IGNITE YOUR DAY

by MJ

AIR  ~  Movement of the Day:
Day 55 of the 100 Day Challenge! Flutter Kicks. They’re as painful as they sound! And you’ll most certainly be glad to hear your timer go off during your Tabata today! [Click here for additional Workouts]

FUEL  ~  Dish of the Day:
Chili Lime Drumsticks Yum! A fresh, homemade marinade makes these drumsticks unforgettable!  [Click here for additional Recipes]

 

SPARK  ~  Thought of the Day:
Quote of the Day: To be unavailable to our friends and family, to be unable to find time for the sunset, or even to know the sun has set at all, to whiz through our obligations without time for a single, mindful breath, this has become the model of a successful life.  ~ Wayne Mueller

Essential Element: A major contributor to this mess is the general lack of rest and repair.  As a society we have bought into the idea that rest and rejuvenation is a luxury, not a requirement.  This is fundamentally untrue, physically damaging, emotionally crippling and psychologically devastating.  We must take back our rest [click here to read Spark Insight: Rest & Repair].

Journal:  Write in your journal the numbers 1 -5. Next to each of them, write down a memory from this week that you stopped and recognized the moment happening in front of you. A memorable thing said, a story that gave you pause, a child learning to swim, a space in which you stood captivated with hundreds of others…. Whatever they were, remind yourself of them.  Jot down the numbers 1-5 so you can go ahead and look for them again this week. And post one of them here – as a comment  – so we can all relish it too.   [Click here for additional Journal exercises]

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