The Practice of Acceptance
By Judi Lynch
Word count – 640
Bio word count - 60
Many people believe accepting something means that we endorse or condone certain situations or actions. In truth acceptance means we are acknowledging the way things are and that we are not living in denial. When we let in the truth, we are better prepared to make changes and adjustments to our futures. Instead of remaining stuck and resisting action, we make way for new thoughts,…Continue
Baby showers are fun and exciting in the preparation of your little human’s big entrance into the world. Any mother, who has experienced the “baby blues” or something worse, such as Postpartum Depression, will tell you these fun little parties are the least of their concern during preparation for motherhood. Combine the dramatic drop in hormones, depleted nutritional state, lack of sleep, fears of parenthood and you’ve got a perfect storm…Continue
Nowadays, surviving a family member’s addiction isn’t special.
We hear of more tragic deaths every week in the news. Of course, we don’t always feel lucky, but we are if our loved ones have survived addiction and somehow make it into recovery.
Call it a mixed blessing.
The journey of surviving any family’s addiction can be a blessing in many ways. No one wishes to be a survivor, but the lessons can make us stronger people in a million different ways. And wouldn’t…Continue
When you have health problems, you can use a natural or holistic approach to wellness. You may have a concern about the side effects of traditional medical practices, but today, it is easy to find the holistic wellness methods that are offered by different cultures throughout the world. Consider these holistic wellness techniques to feel better naturally.
You can visit an acupuncturist to have a treatment with sterilized needles…Continue
I’m on Facebook a lot. I have made it an active part of my life for about nine years now. Some people would be ashamed of that because others that think that…
The medical marijuana industry is growing as more people are discovering the benefits that CBD can have. One such benefit is its positive affect on painful ailments and chronic conditions. It’s important to note that medical CBD doesn’t contain THC, which is the substance that provides a user with a high. Here are some of the most common ailments that CBD use can help you to soothe.
Arthritis has caused pain in your joints. CBD can help to soothe this pain by…Continue
As we step more and more onto the New Landscape of the New Reality one of the important practices we can install and integrate into our knowledge base is taming or training our money mind. Taming That Monkey Mind, Oh boy, some fun, eh?
Well, we all have one, whether we call it that or not. Yep, we do!
So what is the monkey mind? It wasn’t until I was writing a chapter about it in my book How To Be The REAL You that I Googled “Monkey Mind.”
Well, see me surprised! I…Continue
After years of being a psychiatrist and dealing with depression and other mental health issues, this is what I’ve learned: When someone is depressed, there are things you should say and things you shouldn’t say.
1) “I see that you’re having a hard time.” People feel better when they’re understood and not judged or…Continue
Being highly intuitive isn’t for the select few. All of us can be taught to develop our intuition. Learning to work with the energy around us and our intuition will help us achieve the clarity in life we seek and to realize we are down our right path. There are certain protocols one needs to follow and feel comfortable when we connect with our intuition. All it takes is practice and willingness.
If we are not firing up our intuition or psychic senses, then we are probably not…
There are many reasons for people to meditate. Some do it for their mental health, some for religious reasons, while others simply do it in order to stay calm and in touch with their inner selves. Meditation also has many therapeutic properties, as it can help control pain and improve sleep, but also regulate blood pressure and even reduce symptoms of irritable bowel…Continue
Why do New Year’s Resolutions fail? They take too long. In our hyper times, we’re constantly in flux, and slowing down for anything is to admit defeat—or die. But what if you could both keep up with your busy life and slow down so it all makes sense?
You can, and the holidays are a good time to start. That means skipping one big New Year’s resolution in favor of a monthly mind, body, spirit task that will fine-tune your holistic life by year’s end.
The following are suggestions…Continue
Being a yoga instructor can be a rewarding experience for both you and your students. Doing everything that you can to become the best teacher possible will help you develop a steadier clientele and gain more trust and respect from your students. Here are a few tips for becoming a better yoga instructor.
Everyone is different, and you’ll want to offer instructions that are suitable to people of various ages and body types. Even if you…Continue
Added by Rachelle Wilber on October 9, 2019 at 11:30am — No Comments
The restless minds find the voice, the ecstasy that we so desire as the chaos breaks so powerfully in the dancing stillness. The silence that gives us back the forgotten tunes of an ancient song, the song of life and this universe. Often, caught in the net of enmeshment of materialism, we chase a the race of madness, mad after the earthly riches, whereas there is an unmined richness in the ecstatic…Continue
Added by Jayita Bhattacharjee on October 7, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Abstract: As 2020 approaches we all scurry to welcome the New Year carrying with us the baggage of our past. What if instead we hugged our past goodbye and tried something different to find peace in our lives? Witnessing, or Sakshibhav Meditation, works with believers and nonbelievers alike. The daily practice of this meditation has empowered many from around the world to step back from an external event, a thought attack from inside, any physical ailment, or…Continue
The Light We Shine
By Judi Lynch
Word count -698 (September submission posted 10-5-2019)
Bio word count -60
Verily, there are incredible and kind-hearted people in the world whose purpose in life is to bring light to others for the good of humanity! When we reflect on their amazing acts of heroism and bravery beyond the ordinary, we witness people helping others without thought of reward. Instinctively they do the right thing in times of trouble and chaos…Continue
Dying is never a subject we want to discuss but, it is important for us to ease any fears for those ready to transition. As a family member, watching the deterioration and not being able to find the right words to bring comfort, it can be even more daunting. There are things we can do to ease any fears our loved one may have and to make the transition a little easier.
We have been conditioned to live our lives in a state of fear, being dictated on how to live, what to eat, what to do what not to do, how to look, how to feel, what we can and cannot do and that if we dare to go against these beliefs and move out of ours, or their, comfort zone we will somehow fail or be rejected.
However, fear is one of our greatest teachers and allies that can guide us to living a more…Continue
Meditation is defined as the process of training your mind to focus and redirect your thoughts, and many people reap major benefits from the practice. The popularity of meditation continues to increase as more and more people notice its physical and mental benefits. Check out these four life-changing health benefits of meditation.
Stress reduction is one of the most common reasons people choose to try meditation. Stress can cause major physical reactions, such…Continue
There are many tools to help us shift our vibrational frequency to a happy state of being. The tools that each person resonates with are unique to their own preferences. These tools help us move our focus into our heart space, which is the first step to initiate a harmonic mind-heart coherence. It’s important to understand that our heart-mind coherence is not always happy or positive. For example, if we are angry or in grief our heart space feels sad, constricted and…Continue
The art of meditation can put your body and mind into a calmer, healthier state, and you can greatly enhance your life by meditating daily. There are also some modifications that you can make to your setting that will help you reap the full benefits of each session. Incorporating these four things into your daily meditation sessions can help you move into a deeper state of healing and relaxation.
These types of diffusers can emit the smells of soothing…Continue