Your obstacles will melt away, if instead of cowering before them, you make up your mind to walk boldly through them.
Do the thing you fear and fear disappears. Confront your fears, list them, get to know them and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead.
When you face the things that scare you, you open the door to freedom.
The only thing you have to fear, is fear itself.
Tips On Boosting Your Energy Quickly and Easily
Walking, cycling, stair climbing - any activity that makes your heart pump hard qualifies as cardiovascular or aerobic exercise. It's one of the cornerstones of a good fitness program and it's the best way to burn calories, strengthen bones, and build up healthy heart and lungs. Below, some ways to build your aerobic workout.
Frequency: Stick-to-it-ness pays big rewards
For overall good health, aim for at least three half-hour aerobic workouts each week. For excellent health, it's best if you can aim for up to five workouts per week. For weight loss, up the ante a bit more. Try for four to six slightly longer sessions per week. Don't overdo it: even elite athletes should train no more than six days each week, giving their bodies a day to fully recover.
Intensity: Work out hard for best results.
You'll want to exercise with enough intensity to keep your heart pumping at 60 to 80 percent of its maximum rate. This range is called your 'heart rate training zone.' Our target heart rate calculator can figure your maximum heart rate and apply the appropriate percentages. To see if you're in your training zone, take your pulse. Count it for 10 seconds and multiply by six to get the number of beats per minute. For another approach, try to carry on a conversation with the instructor or a training partner while exercising. If you cannot speak without breathing hard, you're working too intensely. Ease up a bit so that you can comfortably carry on a conversation. You're in the training range.
Time: All it takes is 30 minutes a day.
Beginners can start with 20 minutes or three 10-minute segments interspersed throughout the day. Eventually you'll build up to a continuous half-hour exercise session.
Type: Ride, run or walk, whichever you like best.
Cardiovascular activity is any exercise that raises your heart rate for a prolonged period. There are plenty of exercises to choose from, both in the gym and outdoors. Pick one or several and get to it!
Do not forget to drink a lot of water before, during and after your work out. Drinking 64 ounces of water everyday will help boost your energy. What I suggest is adding the juice of half a lemon to 32 ounces of water with a sprinkle of Steviva Brand Stevia Powder . Aside from being less than 2 carbs, you will get the health benefits that the stevia provides along with the vitamin C and electrolytes that lemon have. You can substitute limes for lemons if you get bored. Click here to order stevia powder . Now, start splashing.
This information and other information on this site 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.
Acceptance As Giving
Allowing Ourselves To Receive
Giving and receiving are part of the same cycle, and we each give and receive in our own ways. But we can lose our balance when we try to be too controlling on either side of the cycle. On the receiving end, we may feel that we don't deserve the effort made if what we gave was easy for us to give. But perhaps there is a different lesson there for us. We may be receiving not only gratitude, but a chance to see the world through the eyes of another. We may be learning that just because we gave easily, it doesn't diminish its value. Or perhaps the universe is giving us an example to hold close to our hearts, to encourage us on some future day when our own generous act of giving is not met with a visible act of receiving. When we can allow ourselves to receive as well as give, we do our part to keep the channels of abundance open for ourselves and others.
Sometimes we may find ourselves struggling to respond to others' gifts in the same waysólike responding to an expensive present with something equally expensive, or feeling like we have to throw a dinner party for someone who has thrown one for us. But when these are done out of a sense of obligation, their energy changes from something that shares to something that drains. If this sounds familiar, we can decide next time to allow ourselves to receive with arms, minds and hearts open and simply say thank you.
Accepting a person's gift is a gift in itself. Sincere appreciation for their acknowledgement and their effort joins our energy with theirs in the cycle of giving and receiving, and nurtures all involved. If ever we find we are still having difficulty, we can decide to allow ourselves to be conduits for gratitude and accept on behalf of a loving, giving universe.
Low Glycemic No Added Sugar Apricot and Walnut Chutney
Carbs Per Serving: 4.65 g
Prep Time:<55 minutes
Skill Level: Easy
This chutney is great with cheese, poultry, pork and even fish like salmon. The walnuts provide the Omega 3 and the apricots are low in sugar yet high in vitamin C. This is a lot of chutney so... you can freeze it, can it or give it to friends. Spread the joy.
3 lbs Apricots
2 cups Fructevia or Steviva Brand Stevia Blend or 1/4 teaspoon of Steviva Brand Stevia Powder mixed with 2 cups of applesauce
8 oz dried raisins
1 lb Onions; peeled, chopped fine
2 teaspoons Salt
1 1/2 pint Cider vinegar
1 teaspoon mustard
2 Garlic cloves -- peeled, crushed
1/2 teaspoon powdered allspice
8 oz Walnuts very roughly chopped
2 Oranges (rind only)
Split and stone the fresh apricots and chop roughly. Boil the chopped onions for a few moments to soften them, otherwise you always seem to get a few hard bits. Drain. Put all the ingredients except the walnuts into a large preserving pan and bring to the boil. Turn down the heat and cook gently, stirring regularly, for 1 1/2 hours until the mixture is thick and jammy. Stir in the walnuts. Put into in warm sterilized jars or freeze.
Total Calories: 2792
Calories Per Serving: 37.2 serving size 1-2 teaspoons
Total Fat Per Serving: 1.75g
Saturated Fat: 0.10 g
Cholesterol Per Serving : 0 mg
Sodium Per Serving : 0.5 mg
Total Carbohydrates Per Serving : 4.65g
Dietary Fiber: 1.0