Balance Your Day

Today begins the Zodiac month of Libra. Engage the energy of the Scales today by considering all you have planned for today.   How much of your time is for others? How much is for you? What can you shift, add, or defer to bring in your day’s energies into harmonic balance between you and others, work and play, focus and...

Eat Mindfully

Awaken your senses, come to the present, and help you fully appreciate the experience of eating.   Choose a healthy food you like. Smell it, take in the scent. Bring it slowly to your lips and taste it with the tip of your tongue. Take a bite, and chew slowly and thoughtfully, allowing yourself to experience the taste and texture of this food. Feel your body’s response to eating it.   Suggested foods: oranges, chocolate, or...

Release Your Back

Improve your posture, and release stress and muscle tension.   Sitting or standing, turn your torso around, and try to look over the opposite shoulder. Hold that position for three breaths.   Change sides and repeat.   Take a 5 second break and do each turn once more, as described. Notice how you feel...

Connect with Water

Align yourself with the Element Water, the living plasma of life.   Science has found that water is changed by the energy it interacts with. Thoughts and feelings create different frequencies that change the water molecules, giving it a “memory.”   Get a cup of water. Hold your hands around it and spend 20 seconds sending it love and thanks for its life giving properties. Then drink the water. The energy of love and gratitude you shared with the water will be absorbed into your...

Give Yourself a Foot Rub

Feel good, refresh tired muscles, and activate a flow of energy to your whole body and mind.   The nerves and energy points in the foot connect to all major organs and areas of the body, as well as emotional energy centers. Giving each foot a quick massage can restore your energy in a short amount of time.   Take off your shoes. Firmly massage each foot all over, for 15 seconds. (Longer if you...

Progressive Relaxation

Strengthen the mind-body connection.  Close your eyes, and tense then relax the following in order, for 3 seconds on each breath:   Squeeze and release your: toes, calves, thighs, buttocks, stomach, chest, shoulders, arms, neck and face.   Breathe once more with everything relaxed. (This takes practice, so try it more than...

Energize Your Scalp

C18lear your mind and stimulate blood flow to the brain and nervous system.   For 30 seconds, give your scalp a vigorous all over scratchin’.   Feel the tingle!

Relieve Your Hands and Body

To relieve muscle tension in the hands, and stimulate energy points in the body,   One hand at a time, firmly massage each hand with the other, from the wrists up to the tip of each finger.   Then, rest your hands palms up with your pointer finger and thumb together in an “ok” position.   Notice how good this feels and take a cleansing...

Dance!

Dancing has been shown to release stress, increase flexibility, burn calories, and increase happiness (because it’s fun!)   Take 30 seconds, put on a good song, and dance!   Alone or wherever you are, enjoy the experience of shaking your body....

Heal Yourself

Love is the ultimate healing energy.   Think of any part of your body or emotions that could use some loving care.   For 30 seconds, send love and healing thoughts to that place.   See yourself whole, vital and healthy in every way. Know the energy is working from...
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