* Definition of Mental Fitness_____ 2-3
* Stretching Your Mind__________ 4-5
* Health and Fitness_____________ 6-7
* Spiritual Focus________________ 10
Definition of Mental Fitness
Collectively, mental fitness involves activities that
promotes wellness for both mind and body.
this can involve, meditation, eating healthy, physical
excercise, even learning new skills.
The benefits are rewarding to the mind and body,
helping to boost one's confidence, have a more po-
sitive attitude, and enhance your spiritual growth among
STRECHING YOUR MINDSTRECHING YOUR MIND
Performing regular activities to increase and main-
Tain the performance of our brains, is considered
To some more essential than excercise for the rest
Of our body.
Here are a few suggestions:
Laugh: „scientist tell us it is good for our health, it
releases endorphins, and other positive powerfulpowerful
chemicals into our system“
Learn something new: „we capitalize on
our brain's great potential when we put it
Excercise: „increasing our blood flow
brings more oxygen to the brain-oxygen
that is the fuel for the beautiful brain“.
Health and Fitness
for the Mind
Health and Fitness
for the Mind
It is suggested that long ago our culture
Lost the essential „interconnectedness between
the body mind and spirit“ (James, 2006).
Too many of us tend to spend more time doing
For others and leave little time to care for
By including excercise in your daiily life
You are embracing the balance needed to reach
The goal of „wellness“, in your life.
Some tips for getting started!
SEE YOUR PHYSICIAN: Chooosing the appropriate rou-
tine is critical when beginning a routine, so that you understand
what your body type can withstand and you decrease the chance
of doing harm or becoming overwhelmed.
TAKE YOURSELF SERIOUSLY: If you are someone who
benefits from performing activities with others and it is more
motivating than certainly get out and join a club or group with
If you perfer the comfort of your home and benefit from equip-
ment for your own personal use and flexibility, then setting up a
personal gym may be best.
MIND & BODY ARE CONNECTED!: „Redefine excercise
as an excercise that reduces stress and connects your mind
and body“, ( James, 2006).
Feeling overly tired, stressed, unhappy, or just
unhappy, can have a profound affect on our
health and certainly our ability to achieve
Through meditation, one can find inner
peace and balance.
„Meditation can also help us to un-derstand
our own mind from negative to positive, from
disturbed to peaceful, from unhappy to
There is a clear connection between the health of the mind, body
And a deep connection with spirituality.
Two components towards making a positive change are:
„to make up the mind to make the change“.........
„to take action necessary to make the change happen“.
(Chrysallis Meditation Center, 2010)
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