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What’s the point?
What’s the point of all this focus on wellness? I used to think it was for more happiness and success, but I’ve come to find that even extreme happiness can cause suffering. Huge highs come with huge lows.
The further I walk on my path to healing, the more I find that it’s all about getting off the roller coaster ride – the ups and downs of life. There is a stable, consistent, inner peace that is accessible to all of us. That’s really what you want right? Simple, inner peace.
However, finding that peace while living on planet earth is a challenge. There are so many things, everyday, that tempt me from peace into uneasiness, stress, resentment, etc.
So, I choose to surround myself with tools- nutrition, yoga practice, quiet time with myself, etc. And recently, I made the most delicious tool to guide me back to the feeling of inner peace.
I’ve called this creation Elissa’s Inner Peace Tonic. The properties are incredible. Here are a few:
Gynostema Tea – calming, “spirit lifting”
Cacao – mood enhancer
Sun Potion YIN Power Tonic Herbs – This incredible blend from Sun Potion contains Organic Reishi Mushroom, Wildharvested He Shou Wu Extract, Wildharvested Pearl Powder, Tocos, Organic Ashwagandha Extract, Wildharvested Pine Pollen, and Wild harvested Astragalus Extract
Sun Potion YIN Powder may support:
- Hormonal Balance
- Mental Clarity
- Stress Relief
- Cellular Regeneration
- Healthy Circulation
- Emotional Equilibrium
- Creative Energy
The recipe is below. You can purchase all the ingredients at most health stores – if not, the internet will do!
Get yourself off of life’s roller coaster, calm your mind, be with the inner peace that is waiting for you. It never went anywhere.
Elissa’s Inner Peace Tonic
1 cup @dragonherbs gynostemma tea, warm (8-10 ounces)
¼ cup fresh almond milk or coconut milk
1 tsp. extra virgin coconut oil
1 medjool date, pitted and peeled
1 1/2 tsp. @sunpotion Yin Herbs (reishi, pearl powder, tocos powder, ashwaganda)
1 tsp. cacao powder
1/8 tsp. cinnamon
3-4 drops @omicaorganics stevia sweetener (optional)
Brew gynostemma tea, and set aside to cool for 2 minutes. Next, add all ingredients to blender, and mix until warm and frothy. Pour and drink slowly. Enjoy the cup of inner peace.