It is a constant in life that opposites go always hand in hand. In that statement there is already alignment, which is already a contradiction in itself (how can opposites be aligned?). The foundation of the universe is opposites, polarities. There is no universe in unity, only eternity. Eternity is beyond the universe. You may think that this is way too far fetched or philosophical, but what is life if one doesn’t think? I think, therefore I am – someone said 🙂
Ultimately, weight loss is down to calories consumed vs. calories burnt. The different training modalities allow you to lose weight by burning either fat or carbs (hopefully, not muscle).
We often get the ‘feeling’ of something, it goes normally accompanied by the ‘knowing’. There’s no knowing without feeling. Feeling is first. In order to know (I am talking about inner knowing, not knowledge, please note), we must feel first. The soul comes before the mind. We can push down the feeling with the mind, but the feeling is always there, no matter what. Feeling is the secret. It’s a simple, yet powerful concept.
You read that right. Having your entrails coming out of your mouth with exhaustion and deadly pain in your muscles doesn’t mean that you’re burning the calories of your life (while exercising, that is), although it may seem to you that you’re dying 🙂 In fitness terms we call this RPE (rate of perceived exertion) vs. HR (heart rate, i.e. how fast your heart is beating, meaning you’ll need more oxygen the faster it beats).
Think about it. You eat something, which separates into nutrients, and then chemical elements. Those go into your blood and cells and build your body. They become you. If they are mostly aluminum, you’ll be Wizard of Oz’s Tin Man 🙂 and if they are mostly oxygen, or carbon, you’ll be an organic person 🙂 . It’s quite easy to comprehend. In the same manner, if you eat acidic foods, you’ll get acid thoughts.
It is a custom for me to do some real deep house cleaning as the new year approaches. However, this is not the only time of the year when I clean my house :), in case you were wondering. I could well have chosen any other time for this laborious task, as you may say there’s no difference from today to tomorrow, however there is a reason why the calendars are the way they are, and that is to do with the energy in the stars/planets, and their various cycles. It’s the end of an energetic cycle, the beginning of another one, so a good time to clean.