My 2017 Resolutions


I really like the week earlier than New Yr’s. It’s quiet. It’s restful. And it’s a good time to mirror on all the blessings of the yr. For our household, it included good well being, thrilling work on our upcoming e-book, and my youngsters beginning at an superior Montessori faculty, which they’re loving.

It additionally had its challenges… like navigating a brand new group and lacking previous family and friends. As I mirror, I understand that I have to take extra lively steps to create my new “household” down right here in Florida.

However in fact, what I actually love about this time of the yr is dreaming about issues to return. I’ve a number of issues I need to concentrate on this yr and thought I’d share with you. I’d love to listen to your resolutions too!

1.) Eat extra veggies

I eat fairly clear with no refined sugars or gluten however I need to embrace extra veggies in my food regimen within the New Yr.

Conventional cultures ate far more plant varieties than we do at present; and a number of the healthiest populations eat vital portions of greens.

I discover that veggie preparation can take probably the most work, to allow them to typically fall to the waste aspect once I’m in a rush!

Not this yr.

Identical to I take time to soak my grains or nuts/seeds, I’m going to create the time to organize my veggies.

I’ve began juicing extra and will probably be making vegetable feasts from this guide. I really like cooking Mediterranean dishes too, which rely closely on veggies, legumes and spices. And, sure, I’ll nonetheless eat animal protein and fats, simply with extra veggies 🙂

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2.) Do affirmations and declarations

In the event you’ve been round these elements for awhile, you recognize that I’m an enormous fan of affirmations.

Years in the past, I thought affirmations have been slightly woo woo and didn’t truly work.

However whereas I used to be pregnant with my second youngster Paloma I did affirmations and visualizations, and her start was really JOYFUL and, sure, EASY.

I’m such a believer in affirmations now that we created:

Now, if affirmations work throughout being pregnant, they’ve gotta work for the remainder of our lives too, proper?

The reality is, the ideas we fill our thoughts with and the phrases that come from our lips have POWER.

The tongue has the facility of life and dying, and people who adore it will eat its fruit. – Proverbs 18:21

Speak about conviction! What we are saying has the facility for all times or demise… Wow! So, this yr, I’m flooding my thoughts, soul and spirit with constructive phrases and affirmations. I’ve been reciting Scripture day by day and am studying all types of books on this matter. A good friend of mine additionally really helpful this Declarations ebook, which incorporates 30 days of highly effective devotions and declarations, which I’ll research in the course of the month of January. (The writer, btw, has an superior and free record of declarations you could recite right here.)

I additionally wish to soak to affirming music to attach with God and my spirit. Already, I’m noticing that I’m happier, extra hopeful and extra loving. YAY!

three.) Do power coaching three occasions every week

I used to be lastly capable of lose the final eight-10 kilos of child weight doing Trim Wholesome Mama. (In the event you haven’t checked them out and have to reduce weight, their program actually works!)

Now, I need to concentrate on firming up and strengthening my muscle mass.

Fortunately, cardio isn’t that tough for me to slot in due to our treadmill desk. I additionally like to go for walks or bike rides with the youngsters. However, I’ve a more durable time getting power coaching exercises in.

Papa Pure doesn’t. So, I’m going to hitch a experience with him and do some sort of power coaching with Michael, 3 times every week. This could embrace Pilates, weights, or different isometric workouts.

four.) Follow day by day detox

As a result of we’re bombarded with toxins from the meals we eat, to the chemical compounds in our furnishings, to the pollution within the environment, I feel it’s so necessary to seek out mild methods to detox day by day to maintain our vitality robust.

One of the crucial highly effective methods to do that is thru sauna remedy. I consider we have been created in Mild so it is sensible that we will heal with the presence of sunshine! That’s why I really like my NEAR infrared sauna as a result of you possibly can truly see the therapeutic purple mild.

Moreover, NASA confirmed that close to infrared mild penetrates the physique as much as 9 inches deep, in distinction with far infrared mild, which solely reaches about 1.5 inches into the physique. 

You’ll be able to study extra about my favourite sauna right here.

I additionally will embrace my day by day detox salad in addition to my liver love brew as a part of my 2017 routine, to not point out some turmeric paste :). Probiotic wealthy meals like uncooked kefir, sauerkraut and these superior “intestine photographs” are additionally useful for every day cleansing help.

I exploit my Younger Dwelling important oils day by day. Right here’s how I like to make use of them…

  • I diffuse cleaning oils like Frankincense, Rosemary and Eucalyptus
  • I add a drop or two of antioxidant-wealthy Orange, Grapefruit and Lemon important oils into my morning smoothie.
  • I exploit Coriander, Ginger and Peppermint important oils to help digestion and wholesome elimination
  • I take a day by day shot of Ningxia Purple too to help my general wellness and immunity.

You possibly can study extra about important oils right here.

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5.) Take some cool journeys

We stay in a small city, so we allocate an excellent chunk of our annual price range to journey so the youngsters can see DIVERSITY in thought, race, tradition, economics, and way of life.

We additionally simply actually love to journey as a household, particularly in the summertime to get out of the steamy Florida warmth! (Griffin, btw, can be on the street 24/7 if he might as he loves assembly new individuals and seeing new locations.)

We simply discovered that Michael’s mother is taking his brother’s household and ours on a weeklong Mediterranean cruise this summer time! And now we’re considering we’ll prolong the journey by every week or two and see a little bit of Spain. Fairly superb, proper?

We’ve additionally acquired a couple of brief journeys deliberate for 2017 too.

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6.) Launch a guide!

Our new e-book, The Mama Pure Week-to-Week Information to Being pregnant and Childbirth is releasing on April 25, 2017!

I’m so excited to “start” this ebook into the world, as I consider it may well assist all of the mamas on the market who’re in search of a extra pure strategy to childbirth.

We’re planning out our e-book launch now, and are excited to supply some superb bonuses for you if you pre-order the guide.

We’ll even create a Ebook Launch Group to assist unfold the phrase. Members of the launch group will get a free copy of the guide and extra! Click on right here should you’d wish to be a part of the launch group.

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7.) Create extra useful assets for mamas

Our aim at Mama Pure is to be the most effective-in-class useful resource for mothers who need a pure being pregnant, start, and parenting fashion.

We plan on constructing out a free “Child’s First Yr” e-mail / txt collection for pure methods to cope with issues like fevers, teething, colic, sleep points and extra. This can complement our present Pure Being pregnant Week-to-Week curriculum and Pure Childbirth Schooling Course.

We additionally need to create “bump golf equipment” for pregnant mothers, all moderated by doulas, in order that pure mothers with comparable due dates can help each other all through their being pregnant and postpartum expertise.

We’re additionally going to step up our article output within the new yr.

Would love to listen to what else you’d wish to see from Mama Pure too!

What are your 2017 Resolutions?

Or maybe, you don’t like making to-do’s or lists and are simply specializing in a phrase, a perception or a apply? Share with me within the feedback under!

Wishing you a cheerful, wholesome and ample 2017! Xoxo

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