The Secret to Success is a Simple Sun Salutation
This article was written by Jillian Zacchia.
Today's society is driven by competition, especially with the recent recession. People need to be at their best so that they can make it in this dog eat dog world. We end up living our lives by setting goals for ourselves each day. They can be as big as buying a house or as small as watering our plants, but we all have goals and we do our best to achieve them to make it in this competitive society.
Most of the time our goals and to do lists pile up, and soon we're overwhelmed with little hope of success. This is when you need a break. It's when you have too much going on to take a break from when you need it the most. The easiest and most effective way to solve this problem is yoga. A simple 'Sun Salutation' each morning will soothe a restless soul.
Take a few minutes out of your morning routine to close your eyes, breathe deep and stretch. It will give your mind a break and loosen up your muscles so you'll feel less stressed. It's a great way to start each day because it leaves you feeling rejuvenated and at ease. This allows you to be more alert and focused throughout the day so you'll work more effectively and be more successful.
If you truly commit yourself to each exercise it'll change your life. The secret: you need to let go of all your worries and outside thoughts and direct your focus on your body at that present moment. Listen to your breathing and let it relax you. The sound of your own inhale and exhale will allow your body to loosen up, and before you know it you'll be getting more flexible and you'll feel better about each day.
So when you wake up each day stressed about anything and everything and you feel like it's a loosing battle, take a moment for yourself and breathe. It's the moment your mind stops racing and pumping out negative thoughts that positivity comes your way. A simple 'Sun Salutation' each morning will put your mind and body at ease and you'll be reaching your goals and getting ahead in this competitive society in no time.
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