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Showing posts from July, 2021

Giving to Others vs. Giving to Ourselves

Give to Others To Give To Yourself In past blogs, I have spoken about the importance of Self-Care through Self-Massage, which is the single most powerful technique I have found for myself for creating and maintaining optimal health, and one that I have practiced for 35 years. Daily Self-Care, especially as we age, is so vitally important for our health and well-being. Do you put others before your own Self-Care needs? Are you a people-pleaser? When we live our lives by giving to others before we give to ourselves, in the form of Self-Care, we are setting ourselves up for some unsustainable health patterns that could have highly deleterious effects. When we give to ourselves first, we then create a state where our cup is spilling over, and this excess is when giving to others can truly and authentically happen. If we don’t give to ourselves first then we end up depleting ourselves, perhaps with feelings of resentment towards the people we are giving to. Why do we do that? Is it in order

Power Breathing

Power Breathing Benefits I hope you are enjoying abundant health this Summer season. One of the best things we can do for our health throughout the entire year is to remember to breath. Did you know that on average we humans take in 6% solids, 14% liquids, and 80% air ? Further, we can survive for 63 days with no solids, 4-5 days with no liquids, and just 3 minutes with no air . This speaks to the extreme importance of optimizing our lung capacity, especially as we are still trying to protect ourselves from Covid. Did you know that just by taking five normal inhalations and exhalations you can reset the respiratory center, that then resets other systems in the body - like cardiac, circulatory, digestive, skeletal, etc.? It's a great idea to incorporate into your health kit a daily, conscious breathing practice to boost immunity, energy and overall well-being . Power Breath Tutorial I just made a video of what's referred to as the "Power Breath" , something that takes