How do we take something that’s known and place it in the center of our consciousness and culture?
I’m taking about optimal health, alignment, balance, strength, flexibility, performance and potential.
As we move through the last few weeks of May, I found myself contemplating our current health consciousness which is in a state of crises. I couldn’t help but think we could be doing things better and more efficiently.
Unless we are in some kind of mystical state, our focus or consciousness isn’t strongly attached to our core or our health consciousness.
Pain or illness does an amazing job at getting us reconnected to our core, back into present moments. When your back “goes out on you” and sends you to the floor due to physical, emotional, or chemical stress, you’ll do whatever it takes to stand up. And once you stand up….take a stand and make yourself stronger than ever before so you minimize the chance of buckling again so you can perform at your best.
A shift occurs as you move toward strengthening and connecting to your core. When you visualize the “best version of you,” a trajectory is formed to help you see where you are and where you need to go. Keeping this shift on a daily basis is the focus on many different types of practices. From religious and even to a Cross Fit lifestyle.
You may be asking yourself, “What are the steps that form this trajectory from where I am to where I desire to go?” Innately you have the answer. Normally it comes during random periods. For me it happens after a chiropractic adjustment, a yoga class, during or after mediation, or during a quiet moment while walking on the beach. You’ll sense a spark or a “hit” of that something special. The key is to act upon “that hit.” That’s how you progress along the trajectory of health.
When you get the “hit,” step back and ask yourself why you aren’t expressing yourself maximally.
Look at the 3 T’s: Past and current TRAUMAS, TOXINS, and negative THOUGHTS.
Examine your habits.
Visualize yourself in a misaligned state and then in an aligned state.
Be in an aligned state, which is the “gold standard” at the end of your trajectory.
Most of us have a innate resistance to bad habits.
Most of us know that eating donuts will probably make us sicker than healthier. But most don't realize how "really" unhealthy and suicidal the donut is. The more you learn and truly know, the easier the decision become.
Your journey to wellness doesn’t have to be a struggle. It can be fun as well as transforming. All you require is a vivid visualization of who you want to be and the will power and courage to get there.
Start from within, start from the healing capacity of your body, start with the nervous system.
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