How to make a Smoothie Bowl

foodfriday nutrition Nov 08, 2019

Welcome to the optimal healthy workshops today we have how to make a smoothie bowl

Main Ingredients:

  • blueberries & bananas
  • spinach, peanut butter, milk
  • oats, cinnamon, shredded coconut 
  • almond milk & honey A blender of your choice.

 

STEP 1: dice all your ingredients, add fruits and veggies

STEP 2 add cinnamon & honey of your choice to the blender cup

STEP 3 blend it all in !

STEP 4 pour the smoothie mix in the bowl

STEP 5 add any desired toppings & enjoy !! 

 

Watch the full video here !!!   https://youtu.be/fWoZhivMFoI

 

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How to Create Goals that Cultivate Balance

Assess the Present Start by analyzing each of the five areas we’ve mentioned: yourself, your people, your heart, your resources, and your career. If you have to give yourself a grade, how would you score in each? 

Brainstorm Balance Now that you know which area of your life needs a little more “balance”. If you know your budget is solid but your self-care needs work, what would it look like to bring your self-care back into balance with the rest of your life? What would you be doing? 

Set Your Goals & Create a Plan of Action : It’s not enough to just set your goals. You’ve got to prepare a plan if you want to achieve them! Create an action plan that breaks your goals down into small, specific, and incremental steps; plan solutions to potential obstacles, and create daily action steps. Goal-setting and goal-achieving aren’t nearly as overwhelming when you’ve broken them down and planned for potential problems. 

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What is Wellness?

Wellness is being in good physical and mental health.
Because mental health and physical health are linked, problems in one area can impact the other. At the same time, improving your physical health can also benefit your mental health and vice versa.


It is important to make healthy choices for both your physical and mental well-being.

What Are the Eight Dimensions of Wellness?

1) Emotional: Coping effectively with life and creating satisfying relationships.

 2) Financial: Satisfaction with current and future financial situations. 

3) Intellectual: Recognizing creative abilities and finding ways to expand knowledge and skills

4) Occupational: Personal satisfaction and enrichment from one’s work.

5) Physical: Recognizing the need for physical activity, healthy foods, and sleep.

 

 6) Social: Developing a sense of connection, belonging, and a well-developed support system

7 )Spiritual: Expanding a sense of purpose and meaning in life

8) Environmental:...

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Don´t miss the amazing opportunity to lean about Work Psychology with the Talented Kim Pereira !!

Don´t miss the great opportunity to learn about work psychology at our upcoming workshop with the talented Kimberly Pereira!
 
Her workshop will be taking place at the Bloor Islington place Centre Tower, 2nd floor Conference Room.
 
Date: October 21, 2019 - Time: 12:15pm - 1:00pm
 
She will be talking about how to use EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) to learn more click here and Muse headband that connects to your mobile device through Bluetooth.
 
 
What is the Muse band ??
 
Muse is an EEG device widely used by neuroscience researchers around the world. It uses advanced signal processing to interpret your mental activity to help guide you
 
 When your mind is calm and settled, you hear peaceful weather. Busy mind? As your focus drifts, you’ll hear stormy weather that cues you to bring your attention back to your breath.
 
Once connected, you only need to start the Muse Meditation app, put on...
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How to get rid of self-limiting beliefs

self-help truththursday Oct 17, 2019

 What is a limiting belief?

A limiting belief is one that causes life to be less than completely satisfying.

The first thing  we need to do is to identify the limiting beliefs we have.

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Emotional Freedom Technique

wellness Oct 16, 2019

Good morning beautiful people !!! We want to start your day by talking about EFT l (Emotional Freedom Technique) This is an easy exercise you can use anytime you feel anxious or when you find yourself having self-limiting beliefs. It involves tapping near the endpoints of “energy meridians” located around the body to reduce anxiety, tension and stress Later today we will be sharing some tapping routines you can implement anytime !!

 

 

#efttapping #eft #tapping #ols #anxietyrelief #awareness #optimal #buildingselfawareness #psychology #efttappingpoints #optimalliving #optimallifestyle #anxietyfree

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Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar  🍎

Uncategorized Oct 16, 2019


•It helps weight management by suppressing appetite.  


•Balances pH in the body. 


•Prevents flu & stomach illness

•Conditions and strengths hair. 


•Helps relieve heartburn, nausea and acid reflux -Helps lower glucose levels
•Lowers blood pressure -Reduces inflammation, relieves arthritis & Gout. 


•Contains probiotics which are “good” gut bacteria. .



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All you need to know about "Sound baths" The Ancient Wellness Practice

What is a Sound Bath?

Sound Baths are an ancient form of deep meditation that includes various ambient sounds played by an instructor. The instructor uses a variety of different traditional crystal bowls, gemstone bowls, cymbals, and gongs during a sound bath to create repetitive sounds.

These sounds are notes at different frequencies that help enhance and guide you through your whole meditative experience.

 SOUND BATHING REDUCES STRESS AND ANXIETY

The sounds created by the particular instruments used during a sound bath are meant to activate the alpha and theta brain waves which are associated with deep meditative and peaceful states. These brain states develop a more conducive space for healing the body, heart, and respiratory rate.

Additionally, new benefits have been discovered on binaural beats, This is when two tones with slightly different frequencies are played at the same time. Binaural beats  have the potential to incresively reduce anxiety.

IMPACTS THE...

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5 benefits of meditating in the morning.

Good morning Toronto!

There’s nothing better than early morning meditation! ‍ Using 5-10 min to disconnect from your agenda in the morning can definitely change your life! Below you can find 5 benefits of meditating in the morning.

1 • You can stop relying on caffeine, early meditation will give you an energy boost without the need for coffee.

2 • Reduces feelings of depression, anxiety, anger, and confusion.

3 • Reduces pain and enhances the body’s immune system.

4 • Helps you control your thoughts and provides a sense of calm and balance.

5 • Improves metabolism and helps you lose weight.

Ready to start? Give it a try and share your thoughts with us!
Blessings Toronto‍

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Fuelling the Brain for Productivity

Good day Optimal Living Summit Community!

We have an upcoming nutrition workshop and there's still time for you to reserve your seat!

Guest speaker: Dr. Dominique Vanier (Naturopathic medicine)

When: July 23,2019

Time: 12:15pm to 1:00 PM 

Where:  3280 Bloor St W, Etobicoke, ON M8X 2X3  (Centre Tower, 2nd floor Conference Room)

Cost: $10 at the door. 

Here's a little nutrition tip for you.

Our whole lives we are told to eat healthily or we will end up with heart disease, high/low blood pressure, diabetes, etc. Unfortunately, nobody ever mentioned how a bad diet will not only hurt our body’s but will also hurt our brain. For many people, keeping our brains and bodies running effectively can be a full-time effort. What if I told you that fueling your brain to feel better is actually quite simple? In fact, healthy eating can increase our brain function by 20% throughout the day. Naturopathic Doctor, Dominique Vanier, has...

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