https://youtu.be/4Lb5L-VEm34 With anxiety, stress, and sleep dysfunction skyrocketing around the globe, it's time we look at the unspoken reasons why. These debilitating challenges can be meaningfully impacted with ten to twenty minutes of breathing exercises per day. Max Strom,who has taught breath-work for 20 years, reveals his insights into the healing power of the breath. Max Strom teaches personal transformation, mindfulness, and yoga worldwide and is known for inspiring and impacting the lives of his students. His Inner Axis method addresses the internal aspects of our life and our potential for physical and emotional healing. He is the author of "A Life Worth Breathing," and, "There is No App for Happiness."
If you’re like most people, you probably think of stress as something entirely negative. You get stressed out from clocking too many hours at work. Stressed from not sleeping enough. Stressed from the day-to-day tasks and obligations that characterize life in the 21st century. Stressed from feeling stressed. If you’re reading this blog, it’s more than likely that you have some high-achieving, type-A tendencies. In the spirit of optimization, you love the challenge of pushing yourself mentally and physically, and welcome the stress, the discomfort, and the difficulty that serve as milestones down the path to reaching your goals. Now, embracing discomfort and difficulty isn’t just an effective mindset for growth, it’s also a concept that is literally hardwired in your body; it’s a scientific phenomenon called hormesis and it’s the reason why stress and hardship can actually be beneficial. In this blog I’m going to talk about how the innate stress
How to Use Positive Stress To Get Tougher, Build Hardiness, and Cultivate Grit with Hormetic Training Science now agrees: what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. It’s a little something called hormesis. Here’s what it means… “Hormesis is a biological phenomenon whereby a beneficial effect (improved health, stress tolerance, growth or longevity) results from exposure to low doses of an agent that is otherwise toxic or lethal when given at higher doses…The philosophy of Hormetism…is based upon harnessing this biological phenomenon in a deliberate and systematic way in order to increase strength and resilience.” – GettingStronger.org Put simply, stress – at the right dose and under favorable conditions – leads to getting stronger and better able to handle stressors in the future. It’s pretty cool, and one of the amazing things about being human. So, here are some questions for you to reflect on. Aww, c’mon John. You mean, I actually have to
https://youtu.be/tW6vWKVrmLc Dr. Russ Harris, Acceptance & Commitment Therapist, clarifies “The Choice Point” – a purposeful way of living guided by your innermost values & desires, which in turn can lead to a more rich, full, and meaningful life.
https://youtu.be/Xco3UjLLvGo There is a certain mythology that seems to have attached itself to the practice of mediation. There are also a few myths that keep people from enjoying this ancient and life-enhancing daily ritual. Watkins will debunk the 5 most common myths and show you how you can benefit from very simple mediation in just 10 minutes a day. Light Watkins is one of the world’s leading experts in meditation and creator of The Inner Gym book series. He has taught meditation in several countries, festivals, corporations, community centers and schools. His diverse list of clients include everyone from Oscar-nominated actors to stand-up comedians, dentists and lawyers.