Try Zen Sports Zen Sports combine your full physical, mental, and emotional energy into a sport. Sick of going to the gym? Feel like it’s a job? Don’t have enough time to meditate, workout, and socialize? So find a Zen sport and do it with friends. When you combine your full physical, mental, and emotional…

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Eight Ways To Meditate Without Just Sitting There There are many ways to get the benefits of meditation through other activities. We’ve all heard the buzz about meditation. Celebrities endorse it, scientific studies proclaim its benefits, and it’s no longer considered a religious activity. But despite being eager to reap the rewards of meditation, some…

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Physical Well-Being: Adjustment & Action As we progress through successive stages, you will begin to take charge of your physical well-being and use it as a tool to boost Ultimate Well-being. Now we will employ key practices like IF/Then, Habit Stacking, Pomodoro Technique and more. Adjustment You are putting in a lot of hard work…

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Physical Well-Being: Awareness, Understanding & Acceptance Physical well-being encompasses the body or wellness, life, and work. Now that sounds like a lot, doesn’t it? It’s something you already do but most of it, you don’t think about it. One of the key facets of UWB is developing awareness and taking a chaotic, confused life and…

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Isolation Guide #6: Spirituality to Feed the Soul  “The wound is the place where the light enters you.” ––Rumi In a technologically advanced world, and in particular in Western cultures and societies, it’s considered standard that we turn to science and empirical data to feed the soul. Yet while it’s true that science can solve…

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Isolation Guide #4: Career and Financial Stability Create financial stability in time of crisis like Coronavirus Work on this: Define financial stability  Have set work hours – and stick to them. Use “down time” to reflect on and map out your career/financial goals and intentions. Find your flow in work. Learn something new. Ask for…

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Isolation Guide #3 — Mental Mayhem to Mind Control Much of your UWB ultimate well-being can be controlled by your mind. Your mind is either your best friend or your worst enemy. Before you continue, pick which one you want it to be. Assuming you want it to be your friend, it’s time to train…

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Isolation Guide #2: Elevate the Emotional State of Well-being Here at KDAlive, we aren’t experts, we are well-being generalists. Our goal is to take a large amount of information, synthesize it and distribute it to you in a digestible format. Last week we covered how to take care of your physical health as part of…

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Isolation Guide #1: Focus on Physical Aspects of Ultimate Well-Being (UWB) Win the mornings Maintain your environment/Prioritize Hygiene/ Know what to eat Physical breaks and short workouts Track your mood Challenge Yourself: Replace unhealthy indulgences Sleep well and track your cycles Feeling lost, lonely, or out-of-focus with your activities? Change your habits and patterns now.…

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If You are So Smart, Why aren’t You Happy? Meet Raj Raghunathan who has studied happiness for two decades at the University of Texas, Austin. See our video chat here. https://youtu.be/pzhAAilHDF0 I was recently in Costa Rica – right when COVID19 hit in Central America – at the University of Peace Centre funded by the…

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Oprah Winfrey Wellness Tour

Oprah Winfrey: Be the Highest and Truest Form of Yourself Learn what Oprah Winfrey says about her formula for wellness Key Take-Aways: Oprah’s wellness formula is mind + body + spirit. Mind = Emotions, learning and work Body = Nutrition and movement Spirit = purpose and relationships Focus on what your perfect vision for your…

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Going forward, I’ll be writing more about Well-Being and the intersection of well-being and travel. At the start of May, I spent a long weekend at Multiversity 1440 the Science of Happiness gathering, which was being held in partnership with 1440 Multiversity at UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center. They have a beautiful college campus…

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