Presence Practice by Stephanie
In times we feel emotionally unbalanced, stressed, lacking focus, energy etc.....having a presence practice helps return us to balance.
As I talk about in Chapter Two of my book Reclaiming JOY, the emotional roller coaster is not sustainable and keeps us stuck. We react and often cause more turmoil.
This simple presence practice, called BRFWA, (we love and use often at the Sanctuary) brings us back to a relaxed state where our emotions are in balance.
From this place of emotional balance or equanimity, we are able to ride the emotional wave without drowning in it / losing ourselves for too long. In equanimity we find our way back to peace and clarity and perhaps even a chuckle. Once clear, we are able to take clear, focused action that keeps us on the path of peace as we move toward our goals. Let's go!
BRFWA Explained (Give yourself at least 5 minutes to experience this).
Breathe: As a wave of emotion comes over you, slow down your breath.
Allow your breath to flow freely in and out.
Relax: As you slow down your breath, your mind and body will begin to relax.
Soften your muscles, let go of mental and physical tension.
Feel: As you relax, you are able to soften into what you are feeling.
Stay open to the sensations and emotions moving through you in this moment.
Watch: While feeling, you watch your experience closely, neither grasping what is pleasant nor pushing away what is painful.
Allow: As you watch, you allow the process to unfold.
You accept yourself and your experience exactly as it is, dropping the need to change it in any way.
BRWFA is the practice of being present.
Being present is what we learn during meditation.
Prove It 30 Day Health Challenge - Starts 9/9 with Stephanie!!!
To join in the challenge starting Monday, 9/9, kindly note- you must be signed up with me by 8/31 which is next week :)
I spoke about the challenge briefly in this week's nutrition podcast (listen here).
As I shared, many of us are nutritionally starved. This results in low energy, excess weight, and health problems. To address this, we re-set the body with a healthy cleanse, clean foods, and good quality vitamins.
At the end of the 30 days, you feel amazing and have cultivated good habits that you will maintain. Remember- consistency = key to success in life :)
If you want more information about the challenge, please email me here.
It will be fun, and you will feel fabulous!!!
Life is short, live it well,
On Nutrition by Stephanie
A few weeks ago I shared that I am bringing nutrition back into the conversation...in a simple, effective, and meaningful way.
My philosophy is that life is too short to feel anything less than amazing!!! More on program offerings soon :)
In this weeks podcast, I discuss why many of us are nutritionally starved resulting in low energy, excess weight, and health problems. I share why it's important to re-set the body with a healthy cleanse, and how clean foods and vitamins support optimal health. Let's go!!!
Listen to Podcast Here.
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