Slow Down and Take Time To Smell The Roses…
Slowing down is hard to do! I’m working on it. I am a women always trying to do it all. As a wife, mother, daughter, sister, friend and a women devoted to her career I continue to struggle with finding my balance. I’m working on breaking the habit of being busy and live a slower more intentional life! I need to stop to smell the flowers…sing in the shower… say good morning to my neighbor… have lunch with a friend…take a different route home… watch the sunset…and make sure I tell everyone I love “goodnight”. I want to take advantage of the small moments! I aspire to be a better person, to live in the moment and to appreciate life and all that comes with it. After all, the happiest people don’t necessarily have the best of everything, they just make the best of everything! [Click to Tweet]
Getting a great start to my day has been key to my slowing down and becoming more mindful in the moment.
Below is a sequence of Sun Salutations that I have incorporated into my morning routine. By taking a few moments to invest in ourselves we will be much better suited to face the day. So why not make the most of those first few moments of your day? Simply follow the sequence of poses, holding each pose for as long as it feels good. Slowly waking your body, elongating the spine, getting the blood flowing, breathing deeply and working out the kinks. Follow this sequence in a series of 3 or simply listen to your body each day. Maybe just start with one sequence and work up to 3 sequences a day.
I invite you to Slow down….take time to invest in yourself, others and those small moments…and let the happiness catch up to you. [Click to Tweet]
November 11, 2015
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Dr. Keith S. Ungar and Dr. Andrew Kender, Chiropractic Physicians
“Stop and Smell the Roses: 5 Ways to Be Present Now.” ‘positively Present’ N.p., n.d. Web. 02 Nov. 2015.
Photograph’s of and by Ashleigh Vale, My Favorite Yogi.