We have busier lives now than ever before. We live in a world that keeps us constantly connected in various ways and it is a real struggle finding any amount of time to re-charge, re gather ourselves so we are able to wake up tomorrow and start again. Many things throughout our day drain our energy levels, and offer very little if not nothing to re-charge them. There are areas in our lives we can look at though and see where the energy is leaking out from. We can then learn and practice how to build it up again.
You think you can save time by doing more than one thing at a time. You may even think you are really good at multi-tasking. Reality check; no one is good at multi-tasking, even the ones who claim to be. It actually isn’t possible to multi-task and accomplish things properly. You aren’t focused in on one thing and therefore you are focused in on all things, stimulus overload!! You get anxious feelings and your mind becomes cluttered with stimuli from a number of sources. You begin to react to the task at hand instead of respond and your reactions cause up to 25 minutes of you being essentially offline, which is driven by the cortisol raging through your body, inhibiting any rational or logic response or action to those tasks at hand. You then have hours worth of perhaps “repairs” or “re-doing” ahead of you. If you simply focus on one thing at one time you work through each task from start to finish within the time it takes, thus giving you a sense of accomplishment….a feel good experience….then move on to the next task being all charged up and full of the hormones that make us feels really great about ourselves because we have accomplished something. Celebrate those accomplishments, each and everyone of them, even the small ones.
It is said that life begins at the end of your comfort zone. When you want something you’ve never had, you have to do something you’ve never done. Why not try a new class!! Why not try our Balanced Yoga class with the incredible Marcy. This class begins September 11th.
This 75 minute class blends the dynamic energy of a flow class to strengthen, stretch, and get the body and mind invigorated. Then moves into stillness with poses that focus on lengthening, elongating, and releasing the fascia to loosening blockages. Held in a warm room to encourage blood flow and ease throughout the practice. The purpose of this class is to create a sense of unity and balance within the body, mind, and soul.
See you on the mat Mondays at 12:30 !