Yoga not only stretches every muscle in your body, it also stretches your mind.
The practice presents people with the opportunity to challenge themselves physically, mentally and spiritually all in one place: on their mat. It’s not just about how strong you feel when you’re holding a pose for several breaths, it’s about what comes up for you in that moment— you might realize what you’ve been struggling with or overcoming, or you might see, for the first time, how you really handle discomfort.
The American College of Sports Medicine puts out an annual survey of 4,000 domestic and international personal trainers, exercise physiologists and fitness directors, which is an excellent indicator of where the industry is headed each year.
The Turmeric root is a revered and commonly used sacred spice from India.
A key ingredient in Ayurvedic medicine for more than 4,000 years, the healing benefits of Turmeric have become known around the world. It is reported to aid in the healing in countless conditions ranging from Ulcerative colitis (sores and ulcers in the lining of the large intestine) to Cancer.
Your mind is like a muscle: If you don’t train it, it will only become weaker. So in the same way you diligently train your body to perform at its best, you need to train your mental muscle so it will perform at its best too.
In true environments of threat, the presence of fear is purposeful, as it activates the fight or flight response needed for our survival. However, when fears are stemming from our internal perception and no true threat exists, then we’re really only responding to an illusion that we have manufactured.
Anyone can quit. Many do. But to keep going when others do not, to be able to dig deep and push to the finish line, that is what gives winners an edge beyond talent. And while you may not realize it, you too have the power to develop the mental traits that successful people possess.