After a weekend of travel, being just a little socially excited, and coming into a full week of work and commitments, one needs a little boost of energy to help the body recover from all the excitement. Popping a vitamin pill is not going to do much in the short term. Food goes straight to to where it is needed most.
I love this quote
And I believe wholeheartedly in it, and in the power of food to help us heal, and live a super life.....so this post may shock but will probably have you jumping with glee by the end.
I want to let you in on a little secret...but shhhhh...this is between you and me...ok??
Habits are the invisible architecture of everyday life, and a significant element of happiness. If we have habits that work for us, we’re much more likely to be happy, healthy, productive, and creative.
Or not. Gretchen Rubin
Gretchen goes onto say:
We can use decision-making to choose the habits we want to form, use willpower to get the habit started, then—and this is the best part—we can allow the extraordinary power of habit to take over. At that point, we’re free from the need to decide and the need to use willpower.
We take our hands off the wheel of decision, and our foot off the gas of willpower, and rely on the cruise-control of habits.
Mindfully, then mindlessly.
I am not a fan of restrictions.
As a Wellness Coach, I encourage my clients to rethink their approach, to food, exercise, thoughts and actions, simply by beginning with awareness. I often pose the question...Is there a better way?
Could we bring MORE of something better into your routine, more consistently.
We do this methodically, and slowly.
Crowd out the old to make way for the new.
Rather than being restrictive, habits help us remove anxiety, and create space to achieve our goals, and make them sustainable parts of our lives.
If you would like help and support in swapping out some of your ingrained habits to create a more vibrant you, please give me a call, and with just one session, we may be able to find some sustainable solutions for you.
Until next time, be well
I am a yoga loving, wellness craving wholefood enthusiast. I have amalgamated my great passions of yoga and food under one holistic umbrella to educate, guide and support my students and my readers to be as bright and as nourished as they can be. If we quiet the mind, and feed the soul through meditation, we give ourselves a chance to press pause on the busyness of our lives, finding strength to move through the fray.