José Toussaint

Create Happy Minds


January 2024

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Like many of us, set new goals/intentions in the new year. When setting intentions, it’s important to phrase them in a positive and present tense, as if they are already happening. Here are some of my goals I have set for 2024, they may inspire you and you can customize these examples based on your specific goals and areas of focus.

  1. Balance and Harmony: Intent: “I intend to cultivate balance and harmony in every aspect of my life. I will listen to my body’s signals and use energy kinesiology techniques to bring equilibrium to my physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.”
  2. Vitality and Renewal: Intent: “I intend to welcome each day with vitality and renewed energy. I will practice energy kinesiology exercises to release stagnant energy, allowing fresh and positive vibrations to flow through me.”
  3. Emotional Resilience: Intent: “I intend to nurture emotional resilience. I will acknowledge and release negative emotions, allowing space for positive and empowering feelings to guide my actions.”
  4. Clarity of Purpose: Intent: “I set the intention to gain clarity of purpose in all aspects of my life. I will remove energetic blocks through energy kinesiology and align myself with my true passions, enabling me to pursue my goals with focus and determination.”
  5. Grounding and Centering: Intent: “I intend to stay grounded and centred amidst life’s challenges. I will connect with the earth’s energy, allowing me to navigate situations with stability and a clear mind.”
  6. Openness to Growth: Intent: “I am open to growth and transformation in the coming year. I will release resistance to change, allowing new opportunities and experiences to flow into my life.”
  7. Radiant Self-Love: Intent: “I intend to cultivate a deep sense of self-love and acceptance. I will release self-limiting beliefs and embrace the radiant energy that comes from acknowledging my worth.”
  8. Connection with Joy: Intent: “I intend to connect with and radiate joy in every moment. Using energy kinesiology, I will clear any energetic blockages that hinder my ability to experience and express happiness, allowing joy to be a constant companion.”


Mindful Sun Exposure: Spend time outdoors in the early morning or late afternoon when the sun is less intense, and use natural sunscreens to protect your skin. The sun gives you vitamin D production. Regular sun exposure is the most natural way to get enough vitamin D into your system. To maintain healthy blood levels, aim to get 10–30 minutes of sunlight, several times per week. People with darker skin may need a little more than this. Your exposure time should depend on how sensitive your skin is to sunlight. Low vitamin D levels are associated with increased symptoms of depression and anxiety.

Seasonal Nutrition: Summer is a great time to enjoy light, refreshing, and hydrating foods. Here are some delicious and nutritious recipes for summer:

Watermelon Salad:

  • Ingredients:
    • Cubed watermelon
    • Feta cheese, crumbled
    • Fresh mint leaves, chopped
    • Balsamic glaze
  • Instructions:
    • Mix watermelon cubes with crumbled feta.
    • Sprinkle chopped mint leaves on top.
    • Drizzle with balsamic glaze before serving.

Caprese Skewers:

  • Ingredients:
    • Cherry tomatoes
    • Fresh mozzarella balls
    • Basil leaves
    • Balsamic reduction
  • Instructions:
    • Thread cherry tomatoes, mozzarella balls, and basil leaves onto skewers.
    • Drizzle with balsamic reduction.

Quinoa Salad with Vegetables:

  • Ingredients:
    • Cooked quinoa
    • Cherry tomatoes, halved
    • Cucumber, diced
    • Red pepper, diced
    • Red onion, finely chopped
    • Feta cheese, crumbled
    • Olive oil and lemon dressing
  • Instructions:
    • Combine quinoa with vegetables and feta.
    • Drizzle with olive oil and lemon dressing.

Grilled Chicken and Peach Salad:

  • Ingredients:
    • Grilled chicken breast, sliced
    • Mixed salad greens
    • Sliced peaches
    • Toasted pecans
    • Goat cheese, crumbled
    • Balsamic vinaigrette
  • Instructions:
    • Arrange salad greens, grilled chicken, peaches, pecans, and goat cheese.
    • Drizzle with balsamic vinaigrette.

