Reclaiming Your Vitality - The Journey



I realize that good health takes practice each and every moment of each and every day.

I realize that vitality is a spiritual and emotional state as much as it is physical and mental.

I realize that my definition of vitality is different that yours and that I should live into my definition and no one else's; not Dr. Oz, not Oprah, not Iyanla Vanzant, Halle Berry, Beyoncé, Angelina Jolie, Sandra Bullock or even Jillian Michaels can tell me how I should look or feel.

I realize that this is going to take work.

I realize that I alone have to do my work for me.  I can have support, but ultimately I have to do it.

I realize that eating well is probably VERY significant for nurturing the whole self and that is my weakest skill.

I realize that I love dancing.

I realize that I like to take 15 minutes each day and do nothing.  This quiet space feeds me more than anything I "do".

I realize that I have not expressed my own definition of beauty and I am looking forward to experimenting!

I realized that I am already vital and beautiful in so many ways that I am just beginning to see.

I realized that I got enough rest and ate really well yesterday and smiled when I thought about it.

I realize that I skipped writing yester day so I will put up another entry tonight for today.

More later . . .

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