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Mindful living is a journey we all have to take one step at a time, with every turn and every circumstance challenging us to respond in a more positive manner. If we are to be honest with ourselves though, sometimes (or maybe oftentimes) we just want to let loose and give ourselves a “break”.
What I have noticed is that the days when I feel like giving the mindful living a break and instead give people a piece of my mind, are also usually the days when I feel really tired and crappy. No matter how I try to zen out, I still get just a bit (or a lot) cranky and are easily irritated when I’m feeling ill. Of course, I know that I’m not alone in this.
As humans living in a body that experiences both pleasurable and uncomfortable, even painful, sensations, it is inevitable for our mood to be affected by our physical health. This is why keeping healthy and fit is important to anyone who’s on the quest for greater mindfulness. If you wish to better control your thoughts and emotions, you’d try to be as fit as possible to help you stick to a better frame of mind.
Originally posted on July 5, 2013 @ 12:35 pm
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When you are trying to take care of your mind, you also need to do the same for your body. Your body and mind are connected. They have a significant impact on each other. Whether you are struggling with mental health issues or not, exercising, eating well, and avoiding drugs and alcohol will have a large effect on your mind.[Read more…] about Take Care of Your Mind by Caring for Your Body
If you’ve already mastered the art of the plank, then try changing up your work routine with these fun, challenging, and super sweaty plank variations! These are great for strengthening your pectorals, or your chest muscles.
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