Why you need a daily practice – Integrally Alive Podcast

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What is your practice? Do you have a yoga practice? A meditation practice? A mindfulness practice? …What else do you practice?How does that change your days? why is it important to you? On stress, mindfulness, resilience, and daily practices… In a call with friends earlier this week, we were doing a round of check in: “How are you doing?”I had (like many of us these days), quite a challenging week, with bad news every day. So I joked saying that I would be happy with just a day without bad news. But then, I had to be honest: Even with … Read more

Avoid Fomo by regulating your nervous system – Integrally Alive Podcast

Self-regulation begins by noticing your level of nervous excitement.

Is FOMO happening in your mind, or your body? On FOMO, nervous sytem regulation, parasympathetic vs sympathetic… Did you hear about The Embodiment Conference? OK, I might have told you about it. 😉 When we participate in such exciting events, it is easy to get our head buzzing with all the options, which all look interesting! Too many presentation to attend them all, yet all interesting. Oh, the excitement of reading the program, the joyful anticipation for the sessions… The dilemma of having to choose. Whenever we notice ourself entering this loop, we know it’s time to take a break. … Read more

Start 2020 strong… Give yourself a break! – Integrally Alive Podcast

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How do you know you do need a break? Do you take enough breaks? And how do you come back after a break? One of the most important things with taking breaks, is the timing. Ever heard “You’ll sleep when you’re dead?” Well… That’s exactly the problem: You don’t need sleep when you’re dead, you need it now, to stay alive. And you might be thinking: “But Claire, we can’t always choose!” I know! On how to balance action and rest, how to relax efficiently to be ready for action AND how to apply this to set realistic intention for … Read more

Living a life true to myself, with Sylvia Jagla (2) – Integrally Alive Podcast

After last week’s episode where Sylvia shared her own story of resilience (I could even write this in plural!), in this episode she gives her view on resilience and especially on burnout, having personally been through two episodes of burnout. How can we balance work and rest, even when we are so passionate about what we do that it doesn’t really feel like work? She gives practical tools to reconnect our body and our mind so they work together and we can show up as the best version of ourselves. “When you tend to get overwhelmed, take a step back, … Read more

Living a life true to myself, with Sylvia Jagla (1, the story) – Integrally Alive Podcast

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We all know those moments, when you reached the bottom of your “going down spiral”? The “enough is enough!” reaction, that makes us do things we didn’t think we could do. In this episode, we have a few examples of that, and we go in depth about how they help us evolve, and go from pushing through life, to creating your life. In next week’s episode, Sylvia shares more about the work she’s doing today, especially on burnout and resilience. Until the deepest down, when you just say: “OK, now it’s enough! “. And you are done with fighting, and … Read more

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