We all lead busy lives and there is no question that for various reasons our stress levels can be through the roofs. It could be because of our kids, our parents, our work, our health or just our lives in general. The fact is, we just have one life to live and for that reason we need to live it in the best way possible and that means taking care of ourselves first. Everyone has different ways of living a healthy life, but Ali Katz has it down to a science. She has found that through meditation, she was able to minimize her stress level and live not only a healthy and productive life, but remain zen at the same time, and she is now sharing that with all of you.
Hot Mess to Mindful Mom
Ali Katz is a busy woman. She has two young kids, a husband and a job and yes, she even has just written a book that is going to be published on May 19. How did she manage all of this without tearing out every last piece of gorgeous long brown hair she has? Meditation and taking time for herself each and every day. In her book, Hot Mess to Mindful Mom, Ali has written a book for mom’s that want to live a more balanced and mindful life so they can stress less and enjoy life more. Ali talks about how she wanted to find a better way, than to just make it through the day, so she could enjoy those precious moments with her husband and children that go by so quickly. Hot Mess to Mindful Mom leaves you with a feeling of hope and a feeling that if Ali can do it, so can I, because you see that she practices what she preaches.
Don’t Stress, Meditate
It’s all in the breathing. No really, it is. And, if you watch some of the informative and calming videos that Ali has, you will find yourself realizing just how easy it is to meditate. Listening to Ali is like sitting in front of your best friend. She is that comforting and comfortable and she makes it enjoyable. It’s not easy to turn it off and unplug, and Ali tells us that it’s okay, but sometimes you have to start there. And, once you do, you can find that you start to let go and that it is possible to turn it off and meditate.
Meditation is a state of thoughtless awareness and has been known to not only reduce stress, but can improve your quality of life. When you meditate, it allows you to focus on the here and now, not the past and what can’t be changed or the future and what you aren’t in control of, which is why is helps with your stress level. You learn to live in the moment and really savor each and every fabulous thing.
Ali Katz, A to Zen Meditation Guru
So, what makes Ali Katz your A to Zen Mediation Guru? She’s a certified meditation teacher and mindfulness coach, a yogi, a t-shirt designer, and an author. Her goals are to help adults and teens understand the benefits of meditation and mindfulness, and how to incorporate them into their daily lives. Ali also provides Accountability Coaching services to a small groups or individuals to help them identify areas of their lives where would like to grow their attention. She helps them create a plan to make a reality and holds them accountable in working the steps to get that plan done and keeping them on the right track.
If you want to stop stressing and start to meditate, but don’t know how or where to get started, we suggest Ali Katz as your go-to Jewish Guru!
*The views and opinion expressed in this article are of J-Vibe and were not paid by Ali Katz. Ali Katz had no knowledge that this article was being written about her.