Sometimes I want to share all the food pics and deep thoughts and funny memes on Instagram, and other times I can barely open the app because I'm just so not into it. Does anyone else go through phases with social media like this? 🤔 I must say, I do find my anxiety dips and my overall sense of peace rises when I reduce my social media use. But after a little bit of time away, I start to miss the community and want to check in. I think this is a natural and healthy way to relate to social media; to pay attention to when your brain is telling you it needs a break and honor that, without worrying about missing out or feeling pressure to keep up by posting every day. It feels much better doing it like this 🙌🏼🌅 #mindfulsocialmedia
MENSTRUACIÓN: momento de purificación donde el cóctel explosivo de hormonas y cólicos hacen aflorar a la superficie todo tipo de emociones. Hasta hace unos meses lo vivía como días de QUEJA. Me quejaba por todo (pero estaba 'permitido' por Andrés). Hasta que......... •
[...] Estando en Sevilla cayó a mis manos un libro que me llamó la atención, se titula: "Cómo ser feliz en Alaska"; el título captó mi interés ya que por ese entonces el que era mi novio vivía en Alaska y me afirmaba férreamente que las palabras Alaska y felicidad eran incompatibles por el frío. 💔❄☃️
El libro del psicólogo R. Santandreu hace alusión a que la felicidad es una elección, absolutamente ajena a cualquier circunstancia que nos rodee. Toma como ejemplo al científico Stephen Hawking quien sufría de ELA (esclerosis lateral amiatrófica) y todos y cada uno de sus logros personales y el aporte que dejó al mundo de la ciencia. •
Si Stephen pudo tener una vida plena y satisfactoria, una condición física como la menstruación no va a impedírmelo a mí. Decido llevar esta determinación al resto de áreas de mi vida donde puedo encontrar algún obstáculo para ser feliz.... el trabajo, una relación, mi salud, mi imagen, mi familia. •
"El principio activo de la felicidad está en nuestro interior, no en la realidad externa. Y no darse cuenta de ello -una y otra vez- es el germen de la debilidad emocional." Rafael Santandreu. 📚📖💓 #menstruacion #cosasdechicas
#queja #felicidad #rafaelsantandreu #misanacion
#period #complain #happiness
What has been the best new start you’ve had? .
Every moment is a chance for a new beginning, isn’t it? .
The best new start I ever made was when I finally embraced the fact that I can’t be all things to all people. I’m called to serve the busy professional who loves and cares about their family but is tired of feeling like their life is not their own, who wants to redefine what "health" means for both themselves and their family – not all busy people. Only this small, specific segment of the population. .
It was terrifying in many ways. I wondered if it was a mistake to limit myself, whether it was selfish not to help everyone because mindfulness and wellness IS for EVERYONE, and whether I could even make a living narrowing my focus so much. .
But at the end of the day, I know what feels right. And I am not looking back. .
What about you? What’s the most profound fresh start you’ve ever had? Pull out that journal and write away or share in the comments below. 💚
🎊Grattitude 👏 🎊👏👏 👏👏👏
The lesson I tend to relearn over and over and over again is that I can’t push myself through healing. Or through life. Falling back into the jukey little familiar arms of life habits that relegate us to the realms of what I think should be called toxic productivity mentality. It may be my toughest socially constructed addiction. Healing and feeling high functioning again tends to leaves me wielding myself around at times trying to be productively perfect and being hard on myself (I catch the mind whispering nasty things) when I am not. The layers of peeling back are so deep here in healing, so profound, these are the sorts of challenges that ultimately work magical teachings.
Melon island has brought me back to this lesson a few times, especially this week. I have gone to yoga, only twice, but I have pushed myself in the postures way too hard. It was easy to do this because my mobility felt absolutely on fire, but all my energy was left on the mat. Not how it’s supposed to work. I’ve also been doing a bit too much walking and working and outings and house tinkering. These are all things we HAVE to do right? No. I say no. I know that when I rabbit hole on productivity and doing things I HAVE to do - I end up burning up and out.
I think it’s time we all slowed down and silenced when we know we need to. I am in the throes of a deep detox so my body is very firm with the way it speaks to me and I’ve been grateful to rest in reply. Soaking in easy sunset meanders, floating through a slower yoga flow, detaching from the need to do.
This hyper-productive mindset is the sort of thinking and acting that brought on my symptoms and harbored this mean little inner critic over time. So it’s a very deep emotional unlearning that I am still unraveling bit by bit by bit.
