April 28

Exercises for Losing Weight Fast; Not all work!

Who is not interested in losing weight fast? Everyone these days is indulged into losing pounds and getting that perfects zero figures as soon as possible. And the worst part is that no one wants to wait for long. However, this process is time taking and if you want to get it done earlier than it will be good to add exercise to your weight loss plan. Workouts are great to do and they make your diet plan much more effective. But do all exercises work? No, they don’t. a lot of exercises are added in the diet routines but their working capacity is nil. However, if you are looking for what exercises don’t affect you much then you are at the right place! A lot of exercises come with the promise to make you feel the best and work the best as well but not all of them do what they tell.

Exercises for losing weight fast are endless. The list is long enough to make you go bonkers. And not all exercises for weight loss are effective either. Here are some exercises which you need to drop out from your routine. If you have one of these workouts installed in your weight loss plan, then seriously kick them out because they hardly work.

Pull Down Behind the Head:

The problem with this exercise is obvious. The majority of people cannot attend to it. People with mobile shoulders can keep their spine straight. If the move is done in the wrong manner, then it can cause some serious injury. Moreover, it is one of the least effect exercises for losing weight quickly. Then why take the risk? Once you get an injury for this, it can be really severe. So make sure to kick this out of your to act upon the list.

A Safer Lat Pull Down:

This says to be working together for a lot of your body muscles but people who have attended to it say that it is not effective. Everyone wants to see the results and if they don’t get them sooner or later, people obviously get bored of it. Motivation is what keeps us going. Moreover, this exercise won’t be bringing out a lot for you so better to keep it off the list since it won’t be helpful much. Try adding an exercise which really makes you lose weight fast and in a much effective manner.

Upright Row:

The nerves of your shoulder can get affected by this exercise. A lot of people say no to this workout since it does not offer much then the compression of nerves and the unendurable pain. It is better out of the league and you can opt for something much better as the safer military press. Ask your instructor about it as it works for a lot of things at the same time. The targeting points of the military press are much better.

Legs press Along with Cramped Knees:

This workout is on a 50 over 50 scales. It is not a complete NO, in the list of exercises for losing weight fast but it is not a complete yes. Where does the problem pop in? If you bend your knees too far, you will be only welcomed with cramped back and knees. And these cramps won’t vanish away easily. They will beat the hell out of you before they actually leave.

Squats with the Smith Machine:

Okay, this is actually trending. The bar of the machine won’t give you much which can make the body go into positions which are risky and not good. Moreover, people tend to keep their feet farther in front of their bodies which make things going in the worse path for them.  However, squats are one of the best exercises for losing weight fast. But doing them with a smith machine is a really bad idea.

Now you have some least effective exercises which you need to kick out of your exercise plan. Make sure that they are not included in your work out plan as it won’t give you anything but the cramps and the bad aches. This kills the motivation if the pain stays for too long. Make sure that you what exercise you are doing and how it is benefiting you. Question your instructor and then add up an exercise in your plan. Don’t mess up with your weight loss program. Only go for the best because you deserve the best only.

April 2

What Would June Cleaver Do To Keep Her Kids Safe Online?

 Do you ever wonder what June Cleaver would do if she were alive today? (For those of you  who are too young to remember hearing about June, she was the quintessential 1950’s  mom on the hit show, “Leave It To Beaver”). Would she be worrying about her sons, Wally  and Beaver, using Instagram, Snapchat, or other social networks? Or would she be  concerned about them texting inappropriate comments/photos to their friends?

My guess is that we’d probably find June in the kitchen, happily using Pinterest to cook up a super-nutritious dinner, unaware of what her kids were up to online.

The point is, even for an ideal mom, managing offspring on cellular devices is tough, especially with kids getting phones and tablets at increasingly younger ages. Even a supermom like June Cleaver would find it nearly impossible to keep up.

I used to think that the most effective, and only, way to truly keep kids safe online was to teach them how to use the best Internet filter in the world—the one they keep between their ears. And while I still believe this is the ideal, I’ve come to the conclusion that we all could use some help. Thankfully there is some amazing technology available today that can help us manage our online kids. Here are a few examples

One of the really great things about kids carrying around cell phones is that it’s  now easier than ever to keep track of what they’re up to and where they are. For  example, by using a tool called KidTrack you can actually see your child’s  location, texts, calls and much more – whenever and wherever you  choose.  Kidtrack also has a unique feature called “geofencing.” What that means  is that you can define a geographical area, even something as specific as a house  you may not want your child entering or leaving, and KidTrack can alert you if  your child does enter or exit this area. But like all of the monitoring software  recommended here, this one suggests that parents use this tool together with their  child, setting boundaries and expectations that you’ve mutually discussed and  agreed to… all monitoring software works better that way!

But what if you don’t need/want to know about every single thing your child is  doing online? Well there’s another new tool available called VISR . VISR is unique because it only searches for warning signals—  explicit language, signs of cyberbullying, predators, illicit activities, sexting, etc.—  and warns you about them. Think of it like an alarm. You can be alerted to  activities you should be concerned about and then take action to help your child  avoid harm. This capability is, I think, a marvel of technology.

