Energy

Our bodies are vibrating with life and energy. It inspires our very presence. When we obstruct this energy flow, we limit our personal presence. When we allow our energy to flow freely, we appear radiant, healthy, happy and attractive.

If we dislike any part of our bodies, we subconsciously detach from it, leading to blocked energy flow. Unfortunately, perfect bodies represent us in the media, resulting in heavy judgment of ourselves as we attempt to animate these unrealistic standards. If we truly inhabit and befriend our bodies, we can live in peace with who and what we are. If we can make this effort of truce, real healing begins and we free ourselves from any blockages and pain.

Five Things You Can Do To Connect To Your Body:

  1. Send energy throughout your body: close your eyes, imagine a big, crystal like bubble of intense energy at your heart center travelling slowly from the top of your head to the bottom of your feet. As it travels down your body, feel and be aware of the parts you dislike. Stop and give it the love it deserves, open up that energy and set it free.
  2. Revitalize your posture: Breath in and out to expand and stretch your posture. Relax your tummy muscles when you walk and breath deeply. Let go of anything that does not serve your highest good.
  3. Love Unconditionally: Love and respect your body. Enjoy and listen to your body. Bodies are naturally joyful and can give you immense pleasurable experiences.
  4. Move: When we move, we can feel our bodies and we get to know it better.
  5. Listen to the signals: Our bodies are responsive and will give us cues as to what it needs. Being compassionate and in tune with your body result in to better health, radiance and a long, contented life.

 

 

 

 

 

How do I realize the true benefits of meditation?

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Today meditation is well known and practiced in our societies. I strongly believe that meditation is our key to lasting happiness. Unfortunately meditation itself seems so complicated and vast. How can I realize the true benefits of meditation without getting confused, demotivated or lost on the way?

To understand the actual experience of meditation, it seems logical to understand the definition of it. Meditation means effortlessly remaining in whatever is. Now effortlessly remaining suggest that I sit in whatever is happening around and inside of me. In short, just sitting with my doing, saying, thinking and external environment.

Let me explain: what happens if I close my eyes, sit straight and look at the flame of a candle. I am aware of sounds, my breath, the object in front of me and my thoughts. Can it be that meditation makes me more aware of what is happening around me? Does meditation create the awareness of who I really am and how the world really functions?

After my experience, meditation brought amazing awareness and clarity in my mind, gave me inner peace and created a balance of tranquility. It makes sense to learn from someone who has reached this state before. I believe that if I continue with meditation and its tools otherwise known as dharma, the benefits will bring phenomenal results, even enlightenment. Just like Buddha Shakyamuni did.

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How hard is it to follow instructions

How do I follow instructions and how do I feel about following them? As a matter of fact, it is hard to follow instructions, especially if it is not your own. I say that following instructions equals to that of being controlled. Lets explore.

Control is the power which serves to check, restrain, or hinder. Personally, I do not like being controlled.  For example, when I took my first flight all excited and curious, I was confronted with the intense feeling of being controlled: signs, passport control checks, security checks, safety checks, baggage checks, etc. I was ordered and controlled from one to the other. Following every instruction until I arrived exhausted, with a significant lack of enthusiasm for my return flight.

Are these instructions meant for our highest good?

Instructions or being controlled by an entity all serve a purpose. My above airport scenario unquestionably confirms: safety first.

Once the outcome of a specific instruction is known, a conscious decision to follow it or not seems obvious, with the correct attitude to match. I say that, is the hard part.

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