Does your dentist’s office look like this? Mine does! 😉 LOVE his new space! It’s got amazing energy! 💜
I cannot stress enough the importance of seeing a Biological dentist. One that knows, understands and incorporates the safest and the most non-toxic approach to healing. Never have I come to understand the importance of the holistic dentist approach more than I do now. 👍🏼
YEARS of toxicity and unnecessary treatments prior to having my cavitation surgery back in 2011, having all of my amalgam fillings safely removed, and now finding @naturaldentistrycenter
is the icing on the cake so to speak. He is hands down the best dentist I’ve ever encountered and his staff is amazing. He understands chronic illness and does everything in his power to make your experience with him comfortable, relaxing, and positive. 🙏🏼
I encourage all to check out his website: https://naturaldentistrycenter.com for a ton of information on safe dental procedures. Materials used matter. Products used in cleanings matter. And if you haven’t seen the documentary, “Root Cause...”I urge you to. 🦷
I’m looking forward to my procedures coming up in the next few months with him. I’ve chosen IV sedation (done right here in his office) and I’ll finally be able to finish what was started back when I had cavitation surgery years ago. I will update as I go. Thank you for the help today, Dr. May! He fixed my sensitivity with ozone and a bite adjustment. ❤️❤️
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This is how I arrived to the East Coast 💁🏻♀️ I don’t understand how people tolerate working in this heat but wow I’m up for the challenge 😂
Happy Monday guys, I’m working on some funnel design freebies this week, what about you?
Are you having FUN?
Are you having fun while creating?
Are you having fun on this platform?
Don't take things so seriously. Let go every so often.
Don't focus on the result, enjoy the process instead.
Are you having fun?
💜Fig trees are blooming all over the streets of Portland, and I cannot wait for them to be ripe! Figs are a very nostalgic fruit for me. I had an amazing childhood, growing up in the South of France where fig trees were abundant. My friends and I used to climb these majestic beauties, hang out for hours on the branches, and stuff our faces with theses luscious plump babies😋
PS. Anyone have any thoughts on picking edicate? These are not growing in anyone’s yard. They grow on the patch of grass in between the side walk and the road...
‘Figs are one of the most alkaline fruits available and are rich in minerals such as calcium, iron, potassium, selenium, and zinc. Figs are one the highest sources of readily assimilable calcium in the plant world which makes them amazing to help prevent osteoporosis and their potassium content can help to prevent hypertension as well. 💜
Figs have the ability to bind to acids in the body that accumulate as fat globules and flush them from the body. They also work as an excellent laxative and their high mucin content help to eliminate toxic wastes and mucus from the colon. Similarly, they also also very beneficial for people who suffer from asthma as they can help to drain phlegm from the body. 💜
Figs have the ability to kill off bad bacteria while promoting the buildup of good bacteria such as acidophilus in the colon’ @medicalmedium
#medicalmedium #lifechangingfoods #medicalmediumprotocol #medicalmediumcleanse #medicalmediumcommunity #medicalmediumtribe #healingwithfood #plantbased #healingchronicillness #rawvegan #figtree #plantbasedeating #highvibefood #myhealthjourney #myhealingjourney #autoimmunediet #cfswarrior #foodismedicine #feelingnostalgic #mychildhood
This is an important post to share with you all, albeit not a short one. So, it appears that my chronic Epstein-Barr Virus reactivation came on just after we got home from Mexico. I typically push myself to keep going, which literally feeds the EBV and makes it worse. So, I’ve chosen to listen to my inner wisdom despite my overthink-overdo personality and SLOOOOWWWW DOWN to give my body the rest it needs to recover. But, I had a plan and I made a promise. I promised myself I would finish my ‘Year of Intention’, because as a creative person, I often don’t finish the projects I start and this year, I promised myself that this project would be different. After my EBV flare up (it’s been really rough, guys), I knew I couldn’t keep going with the plan I had for my ‘Year of Intention’. I wondered if I would have to give it up; let it go. Then I remembered back to the beginning of the year... on January 1st, I started my ‘Year of Intention’ and 5 days later we found out that I was pregnant. We were thrilled and I simply had to re-adjust my plans. I had so many ideas and had to let a lot go during the first trimester morning sickness. I’ve realized the last couple of weeks that I just need to re-adjust my plans and more importantly my own expectations. I’m reminding myself that although my own expectations tends toward perfection, I named this my ‘Year of INTENTION’ for a good reason. I’ve had to remind myself multiple times: “It’s all about INTENTION. Not perfection.” And that’s what life entails... making adjustments when necessary to not disrupt the flow of energy, rather than being hell-bent on one way, one thought, one thing while making yourself sick and miserable in the process. I’ve decided earlier in the month that I would make this month’s theme: “Intentional Rest.” This is something I’m intentionally practicing this month because my health depends on it. It’s not the easiest thing for me to do because I have a personality that just wants to go and experience life, try new things, push myself and create my own version of “A Beautiful Life”. And yet... this is still A Beautiful Life... because one of life’s great lessons is to (read the rest in comments)👇🏻