Social media and many other facets of modern life are destroying our ability to concentrate. We need to reclaim our minds while we still can. The following passage is an extract from Stolen Focus: Why You Can’t Pay Attention by Johann Hari. It’s an important read. “I…
These are unprecedented times in which movement is no longer required. We hop in the car to go to store. A swipe on our phone gets dinner delivered to our door. Conceivably, we can never leave our home and get by.
Many of us want to be the best version of ourselves possible. We want to eat better, feel better and be better. The question of our own unique journey is whether or not we are willing to take it.
Technology was suppose to make our lives easier, but all it’s really done is make our lives busier. We’re in the midst of a giant social experiment that our nervous system wasn’t designed to handle.
Twenty minutes a day isn’t much effort to be rewarded with a strong, balanced body that uses energy efficiently and allows us to continue doing the things we love to do without pain or injury.
Our muscles are encased in a web of tissue that weaves in and around our body called fascia. Like a silk stocking, it holds us together. We must move our bodies every day to maintain elasticity and range of motion. The good news is it doesn’t take long. You can access all the muscles and joints in the body in about 20 minutes.
One of the goals of therapy is to reside in our best self. In IFS this is referred to as Self Energy. This is a state in which we know ourselves, our patterns, our blind-spots and our strengths.
We now know that the only way to change embedded, painful memories is to access the “emotional brain.” While talking continue to play a crucial role in therapy, it keeps us in our rational mind. To create lasting change at the deepest level, we must access the limbic system.
As our limited roles fall away, there is a shift from ambition toward connection. We may be as productive as ever, but the motivation is different. Liberated from the pressure to hustle for our worth, we can drop the masks of our persona which allows our spirit to shine.