By Aubrie Pohl
You can feel the combination of motivation and your vision magnetizing you, pulling you toward your goal just as it is being drawn towards you.
You create a schedule, and set intention to the tasks you will accomplish to reach that goal.
Every day, you take the right steps in the right direction.
Training more, moving more, you feel the diligent effort adding up, allowing you to move better, look better, and feel better.
Then suddenly, fatigue sets in.
Your muscles grow weary, your mind becomes dull and you become perplexed about what happened.
Despite valiant effort to reach your greatest potential, the wisdom of your body was gently reminding you that you need to rest.
Put the Pep Back in your Step
In our lives we are often on the run and may not notice when our energy becomes drained.
Keeping your inner vision focused and following the path towards it undoubtedly displays integrity, but it can’t be sustained unless you nurture yourself.
If we go beyond our limits, we actually use more energy than we have and, essentially, operate on a deficit.
By using just a couple techniques for rest, we access powerful tools for revitalizing our bodies.
Stress Won’t Let You Rest!
Stress is one of the most debilitating and widespread conditions present in the world.
In fact, it is so common that we think it is normal.
Within the elaborate system of our bodies, our stress response evolved and developed as a survival mechanism during life-threatening situations.
However, nowadays humans are getting stressed about EVERYTHING.
Manifesting justifications to get stressed about situations or experiences, stress can hold you back in all aspects of life.
The body responds by slowing down digestion, suppressing the immune system, and causing a ruckus in the system, which will definitely prevent you from rest!
There’s good news!
The stress we commonly see is a fallacy, it is an irrational feeling, and you can manage stress into a tool that makes you stronger.
You can reduce the stress you experience through mindfulness of your thoughts and feelings, knowing that at any moment you are capable of relaxing.
Learning methods such as yoga and meditation will allow you to master your emotions and improve stress handling abilities.
[By the way, I teach yoga at Innovative Results! Tuesday & Wednesday at 11am, Thursday & Friday at 8pm :)]
Every individual is different, but finding a method to liberate from stress will in turn allow you to experience the rest you need.
When our lives become busy, sleep tends to be one of the first things we sacrifice.
We get caught up in the idea that by doing more we will get more done, so we stay up later and sleep less.
Decreasing an hour or two of slumber so we can increase our task list, and then we increase our caffeine intake to manipulate the body’s energy levels.
However, it is during sleep where the body revitalizes itself.
Sleep is as vital to sustaining a healthy, energetic life as eating, drinking, and breathing!
A night of ample sleep is a potent energizer, fostering a healthy body and a vibrant mind.
On the contrary, a lack of sleep creates a sluggish body and a foggy mind.
Give yourself the gift of a restful night and experience yourself feeling more refreshed, attentive, and ready for life’s challenges so you can live your full potential.
Knowing when to rest is as important as the work we do.
Today by seeking rest, you can rejuvenate yourself and improve your quality of life.
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