We are universal beings so whatever happens around us affects us.
How we respond depends on us. We can create drama around the event, which I call Neuro Drama or develop resilience.
Emotional intelligence enables us to process events and behaviours to protect ourselves and develop positive relationships. It involves developing a flexible body and mind. In Yoga, I often see students who are physically inflexible and interpreted as stubborn (inflexible mind). The stubborn mind and inflexible body prevent from moving on in life, thus creating Neuro Drama.
Life is full of adversity and stress has now become part of life. We are continuously bombarded with negative information via multimedia. We have a choice to either succumb to the outside negative noise or take responsibility for how we respond.
We can’t plan our whole life without stress, but we can learn to deal with how we respond and how to diffuse the inner storm...
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Breath of Fire (BOF) is a specific type of breath in Kundalini yoga with multiple benefits. Start by practising Breath of Fire for 3 minutes every day :
Benefits of Breath of Fire:
The last two years have been strange – we have had to forget about our plans to adopt new ways of living and surviving.
Do you make plans for 3, 6, 12 months and work through them or do you just go along with the flow?
We usually begin thinking about the changes we want to make from September to December and make a long list. However, by the middle of February, we have either forgotten about our intentions or other life events have taken over. This makes us feel like a failure
In our ‘structured’ life we forget about how our energetic body gets left behind to support our family, friends and go to work to pay bills and mortgage. We are trained to live outside our body, responding to events and emotions on demand. We don’t know how to live in our bodies and feel the energy within ourselves.
The pandemic has awakened our energetic body to make us aware of what is important to us and how to look for our authentic selves.
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Mantra Meditation involves reciting or chanting a sound or phrase repeatedly. The chanting or reciting connects massages the brain when the tongue touches the palate and massages the acupressure points. These acupressure points connect the nerves to the brain.
Kirtan Kriya is one of the many meditations in which one chants, presses finger and thumb tips in sequence to make the connection to the brain and the heart.
Regular practice helps to:
The technique is easy to learn and practice and can be practiced in a group or own your own and family members.
The words SAA TAA NAA MAA are easy to say. To help you start, use a recording to become familiar. There are many ways to practice this simple and highly effective Mantra Meditation e.g.