IGNITE YOUR DAY

by MJ

AIR  ~  Movement of the Day:
Day 34 of the 100 Day Challenge. Come on… we know most of you are headed to the beach today already… so get your Tabata in with Broad Jumps on the Beach! A perfect spot to exercise when its hot, because your ‘cool down’ is conveniently waiting for you in the waves! [Click here for additional Workouts]

FUEL  ~  Dish of the Day:
Coconut Curry Chicken. Don’t spend money on take out! You can have a delicious, healthier version of Indian food make right in your very own kitchen! Dr. Paul lays it out in today’s video link! [Click here for additional Recipes]

 

SPARK  ~  Thought of the Day:
Quote of the Day: Sometimes, we need a few people in our lives who will calmly call our bluff.  ~ Dr. SunWolf

Essential Element: The whole is much more than the sum of the parts.  [click here to read Spark Insight: Connection]

Journal: One of the greatest gifts of knowing others … is being known. Yet allowing ourselves to BE known, and to be called out when necessary, takes some serious humility. Who in your life is willing to ‘calmly call your bluff’? When is the last time you let them do so? List their names in your journal – and, if you can remember it, the last time each of them called you out. As iron  sharpens iron, so those that know us best, sharpen us most.  [Click here for additional Journal exercises]

IGNITE YOUR DAY

by MJ
FUEL  ~  Dish of the Day:
Coconut Curry Chicken is a super simple way to dress up your basic chicken dinner! Enjoy some new spices tonight and don’t forget to prep a veggie side like steamed broccoli or a colorful salad!  [Click here for additional Recipes]

 

AIR  ~  Movement of the Day:
Add some resistance to your Lunges this week and grab some weight! Dumbbell Lunges engage more of your upper body and who doesn’t love (and need!) a full body movement?! [Click here for additional Workouts]

 

SPARK  ~  Thought of the Day:
Quote of the Day:  I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something; I will not refuse to do the something I can do.
 ~ Helen Keller

Essential Element: Successful change agents have taught us some powerful best practices for adopting new behaviors. Ultimately, you have the power to create incredible positive, lasting changes in your health and life with the right skills and know-how.  [click here to read Spark Insight: Creating Change]

Journal:  In your journal – list three habits you have adopted over the last month – either intentionally or unintentionally.  How have they impacted your life?  What influence have they had  on your head space?  Have they afforded you greater capacity to be present in the moment? Now consider a habit you haven’t had the courage to put into practice. THIS is your week… Make it happen.  [Click here for additional Journal exercises]

IGNITE YOUR DAY

by admin
FUEL  ~  Dish of the Day:
Skip the Thai food take out tonight and try Dr. Paul’s significantly healthier and exponentially more delicious Coconut Curry Chicken! By skipping a meal out, you avoid countless tempting food (and drink) choices, and it gives your wallet a break, too!    [Click here for additional Recipes]

 

AIR  ~  Movement of the Day:
Broad Jumps at the Beach If you’re lucky enough to live by the ocean, this exercise is for you! A perfect way to start the day, and a perfect amount of extra resistance from the sand.    [Click here for additional Workouts]

 

SPARK  ~  Thought of the Day:
Quote of the Day: You cannot stop the waves – but you can learn to surf. ~ Jon Kabat Zinn
Essential Element: Your mindset is like a muscle – the more that you use it, the more coordinated and flexible it becomes. Developing mental fitness should happen before you need it. [Click to read 'Creating Change']
Journal: What’s your goat? That thing you absolutely cringe over. The exercise you loathe; the task you can’t think about one more time; the person whom you’ve been avoiding hard conversation with. This week – before that ‘goat’ gets any bigger, get at it. Write down what it is, and this week’s plan of action to get it off your list. As you watch your goat get smaller – feel the muscle of your mind taking off!  [Click here for additional Journal exercises]

Coconut Chicken Curry

by drpaul

8+ boneless, skinless organic chicken thighs
1 large or 2 medium leeks, sliced and rinsed well
3-4 medium shallots, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 celery stick, chopped
1/4 cup coconut oil
Sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper
1-1/2 tablespoons curry powder
1-1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 can coconut milk

  • In larges stainless skillet over medium heat, cook sliced leeks in coconut oil for 2-3 minutes
  • Add chicken thighs to pan; season liberally with sea salt and black pepper; cook chicken for 5-6 minutes on each side; when turning over, season again with sea salt only
  • Once chicken is done, remove to separate dish
  • Add coconut milk, curry and turmeric
  • Reduce heat to low and cook, stirring to blend/mix
  • Cut chicken into small pieces (not too small though) and add to sauce – be sure to pour juice from the dish that was holding the chicken into the sauce
  • Serve with steamed broccoli and/or vegetable salad