Posted on Feb 1, 2013 in Blog |

From Sharon – I don’t usually repost what other people write, but Robin Shirley has so many valid points and she says it concisely. I just think it is worthy of passing on to all . . . Dear friends, I think the toughest part of incorporating a healthier lifestyle is that it takes energy to make the change and follow through with it. And, if you’re wanting a healthier lifestyle because you want more energy, then you might not have the energy in the first place to implement the healthy changes! Accepting chronic fatigue and low energy levels does not have to be your reality. I have had weeks where I couldn’t lift myself off of the couch, quite literally. I can now actually jump right out of bed upon waking if I needed to. About 12 years ago I realized that I was the only one who could change my reality, so I chose to learn how to take care of my body in a way that was never taught to me, and I’ve never looked back. I wish this for you and I hope that taking these steps below will give you more energy so that you can experience life on your own terms! Have more home-made superfood shakes and smoothies. Consuming nutrients in this form is very effective because smoothies are much easier to digest than other meals and they can be packed with more nutrients per calorie than most other foods. I always use whole fruits and vegetables, either frozen or fresh. I never use white/off-white, powdered supplements in my smoothie. They are bleached, preserved and stripped of co-nutrients that help your body assimilate the actual nutrients that the powder claims to contain. I always add superfoods such as bee pollen, sprouts, cacao nibs, hemp seeds, camu camu berry, coconut oil and spirulina. Sleep more, please. There are so many differing opinions on how much sleep one should get. The truth is that the amount of necessary sleep is different for everyone because everyone has a different metabolism, activity level, stress level, dietary habit, geographic location, etc. All of these factors affect how much...

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