Physical Workout of the Day:
Set a timer to go off every minute for 20 minutes. Complete all 3 exercises within each minute. If you are unable to complete the the full group of exercises in any of the minute rounds, the penalty will be 3 Burpees.
Missed Rounds = 0 for Shauna and Zach
Mental Workout of the Day:
Today’s process will be a practice in loving yourself. Start with your heart on your eyes closed in a comfortable seated position. This is simply because you want to be awake for the majority of this meditation and lying may cause you to fall asleep.
Place your right hand over the center of your chest where your heart is located. Place your left palm facing upward, resting on your lap. Close your eyes and feel the breath move down into your belly as you inhale. As you exhale, feel the belly fall and the rib cage simply depress. After 5-10 breaths, take your attention to where your right hand is on your heart. Focus on the warmth you feel between your hand and your chest. This is going to be your place of focus for the remainder of the meditation.
As you breath, feel the connection between your hand and heart. Affirm to yourself, “my heart is the core of my physical body and the reminder of who I am and why I am here.” This will remain your affirmation. Go as deeply as you wish with this meditation, allowing your hand to almost feel as if it is on fire with the love expressed from your heart. You can remove your hand as soon as you feel that you are finished, do not put a time limit on this meditation, it could be 2 minutes, it could be 20…just go with it. ❤
“Peace is not something you will ever find. Peace is what you must cultivate. It is always within you. Lying dormant, awaiting your conscious alignment with it.”