Walking in the woods or feeling the hands, the breathing and heartbeat of a loved one, we feel a connection with the deeper mind and harmony.
But when life feels like a problem, it is a natural field forgotten: we feel and see I'm a mental process as not related to nature (including our body). The natural world “somewhere”, the mind observes “inside”, and is used in order to control the world or dominate it. But, as eloquently stated Bateson (1979), mind and nature are a necessary unity. They are different manifestations of deeply inherent integrity.
a Feeling of grounding and centering, we become more able to shift attention, to relax, to focus, to open, to remain centered and act decisively. We can better understand when we are disconnected and isolated, and then reconnect with a sense of being, belonging and relationships.
These skills include daily practice of attention. These practices help us to stabilize our attention so that we can respond, rather than react to life in every moment
Give You practice exercising self-love. It is the source of our prosperity.
in the words of Pascal “the heart has thoughts, which the mind knows nothing”.
This practice will help You to connect thinking and the feeling to balance them.
1) Sit comfortably, take a few deep breaths, allow your attention to move to the breath and let go of the control.
2) Feel physically heartbeat. Give yourself time, gently touch the heart with your fingers to focus. The purpose – to be adjusted on a palpable feeling of heartbeat, is possible, noting any changes: calming the body and mind.
3) Unusual, but then try to feel a second heartbeat.
within the first heartbeat. Give yourself time, patience, and listening experiences. This can be a special deep rhythm of life.
4) Use helpful and appropriate for You to match words, phrases, prayers, mantras, affirmations, positive suggestion that has meaning for you.
for Example, 9 prayer, invited Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hahn.
1. May I be peaceful, happy and light in body and spirit.
2. May I be free from wounds. May I live in safety.
3. May I be free from fear, anxiety and worry.
4. Let me look at myself with eyes of understanding and love.
5. May I be able to recognize and touch the seeds of joy and happiness in my life.
6. May I learn to recognize and see the source of anger, a passionate
desires and delusions.
7. Let me know how every day to nourish the seeds of joy.
8. Let me be able to live cheerfully, firmly and freely.
9. I may be free from attachment and aversion, but not indifferent.
"the Courage to love" S. Gilligan
I would be glad if You share Your experiences from practice. It is only in embracing and realizing the value of the experience You learn in the best way.