"Mantra" means that which protects or liberates the mind. Commonly used in yoga practices. Mantras are words which were recognised by ancient sages as having a specific effect. They have then been practised through the ages and are still recognised as powerful today. It has been said that the sages were doctors of sound, and mantras are medicine.
13 days ago I started a 40 day mantra practice to focus on manifesting abundance and prosperity. I have had some pretty big breakthroughs I would love to share with you.
Abundance and prosperity are, like everything, expressions of energy.
I just cannot share this youtube video enough, I have posted it all over the place!
John De Kadt travelled the world for a year and took a pink hula hoop with him. This is the short film that tells the story of One Hoop...prepare to smile!
As someone who has been practising yoga for years, and still has their knees up by their ears in Cobblers pose, hearing this expression was intriguing.
What did my lack of mobility in my hip flexors say about my soul - argh?!
When we feel low, confused, or hurt, we instinctively look for reasons, blame, or comfort. What if we were to look at our problems from a position or compassion, from a point of kindness; rather than pain, blame, or fear?
The answers to our problems are within our own brains and hearts. If we shift our thinking so our personal life philosophy is kindness, and start by extending that kindness to ourselves, we can live with greater inner confidence.
I believe the greatest opportunity to learn, heal and grow is by understanding ourselves on a deeper level. Going within. Looking at the messages our heart and brains are telling us. Having faith to follow that guidance. Trusting that this guidance is our truth and will lead us the where is right for us. Regardless of where we may have previously imagined we were going.
This is a difficult journey for some of us. Our brains and hearts may store and process a lot of difficult painful experiences and fears. To work from a place of self-kindness can liberate us from these burdens. Doing it regularly can break old patterns and create a new habit of self-kindness and inner faith.
For me a simple way to engage with that inner sense of kindness is to ask
“Charlotte, what do I need to hear right now?”
I listen for the answer then lovingly tell myself what I need to hear, and commit to taking action if I need to.
Today I would like to ask you
“what do you need to hear right now?”
"where an you take action"
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