Hope_Peace_Joy_(4207698474)Holiday Candles by Rennett Stowe

With the holidays upon us again, our thoughts turn to celebrations. And celebrations sometimes lead to overindulgence. Overindulgence, in turn, leads to thoughts of how we can create healthier bodies.

Here are a few tips from Spirit.


  • Love your body unconditionally—exactly as it is right here and right now. It is part of you, your spirit. You chose it—now cherish it for the gift it is.
  • Your body needs quiet time—meditate regularly. It doesn’t have to be a long time. Regularity is more important than length.
  • Pay attention to your breathing. Your breath is your most powerful connection to your spirit. That’s why conscious breathing and meditation go well together.
  • Treat your body as you would a beloved child or pet. Pay attention to what you put into your body. Eat food as close as possible to its natural state. Drink lots of pure water. Avoid toxic substances.
  • Although it is up to you to cherish and care for your body, know it has its own consciousness and intelligence—just as you do.
  • Your body will thrive if you always look for the joy, the positive in all your experiences—even the challenging ones.
  • Your body will thrive if you live in a state of deep appreciation and gratitude.. Learn to appreciate and be grateful for everything, “good” and “bad.” Really, it’s all good.
  • Just as your body needs quiet time, it also needs active time. It needs to move—through exercising regularly, taking walks in nature, stretching, etc. Move your body. It was not built to stand still.
  • Your body also needs rest, sleep. Get whatever amount feels right for you—your body knows and will let you know. Trust it.
  • Sleep allows your spirit to fly free, unencumbered by your daily physical concerns and constraints.
  • Never, ever do anything you do not believe is good for you—or for your body.
  • Lastly, have fun. Your spirit and your body thrive mightily when you laugh and play. Just have fun with your life. Laugh more. Play more. You and your body will reap rich rewards.

Adapted from Spirit Oracle Cards

Here are Esther Hicks and Abraham talking about doing what’s best for our bodies.

Related links:
How To Create Your Perfect Body
Is Fear of Food Ruling Your Life?
Is Your Body Your Buddy?

Do you generally take good care of your body—or are you careless about it? What can you do to take even better care of your body every day? Please share your thoughts and comments with us.

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About John Cali

John Cali is a writer, blogger, and channel for a group of spirit guides. His next book is Real Answers to Life’s Pesky Questions: Conversations With Spirit, Book 1. John lives in northwestern Wyoming. Sign up for his newsletter here.