THE PEOPLE FACTOR: - IT'S ALL ABOUT ENERGY: Hey team this week I'm going to write about increasing your energy and vitality through values alignment and understanding where energy is being sucked out in your life. In today's blog we are going to start with the people whom are in your life. Ever been at a party and felt like you were completely exhausted?
If you were to put bad gas, kerosene, diesel or water in your car that required quality unleaded gasoline, what do you think would happen? Kind of a silly question, I know. Of course it wouldn’t run right or it straight up wouldn’t run at all. How many of us stop and think about all the bad or wrong “gas” we put into our bodies?
A yoga (connecting) essence is a way of living holistic. Using wisdom with the associations of various parts of our bodies makes for a mindful practice. For example our 1st energy center is located around the Coccygeal Plexus and incorporates the color red, the right to have, community, security and success, the sound lahm and the wisdom of inclusion being without judgment of ourselves or others.
Begin, by lying in your bed at night settling into final relaxation (savasana) by lying supine (on your back) with your shoulder blades, in back, gently tucked and settled underneath the chest with legs outstretched and palms of the hands facing up with the arms out from your sides about 20*. Next, begin thinking about the colors of the rainbow; red, orange, yellow, green, blue and purple evenly spaced from the tailbone to the middle of the brain or brow center. Furthermore, think of those colors as clockwise, rotating funnels emanating front and back indicating a healthy source
( Hint when your body needs them the most)
Carbs are NOT evil in these 3 situations
1. MORNING- You have fasted all night(hopefully), so when you wake up there is more room 'in the tank" to store carbs. Good examples are Steel cut oatmeal and Yogurt.
I hadn’t put much thought into the colors or design of my home until recently. My husband and I reno’d our bathroom and since then I’ve had the design bug. This urge to really make my home my sanctuary.
As we shift towards Integrative Medicine, what role should Energy Medicine play? Western Medicine has been slow to recognize Energy Medicine as a valuable tool in healing. There are many reasons for this. The biggest being the lack of research in the discipline. How does one measure the Human Energy Field? And even if we could measure it, does the dynamic nature of the Field lend itself to measures that are both reliable and valid?