Posts Tagged ‘meditation’

The Inner Smile

September 28th, 2012
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The Inner Smile The Inner Smile is a practice that I discovered through some study of Taoism. Taoism is a fascinating body of knowledge to investigate and has several important elements of practice. I will provide a summary here of the Inner Smile meditation – I have made some small adjustments to the classic practice to make it a little more straight-forward. If you want to find out more, then I recommend Mantak Chia’s excellent work “Healing Light of the Tao: Foundational Practices to Awaken


Mind & Spiritual Practice

September 12th, 2012
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Here we examine the way in which our minds impact on how we connect to energy and the quality of the energy that we are working with. The examples used are Meditation and Healing. Meditation – How important is the process of meditation and our mental understanding of what is happening during meditation? For example, do we need to set up the room in a particular way to meditate, or are we free to do it anywhere? Also, what judgments are we making about our


Suppressed Emotion – The Effect of Spiritual Practice

April 25th, 2012

Any type of Spiritual Practice has an effect on our energy system. The degree and nature of that effect will vary according to the type of practice, who we are, and what our intention is when using the practice. For example, working from the body up through Yoga has a different effect from working with Reiki which is more “outside in”, so to speak. By this mean I mean we are consciously bringing subtle energies into the physical body. Most forms of Yoga concentrate more


An Introduction to Spiritual Fitness

April 3rd, 2012
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Do you meditate? Do you practice Reiki or another form of healing? Are you interested in energy and consciousness? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, then understanding Spiritual Fitness is for you. As a human being you experience yourself on several levels – as physical sensation and action; as emotion and feeling; as thought; and as something spiritual or transcendent. Through Spiritual Fitness we are empowered to nurture each part of ourselves – the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual – and


Our Feeling Body

March 21st, 2012

The Feeling Body A major barrier to being fully in the body is our capacity to feel. It as if our consciousness wants to be fully grounded in the physical body, but there are energetic blocks in the system that get in the way – this is often connected to our capacity to connect to our feelings. Too much exposure to electronic devices, or regular use of alcohol and drugs can also have the same impact on our energy system. Meditating on our Feeling Body

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