The reality is that a mindful approach to pain has nothing to do with denying your experience. It’s all about getting real with it, accepting it, and even embracing it. Mindfulness is a way to be more present with whatever you’re feeling.
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Find a rundown of meteor showers, full moons, and supermoons, and other celestial events to put on your 2022 calendar. This guide is curated from NASA, The Old Farmer's Almanac, the American Meteor Society, and Sea and Sky.
With Ben Franklin's “old year” approach, perhaps you can sidestep the inevitable challenges that come with traditional New Year’s resolutions and achieve lasting, positive changes.
First, the Golden Rule: Distant healing must always be done in a relaxed, calm and loving way. Otherwise, you may be sending agitated vibrations and energies. In particular, you need to monitor that you do not have any neediness that there be a healing. The keynote is compassionate equanimity.
If you have been called to a job that helps people, you are on a special path. It can be extremely difficult at times, but service careers can also give as much as they demand. Whether you want to pursue a degree in medicine or take a more spiritual journey, there are many ways to benefit others' lives.
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Ofelia Esparza is an artist, an altarista, or altar-maker, and an educator. In 2018, her work in creating and promoting Día de los Muertos-themed altars was recognized with the nation’s highest honor for folk and traditional art with a National Heritage Fellowship.
The formation of a personal bond with nature is the most important thing we can do to make the world a better place. Because it’s in paying attention that a bond is formed, and it’s the bond that moves us to stand for the things we love, and that need protection.
This month William Shatner became the oldest person to ever fly to space. Upon his return, some of the first words to leave his mouth were, “What you have given me is the most profound experience I can imagine,” he said before hugging Blue Origin founder Jeff Bezos.
For the last 350 years, researchers have been trying to explain what they observe so they could form theories to be able to predict outcomes. For me, seeing is believing. I am not so concerned about having a theory. I simply want to know how I can do my energy work better and achieve more consistent results.
In our culture, most of us have not actually been taught the skill of relaxation, and it is indeed a skill. Our parents probably weren’t taught either, so we can’t really blame them. Our teachers in school probably weren’t taught, so we can’t really blame them either.
It is our instinctual nature that has the ability to live through the up and downs and still maintain relationship to self and other. Unpredictability must be allowed into a relationship for enduring love.
You’re born with intuitive abilities—not just some people, but each one of us. Intuition, like your other built-in senses, is part of the human package. It’s a natural part of who you are and should feel user-friendly and helpful.
Many people might not have access to a garden or a park nearby, it’s important to report that researchers have also found that even having a plant, an inspiring picture of a landscape around or simply listening to the sounds of nature can bring benefits, and support people to relax.