No regrets PT 2
We use this powerful statement every day to create ourselves. It’s how you use it as your mantra I am… I am…. I am…
Douglas King: I am many things and consistently changing my I am. I am a holistic health practitioner, a yoga teacher a myofascial therapist, a reiki healer a musician and the inventor of the Rhythm Rack. I am what is known as a “life coach”
I get people to look at the essential elements of what it takes to experience life in our bodies with joy and livelihood, to take control of the experience and master the art of creation using the framework of their typical day. I take people through their day and show ways to shift their behavior to that which supports more of what they desire to experience.
The words of my guru as as clear as day when I repeat her words…yoga is not about standing on your head. It’s about standing on your own two feet. It’s difficult to be relaxed in the mind or calm in the heart or gentle in your speech or work with someone in a state of compassion when we have willingly let the body become full of ache and pain. This is why self-care is such a vital and important element in the final outcome of what we wish to accomplish.
If we are working on a project and the energy we put out comes from a sick mind or painful body. It doesn’t matter how efficient the proposal looks on paper or the presentation looks. The outcome is dramatically affected by the energy of the one’s creating it. The ripple in dark matter is constantly affecting us.
What we “put out” in known as our vibrational signature.
Not only does our energy signature effect those around us but it effects the outcome of our life and therefore leads us, to become elders wishing their lives turned out differently or elders whom are happy with their experience of life.
Sacrificing ourselves to love another
Sacrificing our self care for others in the name of love becomes detrimental to ourselves and those we love.
Sacrificing our time for health becomes a burden upon those we say we love by placing the troubles of caring for our sick bodies upon them. We don’t stretch so we can no longer move. We don’t exercise, so we can no longer stand. We don’t eat right, so we can no longer feed ourselves naturally. We don’t relax our mind, so we can no longer think clearly. This is the fate we put upon ourselves from the society we created. What good id sacrificing our health to nurture others only to put the burden of our decrepit body upon them.
Okay, what does it take to be a holistically, healthy person and treat our body and mind with the ultimate respect?
Guidelines for a healthy mind/body/life
Wake up when you’re done sleeping getting minimum of uninterrupted sleep between the hours of 12- 5 pm.
Drink a glass of warm or room temperature water with lemon upon waking
Begin a gentle exercise, stretching yoga practice
Refresh the mind with 15 minutes of meditation
Start your nutrition with easy digesting nutrients taking the time to thoroughly chew your food and or superfood smoothie 15-20 minutes.
Begin a few a tasks, which should include nurturing the earth where you live
Prepare for lunch with and appropriate balance of nutrients making it the highest protein meal of the day
Segment intend your vision of life with a 10 minute visualization
Continue afternoon tasks
Prepare for an early dinner so that the body is utilizing optimum digestion time
Utilize evening time to unwind the mind perform self care modalities and prepare for sleep.
Now let me ask. With all that is required to enjoy our body experience to the fullest, where is the time for a job.?
Well if we followed another simple rule for living, it would be easy.
Do what you love and allow money/abundance to develop around what you love.
wouldn’t this reduce a few regrets?
I went to visit my friend Hollywood Hal and met one of his old friends Gino. Gino was just as the name sounds, a big, deep talking, Italian from Chicago. During a brief conversation, he said it. “Never work for money.”
Unfortunately many of us were never taught these axioms of life and gave our power away at an early age and the resulting effects snowball in a never-ending array of chaotic experiences that we seem to be victim of. But in reality we were fed mantras and kept repeating them. TV is good for this, force feeding visual and auditory mantras.
Living a healthy life comes from a completely different world of what many may believe can exist.
My love and I. We have no bills, no mortgage, no insurance, no children, no contracts. We travel the world and experience abundance in ways that far exceed what we could purchase with “money.” We keep ourselves fit and free. We use our natural gifts to empower our work as healers and find those who need us wherever we go. We give and we receive.
We trust in the never ending flow of love which in turn turns into experiences greater than we could have imagined. All because we not only believe the words of wisdom that have been passed on to our culture through the ages of time , but live in faith.
If you want to get a grasp of the final result of caring for yourself and others in the way I speak, think of how the tribes live in the movie Avatar. The book series conversations with God speak about highly evolved societies. A society where elders are effectively utilized by caring for the young and tending to the community gardens.
I believe we all want to work easier, with joy and experience the feeling of making a difference. So what can you do the shift yourself towards taking more control of your experience and your health and therefore changing the experience others have of you and the energy you project into the world?
What do people feel when they are around you? You can’t hide who you are from that inner deeper level of your energetic self. and every thought and action effects the matter around you. Some people have jobs that allow them only to make the business run from a bottom line point of view and others work to make a difference. The best we can do is be honest and work within the framework of what we have created. Then we can choose whether or not we want to expand that framework to include more of what would help us live more of a live we could look back on…… with a smile.
What is your mantra?