The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest -
The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.
Continuing the SERIES ON BELIEVING
Hurray, it’s Friday again! Time for the week-end! What are you going to be up to? Love to hear from you! Yesterday was Earth Day. This is celebrated every year on April 22nd. Earth Day is celebrated to demonstrate support for environmental protection and was first celebrated on April 22nd, 1970.
“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” —John Muir
Yesterday I posted on Facebook, Dan and Sherry’s angle for Thursday. People used to believe that the world was flat, not everything we accept as fact is actuality is – QUESTION EVERYTHING.
Remember when you were a kid, go back; when your parents told you something to do and you would question it with the word WHY! Perhaps, “why” questions helped you make sense of the world around you of what you were just beginning to learn about. These “why” questions also help spur and accelerate learning. Our adult responses are crucial. So, the bigger question is: What is your response to the “why” questions?
When we were children, curiosity played a big part in our “why” questions. Your curiosity about the world around you helped to build concepts, skills, vocabulary, and understanding of the unknown.
So, my question is, why as adults do, we not ask why? Life is all about learning the unknown and being curious of our surroundings. With the uncertainty these days, we as grown-ups should ask more often WHY, is this going on and how can we change it for the good?
Michael Jackson - Earth Song. (Lyrics).
“Nature never hurries: atom by atom, little by little, she achieves her work. The lesson one learns from yachting or planting is the manners of Nature; patience with the delays of wind and sun, delays of the seasons, bad weather, excess or lack of water.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson
Since Dan and my cancer diagnosis, we have been asking why and been sharing our experience and knowledge with you. Through pages on the website; clean living, which goes with yesterday’s EARTH DAY.
What is simple clean living? Simple Clean Living is about clearing out all of the toxic garbage in your life, on several different levels. It is a mind, body, spirit approach to healing your body and transforming your health and life. With food, it means clearing out all of the manmade foods and not eating process foods.
This is a clean start to all autoimmune diseases, change the way you eat, change the chemicals you use in your home, change the chemicals you put on your body, and change the negative things within your mind.
Meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness, or focusing the mind on a particular object, thought or activity – to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm and stable state. Being part of nature with your mind.
Another why to be part of nature is walking in parks. Walking can count towards this moderate-intensity exercise requirement, as long as it’s brisk, and it’s simple to fit these sessions of 10 minutes or more into your day. Dan and I love the Virginia Greenway, the sounds of birds chirping, the sun shining on our faces.
Away, away, from men and towns,
To the wild wood and the downs, —
To the silent wilderness,
Where the soul need not repress its music.”
—Percy Bysshe Shelley
I also did a series on POLLUTION and how it effects the EARTH and us. When going to the blog, go to the word #pollution and the blogs will pop up. You can’t change the environment around you outside, but you can change what you do inside your home. If more people went green, there would be less pollution that we will have to deal with.
PERSEVERE AND CARRY ON
It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. By Confucius
Constant, slow movement teaches us to keep working like a small creek stays clear, that doesn’t stagnate, but finds a way through numerous details, deliberately. By Rumi
People who fulfill their dreams are not merely lucky; neither are they necessarily the most talented. Rather, they understand the value of perseverance and determination. They believe that setbacks are simply a means to grow, and that small failures only pave the way for new insights.
They know where they are going even when others do not and believe in their own dreams when others doubt. Their vision comes from within and it is always burning in their hearts. By Lisa Crofton
You Will Feel Great after this 10-minute guided meditation
This 10-minute guided meditation is suitable for anyone looking for a short meditation they can do anywhere. Within this you will become focused on mindfulness, and will leave you feeling great! Enjoy!
If you’re looking for a way to focus on your self-care, mindful exercise can help slow you down so that you really focus on the connection between your body and mind. If a noisy spin class at the gym isn’t for you, consider slowing things down with more mindful exercise such as tai chi. A martial art that focuses on arm movements and is often used to balance the mind, using the focus and calmness of the practice.
Yoga and Pilates are also good options as both focus on moving with the breath of the body, using slow precise movements. Find a class or stay at home and follow a YouTube video. Moving in a mindful way and noticing how each part of your body feels and moves will help you turn your focus inwards. It should leave you ready to face the rest of your day with self-awareness and connectivity. Perfect for a day spent embracing JOMO.
Recapping the meaning of the word JOMO - a feeling of contentment with one’s own pursuits and activities, without worrying over the possibility of missing out on what others may be doing.
QIGONG FOR LOVE
Love is the frequency of joy, care, and connection. Qigong Flow in Love is designed to help you tune into the love that exists within you and expand your capacity to love. The routine uses the YOQI
Six Phases of Qigong Flow method designed to purge old energy, activate your Middle Dantian, the heart center, and raise your internal love vibration.
As I continue to be re-reading my book that I wrote four years ago; it’s a personal journey of my everyday experience with treatments that I received in Mexico. In relations to the current series of BELIEVING, entry from 2-7-11; MY NEW PATH.
Give yourself every chance! It’s never too late: we are totally different, there will never be another you and so make sure you live your life to the fullest. Yesterday’s actions are history; you cannot change them, but remember, there is always today. You can still reach for your dreams! Give yourself every chance, make use of your assets, stretch out with your soul, follow your heart and go with your gut.
STAND UP TO CANCER
WHAT IS CANCER AND HOW WAS I TREATED! FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE! WHAT IS CANCER AND HOW I WAS TREATED?
FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE. THANKS GOES OUT TO DR. PEREZ, DR. GARICA, VERA LOPEZ FOR MY SUCCESS OF HEALING FROM CANCER.
Earth 🌎 DAY, Dan and Sherry bared the weather this Thursday. Windy and 52 degrees. Forgot my phone, so no app; but Dan can testify that we walked a mile.
DID YOU DO YOUR WALKING TODAY, if not here is a video for you to follow –
1 Mile with Brittany | Walk at Home
Brittany is back! We are so thrilled to have one of our very first Walk Leaders, Brittany, back in action! Brittany has been a big part of the Walk at Home family for years and she is so excited to lead you on this 1 Mile Workout!
“An understanding of the natural world and what’s in it, is a source of not only a great curiosity but great fulfillment.” —David Attenborough
This is the time to get ready for foods and remedies that heal; alchemy of herbs. Yesterday I blogged a recipe on CINNAMON TOOTH POWDER! Today it’s the recipe on CINNAMON TEA FOR SOOTHING THROATS.
This tea contains slippery elm bark and populations of this tree have been challenged by disease and habitat loss. Buy only sustainably harvested slippery elm bark and if you can’t find an ethical source for slippery elm, then omit it from the recipe and increase the marshmallow root. Because many of the herbs in this recipe are oddly shaped, it’s best to measure these by weight rather than volume.
10 grams dried slippery elms bark
10 grams dried marshmallow root
8 grams dried cinnamon chips or 1 ½ whole cinnamon quills broken into small pieces
5 grams dried orange peel
5 whole cloves
Honey to taste
1. Simmer all the ingredients with 3 cups of water for 20 minutes.
2. Strain off the herbs and add honey.
3. Sip as needed throughout the day.
4. Drink within 36 hours.
ADVICE FROM A DOLPHIN 🐬
Advice from a dolphin 🐬. Have a playful spirit. Be curious. Find someone you really click with. Sound out new ideas. Glide through the day with ease. Find your life's porpoise. Consider the flip side. #advice#dolphin#playfulspirit#curious#click#newideas#glide#ease#life#porpoise#flipside
Until Saturday, ending with a saying from Franklin D. Roosevelt; a nation that destroys its soils destroys itself. Forests are the lungs of our land, purifying the air and giving fresh strength to our people.