How to Walk for Wellness for Your Mind, Body & Spirit AND Burn Calories Too!!!
|Pumped after my early morning walk!|
Well, today is my first day of my new wellness program for ME!! Yes, I am going to practice what I preach on the "for real" side and I will be blogging about my progress daily. Well...at least that is my goal!!
Why is it necessary for a Health and Wellness guru such as myself to start a wellness program? I mean after all I am supposed to be in shape, healthy and well. Right? NOT!! I have been so busy working and building my business that I have let myself slip and now it is time to get busy.
Here are my wellness goals:
- to drop ten pounds in three months
- spend more time in meditation and reflection
- get my 30 minutes of movement in EVERY day (walking, strength training, dancing, stretching, yoga and Pilates, whatever I feel like for the day)
- work/life balance...to many 12 to 16 hour days lately (even if my business is my passion to much work and no play is not healthy!!)
- start a 21 day detox (drinking my Asea every day, increasing water,no dairy, no sugar, decaf only!)
- work on my thyroid and adrenal health
It was just after sunrise when I began walking. I was beautiful! My mood instantly improved and I began to feel some ENERGY! Yes this walking thing in the morning isn't so bad.
|A brisk walk in the morning...a beautiful way to start your day.|
Then, I put on my favorite walking music. I started with this song, my favorite get happy and get movin' song. Now I am movin' and groovin' feeling great!! Suddenly my aches and pains are gone, my spirit is soaring, my mind is starting to think in a "can do" pattern. Baby...I have arrived. I am now on my way to implementing my Wellness Plan. By the way...while I was walking take a look at was going on with my body and burning calories!! I walked a total of three miles. YES!
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