What Is freedom to you? Is it achievable? If so, then how?
Freedom is a complex idea which is influenced by many things, I am focusing on the nervous system and our way of perceiving the physical state.
So how free are you? Do you hold yourself back from being your truest self? From my own experience our minds are what keep us confined, keep us in the same patterns of comfort and habit.
And from these parts we see the situation and instinctually begin to analyze for safety and security of ourselves. However, from these parts, freedom becomes a situational choice. This is the point when we can choose to allow ourselves to get out of our comfort zone and explore, pushing the boundaries of what we believe to be safe and secure.
It’s these points of choice that contain the power to bring us into ecstatic states. States of release and freedom to express our limitless nature seeing beyond our current beliefs. Out of our minds and into our hearts.
These ecstatic states of freedom and joy are available in many forms whether through movement or stillness. When we choose to enter our limitless nature, we are free. Free from our beliefs and free from ourselves. We then have the ability to rewire our neural network and choose to experience the freedom within.
It dates back about 2500 years. From ancient Chinese medicine to the first restaurants, bone broth undoubtedly has many benefits to the human physiology. Benefits so powerful making it nothing less of an incognito superfood.
The modern diet of most people on this planet has been wreaking havoc on our systems. From digestion to elimination, the processed foods so easily available to us are stripped of the nutrients we need to live a long and healthy life. Bone broth to the rescue? Maybe, especially with the gut healing collagen, gelatin, but also glycine and proline. These amino acids among others, are superstar compounds necessary for optimal health and play a large role in creating strong connective tissue and healthy joints.
My biggest concern here is the quality of the animals life and how it will reflect on the nutrient density of the final product. Using pastured and wild animals for your broths are ideal vs factory farmed / CAFO animals which never see the light of the outside world. The flavor, nourishing properties and energetic exchange from the food is in my opinion not comparable.
You will find home made broths to be much more flavorful than the packages and cans on the shelf at the supermarket. It can be less expensive to make your own as well as the potential to add your own flavorful herbs or other aromatics. Bone broth is great to drink by itself and is a great base for many of your favorite dishes. Get creative, have some fun and try a new way to incorporate this ancient culinary staple into your life.
Magical bone broth Recipe.
enough bones from healthy animals to fill you pot (pick bones that will fit in your cooking pot)
1 Tbs apple cider vinegar
1 Tbs aromatic herbs (optional)
For deeper end flavor, you may roast the bones in an oven at 350 for 30 minutes or until evenly browned on all sides
* Place bones in a pot or slow cooker
* Cover bones with filtered water
* Add vinegar
* Cook on low simmer
* 8-10 hours for poultry
* 10-24 hours for beef
* skim the top as necessary
* Add aromatics / herbs in the last 2 hours of cooking
* Strain and sip, cool it for later or use according to your favorite recipes.
This is my place to connect with you. My name is Alec and I am on the path to creating a fulfilling and enjoyable life. I’m a life long surfer and enjoy just about any activity in nature. Here at this site, sharing experiences, knowledge, ideas and wisdom are my main goals.
It was when I moved to Hawaii in the spring of 2013 when I realized I have been investing most of my energy at work. I was giving it away to employers so they could make money. I noticed how it was directly affecting many areas of my life and I knew I needed to change something but didn’t know what or how. It wasn’t until I moved to San Diego at the end of 2013 when I changed my work patterns. My spiritual practices began to grow and the unknown things began to change as my awareness deepened.
I began attending group yoga classes sometimes multiple times per day and up to 7 days a week. I’m sure this is what gave me a quantum leap into my inner world and how it shows up in our outer world. For me now, its not just about going to yoga classes. Instead I’m focusing on how well I can apply the yogic principles to my everyday life. These are the principles I am passionate about teaching, sprinkling them throughout the classes I’m guiding. Its about sharing our own evolution and watching how its reflected by the transformations and evolution of the people in our life.
You don’t have to be a monk or living up in the Himalayas to ask these questions or to seek peace within yourself. I believe it is attainable in everyone’s life with proper facilitation of your needs. Sometimes it’s as easy as being flexible with your perspectives on a situation.
I know I’m not alone in these contemplations, and I feel the more we can connect the easier it is to integrate the answers. Outside of here, I’m reaching to greaten my capacity for life experiences and positively deepen my impact I have on others along my journey.
Feel free to reach out to connect with me with any answers or question.
Peace and blessings