Finally, Copilot Family is the only tool with the ability for educators and parents to work  together to manage and protect students on school devices and personal devices they take to  school (i.e. for BYOD or “Bring Your Own Devices” programs). This unique parent-educator  engagement provides risk mitigation and regulatory compliance for schools, which is so  important today. For the parents, it is the only tool that can be integrated with their school’s IT  policies. Copilot also offers a free, and very easy-to-use, tool for parents who also want to  customize and manage their children’s online activities (i.e. amount of time, when in use, apps i  installed).

Regardless of what technological help you decide to employ, it’s important to remember no parental control software can be a substitute for active parent interaction with your children and supervision of their Internet use. But it is nice to know that there is help available in this area, because none of us could do this alone.

Not even June Cleaver.

March 29

How To Lose Weight Without Dieting Or Exercising

I’ve lost 3 kilos, without dieting or exercising.

Weird, right?

That’s what I thought yesterday morning as I pulled on my jeans – now a comfortable fit compared to the ‘snug’ fit this past few weeks.

As I reflected back over this past week or so, I soon realised why the weight had dropped off = the trigger being energy healing.

A friend and I were practicing a new healing technique on each other and as she worked on me I could feel huge shifts happening all the way down my spine.

Prior to this healing session, my eating patterns had changed, I could feel my clothes getting tighter and exercise seemed to put on weight rather than lose it. So to wake up yesterday morning with a flat stomach and loose jeans, I found it very interesting looking back at what had changed over the past week:

  • Energy Healing – this started the process, got the energy moving. With internal shifts, it was natural that things would externally shift.
  • I caught a cold/flu – initially trying to fight this with my arsenal of natural healing tools, I soon realised that I wasn’t supposed to fight it. That was the point of the symptoms, it was releasing the old, toxic energy. I had to accept this and let the purge happen.
  • I spoke my truth – there was a situation in my life that had been building up and I had taken on a lot of burden. Having finally gathered up the nerve to say something, it was resolved in a beautiful manner – with huge lessons for everyone involved. The weight actually lifted off my shoulders and I felt light as a feather afterwards.
  • I woke up the next day and felt an incredible urge to go on a major clutter clearing spree – old clothes, notes, journals and email inbox – I was pretty ruthless. I knew I was shifting majorly inside, changing energetically, yet it appeared as if I was clinging onto possessions as a sense of security. In reality, my old things were bogging me down. Time to go.
  • Epsom salt bath – my angels guided me to have an epsom salt bath as a way of drawing out further toxins and then washing it all away with a cool shower.
  • I publicly declared that I was making the mistake of trying to be ‘good’ rather than ‘authentic’  – massive weight off my shoulders!

I feel light as a feather. I’m ready for the new. And looking pretty trim and slim without exercising or dieting.

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March 29

Hidden Blessings

The sun is out, flowers are in bloom, skies are blue, the water is clear, butterflies are performing their beautiful dance. There’s a newness in the air, a fresh start full of possibilities, a harvesting of energy. Beginnings.

Lots of ideas floating around.

Yet, if you’re like me, the ideas aren’t quite taking root. There’s no pull in one definite direction. There’s still a pause, almost a “hang on, things are still shifting, the right ideas will take root verrrrryy soon.” (Yet time to Spirit is quite different to my version of time. Spirit tends to have more patience!).

This holding pattern I’ve been in for so long isn’t shifting. Not quite yet.

While the desire to move forward is strong, I’m being held here for just that little bit longer. I get the sense that this Eclipse window/Mercury Retrograde period is a chance to really dig deep and look at things that aren’t supporting us or are holding us back. Like a big final clear out. And let’s be honest, clear outs, releasing or detoxing ain’t always pretty or easy.

I’ve got a few examples of powerful shifts that have happened in just a few days…… (Is it just me or are things really speeding up?!)

  • I’ve had a beautiful situation where my self-worth (or lack of it!) was brought to my attention and a chance to really look at where this stems from and how I can move forward with more value in myself and my gifts.
  • My shoulder is in agony which is encouraging me to dive deeper into releasing and opening the blocked energy in my heart. I’m journeying through past lives in meditation to help with this which is increasing my ability to use this skill for exploration of energy on dimensional levels. I’m also amping up my yoga practice, to really get into my body and connect with my heart. While my initial intention was to crack open my heart with yoga (will this pain go already!), I’ve been guided to use a more loving, compassionate and gentle approach. The long postures of Yin Yoga are encouraging me to sit in the discomfort and work through it. It’s helping with breathing in and out love and light, to be gentle and compassionate instead of using brute force to fix something. Patience my dear. I’m learning a lot about patience.
  • I have also been consciously working on increasing the level of light in my body because I desire to live a more joyful and high vibrational existence. I am starting to see beautiful glimpses of what is possible living at a higher vibration but my body needs to play catch up. My cells and DNA need to adjust, my nervous system needs time to adapt to the influx of light. Lots of rest and self-care, which is amping up my love of self in general. Being patient with this shift is providing a pretty huge blessing for me – I’m being much kinder and loving towards myself.

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