The smell that instantly takes you back to grandmas, the feel of the warmest blanket from mom when you are having a bad day, the amazing taste of Sunday dinner with family. What do they all have in common? Comfort, Love and the ever-ending feeling of safety.
These are memories that our brains have recognized for just that. Most of the time it’s a good memory of comfort and love, but occasionally the comfort comes from just wanting to feel better and what results can be actually devastating and debilitating. What if I said that you could have that amazing, love and comfort with you all the time? Surrounding yourself with similarities will still have your brain sensing the same emotions and can elevate you in so many ways.
Some aromatherapy that brings about being at grandmas. Having a warm shawl, blanket or even the softest shirt while you are working. Bringing in the ingredients to make a rendition of that Sunday meal. These are brining in to your surroundings feelings that your brain will recognize and then release the hormones that make us feel safe, secure and loved.
The Carb Complex…
High carb, low carb, no carb, carb loading…
WHAT THE CARB?
Which way is a girl to go?
The dreaded thought that is either never talked about, or talked about how to avoid it! So, lets talk carbs!
Carbohydrates are the fuel or gas per say that you ingest or put in your car to have energy to go from one place to another or one activity to the other. With that being said take a step back and let that sink in.
Having a hard time wrapping that around your head, go grab a snack (nuts, seeds, grains, greens, fruits or vegetables) then come back.
Okay, now that you can focus, let’s get back to it. Carbohydrates are fuel not only for your muscles, but your BRAIN! Your brain uses complex carbohydrates to maintain focus and to think and to keep you safe! Now I said it. Complex Carbohydrate. So now that I said it, let’s break it down. Simply put you can breakdown carbohydrates into 2 categories, “simple” and “complex”
White bread Whole grains
White pasta Nuts
White flour Seeds
Sugary cereal Legumes
Candy Leafy greens
Refined or processed versions Vegetables
While both are broken down and used for energy, the simple version does not have the fiber or vitamins and minerals that your body needs to sustain function. With the simple form you will get a boost, but then quickly crash and need another “fix” to feel the same energy and focus, and if you are not eating “carbs” at all, your body is sluggish, tired, over stimulated yet unmotivated and concentrating on something will take forever, let alone if you are running on a treadmill or have heavy weights above your head.
Real, whole food is essential for your best potential. Forbidding an entire food group isn’t the answer. Empowering yourself to enjoy your food and creating a wonderful new relationship is a recipe for success.
The most amazing introduction of your life!
Right here, right now, today! Say hello to the person who is, and will always be there. Acknowledge, embrace, be kind to and love.
It’s okay to be nervous, but it’s time to cherish who you are, and look in the mirror and say Hello!
Today is the introduction and after that is done, it’s as simple as -hello- every day!
With in 6-8 weeks your brain recognizes your new set habits.
Follow along, as I will be showing you a system that will have you thinking of how our habits are shaping our mind and body.