Mindfulness is a wonderful coping strategy for everyone! It is an essential life skill for individuals with anxiety, panic, addictions, eating disorders, chronic depression, chronic autoimmune diseases like lupus or chronic fatigue, for care givers, for those living with someone who is abusive, addicted or seriously mentally ill. With mindfulness, which produces a higher level of reality based awareness, we can find the answers we need to guide our lives. The strength is built into your mind/body/spirit system, and mindfulness helps you tap into that strength. Mindfulness meditation and other consciousness raising activities help you and I create our own…Details
(Published in the April/May issue of Sybil Magazine) TO MAKE SENSE OF OUR FAST PACED WORLD and our hectic lives we need emotional balance. With balance comes a kinder more flexible life. When our inner environment is balanced we are free to enjoy ourselves and accomplish our goals. Without balance, we feel frustrated and hopeless, wondering how to survive life’s rat race. The Creative Source supplies us with all we need, including the skills and wisdom to live in balance. Balance is a spiritual art, not an organizational skill. A calm response to the ups and downs of life is…Details
Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Poplar Grove Plantation from 10am-3pm.
During the day long event, Janet will give a talk based on her book Pathways to Wholeness: “Healing Self-Healing Earth”. There will be a short talk and then a meditative walk on the nature trail at Poplar Grove Plantation. Children and pets are welcome.
Mindfulness: a conscious, reality based now focused awareness When we love ourselves we take care of ourselves, physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Take a deep breath and hold it. If you’ll notice the “hold it place” before you exhale, your mind is perfectly now-focused. Not a thought exists, as you mindfully exploring your breath. Match your step with your breath while practicing walking meditation, and the focus on the repetitive in-breath and step, out-breath and step brings you to mindfulness. You’ll notice that there is no room for wondering thoughts and a chattering mind. Smile and then immediately focus on…Details
I created this exercise for my own personal healing journey, and share various versions of it with my clients on a regular basis. The exercise can be practiced daily. If we have physical health issues or any sort of difficult emotional history or trauma, I suggest the exercise be practiced as often as possible. It is deeply soothing and healing and meant to help us contact our “authentic self”…the one that is exquisitely formed, whole, unified, and at perfect peace. Listen to guided recording • We lie comfortably on our couch, bed or floor, or stand in Wu-Chi as directed…Details