Most everyone is aware that stress depletes energy and accelerates premature aging. The anti-aging industry has grown overnight with the latest technology for aging skin and wrinkles. While people are searching for answers they are overlooking simple methods of replenishing energy and reversing aging naturally.
Psychology Today posted on April 7th, 2014 that chronic stress accelerates premature aging by shortening DNA telomeres. Click here to read more:
Maca is an adaptogenic herb that reduces fatigue, enhances energy and endurance. Adaptogenic herbs have a nonspecific enhancement of the body’s ability to resist a stressor. Plants with properties that support a normalizing influence on the body, are neither habit forming, over stimulating nor inhibiting normal body functioning. Instead they give us a generalizing tonifying effect. They increase resistance overall against physical, chemical and biological stressors.
Maca contains 55 phytochemicals known to have vitality-enhancing effects on the body, as well as being mineral dense and packed with nutrients. It heightens the libido and has a favorable effect on mood and may decrease anxiety and improve sexual desire. It provides optimum levels of nutrients utilized by the body’s endocrine system. In addition, studies show that Maca may alleviate medicated-induced seual dysfunction cuased by pharmaceutical antidprssants. Maca can be taken on a daily basis. As always check with your doctor or holistic health practitioner prior to using.
This exercise works with the Chakras and endocrine system in the body to purify, balance, rejuvenate. The chakras are the main energy centers in the body that regulate the endocrine system. Breathing and visualizing each chakra will balance the chemistry of your brain and body, and revitalize your systems. Be seated comfortably, close your eyes and relax the body. Begin visualizing a red light at the base of the spine. Inhale, hold your breath for a moment. Gently release the breath. Continue the exercise of holding a breath into each of the chakras visualizing the colors listed below. You may repeat the exercise 1-3 times in each chakra.
Hold a breath and visualize each chakra to balance your energy and endocrine system:
Red root (adrenals)
Orange navel (reproductive system)
Yellow solar plexus (pancreas)
Green heart (thymus)
Blue throat (thyroid)
Indigo 3rd eye (pituitary gland)
Violet crown (pineal gland)
Once you have completed the exercise, breathe through your heart center. Say to yourself, “I am balanced, healthy and strong. I have an abundance of energy for my day ahead. I have gratitude for my life!”
Enjoy this quick and easy rejuvenator. Begin in seated or in standing position. Click your fingers starting at the public bone. Move the click up the front of the body: passing the navel, solar plexus, heart center, throat, 3rd eye and completing at the crown. Repeat the exercise 1-3 times and use as many times throughout the day as needed. At the end of the clicking you may say to yourself, “ I am centered, focused and rejuvenated!”
Enjoy these simple techniques to restore your vitality and reverse aging. Let us know how you feel after you have used the practices or if you have questions. Sharing your experiences will help others in their healing and rejuvenation!