Breath In Your Day Deeply
how simply breathing can nourish your body and soul
In sanskrit, the word for breath is the same as the word for life - prana. The first thing you do as you enter this world is to inhale. Your last act in this life is to exhale. When prana leaves the body, we die. The breath is a metaphor for life energy. The breath is seen as an important link between our body, our mind, and our spirit - moving from the purely physical realm, to the mental, to the spiritual.
Breathing is important for two reasons. It is the only means to supply our bodies and its various organs with the supply of oxygen which is vital for our survival. The second function of breathing is that it is one means to get rid of waste products and toxins from the body.
Oxygen is the most vital nutrient for our bodies. It is essential for the integrity of the brain, nerves, glands and internal organs. We can do without food for weeks and without water for days, but without oxygen, we will die within a few minutes. If the brain does not gets proper supply of this essential nutrient, it will result in the degradation of all vital organs in the body. Oxygen is critical to our well-being, and any effort to increase the supply of oxygen to our body and especially to the brain will pay rich dividends.
Breathing is so simple and so obvious we often take it for granted, ignoring the power it has to affect body, mind and spirit. With each inhale we bring oxygen into the body and spark the transformation of nutrients into fuel. Each exhale purges the body of carbon dioxide, a toxic waste. Breathing also affects our state of mind. It can make us excited or calm, tense or relaxed. It can make our thinking confused or clear.
When you begin your day take in a deep breath and take in the moment.
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Success Is Just Around The Corner
Every situation, properly perceived, becomes an opportunity. But you have to act on them if you're going to be successful.
Distant pastures always look greener than those close at hand, but real opportunities are right where you are. You must simply take advantage of them when they appear. You can start where you are at any time.
Success is all around you. It's not in your environment, it's not in luck or chance, or in the help of others. Success is in yourself alone.
You don't need more strength or more ability or greater opportunity. What you need is to use what you have. Learn to seize good fortune, for it is always around you.
You must go to success, it doesn't come to you.
Open your own doors to opportunity.
Keep The Weight From Coming Back
As you make your way along your weight loss journey, you may find you have a recurring fear: What if the weight comes back after I reach my goal?
Research shows that it's a well-founded fear because most people that lose weight regain it, and more. But there are positive steps you can take to ensure that it doesn't happen to you:
Monitor your weight so that you will be able to stop any gain early on. If you're not watchful, it can sneak up on you all too easily.
Your new, lighter body doesn't require as many calories to sustain itself, yet it's easy to slip back to your old portion sizes. Keep portion size in mind, and consider making a habit of leaving a few bites of food on your plate as a reminder.
You likely started exercising more to lose weight, and if that's the case you'll need to keep it up to maintain your weight loss.
The good news is that it doesn't have to be done all at once; it's accumulative through your day. Walk further, take the stairs, however you enjoy it.
When you reach your goal, you'll want to keep an eye on your weight, watch your portion sizes, and keep moving so that you can continue to enjoy all you've accomplished.
This information and other information is intended for general reference purposes only and is not intended to address specific medical conditions. This information is not a substitute for professional medical advice or a medical exam. Prior to participating in any exercise program or activity, you should seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health professional. No information on this site should be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any medical condition.
"Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons."
-- Woody Allen
To become more prosperous, we need to change on at least two levels. First, we must ensure our financial affairs are in order. We need an income that at least covers our expenses. And we need a foundation of habits, tools and skills so we achieve some financial stability in our day-to-day experience.
Second, we must become aware of the beliefs we hold around money and prosperity. If we unconsciously believe we are lacking in some way, then no matter what we do, we will unconsciously sabotage our own efforts to improve our finances.
And third, it's helpful to understand the spiritual principles that govern our level of abundance. Once we know those principles, we can work effectively within them to attract abundance to us.
"If you're prosperous in soul, you'll be prosperous in whole."
-- Mark Victor Hansen
Low Glycemic Low Sugar Barbecue Sauce Recipe
Carbs Per Serving: 1.3 g
Prep Time:<25 minutes
Skill Level: Easy
With Spring around the corner it is getting to be time to fire up the Barbecue. The only problem Barbecue sauce is generally loaded with sugar. Here's a great Barbecue sauce that tastes awesome and is low in sugar.
1 can (10 3/4 ounces) condensed tomato soup
1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
1/2 cup light molasses
1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 cup Fructevia, Steviva Brand Stevia Blend or a dash of Steviva Brand Stevia Powder
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
1 small clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons seasoned salt
2 teaspoons dry mustard
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons orange or lemon zest
1 teaspoon paprika
1/2 teaspoon pepper
Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 15 to 20 minutes. Brush on chicken or meat during last 15 minutes of grilling.
Makes about 3 1/2 cups - freeze extra sauce
Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
Total Calories: 600
Calories Per Serving: 12
Total Fat Per Serving: .3g
Saturated Fat: 0.00g
Carbohydrates Per Serving: 1.3g
Dietary Fiber: 0.5g
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