There is only one route to peace and plenty on earth. That is the spiritual growth of our species. People of elevated consciousness have always existed on earth – masters, gurus, those who provide humanity with a glimpse of what it is to be truly connected to spirit.
Whether or not you are familiar with the term ‘holding space’ it is something that we have all done for somebody at one time or another. Holding space is the act of being lovingly, attentively present for another person, without judgement. It is that simple.
You are never closer to experiencing the divine than when you are lost in laughter. In moments when you are completely consumed by joy, sadness cannot exist – the light has consumed the dark. It’s a beautiful state to inhabit for as many moments of life as you are able.
Regularly clearing and balancing your chakras is a good practice to get into. The chakras are the energy centres of the body. Keeping them in balance has physical, emotional and spiritual benefits, not to mention that the process of doing so can be enjoyable and relaxing.
The more you become anchored in the present moment, the less likely you are to feel anxiety, anger or panic. That is because every new moment provides a place of unshakable peace.
It is not only possible but in fact relatively easy to turn the humble pen and paper into powerful tools for mental and emotional wellness.
Taking time to tune in and be fully present is easy when you’re on a yoga holiday, at a meditation retreat or taking an extended break in nature.
One of the many struggles we may have to face in our lifetime is the idea of letting go.
Before beginning to write I went outside and stood with my bare feet on the earth. That, in short, is earthing; placing your bare skin against the ground. We all do that sometimes, on holiday or on a warm summer’s day in the garden but how many of us are consciously aware of the benefits?
Mental chatter is inevitable as one of the mind’s functions is to keep thinking, ticking over with a barrage of endless thoughts. From anxiety to desires and hopes and dreams, the mind serves an important purpose in shaping our identity and who we will become.