I got some new kitchen toys, so of course i had to play with one immediately! First thing I made in my new Ninja blender, was… VEGAN ICE CREAM. I blended frozen Bananas, cocoa powder, and peanut butter. It was sooo TASTY!
…. Just yesterday, I over heard the Fox News channel, discouraging people form trying healthy alternatives to Ice Cream. they said that ice cream made with almonds and Coconut lack the calcium and protein, found in Dairy ice cream. What an outrage! If that’s not proof our government is trying to kill us to get rich, then I don’d know what is… End side bar
Below is a link for more information on the best plant sources for calcium and much more.
My Vegan Ice Cream rescipe came from the book,
I ended up having to add two ice cubes to really get it blended. It came out the perfect consistency.
The Oxford Dictionary explains mindfulness as follows:
the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something:
“their mindfulness of the wider cinematic tradition”
a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic
Practicing mindfulness is an excellent way to reduce stress and anxiety. Negative stress can lead to disease in body, and sometimes death. When we practice mindfulness in everything we do, we are safer, more efficient, and often calm.
While working, I practice mindfulness everyday with my clients. I must focus on what I am physically doing with my body posture and how I am using it. at the same time, I am focused on the body that needs my therapeutic care. Most importantly, I must stay mindful of how the client is feeling, what they want, and any unspoken ques they may be showing. It is an intuitive dance and in these moments, I feel very peaceful. Now the trick is to practice, so that life is this way in all things. the other day I cut my finger open washing the dishes, because my focus was elsewhere, that wont happen again. ha-ha.
That reminds me of something called the grilled cheese theory. growing up when we were given a grilled cheese sandwich usually one side would have burnt. Do to multi tasking. How you do anything in life, is how you will do everything. so, if we give our all, our full attention to the small things we do every day; imagine all the big things we could accomplish.
What helps you to focus your mind, when you are being pulled several directions?
If you have a busy mind and trouble relaxing, you might like to try guided mediation. I will write more about affirmations soon. If you’re interested, before you so to sleep play this video, see it helps guide you into a deeper sleep.
Positive energy and emotions broadens thinking, expands awareness, increase abilities, build resiliency and create an upward spiral of learning and growth. when facing life’s challenges, let us be filled with gratitude, for the opportunity for creativity and growth. keeping a positive outlook in all tings gives us the power to make our dreams our reality.
“You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true.” -Richard Bach
Tell me about your hopes and dreams for the future. If you found a magic lamp and a genie where to grant you 3 wishes, what would they be?