While your mind may cook up excuses, it is a fact that any kind of exercise, even walking for a short while will make you feel better, and will increase your heart rate. It is even better with friends, at the gym, with music on.
Grass-roots meditation activist Shelly Tygielski offers 3 ways to practice self-care so we can recharge, refresh, and rewire for action. The day after the US midterms, after a bitter election season with hard-fought victories, severely-close losses, and some horrific violence in its wake, I found myself thinking back to a program I put together for the Women's Convention last October in Detroit for thousands of impassioned, powerful women.
Being whole and meeting our own emotional and physical needs first, is the only way we will build the world we want to see in the future. Repeat after me: A better world starts with the best version of me. Sounds a little self-centered, doesn't it?