Challenge 20: Sleep

Every day is a new opportunity to grow and transform our body, mind and spirit.
When we slow down to listen to the wisdom within us — and in the world around us
— wonderful changes can occur.

To help you get started, I’ll share a weekly “Transformational Challenge” that can
bring both growth and joy into your life. I’ll also be focusing my attention on
the challenge right along with you, so I would love to hear about your experiences.

Yours in Health, Susan

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Sleep is the number one healer and bone repairs itself while we sleep.

This simple challenge may be harder than you think. Try getting 8 hours of sleep in a dark room with no distractions, especially electronic ones.

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Bonus: Share your best sleep tip with us. We will choose the one we like the best and send you a free Better Bones eye mask from our new sleep kit. The entire sleep kit can be purchased here.

Challenge 19: Humor Week

Every day is a new opportunity to grow and transform our body, mind and spirit.
When we slow down to listen to the wisdom within us — and in the world around us
— wonderful changes can occur.

To help you get started, I’ll share a weekly “Transformational Challenge” that can
bring both growth and joy into your life. I’ll also be focusing my attention on
the challenge right along with you, so I would love to hear about your experiences.

Yours in Health, Susan

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Laughter is the best medicine.

Research shows that laughter and humor are good for our minds and bodies. This week we want to share with you a video especially funny to those of us with children. Share it with a friend.

Bonus: Share a funny video with us so that we can all laugh.

Challenge 18: Balance

Every day is a new opportunity to grow and transform our body, mind and spirit.
When we slow down to listen to the wisdom within us — and in the world around us
— wonderful changes can occur.

To help you get started, I’ll share a weekly “Transformational Challenge” that can
bring both growth and joy into your life. I’ll also be focusing my attention on
the challenge right along with you, so I would love to hear about your experiences.

Yours in Health, Susan

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Balance is the key to lifelong healthy bones.

Studies show that most fractures occur as the result of a fall.  And good balance can prevent falls. This week’s challenge is to watch this video with Dr. Brown and Gina Galli, RYT doing various balancing poses. Give them a try and see how your balance improves over the course of the week.

Bonus: Do these balance exercises on our Better Bones Balance Pad.

Challenge 17: There is nothing you cannot do™

Every day is a new opportunity to grow and transform our body, mind and spirit.
When we slow down to listen to the wisdom within us — and in the world around us
— wonderful changes can occur.

To help you get started, I’ll share a weekly “Transformational Challenge” that can
bring both growth and joy into your life. I’ll also be focusing my attention on
the challenge right along with you, so I would love to hear about your experiences.

Yours in Health, Susan

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Get inspired by Tao Porchon-Lynch, a 96-year old yoga instructor and dancer.

This week’s challenge is to identify one thing in your life that you are holding back on because of fear and make a tiny shift in overcoming that fear.

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Bonus: Watch Tao’s Inspiring TED talk about her life and know there is NOTHING that you cannot do.

 

Challenge 16: Building Bone by Walking Downstairs

 

Every day is a new opportunity to grow and transform our body, mind and spirit.
When we slow down to listen to the wisdom within us — and in the world around us
— wonderful changes can occur.

To help you get started, I’ll share a weekly “Transformational Challenge” that can
bring both growth and joy into your life. I’ll also be focusing my attention on
the challenge right along with you, so I would love to hear about your experiences.

Yours in Health, Susan

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What builds bone strength more, walking upstairs or downstairs?

Watch Dr. Brown’s video to find out! This week’s challenge is to follow Dr. Brown’s tips in this video and take the stairs every day.

 

Bonus: Come up with your own “Stair Mantra” and share it with the group.

Challenge 15: Grounded in Nature

Every day is a new opportunity to grow and transform our body, mind and spirit.
When we slow down to listen to the wisdom within us — and in the world around us
— wonderful changes can occur.

To help you get started, I’ll share a weekly “Transformational Challenge” that can
bring both growth and joy into your life. I’ll also be focusing my attention on
the challenge right along with you, so I would love to hear about your experiences.

Yours in Health, Susan

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Summertime is a great time to take advantage of the grounding effect of Mother Nature on our physical being.

This week try a couple of these grounding practices from Puakai Healing.

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Challenge 14: Visualization

susancircleEvery day is a new opportunity to grow and transform our body, mind and spirit.
When we slow down to listen to the wisdom within us — and in the world around us
— wonderful changes can occur.

To help you get started, I’ll share a weekly “Transformational Challenge” that can
bring both growth and joy into your life. I’ll also be focusing my attention on
the challenge right along with you, so I would love to hear about your experiences.

Yours in Health, Susan

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What we think about, we become.

Pick one aspect of your life (health, relationships, etc.) and visualize 3 qualities that you would like to develop in this area over the next year. Set aside 3 minutes each day this week to visualize your life with these qualities and watch them manifest.

 

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Bonus: Set aside some time to watch Wayne Dyer speak about “Mastering the Art of Manifesting.”

 

Challenge 13: Summer Solstice

susancircleEvery day is a new opportunity to grow and transform our body, mind and spirit.
When we slow down to listen to the wisdom within us — and in the world around us
— wonderful changes can occur.

To help you get started, I’ll share a weekly “Transformational Challenge” that can
bring both growth and joy into your life. I’ll also be focusing my attention on
the challenge right along with you, so I would love to hear about your experiences.

Yours in Health, Susan

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June 21 is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.

Take advantage of the sun’s magnificence this week and try to get up early one morning and catch a sunrise. Use this quiet time to appreciate all the life that the sun brings to our planet.

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Challenge 12: The Classical Stretch

susancircleEvery day is a new opportunity to grow and transform our body, mind and spirit.
When we slow down to listen to the wisdom within us — and in the world around us
— wonderful changes can occur.

To help you get started, I’ll share a weekly “Transformational Challenge” that can
bring both growth and joy into your life. I’ll also be focusing my attention on
the challenge right along with you, so I would love to hear about your experiences.

Yours in Health, Susan

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Did you know that stretching builds both bone and muscle strength?

And  it also feels great. Try this 4-minute stretch routine from Miranda Esmonde-White, a friend of Dr. Brown’s. Try it every day this week and see how you feel!

 

 

Bonus: Find a lovely spot like Miranda did and connect with the earth barefoot.

Challenge 11: Make Every Day Mother’s Day

susancircleEvery day is a new opportunity to grow and transform our body, mind and spirit.
When we slow down to listen to the wisdom within us — and in the world around us
— wonderful changes can occur.

To help you get started, I’ll share a weekly “Transformational Challenge” that can
bring both growth and joy into your life. I’ll also be focusing my attention on
the challenge right along with you, so I would love to hear about your experiences.

Yours in Health, Susan

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Appreciate the mothers of the world.

A mother’s love is unconditional.  List 10 things you have come to appreciate about your mother and consider expressing gratitude either directly to your mother for all that she has done. If you can’t, then you can express this same gratitude to any mother.

 

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