What we feed the mind, affects the health of the mind. So it is important to boost ourselves up with people who make us feel good, who bring out the best in us, not drag us down. Indulge in activities are constructive and uplifting. Do things that make you happy, peaceful, content, in a healthy way.
"To love means to open ourselves to grief, sorrow, and disappointment as well as to joy, fulfillment, and thus an intensity of consciousness that before we did not know was possible." This quote from the American psychologist Rollo May spoke to many in this room.
If we are deeply aware of what we feel, grief has the potential to dramatically change our old habitual thinking. We can be transformed by it and find an enduring sense of peace. It may force a re-examination of everything.
"Yoga Nidra: A Healing Practice for People Living With Cancer" (http://www.yogamag.net/archives/2008/dapr08/yn.shtml is an eloquent article by Julie Friedeberger in the April 2008 issue of Yoga Magazine. For anyone who has an interest in Yoga Nidra, whether suffering from any illness/trauma or not, this particular article is surely worth reading. Satyananda Yoga Nidra is by far the... Continue Reading →