Welcome to Winter Boundary Bootcamp! - Mind Body Paddle

Welcome to Winter Boundary Bootcamp!

Welcome to Winter Boundary Bootcamp!

Congratulations on starting your journey to clarity and freedom!

We’re ditching overwhelm and stress, and saying YES to what’s important to us so we can thrive.

I’m so excited we’re on this journey together.

Watch the video to get started.

What to expect
  • An email from me on Friday December 31st with your workbook and reminders for the Bootcamp.
  • A daily email from me cheering you on and offering insights starting Monday January 3rd.
  • Community and support in the FB group, via email thread, and in the live mid-week Zoom call.
  • There will be moments where you feel challenged, but those are the moments that allow you to cultivate courage and confidence!
How to set yourself up for success
  • Watch the video above and read through the schedule below so you’re ready for your routine on Day 1.
  • Block time in your calendar for the Boundary Bootcamp right now!
  • Show up to the mid-week Zoom. Schedule it in your calendar right now! 7:30 p.m. ET Thursday January 6th.
  • Be ready and willing to get comfortable with discomfort.
  • Show up! You get out of this challenge what you put in. The more you share and participate, the more you’ll get.
Boundary Bootcamp Schedule
Day 1: Say No to waking up stressed out, say Yes to waking your body up mindfully. Here’s How:

Instead of looking at your phone first thing in the morning and starting the endless scroll to anxiety and stress, do this:

  1. Wake up at 6 a.m.
  2. Express gratitude for your life.
  3. Drink a cup of warm water with lemon.
  4. See if you can not look at your phone until you’re drinking the warm lemon water.

Why lemon water? Because it’s a gentle cleanser for your body, specifically your kidneys and urinary tract. Drinking warm lemon water also helps stimulate digestion so you can effectively digest your food.

Day 2: Say No to a lethargic body and a dim mind, say Yes to energy and vitality. Here’s how:
  • Wake up at 6 a.m.
  • Express gratitude for your life.
  • Drink a cup of warm water with lemon.
  • Go for a 20 minute walk.

There are so many benefits to walking or exercising in the morning including blood sugar regulation, revving digestion and enhancing your mood.

Day 3: Say NO (very boldly) to at least one request that takes you away from what’s important to you. Here’s how:
  • Today, when someone asks you to do or attend something that you really don’t want to do or don’t have the bandwidth to take on, say no thank you.
  • If you notice yourself start to feel guilty about saying no, remember that you, your work and your time are valuable.
  • This will be uncomfortable and take courage. You got this!
Day 4: Say NO to poor nutrition and digestion, and say YES to nourishing yourself. Here’s how:
  • Eat a warm, nourishing lunch that was lovingly prepared. This could be a soup or a stew.
  • Put it in a thermos so it stays warm and bring it with you for lunch.
  • Winter is not the time for cold, raw foods like salads that will increase cold and dryness in the body.
  • You are worth nourishing yourself.

Tonight is our group Zoom call at 7:30 p.m. ET. The link was sent in your welcome email and will also be sent in your daily email.

Day 5: Say NO to burning out, and say YES to stoking your inner fire. Here’s how:

Take 10 minutes today to do an activity that draws your attention and energy within. This could include journaling, meditation, yoga, making art, or whatever you do that has you go within.

Winter is the season best suited for going within and doing reflection. When you stoke your inner fire you are incubating the seeds of your creativity and potential so they’re ready to burst forth in the spring.

Day 6: Say NO to exhaustion, and say YES to a good night sleep. Here’s how:
  • Dim your lights in the evening.
  • Turn off all screens no later than 9 p.m.
  • Drink relaxing tea or do something type of relaxation.
  • Light out not later than 10 p.m.

Sleep is the foundation for your health. Getting 7 – 8 hours of sleep per night helps keep your brain working well so you make good decisions and think clearly, helps you process experiences you’ve had during the day, and gives you energy to do what you want to get done.

Day 7:Say NO to your constant connection with technology, and say YES to your connection with nature. Here’s how:
  • Take 5 minutes of your day to go outside and walk, meander or sit in nature without looking at your phone.
  • Leave your phone behind if you find that you can’t resist scrolling.
  • Find something beautiful to contemplate like the feeling of warm sunshine on your face, the sparkle on the snow, of listening to the sound of a babbling brook.
  • Remember that you are not your productivity. You are nature.

Congratulations!! You’ve made it to the last day of the Boundary Bootcamp! Time to finish strong!

Day 8: Celebrate AND learn next steps on how you can maintain and reinforce what you’ve gained in this Boundary Bootcamp! You’ll receive an email with details and next steps.

Got questions? Click here to email me.

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