Yin yang is the balance between rest and activity. The balance of doing and being is what we are aiming to make our habit during the nine months of gestation so that it will be second nature when baby arrives.
Our work becomes more fluid when we have rest interspersed. Caring for our newborn will be easier when we balance it with rest. Pregnancy will fly when we allow ourselves rest and restoration time.
During your pregnancy following the Aphrodite program you will learn this balance. It will make your pregnancy easier, it will lower stress related complications, and it will allow your body to repair from the wear and tear of life and pregnancy -- and you will get things done with more ease and speed.
When you noticed you are too hurried take some time out for evaluation. Ask yourself:
I love the Ted Talk by Shonda Rhimes on play (another word for rest). I watch it frequently when I feel I need to refocus. Watch it here https://www.ted.com/talks/shonda_rhimes_my_year_of_saying_yes_to_everything?language=en
Julia Erickson, the founder of Aphrodite Project, is a wellness authority who uses food, meditation, and movement to create extraordinary health and wellness. Julia's practice is focused on helping women thrive and heal from chronic disease. She is also mother of seven.