I've been learning a lot about subconscious thought and the power of the brain in changing patterns in the body. The mind has so much to do with our health and healing that I want to invite you to join me in a challenge.
We've all been there in the burnout of changing our ways in the new year. Sometimes our goals are a little too intense for us to actually achieve them with everything else we have on our plates in this thing called life. I want you to be successful in living the most healthy life possible. That's why I'm sharing 4 things to do in order to have lasting change & feel better in your body.
Thank goodness there's more literature out that shares the connection with the low back and hamstrings. To me, knowledge is power and I'm sharing 3 pieces of information that will help you have more length in your hamstrings and a happier low back. Watch this month's video blog to learn my hacks!
The 3:00 slump is something that affects almost all of us. You've been at your desk for a while, that piece of chocolate in your drawer you ate as a treat felt like a boost but now your sleepy. Your shoulders and upper back hurt and your head is forward.
Sound like you?
When your body is in a static position for 49 minutes or less, it takes 20 minutes of movement therapy (yoga, bodywork, exercise, etc.) to release that pattern. If it is in a static position for 50 minutes or more, it takes 3-4 hours of opposite action or movement therapy to release that pattern.
The way you sleep effects your patterns, your posture, and your pain. If you could sleep in a way that would allow your body to rest and let go of the stresses of your day in a therapeutic way, would you do it?
I was talking to my mother the other day and she was telling me all about how she walks on her lunch hour at work and then again at night with my father before dinner. She mentioned that when she walks at work, she goes up the stairs, down the hallway and then up to the next floor until 30 minutes have passed.
Have you ever worked very diligently on something and seen the results in more places than the main goal? Take for instance changing the way you eat in order to lose weight. You have a goal to wear a smaller size. Along the way to that goal, you notice that not only are you looking better, but you are also feeling better too! I had a similar experience to the work I have been doing and it's simply amazing!
I went for a run the other day in this beautiful weather we are having. On my cool down, I watched the other runners intently and became very aware of their patterns.