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What does Relaxing mean to you?

Just recently I’ve had to stop and just be… as I get older it seems the body speaks with a louder voice. If I overdo it, the body shows me in different ways… a pain in the tummy, nerve pain, a slight headache.

Can you relate?

So what can we do to know when to stop before the body yells at us to slow down… Here are just a few that I find help me.

 

 

  1. Breathing… In this simple, powerful technique, you take long, slow, deep breaths (also known as abdominal or belly breathing).
  2. Meditation… Research suggests it may be helpful for people with anxiety, depression, and pain.
  3. Walking/Exercising… being one with nature, whether walking along the beach or a country stroll through nature, some form of exercise each day can be very beneficial for allowing our bodies to relax and enjoy the great outdoors.

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Do We Openly Communicate Enough?

heart-2One of the biggest things that society or the media tries to make us do… is not talk about things, openly communicate… we are told to build a bridge… harden the F up… get over it, but in actual fact the only way we can begin to heal is to communicate…

People are hurting. What does it take to say a kind word to a stranger… to help someone in need (without expecting something in return) to think about those less fortunate than ourselves… if we all started to apply these things in our lives… well there would be a huge shift for humanity… love each other for who we are… and treat each other the way we like to be treated…

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