At the end of the last year, I gave, with a friend, a workshop* aiming to increase consciousness about the challenges that our planet, and us with her, are facing.
One of our participants, a young man from Mongolia, shared with us a very interesting observation. He said that in one hand, in the western society, we are very busy, even obsessed, by the material world. In the other hand, we constantly neglect, even forget, about what is invisible to our eyes.
In the previous article, we talked about the importance of being honest and about a tool: the honesty journal 🙂
But how does it work, exactly, an honesty journal? Is it about saying always what we feel or what we think truthfully? Do we need to “impose” it to our friends, family and colleagues, despite social conventions and despite the risk of hurting other people’s feelings?
No! Let’s focus on the person who is the closest to us: ourselves!
Are you accustomed to regularly meeting your fears? Or you organise your life in order to never be confronted with the moment you will feel insecure?
If you like the concept – and the practice – of “stepping out of your comfort zone“ you may be already aware that sometimes, we can find ourselves experiencing insecurity. On that moment, our mind can produce thousands of very good, rational and conformable justifications about the reasons to NOT step out. [Read more]
In our last article, we explored the topic of Fatigue: is this sensation an enemy to fight or a friend to listen to? Actually Fatigue is a body experience from which we can learn good balance between the need to rest and the need to be active.
One of the suggestions we gave to the participants was to create more body awareness, which means more energy.
How do we do that? Through exercises to reconnect with our body and to specifically train our perception… With the cold!
Emotions are a great source of energy, even if it is not always easy or comfortable to experience them! How can we train so to reduce our control and tap more into our intuition?
There you find 5 steps that will help you to increase your awareness in a specific situation and give you a base to train how to change it.
And if you need more support, you can always contact me!
Practicing conscious breathing is a bridge inside us. It allows us to notice what inside us is asking for our attention. What kind of sensations, that we usually prefer to ignore, are calling for our attention? Physical tension and rigidity, frustration, dissatisfaction, anger, irritation, tiredness, restricted breath. We can address the restricted breath by training our ability to breathe in different ways. We have already looked at this aspect in my previous articles and you can practice breathing with me every Thursday morning at my Praxis 🙂
What about the physical tension and rigidity? I refer specifically to the shoulder area, the belly and the lower back.[Read more]