Being healthy is your natural state....
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Everything you need to thrive comes from the earth. In fact, your body is made up of the same elements that are found in nature. Like a flower that blooms among so many others, you're here to grow and flourish by staying connected to Mother Earth.
"Until a man duplicates a blade of grass, nature can laugh at his so-called scientific knowledge. Remedies from chemicals will never stand in favorable comparison with the products of nature, the living cell of a plant, the final result of the rays of the sun, the mother of all life.” ~ Thomas Edison
Mother Earth provides exactly what you need to heal, lower stress, reduce inflammation, boost your immune system, and stay healthy. Like Hippocrates said: "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be they food." That means organic whole foods, herbs, and spices from the earth are the best natural medicine.
One way to connect is by standing or walking barefoot on the earth. When your skin...
Your aliveness is nurtured by radical self-care. An empty inner well doesn’t serve anyone because it eventually dries up from overuse. Your aliveness comes from finding your balance and living in harmony.
Declare “I am alive and well” as you reflect on this quote by Howard Thurman: “Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.”
A well that is full has plenty to share and finds itself surrounded by beauty. It’s an inviting place to visit because it’s brimming with aliveness. Fill up your own well today by taking good care of yourself and notice how it naturally spills over and benefits others.
Wellness is an inside job. The image of filling up a well is the perfect metaphor for self-care. Imagine an empty well with nothing left to give as a way of remembering the value of restoring balance.
Self-care is more than a...
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