LBD

Liv Consciously

Food is medicine for the body and nourishment for the soul. 

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BioIndividuality

Similar to tailor-made suits highlighting your best features, eating habits require customization for your best body. The next trend is sure to confuse most sane humans: Plant-based or Paleo? In a sea of conflicting dietary theories and nutritional advice, LBD encourages the voice of one expert: Your Body.

 

 

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Quality Control

All goods are not created equal, as any consumer knows. LBD educates sourcing high-quality ingredients and selecting methods of preparation. Biodynamic farming, organic, local, and seasonal affect nutritional value and freshness of ingredients. If a pizza pie were baked in a conventional oven versus a wood-fire brick oven, its taste would transform entirely. Quality matters.    

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Portion control

Minimalism on the plate leads to better eating habits. Plate less and help yourself to seconds, if desired. Consumption is a process involving all five senses that begins with your eyes. Momentary hunger sometimes miscommunicates the fork to mouth connection and leads to overeating. Hormones excreted by the gut create a delayed response in the brain to produce satiety.

Breathe Deeply

The pillars of mindfulness are conscious breath, situational perception, and 'essential luxuries'

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Breathe in Mindfulness

Breath is a voluntary and involuntary flow of air connecting our internal body with the external environment. Our emotional states are interlaced with controlled intake of oxygen to the brain. Being attentive to the present actuates relaxation and diminishes stress.  

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Emotions and Perceptions

Emotions are reactions to our perceptions of situations. They act as a feedback system, which we can leverage to our advantage. Understanding the personal power individuals have over reactions allows us to remain calm despite existing circumstances.  

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Essential Luxuries

Treatments such as acupuncture, chiropractic, massages, facials, cryotherapy, aromatherapy, cupping, and others advance personal well-being to a new level. Syncing physical bodywork with conscious awareness realizes holistic health.

Discipline Yourself

find release for your physical body and indulge in self-care 

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Movement

Our physical bodies crave exercise to stimulate blood flow, release endorphins, and manage cortisol levels. Cross-training enables better performance by strengthening weaknesses. Strength, cardio, and stretch are the main categories: begin with what calls to you.

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Habit of Self-care 

We are inclined to tend to others' needs before our own. Practicing the virtue of selfishness allows us to be present with family members, friends, and colleagues. Replenishing ourselves before giving to others bypasses feelings of guilt, resentment, and overwhelm. As Randy Pausch stated, "Put on your own oxygen mask before assisting others." 

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Routines: Delayed or Cancelled

Adjusting to lifestyles in air or on the road requires a special attentiveness to combat stress triggers. Traveling adds a hurdle to living well; stress abounds from common flight delays and cancellations. Personal mechanisms for remaining balanced in these situations eases discomfort of disrupted daily routines.