Inspirational

The Holiday Season, a Time for Retrospection

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The Holiday Season is upon us again, and so I invite you to reflect upon the concept of Christmas and New Year.

Christmas is not only a place of celebration and joy; it’s a time to consider the less fortunate, a time to think of how others struggle in life, and also to recognize where we have also struggled before, and feel grateful for our current position.

That sense of growth that comes from reviewing our own progress is crucial for developing the kind of habits that will allow us to move forward and strive. 

Take a look at this year coming to an end, and ask yourself the following questions (you can actually use them as guidance in a text file and write actual answers in it, not just think them in your mind):

What goals did you set at the beginning of the year and actually accomplished?

Where did you fall short?

Was it something you gave up right after your first failure?

Was there any other way you could have approached your goal in order to succeed?

Was there anyone who could have helped reach that goal?

Did you take constant action on that goal?

If not, why? 

We all have goals, but most of us chase after them with our big-talk ego, and little or no action and progress.

We like to be recognized for the plan we layout to chase after them, but usually fell short on tangible results because we don’t put actions where our mouths were… or using the words of Top Gun movie Commander: “our ego is writing checks our body can't cash”; we don’t put the work in and stay determined. We tend to stop altogether at the first sign of failure and throw our dream aside because of that obstacle.
We need to remember that those “obstacles” are there to strengthen us, to forge us in the kind of people we need to become in order to achieve that goal.

 

It is essential to frequently assess where we are and take responsibility for the options we have in order to adjust our course and build momentum to get where we want to be.

One of the core values we have as a company is to inspire and empower people in all aspects of their lives. Additionally, if you want to read about our Custom Software Solutions and Consulting Services, please visit www.isucorp.ca

How to Get the Healthy Body and Mind You Want

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Are you one of the many people out there who are not completely satisfied with your physical state? Do you feel you lack the energy to get you through your daily routine? Do you feel the same about your state of mind?

These days, you can easily get your hands to hundreds –if not thousands- of health, weight loss, and appearance improvement products; but even so, in the US alone, two thirds of the population is overweight, millions suffer from diabetes, and half the country is on some kind of prescription drug for health or psychological problems.
But all those problems are not to be fixed by means of technology, science or pharmacology; these are nothing but shortcuts and band-aid solutions… they don’t deal with the real problem.

If you want to make a real and lasting change in your life, you must commit to a healthy mind and body, and learn how to renew and transform the level of physical health, energy, and vitality that you experience every day.


One good way to bring this change into your life is by using 12 Strategies to master your health:

1: optimize breathing and lymphatic cleansing
2: water and live foods
3: essential oils
4: alkalinity
5: aerobic energy
6: boost your nourishment
7: structural alignment and maximum strength
8: direct your mind and heart
9: eliminate or reduce processed fats
10: eliminate or reduce animal flesh
11: eliminate or reduce dairy products
12: eliminate or reduce acid addictions

 

By incorporating these strategies into your daily life, you’re not only improving your health; you’re holding yourself to a higher standard. You are making a commitment to your whole well-being (including body, mind, and emotion).

Daring to face this challenge, not only you will feel better and experience greater energy; you will also find a renewed sense of excitement, joy and endless possibilities for your life.

 

In the following articles, we will cover each of the strategies in detail, giving you also ideas of how to put them into practice.

Until then, stay strong!

 

 

One of the core values we have as a company is to inspire and empower people in all aspects of their lives. Additionally, if you want to read about our Custom Software Solutions and Consulting Services, please visit www.isucorp.ca

Use Fear to Fuel Your Success #3

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We have all heard the old adage that says “what doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger”…

But if you think about it, there isn’t much room for our own attitude in there; we’d have to wait and see if we don’t die in the process, and only then we can realize whether or not it can make us stronger.

 

Well, I’m ok with it; but I believe that there are times when we can decide in advance that we’re going to survive it and that we’re going to grow because of it… so I’d rather say:

Don’t let fear stop you, make it strengthen you.

