IGNITE YOUR DAY

by MJ

AIR  ~  Movement of the Day:
Day 61 of the 100 Day Challenge! Engage your core today with a Tabata full of Side Planks! A simple, yet incredibly effective exercise, so get your timers ready!  [Click here for additional Workouts]

FUEL  ~  Dish of the Day:
Its easy to add your veggies to your plate with our Honey Apple Cole Slaw. Delicious raw nutrients with an amazingly light, and dairy free dressing! [Click here for additional Recipes]

 

SPARK  ~  Thought of the Day:
Quote of the Day: Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must fervently believe, and upon which we must vigorously act. There is no other route to success. ~ Stephen A. Brennan

Essential Element: The essential elements collect, combine, and interact to shape your life.  The parts are inseparable.  You cannot unmake a cake.  The elements that make up a cake combine to create something that is no longer simply the sum of its parts [click here to read Spark Insight: Integration].

Journal: How much financial forward movement are you experiencing? Are you achieving more than you expected, or operating at a deficit? Regardless of economic climate, your personal spending and saving has the capacity to create security or to undermine it. Write down where you’ve been creating security over the past 2-3 months. Then jot down where you’ve overstepped your limits. Consider one way you can increase peace of mind by saving some pennies this week.    [Click here for additional Journal exercises]

IGNITE YOUR DAY

by MJ

AIR  ~  Movement of the Day:
Day 35 of the 100 Day Challenge. Add a little fun to your Saturday and Tabata with Wall Balls[Click here for additional Workouts]

FUEL  ~  Dish of the Day:
A cole slaw without the mayonnaise and unnecessary calories? You’ve got to try this! Honey Apple Cole Slaw. [Click here for additional Recipes]

 

SPARK  ~  Thought of the Day:
Quote of the Day: Good company upon the road is the shortest cut.  ~ Author Unknown

Essential Element: We are social animal … so by all means get connected! Let yourself be amazed by how much you’ll get when you give, love and share. [click here to read Spark Insight: Connection]

Journal:  Whose company do you relish?  Whose presence do you genuinely enjoy – with little to no effort? How much of these people do you get on a day to day, week to week basis? Jot down in your journal the names of a few people with simply enjoy being with. This week, make time to be with one of them! Remind yourself the gift you have in great company… [Click here for additional Journal exercises]

IGNITE YOUR DAY

by MJ
FUEL  ~  Dish of the Day:
Alexis’ Coleslaw is a simple, nutritious recipe that can tagalong as a delicious side to any meal!   [Click here for additional Recipes]

AIR  ~  Movement of the Day:
Its definitely more motivating and more FUN to work out with a buddy! Try Alternating Box Jumps with a friend and don’t be surprised if this becomes your favorite exercise! [Click here for additional Workouts]

 

SPARK  ~  Thought of the Day:
Quote of the Day: … Eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. ~ Hans Hofmann
Essential Element: Our brain requires sleep to process the information from the day.  Critical sleep cycles involve hormone balancing that affects everything from your energy and moods to your metabolism … [click here to read Spark Insight: Rest and Repair]
Journal: The people that know you the best know it when you haven’t slept. Slow, chronic sleep deprivation wears away at our minds, our bodies, and our relationships. Take a poll this week. Ask three people closest to you if they think you are operating in a well-rested state – or in a  state of exhaustion. Write down their responses.  [Click here for additional Journal exercises]

Honey Apple Cole Slaw

by admin

2 cups packaged coleslaw mix (or make your own by combining chopped green and purple cabbage, shredded carrots, and maybe some orange bell pepper)
1 unpeeled tart apple, chopped
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped green pepper
1/4 cup flaxseed oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon celery seed

  • In a bowl combine the coleslaw mix, apple, celery and green peppers.
  • In a small bowl, whisk remaining ingredients.
  • Pour over coleslaw and toss to coat. (PALEO)