HPA Axis is Amazing!!!
"mo, my doctor is thrilled. My BP is down, my sugar is down, my weight is down. I have done more for my body with less effort. You kept reminding me ONE single Focus at a time, ...when I stopped trying to rush through multiple steps at once guess what happened? It all slowly shifted everything. Thank you for your patience, for responding and always signing off with "you've got this! I do. I've got this!!! thanks to you. ♥️♥️♥️ "
"After knee surgery, came pain in my back out of nowhere. Pain that wouldn't budge. The exercise you suggested was so ridiculously simple that I wrote back and said -COME ON.... With your encouragement, I did it in bed and ya know what??? The position and deep breath opened up my back. In a matter of days, I was back to focusing on my knee recovery. So crazy yet cool what we can do to help our body when we know what to do and why. Gotta say I'm the one you always talk about when you say don't let something so SIMPLE lull you into thinking I'll wait for the hard stuff.... Sending this in for the skeptics like me. I'm heading back to sign up for Sunday emails Week 1 cause obviously I will benefit by layering on all the SIMPLE Focused Actions I blew over this year. Thanks...."
"Guilt was my main reason for pushing self care to the side you made it so simple so accessible you are right the only question I asked my self each day when I felt resistance was Michelle do you WANT to? It got me going the first months and ya know the whole put your oxygen mask on first so you can help others well it is true. My family has benefitted tremendously FROM MY CHANGES. NOW the guilt trip is in reverse...do you want to let the family down by skipping self-care? HA! You're a genius.* "
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Here’s what one astonished user of the Simplify Self Care Process had to say at her 90 day mark. So far she has incorporated 5- yup ONLY 5 - daily Micro Decisions!
I am a 52 year old female, that works in the healthcare field and stress is at an all time high.
I started the SimplifySelfCare Achieve Your Goal Process slowly layering on Micro Decisions and I can’t believe it has been 90 days already.
That says something when you aren't begrudgingly counting how long you've been doing something.
So...doing my head to toe analysis from when i received my first Simplify Self Care email up to today is 90 days and it is mind blowing to have such amazing results so i wanted to share them.
Especially, since i have never felt the feeling that I am killing myself or giving anything and everything up!
The goal I had when I signed up was to finally figure out how I could lose weight in a way that was healthy. Good thing I did the Head to Toe scan! I highly recommend doing it like mo suggests...here’s what happened:
My BEFORE Micro Decisions list and then my 90 day RESULTS
BEFORE Starting I made my Head to TOE list of my body.
Here’s what I was living with before using my first MD (Micro Decision) 90 days ago :
Headache or migraines weekly.
Daily neck pain
Knee pain, all day, every day several meniscus tears / severe cartilage damage
Was awaiting surgery, unable to walk at end of work day
Unable to inhale deeply and hold my breath to Perform 4-7-8 breathing
Sleep - Unable to fall a sleep sometimes until 2-3 in a.m.
Wake hourly with knee pain,
Mornings: Woke up tired, tight and in pain head to toe.
Stress: always felt heightened emotions, exhausted, easily triggered!
Today exactly 90 days and layering on 5 Daily Micro Decisions-
I can't recall the last headache!
No neck pain, occasionally tight tension after work, but NO Pain
Knee pain reduced!!!!, mainly flares up at the end of the day
No immediate plans for surgery, walking my dog after work 3-5 days a week
Breathing, I can inhale deeply. I can actually feel when i am pushing my scalene muscles w/ exhalation
Sleep: Best sleep in years!!!!! Fall asleep easily, sleep through the night, wake relaxed rested and not in pain!
Stress: overall sense of calmness, rested able to handle daily stressors waaaay better. It surprises my how calm I react to things i would have been irate about before! It's CRAZY!
AND already lost a few pounds And that's just during this set up phase!
This is 100% straight forward. I KNOW exactly what to do and when.
This means it's never felt overwhelming--like so many other programs I have tried. It's 100 possible to do in the busiest of lives. I can't wait to start my Next Level up!
The first 90 day results way OVER exceeded my expectations and have been such a surprise that one will have to experience it to believe how it WORKS!!!
