Is the nagging pain in your neck and back distracting you and draining your energy?
Press PAUSE on your busy life with this free 10 minute "Yoga at My Desk" video to instantly feel better!
Press pause on the GO GO GO and take a time out with me to tone and tighten your tushy with this 5 minute Power Pause!
As Rumi said: the journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
But often that first step forward feels the most uncertain or awkward...am I right? Especially if you have no freaking clue where you're going or how to get there!
This is why, in the Out of Pain and Into Power workshop I hosted the other day I asked everyone what "their mountain" was.
Sure, it may be an actual mountain that they want to climb but for many people it was something else: like traveling the world, playing with their kids.
Truly, what I was getting at was is the DEEP WHY getting out of pain is ESSENTIAL.
Yes, it just DOWNRIGHT sucks to hurt.
Which is of course a huge part of the reason why I want you to get out of pain!
But truthfully, the weak, slouched posture that can cause the pain is also stealing your time, your joy, your energy, and your focus.
When it does this, your mountain starts to feel really far away and...
Have you noticed how after lunch your event guests or team members all look like they could use a nap? Instead of seeing them doze off, get them up and moving with a fun and energizing break with me!
As a speaker my talks are informative, empowering, and experiential since I incorporate easy moves and tools that can be done anywhere with minimal space.
Coupled with the fact that I have highly entertaining stories with an approachable and engaging presentation style I'll have your guests laughing and learning simultaneously!
Learn more about my talk topics and available options here:
Listen in to my episode on the Grace, Peace, and Balance Podcast with Gaby Abdelgadir as we chatted about how you can stay healthy, happy and focused all day at work with some easy tools!
Take a mini Yoga Break to energize your body, ease tension and strengthen your upper back for better posture!
Loved that and want some more? Grab the free 10 minute Yoga Break to ease neck and shoulder tension right here.
See you next week @12pm HST/ 2pm PST/ 5pm EST on my Instagram page for Mondays with Megan!
I don't know about you but by the middle of the afternoon I'm ready for a nap and/or another Earl Grey Latte (or better yet BOTH!!). You too?
Since that isn't always an option, I've got a solution for your that is WAY cheaper than another trip to the coffee shop and is REALLY good for you!
Check out this quick video abo where I teach you an easy move you can do right at your desk to DE-SLOUCH yourself and get a boost of energy.
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FYI: This easy and fast move is great to do throughout the day to ease tension and keep the neck pain monsters at bay so feel free to work it in whenever you can.
,Got SLEEPING BOOTY and the 7 symptoms?
How does sleeping booty fall into the deep slumber? At the hands of the modern day villain: sitting too much.
As booty falls into a deep sleep from never being used and being sat upon so much along comes her crew: The 7 Symptoms made up of......
SLOUCHY: Who’s in chronic keyboard slump
DROOPY: Who kinda sags along as things weaken
PUFFY: Hanging with Slouchy means huffin' and puffin short and shallow breaths
FOGGY: Brain fog is the name of the game here with things in slow motion
TIGHTY: Not loving much means muscles get tight and sore
NUMBY: Tingles in the fingers from Tighty? Or maybe just feeling emotional flat...yep that’s Numby’s doing.
CRANKY: The worst of the all, Cranky rallies the rest of the symptoms goes down
What is the to wake Sleeping Booty? Alas, it is an ancient remedy that will awaken SB and resolve all the symptoms....all at once!!
How: Awaken sleeping booty to walk tall and de-slouch. Breathe...
Life as we knew it has shifted drastically, which means for many stress has been a constant companion which is understandable.
However, since stress is a know contributor to a weakened immune system as well as a risk faction for disease and mental health challenge doing things on a regular basis to lower it is absolutely needed.
Thankfully, the number one tool for bringing your stress level down quickly is one that is also right under your nose....your breath.
Slow deep breathing is a sure fire way to help yourself feel more centered.
Next time you feel yourself getting overwhelmed try this: