There are many avenues one can choose on their path to vitality! Here are my Top Three Recommendations to add to your daily routine!
Meditation is a practice that changes lives both on a physical and mental level. Though it is most often recognized as a spiritual practice, it also has many physical health benefits. These include a lower oxygen usage rate that reduces the amount of circulating free radicals. It helps decrease muscle tension, headaches, and build self confidence. Studies have also shown that regular meditation increases serotonin production, the brain’s happy chemical.
Gentle Exercise and Yoga
Exercise helps bring in fresh oxygen, expel carbon dioxide and promote circulation. Generating heat in the body and promoting sweating helps to get the body expelling wastes through the lungs and skin. Try to get in 20 minutes minimum everyday!
Dry Skin Brushing
Our skin is our largest organ and is considered the second kidney. We need to keep our skin breathing! Dry skin brushing is beneficial because it improves digestion, reduces cellulite, stimulates circulation, increases cell renewal, cleans the lymphatic system, removes dead skin cells, strengthens the immune system and assists the skin in removal of toxins.
About the Author:: Summer Peters lives on Maui and offers services in Yoga, Massage, Escape to Health Retreats, Surf Lessons and Nutrition. For information visit The Vitality Empire (www.vitalityempire.com). Also, follow Summer’s blog, Guiding You on Your Journey (http://vitalityempire.blogspot.com/), for your daily dose of inspiration and humor as she travels, hosts seasonal cleanses and shares healthy vitality recipes.
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