30 Day Greens. Grains. Gorgeous. Challenge!

By: Natasha Uspensky, CHHC

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Before I tell you about the cool new project I’m working on, I want to share a little story with you.

Over the winter, when I was working on the first launch of my online program, Greens. Grains. Gorgeous., I got totally off my game.  I was so stressed out about all the deadlines, all the content I was working on, negotiating designers and clients and everything, that I completely abandoned all the little daily things that made me feel deliriously happy, balanced, and radiant.

I stopped taking my pup on long, head-clearing walks through gorgeous, peaceful Brooklyn Heights.  I stopped going to my favorite yoga classes 3 days a week.  I stopped taking the time to make myself delicious big lunches at home, and started ordering in more.  I stopped taking breaks throughout the day to read, watch a favorite show, or relax.  I stopped meditating regularly.

I was so overwhelmed by all the stuff I had to get done, that these little acts of self-care felt like luxuries, suddenly totally frivolous.  How could I possibly take an hour for lunch when I have to finish creating this module by tomorrow!  How can I possibly take an hour for a yoga class when I have three articles to write and an email to get out?

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