Movement as Medicine: The Power of Gentle Exercise for Your Well-being

Movement as Medicine: The Power of Gentle Exercise for Your Well-being


The midpoint of the year is a powerful time to pause, reflect, and reset. Reclaim your vitality by reassessing your health goals, celebrating your progress, and embracing holistic practices that renew your energy and empower your journey forward. A clear and energized body and mind open you up to new possibilities and personal growth. 

Today's focus is on using physical activity as a healing and energizing force. Movement, when approached with mindfulness and intention, becomes a form of self-love and medicine for the body. Whether it's through yoga, tai chi, or other gentle exercises, integrating movement into your daily routine can enhance both your physical and emotional well-being, helping to increase serotonin levels, boost mood, and reduce anxiety.


The Healing Power of Movement

Working out doesn’t have to be painful; integrating movements with yoga and tai chi can benefit both physical and emotional well-being by increasing serotonin levels, which boost mood and reduce anxiety. Incorporate a daily 20-minute yoga or tai chi session into your routine to boost mood and improve flexibility. It's never too late to start again and honor your body through movement.

Magnesium flakes are a powerful addition to any movement routine, whether it's post-workout recovery or a soothing soak after a long day, making it easier to stay active and maintain a healthy movement practice. Incorporating magnesium flakes into your self-care routine not only supports muscle recovery but also enhances overall flexibility and mobility, ensuring you can move freely and confidently every day. Here is a favorite:

Deep Sea Minerals Magnesium Flakes

Deep Sea Minerals™ Zechstein Magnesium Chloride Flakes are sourced from the deepest, untouched reserves of the ancient Zechstein Sea Bed. Here's why you'll love them:

  • Relaxation Aid: Soak away the day's tension. Magnesium chloride flakes are known to relax muscles and nerves, providing a sense of tranquility and calm. This helps to reduce stress and support brain health, enhancing your ability to focus and stay energized.
  • Muscle Recovery: After your yoga or tai chi session, a magnesium bath can help ease muscle soreness, promoting faster recovery and flexibility.
  • Improved Sleep Quality: Magnesium supports the production of melatonin, helping you enjoy deeper, more restful sleep, which is crucial for overall well-being and mental clarity.
  • Mood Enhancement: By aiding the production of serotonin, magnesium can lift your mood and reduce feelings of anxiety and depression, promoting overall mental well-being.


As we move through the midpoint of the year, remember to honor your body and mind with movement and self-care. Each step you take towards wellness is a celebration of your strength and resilience. Embrace the healing power of movement and let it guide you towards a vibrant, balanced life.





Ritual for Self-Love: Evening Stretch and Soak

End your day with a gentle stretching routine followed by a relaxing magnesium bath. This practice not only soothes your muscles but also prepares your mind and body for a restful night's sleep.

1. Prepare Your Space:


  • Find a quiet, comfortable area for stretching.
  • Light some candles or play calming music to set the mood.

2. Gentle Stretching:

  • Spend 10-15 minutes doing gentle stretches, focusing on areas where you hold tension.
  • Breathe deeply and move slowly, allowing your body to fully relax.

3. Magnesium Bath:

  • Fill your bathtub with warm water and add a generous amount of magnesium flakes.
  •  Soak for 20-30 minutes, letting the magnesium work its magic on your muscles and mind.

4. Mindfulness:

  • Use this time to clear your mind and focus on your breath.
  • Reflect on your day, acknowledge your progress, and set positive intentions for the next day.

Completing this evening stretch and soak ritual allows your body to unwind and rejuvenate, paving the way for a restful night's sleep and a refreshed start to the next day. Embrace this moment of tranquility and honor the progress you've made on your journey to wellness.

Let the Goddess in you rise + Shine.

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