Our mind and body connection is undeniable. Sometimes what we feel actually shows up physically, known commonly as somatic symptoms. Yet, there is ONE body part, that tends to carry emotional pain more than others.
Q: Which one?
A: THE HIPS!
Americans, on average, spend over $143,000 in a lifetime EACH on self-care methods to help de-stress, but some of the best and most effective ways to take care of ourselves can be done without spending anything. As summer approaches, MORE stress can be added, especially if you have kids at home. (Source)
On today's show, we are bringing you simple and practical ways to take care of yourself and revive your mind, life and holistic health in time for summer.
Join Lucia and guest, Megan, Clinical Psychologist (in training,) and a fully accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist. Megan has worked with a wide range of mental health conditions and people of all ages. She, like Lucia, is an advocate for holistic health and self-love and offers us some ways to find joy and self-care this summer regardless of our circumstances.
A recent survey said that 97% of women will be cruel to their body today and that some women tell themselves a negative story about themselves over 100 times a day. (Source)
As we head into summer, we are helping you revive your mind and body acceptance with these real and practical ways.
Join me and guest Rachel Molenda, Toronto-based Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CNP), Disordered & Emotional Eating Coach and the Host of the Fill Your Cup Podcast who helps women heal their relationship with food and their body to ultimately find their food freedom and break up with dieting for good. Rachel and I will tackle how we can all break up with dieting for good, get to the root cause of why we use food as more than fuel and love and cherish our bodies just in time for summer.
How do you feel about your body? Do you accept it fully? Lets us know below!
An astonishing 60-90% of all doctors are stress related. (Source) With stress on all of our minds, coming up with ways to re-write our own scripts and break up with stress, (or at least reduce it,) is essential for our happiness and wellbeing.
You Should Know the top 3 things to say to yourself every day that can help combat stress and bring you closer to finding the happiness and wellness you seek.
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Get Un-Moody w/This New APP
Tech is a lot like our minds. It can either be a huge asset, or a huge contributor to mental, emotional, spiritual and overall health issues.
There is however, one app I recently found that I want to share called Moody that has helped me in both mind and body acceptance on my way to reviving my happiness and wellbeing before summer.
This app is mainly for women, (although if you are male you can track your moods too:) Moody asks you to put in some key info related to your menstrual cycle that can help offer some clarity on why you may be feeling extra down, or maybe like your body has changed overnight. I know these mysteries of emotionally fluctuations, sadness, and body aches seemed like they were my fault, or I was doing something wrong for so many years when in realty the answer is that our hormones are at work each month contributing to these changes. For me, just acknowledging and staying on top of this has helped me understand, Im not just in a bad mood or sad, it's really just my hormones. Knowing that, and knowing that these changes will pass has helped me change my story and be less MOODY regardless of what time of month it is.
So if you're looking to track your moods and body more carefully for a deeper understanding and to help you on your journey to happy and well, check out the app HERE!
We all have ups and down, but knowing the story behind it can lead to greater happiness, peace and wellbeing as we ride those waves.
On yesterday's show Christina Edwards talked about a list of beauty products banned in Europe, but not the US. We did some seeking and found more info on that list HERE!
Any surprise you? Let is know below!
According to the American Academy of Dermatology over 85 Million Americans suffer from a skin disease. (Source) With skin issues on the rise, the APA has identified a link between mental health and skin issues, citing that both stress and mental health conditions can cause skin issues, and reversely, skin issues can cause stress and anxiety.
As summer approaches we want to help you revive your skin and reduce stress to help your mind, body and spirit soar. On today's show join me and my guest Christina Edwards, owner of Oasis European Skin Care, to give real and practical ways to revive your skin and mental health just in time for the sunshine.
Check it out below & leave all your questions and comments for us here or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Happy Revival Seekers!
Have a Life Transformation You Have ALWAYS Wanted to Make? Here's the SIMPLE & REAL Way to do it NOW!
Summer is a time, much like the New Year, that people set goals to change their mind and life. Making a life transformation can be a daunting task that can cause most of us to stay stuck in patterns that don't bring us to the happy and well life we crave.
How do we make changes? How can you make a life transformation that doesn't seems overwhelming? We want to help!
Join me and my guest John Webster. After serving in the United States Army, John has been an entrepreneur for the past 20 years, ranging from online mail order businesses to retail store fronts. Going through a cluster of character building experiences (including PTSD, divorce, and bankruptcy,) he has been able to transform these weaknesses into strengths and help others through life transformation coaching and professional speaking.
Join us now as we journey together to HAPPY & WELL from the mind down!
This week we are kicking off or next series on WellSeekers to help revive our minds, moods and lives for summer. I was surprised to find out that there are actually many reasons we need to especially nourish our minds and spirits in the summer and think you will be SHOCKED to hear some of them as well.
I know for myself this has been a hard winter for my mind and body, so as we head into summer, I am thrilled to take the next six weeks with you to seek, find and try ways to revive my mind, spirit, body and life to be my best self, for my own peace of minds and to better serve others.
On today's show join Lucia & Meditation Guru Swami Varadan as they discuss the difference in meditation practices for the summer and the best ways to create the mind, spirit and life you want for the summer.
Come on the journey to find your HAPPY & WELL NOW!
You won't want to miss this one:)
Are you happy? Need some self-care? Or a way to change your attitude and day in just a FEW MINUTES!
Change your mind, mood & day RIGHT NOW with this powerful revival meditation!
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