108 Motivations to Practice

  1. 1.  Today’s action defines tomorrow
  2. 2.  Stabilize yourself
  3. 3.  Strengthen your Faith
  4. 4.  Regain your ability to relax
  5. 5.  Quiet the mind
  6. 6.  Calm the emotions
  7. 7.  Improve your posture
  8. 8.  Optimize the endocrine system
  9. 9.  Manage your energy more efficiently
  10. 10. Reduce risk of heart disease
  11. 11. Increase muscle strength
  12. 12. Increase flexibility
  13. 13. Reduce hypertension
  14. 14. Strengthen ligaments and tendons
  15. 15. Open subtle energy flow within the body
  16. 16. Improve circulation
  17. 17. Assist in relieving headaches
  18. 18. Increase oxygen absorption
  19. 19. Strengthen bones
  20. 20. Improve endurance
  21. 21. Calm anxiety
  22. 22. Assist in losing weight
  23. 23. Assist in efforts to stop smoking
  24. 24. Assist in efforts to stop other addictive behaviors
  25. 25. Increase creativity
  26. 26. Help to resist against upper respiratory infections
  27. 27. Boost immune system
  28. 28. Improve digestion
  29. 29. Strengthen and calm the nervous system
  30. 30. Slow rate of joint deterioration from arthritis
  31. 31. Increase trust in your self
  32. 32. Help to reduce medical and health-care expenses
  33. 33. Improve your ability to recover from injury
  34. 34. Improve your ability to recover from illness
  35. 35. Improve your ability to recover from exertion
  36. 36. Relieve back pain
  37. 37. Relieve pain from arthritis
  38. 38. Relieve pain from lupus
  39. 39. Ease labor and delivery
  40. 40. Increase lung capacity
  41. 41. Increase rate of oxygen exchange
  42. 42. Help reduce the risk of cancer
  43. 43. Help to alleviate depression
  44. 44. Help to regulate and ease menstrual flow
  45. 45. Help to lower heart rate
  46. 46. Help to improve memory
  47. 47. Help to alleviate neck and shoulder pain
  48. 48. Improve mental alertness
  49. 49. Improve overall physical fitness
  50. 50. Strengthen your self-esteem
  51. 51. Increase self confidence
  52. 52. Promote self-responsibility
  53. 53. Helps your body in absorption of nutrients from food
  54. 54. Increase productivity
  55. 55. Strengthen self-discipline
  56. 56. Increase respect for yourself and for others
  57. 57. Hydrate the vertebrae
  58. 58. Improve balance
  59. 59. Improve coordination
  60. 60. Raise energy levels
  61. 61. Help regulate your appetite
  62. 62. Help to increase your tolerance for discomfort
  63. 63. Reduce sick days from work
  64. 64. Strengthen organs
  65. 65. Improve your general outlook
  66. 66. Become a more kind person
  67. 67. Increase your ability to see the good in others
  68. 68. Reduce moodiness
  69. 69. Live a balanced life
  70. 70. Become a more effective leader
  71. 71. Be a role model
  72. 72. Enhance your athletic abilities
  73. 73. Foster body awareness
  74. 74. Raise appreciation for silence
  75. 75. Raise appreciation levels in general
  76. 76. Increase overall health and well-being
  77. 77. Help the body purify itself of toxins
  78. 78. Improve your quality of life
  79. 79. Slow the aging process
  80. 80. Improve relationship with self and others
  81. 81. Reclaim your connection to your body
  82. 82. Increase ability to listen
  83. 83. Reduce self-defeating thought patterns
  84. 84. Clarify your life’s purpose
  85. 85. Strengthen family bonds
  86. 86. Give to your self
  87. 87. Release self-destructive habits
  88. 88. Dissolve self-perceived obstacles to success
  89. 89. Become more loving
  90. 90. Find strength in surrender
  91. 91. Experience Joy
  92. 92. Help to purify the mind
  93. 93. Recognize the mind for what it is
  94. 94. Respond more quickly to the body’s needs
  95. 95. Put the past to rest
  96. 96. Share your gifts with others
  97. 97. Deepen your understanding of truth
  98. 98. Turn information into experience
  99. 99. Turn experience into knowledge
  100. 100. Progress in your individual spiritual evolution
  101. 101. Contribute to our collective spiritual evolution
  102. 102. Develop compassion for all beings
  103. 103. Let go!
  104. 104. Wake up!
  105. 105. Move on!
  106. 106. Grow up!
  107. 107. Discover the True Self
  108. 108. Freedom