2018 Winter Survival Wellness Challenge 4
Great news friends - we’re one month away from the first day of spring, and even closer to springing those clocks ahead! More daylight is on its way. Hopefully some of the self care you’ve been implementing is making this winter more nurturing and enjoyable than usual. Given that February and March can feel a little… long (ahem, dark and cold and mundane)… it’s a perfect time to heat things up!
This week I ask you - what sets you on fire?
Have you ever wondered where the “Ignite Your Fire” in Feel.Fire.Flow. comes from? I got the inspiration from a quote that found its way to me at a time when I needed it most: “Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.”
What does that mean exactly? Well, when was the last time you focused and made a conscious effort to do more things that bring you joy? I’m not talking about splurging on that cupcake because it tastes so good. I’m talking about making time for specifically chosen activities because they make you feel alive and at home at the same time. The kind of activities that make you feel connected to your most authentic self and energize you on a higher level.
There are several beneficial outcomes that make it so important, or even critical, to implement doing things that truly bring joy into your daily life:
Reminds you who you are
Refreshes your values
Nurtures a more positive outlook
Reduces inflammation-building cortisol
Induces stress balancing “rest & digest” response
Brings awareness to the present moment
Tells the universe what you want more of in your life
Gives you energy to apply to all areas of life - including work, relationships, and self-love
Helps you gain insight on what your passion and purpose is
All of that simply from doing the things you like to do!
I’d like to challenge you to think about and identify something that sets you on fire and to find a way to incorporate it into your life over the next two weeks. See how you feel and if you can incorporate more of it, and other things that make you feel that way, going forward.
Think big or small. Perhaps it’s taking a class, such as dance or cooking, going to a concert or the theater, or even booking a weekend getaway or vacation. These are simply suggestions - only you know deep down what sets you on fire because they are things that are natural and authentic to you.
Now go have fun - I dare you!
Share what sets you on fire and how you’re going to treat yourself to an experience below!