Taking the time to “train” your mind using meditation may be a simple way to enhance your physical fitness and well-being. Mindfulness-based interventions may help athletes manage negative emotions and stress, improve well-being and even reduce injuries. Read up this fascinating research-based article.
“I have diabetes because my mother had it”, “I got bad genes from my parents and so I have xxxx (name your disease here)”. Have you heard people say this? Do you utter these words yourself? If you answered “yes” to either, read on.
While anticancer drugs have their place, it’s important to remember that the lifestyle choices you make on a daily basis will influence your overall cancer risk in the first place. The good news is there’s a lot you can do to lower your risk. In fact, I believe you can virtually eliminate your risk of cancer and chronic disease, and radically improve your chances of recovering from cancer if you currently have it, by addressing foundational lifestyle factors.
This blog post provides a detailed summary of some key sources of plant-based proteins. This is not an all inclusive list but hopefully highlights that you can be strong, energetic and healthy on a vegetarian diet. There are some elite vegan/vegetarian athletes you can turn to for more resources and inspiration, like Rich Roll.
As you sit to enjoy the meal you prepared for yourself or as your guests move toward their places at the table, take a moment to be grateful. The lively food prepared with love will fulfill the cook’s intention to nourish physically, emotionally, and spiritually. The holiday season offers us many moments to honor the everyday sacred.