Cold Cucumber Soup:

  • Ingredients:
    • English cucumbers, peeled and chopped
    • Greek yogurt
    • Fresh dill, chopped
    • Garlic, minced
    • Lemon juice
    • Vegetable broth
  • Instructions:
    • Blend cucumbers, yogurt, dill, garlic, and lemon juice until smooth.
    • Add vegetable broth to achieve the desired consistency.
    • Chill before serving.

Avocado and Corn Salsa:

  • Ingredients:
    • Ripe avocados, diced
    • Corn kernels (fresh or grilled)
    • Red onion, finely chopped
    • Cherry tomatoes, halved
    • Coriander, chopped
    • Lime juice
    • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Instructions:
    • Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
    • Season with lime juice, salt, and pepper.

Mango Basil Sorbet:

  • Ingredients:
    • Ripe mangoes, peeled and diced
    • Fresh basil leaves
    • Coconut water
    • Honey or syrup
  • Instructions:
    • Blend mangoes, basil, and coconut water until smooth.
    • Sweeten with honey or syrup if desired.
    • Freeze in an ice cream maker or shallow pan, stirring occasionally.

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers:

  • Ingredients:
    • Large shrimp/prawns, peeled and deveined
    • Garlic, minced
    • Lemon juice
    • Olive oil
    • Fresh parsley, chopped
  • Instructions:
    • Marinate shrimp in garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil.
    • Thread onto skewers and grill until cooked.
    • Sprinkle with chopped parsley before serving.

Hydrating: Remember to sip your water, the body will soak up the water intake a little easier. Stay well-hydrated during the warmer months. Perhaps you may like to infuse your water with fruits and herbs for added flavour.

Did you know you can be energetically dehydrated as well? Energetic dehydration might manifest in various ways, and it’s important to note that this is a metaphorical or symbolic term used in the context. Here are some potential signs or indicators that someone might be experiencing energetic dehydration:

Low Energy Levels: A feeling of persistent fatigue or lethargy, as if the energy within the body is depleted or not flowing smoothly.

Stagnation or Blockages: Difficulty in the smooth flow of energy throughout the body’s meridians or energy pathways, potentially leading to areas of stagnation or blockages.

Emotional Disturbances: Emotional imbalances such as irritability, mood swings, or a sense of emotional heaviness, may indicate disruptions in the body’s subtle energy.

Mental Fog or Lack of Clarity: Difficulty focusing, mental fatigue, or a sense of mental fog, which could be associated with an imbalance in the energetic flow that supports mental clarity.

Physical Discomfort: Unexplained aches, pains, or discomfort that don’t have an obvious physical cause, potentially indicating an energetic imbalance affecting the body.

Imbalance in Temperature Regulation: Difficulty regulating body temperature, feeling excessively hot or cold, which may be associated with disruptions in the body’s energy flow.

Reduced Resilience to Stress: Increased sensitivity to stressors, both physical and emotional, and a reduced ability to adapt and respond resiliently to challenges.

3. Sunset Reflection and Gratitude: Reflective practice during summer evenings. Watch the sunset, reflecting on the day with gratitude. It promotes a sense of peace before bedtime.

4. Upcoming Kinesiology Workshops or Events: Please check out This year will be a busy year of teaching. (I am taking a break from studying, I need to share my passion for energy medicine LOL) Some events are online or face-to-face. I will be teaching Reiki 1 on the 3rd of March. Touch for Health/Kinesiology from 19th to 29th of March (Level 1 – Level 4). Brain Gym (Educational Kinesiology) 20/21 April.

I wish you a very blessed 2024. Please do YOU this year and find this amazing kinesiologist or energy medicine worker near you. That way you can maintain your overall well-being.

Many warm blessings are sent your way, much gratitude, José



José Toussaint (Kinesiologist)
♡ Touch For Health Teacher
♡ BrainGym Consultant
♡ Energy Medicine Practitioner

Create Happy Minds with Kinesiology supports busy adults to reduce stress and allow them to enjoy life with friends and family.

Contact José Toussaint if you would like more information or want to make an appointment to get yourself back on track.

Workshops are available. To find out more, give José a call on 0434 626 307.

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