When I offered my first Reflexology workshop in 2016, man was it a disaster! You see,I forgot to mention a few details like the fact that they would have to touch other people's feet. Since signing up with a partner wasn't a requirement, people would be working on STRANGERS' FEET! OOPS. To say people were freaked out would have been an understatement :). The workshop wasn't a total failure though. I did learn a few things like:
Many of you know me personally and know that I rarely stop. I am a mover and a shaker and like to DO things. It is that go-go attitude that probably drew me to meditation and mindfulness. A few years ago I realized that I need more stillness in my life, a little more time to recover. Read more.
When I decided to become a professional reflexologist, I knew that my practice would help my clients feel better in many ways, but I had no idea how profoundly it would improve my own relationships with my children and husband.
A few months ago I added a little something special to my website. I call it "Student Spotlight". For full disclosure, I totally stole this idea from my CrossFit gym. They have a monthly "Spotlight Athlete" every month and I really liked the idea. I enjoy getting to know more about fellow athletes and I thought, "Why not try it out with my own students?" And so I did. And the results were...amazing!
I am currently in the process of finding a non-Multi-Level-Marketing Essential Oils business to work with and am glad to say that I have found one! In the process of my search, I stumbled upon a line of essential oils that parents, in particular might find really useful.
I've never been a "dieter". I like food. I eat it. I eat pretty well. Whole foods, veggies, fruits. I also enjoy cooking. So what's the problem? Well, I began to notice that I was drinking daily. I wasn't even enjoying it. You see, I was drinking wine as I was cooking dinner. It was pretty mindless, too. Just drinking because it had become a habit. One glass of wine while I was cooking. Another with dinner. I began to wonder, "What would my life look like without two glasses of wine a day? What would my skin, hair and body look like"?
I know way too many people who have destroyed friendships and even family bonds over posts on FaceBook. Go ahead and take a look at one of the posts that just really pissed you off. What was it that made you so angry? Chances are that if your take a closer look at what made you so angry you will discover that a core belief of yours was compromised.
Negative news can be appealing and eye-catching, however negative news can also leave you with a hangover with feelings of hypervigilance, anger, and pessimism. Seeing the positive, seeing the light in dark siutations, now that can be hard! Do you think you are up for it?
When people learn that I teach yoga and meditation, they often assume a few things about me. The biggest and “wrongest” assumption is that I’m calm all the time. I love that! Anyone who knows me, knows that I AM NOT CALM ALL THE TIME!
Besides food and drink, what are some other things you actually "take in"? How about things in your environment? What you see, hear, and expose your senses to. Social media, news, even people. They are all part of your "intake", too. Have you thought about controlling your intake of the good and bad?