"This felt so slow in the beginning. By the 2nd layering of Actions I was like Whoa! So much gain for such small concentrated amount of time. My pants fit different, my shoulder tension is gone, my appetite is shifting. All the exponential benefits you spoke of are unfolding right before my eyes. This is the simplest process It is unbelievable. Thank you for sending us the first education tool free so I could be convinced it would REALLY be Simple.
Your Micro Decisions and guidance have changed my life."
"I'm on the 3 Muscle Groups section and all I can say is my back has NEVER felt so good and JUST LIKE YOU SAID on day 1 it's the layering I could have NEVER done the 3rd muscle group exercises had I not loosened up and strengthened the other muscles. I'm sure you hear it all the time but boy oh boy your SIMPLE Focused Actions have changed my life. Thank YOU 🥰!"
"My Back pain. Gone. 35 years daily pain G-O-N-E I've done everything under the sun and it was the Step 1 tool and Step 2 that created a pain free existence for me. YUP less than a total of 10 minutes together and I have benefits throughout my body. Why they don't teach us this in school is beyond me,"
"Just have to say I was amazed that I slept 6 straight hours last night. Thank you! I haven’t had 6 straight hours of sleep in years. "
"Can't explain ( I hope that's the right English) How the 90 day mark was true. Things are not feeling as hard. I believe I can do this and am happy for adding what's next mo "
"Things were slow, so slow and I kept quitting the simple breathing. This time I would not let myself off the hook. I was either going to prove you wrong or it would work--I would enjoy either 🤣. It's day 78 and I am noticing I am not as anxious. I will email again at day 90! "
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"I said it would never happen again I'm not taking good care of my self. I'm once again PUSHING through as my life changes around me.I'm feeling so isolated. Your Sunday emails are my saving grace! I've started the audio and it's a huge help to have my weekly focus.Thank you mo for doing this! xo "
"My mind is all over the place between constant toddler activity planning how to care for everything as a single mom...oh the ANXIETY I'm glad you're developing this new way to connect with people. Sunday Self Care E-Mails are perfect! The World needs you!"
"Your emails couldn't come at a better time. I'm so looking forward to each Sunday to start back to better health and less negative impact of my stress. THANK YOU! All my love and lotsa virtual hugs!"
"Good mood foods. The list helped me through my birthday, Thanksgiving, and I'm sure will be what I lean on most for Hanukah. Knowing how my brain is working and able to explain to others my focus has done more for my self-esteem than I can tell you. Instead of the 'endless dieter, I'm now the one who focuses on self-care --ya know that alone has changed how I feel others treat me. Wish I had this in school, in counseling, all these years I made myself feel bad for lacking will-power. Now by using the breathing, the reframing every day, every meal I can choose to help my body and I can see how this upcoming year will be even more amazing. PS The videos help tremendously thank you for adding them.'"
"Thought you should know I fought the urge to buy my favorite chocolate and bought cauliflower and broccoli to put in my salad with nuts this week. That’s what I added to my salad at lunchtime. I was told to bring dessert to our Halloween party and took a watermelon! Friends couldn’t believe I didn’t bring ice cream! And said as much.
I saw my reward on the scale. I lost 1 one glorious pound! Thanks so much for helping me make these small decisions and recognizing the benefit. Oh, I also recognized the pain in my lower back is lessened with the reduced amount of sugar. A definite reward that I recognized. Thanks again."
" 4th month in a row off my migraine medication. Not a single Migraine in 4 months that's down from multiple per week for the past 10 years. My specialist asked me what I was doing and I said Self Care. I calm my HPA Axis multiple times each day which helped me, changed my Stress Eating, Then I realigned my posture. He was like Your HPA Axis? Realigned Posture?? impressive words -- okay, well GOOD on YOU. Keep doing it and I'll see you next year. I'll repeat what others have said. It seems so slow, too SIMPLE but layering on and doing the focused actions day in and day out adds up to amazing changes. Thank you for helping me to stop being mad at my body and instead be in amazement of it."
🤦🏻♀️ "Why don't we learn to just do what mo says!?! Seriously... What's our deal?" that's what I said to my husband walking out of the bedroom this morning.