 

Fear can make you stronger; it can tell you when you’re on the right track… you can tell by its intensity; because if you look back and look closely, the times when you were scared the most, were the times you were after something you really wanted or trying something new and adventurous. So, if it doesn’t scare you, you should consider revising your choices; raise the stakes and the standards involved, and keep going until it feels right… and by that, I mean scared to the bones.

 

Fear actually can show you the way.

It tells you that there’s something you still need to work on; some preparing you need to be done, training, persistence, or maybe the patience for when things take longer to come about.

Let your fear to be the force that thrusts you forward; let it guide you to what you need to be doing… and then go do it.

 

Next week, we’ll talk about the last aspect of fear you can use to Fuel Your Success.

Until then, stay strong!

 

 

 

One of the core values we have as a company is to inspire and empower people in all aspects of their lives. Additionally, if you want to read about our Custom Software Solutions and Consulting Services, please visit www.isucorp.ca

 

Use Fear to Fuel Your Success #2

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Fear is the brains’ way of saying that there is something important for you to overcome.
-Rachel Huber

Fear is just excitement in disguise

That’s right; if we look right into it, we’d see that fear is nothing but excitement in a dire need of an attitude adjustment.

Using skydiving as an example, no one can deny that the idea of jumping off a perfectly good airplane in mid-air is close to madness; but many of us really enjoy doing it. It actually can evoke two completely different reactions in people.

Some of them would be thrilled and excited about the idea of “flying like a bird”, feeling the wind in the face and they would relate it to the most absolute freedom.
Some others would be terrified and had to be practically forced off the airplane. They actually feel they are “falling like a stone” at more than 100 mph; they are paralyzed thinking of the way they’d smash against the ground in the end.

 

The difference between the two types is that the first actually embrace the adventurous nature we all have; a nature that, when embraced, gives us incredible experiences.
For the other type, the idea of doing something outside of their comfort zone feels them with inconceivable terror.

In short, whether we experience fear or excitement, it’s really up to the lens we choose to look through at the experience ahead of us.


And if we think about it, it’s really our choice.

 

Have you noticed that young children are very resilient to the fear of the unknown?
Most young kids are most daring and fearless than we are as adults. As we move through life, we create layer upon layer of fear and self-doubt in our subconscious mind. Our adult “lenses” we use to see through life are clouded with lack of confidence and negativity.
All we need to do is to clean our lenses and choose what to focus on more wisely; pick excitement instead of fear, practice constantly this new behavior until we master it.

 

 

Next week we’ll talk about a way of using fears to energize us instead of paralyzing us.

Until then, stay strong!

 

One of the core values we have as a company is to inspire and empower people in all aspects of their lives. Additionally, if you want to read about our Custom Software Solutions and Consulting Services, please visit www.isucorp.ca

Train Your Mental Toughness # 4/4: Lift Up Your Lifestyle!

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One of the more direct and damaging consequences of living Off Purpose and having a poor self-awareness is that the stress produced by living “against the grain”, will wear and drain all your energy away; it’s kind of like trying to re-enter the atmosphere with your “spacecraft” with a wrong angle-of-attack.
If you keep going that way, you will end up burning out.

Not having a high energy level on a regular basis keeps you away from healthy behaviors like working out or going on a diet.

Self-awareness can lead you to a life of purpose, and this will, in turn, lead you to a state of mental, physical, and emotional health. This, of course, will require that you’d take a better care of yourself; but this kind of life of being On Purpose will have you so fired up with excitement that energy will no longer be a problem.

The key is to harness this excitement and commit to a fitness lifestyle including both, exercise and good nutrition habits.

One good and effective method to follow through is finding a group of like-minded people who will support you and hold you accountable for your commitment and progress.

Remember, discipline and teamwork are the true foundation of all peak performance.

 

We’ll meet again next week.
Stay strong.

 

 

 

One of the core values we have as a company is to inspire and empower people in all aspects of their lives. Additionally, if you want to read about our Custom Software Solutions and Consulting Services, please visit www.isucorp.ca