Beautiful Mind - Day 12: Dry Brushing

beautiful mind Jul 02, 2020

Welcome to Day 12 of Beautiful Mind! 

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Dry Brushing

Dry brushing can be done daily over the whole body, preferably in the morning before showering.

Start with a gentle brush and soft pressure. Work up to a firmer brush and more firm pressure over time.

Here’s How to Dry Brush the Skin:

Starting at the feet, I brush the bottoms of my feet and up my legs in long, smooth strokes. I typically brush each section of my skin 10 times. For lymph flow, I always brush toward the heart/chest area where the lymph system drains.

As a good rule of thumb, always brush toward the center of the body.

Repeat the same process with the arms, starting with the palms of the hands and brushing up the arm toward the heart. Again, I brush each section of my skin 10 times.

On the stomach and armpits, brush in a circular clockwise motion.

I then repeat the process on my abdomen and back, and...

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Beautiful Mind - Day 11: Reiki Body Scan

beautiful mind Jul 01, 2020

Welcome to Day 11 of Beautiful Mind! 

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Reiki Body Scan

Lay down on a yoga mat or a dedicated space you feel comfy.

‘Dry bathe’ your body by brushing the backs of both your arms down with your hands, making a sweeping motion downward toward the floor. Repeat with the insides of both arms. Repeat 3 - 4 times.

Bring your hands to your heart to set an intention for your reiki practice.

Now imagine a beam of healing white light flowing into the top of your head and flowing down through your entire body, spreading healing energy as it goes.

Now bring your hands to the top of your head and slowly move them down over your entire body, hovering a couple of inches above you, to complete a body scan. Follow your hands with your breath and ‘breathe into’ each body part as you move over it.

If you feel any areas that feel slightly heavy or murky in their...

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Pregnancy and Parenting Empowerment with Certified Doula Tanicia Reedon


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Beautiful Mind - Day 10: Tree Pose

beautiful mind Jun 30, 2020

Welcome to Day 10 of Beautiful Mind! 

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Tree Pose

The tree pose received its name from the idea that this particular pose has the stability, grace, and modesty of a tree.

The pose will help you concentrate as you focus on your balance and breathing.

Steps:

Stand with your feet 2 inches apart.

As you begin to focus, bend your right leg and place your right foot on the left inner thigh or below your knee.

Breathe in and out as you begin to bring your arms upward with your palms adjoining in namaste.

Stay in this position for 30-45 seconds.

Repeat this pose with the other foot.

Benefits: Vrikshasana calms your nervous system and treats numbness. It also improves stability and balance while it relaxes your mind and boosts your self-esteem.

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Mental Health, Healing and Amplifying Black Voices with Stacy-Ann Buchanan

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She founded The Blind Stigma franchise with an award winning, documentary that made Canadian history and has now branched out into a podcast.

In this conversation she generously shared her story and what has made the difference in her mental health and empowerment.

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Beautiful Mind - Day 9: Legs up the wall pose

beautiful mind Jun 29, 2020

Welcome to Day 9 of Beautiful Mind! 

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Legs up the wall pose

Legs Up the Wall Pose (or Viparita Karani) is a restorative yoga posture that allows the mind and the body to relax, relieving stress and tension.

It is one of the most approachable yoga poses as it doesn’t require much flexibility or strength. But even though it’s a passive pose, its benefits are pretty amazing.

Legs Up the Wall is also an excellent, calming pose for your morning or bedtime meditations.

Start by setting up a cozy space around a wall.

Next, shimmy your hips as close to the wall as possible, then start walking your feet up the wall until your body is in a somewhat L-shaped position.

Make any adjustments to facilitate a more relaxing space-- maybe place a pillow under your head, or let your arms rest on your belly or out to the sides.

At this point, focus on your breath-- try...

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Beautiful Mind - Day 8: Nadi Shodhana Practice

beautiful mind Jun 28, 2020

Welcome to Day 8 of Beautiful Mind! 

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Nadi Shodhana Practice

Sit in any comfortable seated position. Relax the body and breath naturally for a few moments, allowing your mind and body to settle.

Rest your left hand on your lap or knee.

Make a "peace sign" with your right hand. Fold the two extended fingers toward the palm or rest them lightly on the bridge of your nose. Place your thumb gently onto your right nostril. Place your ring and little fingers gently onto your left nostril.

Close your eyes and begin by softly closing your right nostril (using your right thumb) and inhale slowly, deeply, smoothly, gently and without strain through your left nostril.

Close your left nostril (using your ring and little fingers) and release closure of your right. Exhale through your right nostril. Inhale through your right nostril.

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Keep Your Eyes on Your WHYS with Krysta Lee Author, Actress and Singer

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In this conversation with Krysta Lee we dive into her personal journey as she shares the tools and mindset that have supported her during the most challenging times in her life. She's a multi-faceted ambitious mama and her most recent contributions as an author are empowering women round the globe! 

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Beautiful Mind - Day 7: Write a letter to Your Younger Self

beautiful mind Jun 27, 2020

Welcome to Day 7 of Beautiful Mind! 

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Write a letter to Your Younger Self

If you’ve ever sat down to write a letter when you’re mad or upset, you know the experience can be cathartic. It’s the same when you address the letter to yourself — your younger self.

Don’t let the past control your present. If you hold onto things that upset you, even if it's something you’ve done to yourself it can create a cloud of negativity that follows you.

Instead, face the past head-on with a letter to your younger self.

You may not even know what you want from the letter, and that’s okay, too. Just write!

You may want to confront past mistakes, write about anything that still bothers you, what you wish you had done, and where you ended up in life.

This letter may bring you a sense of clarity and compassion for yourself like never before.

Be honest...

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