//Mantra: a word or a phrase repeated over and over to aid in staying focused during meditation.
//Meditation: a formal, scientific practice of turning your attention inward, away from external distractions, toward a concentrated focus on a single point of reference, such as the breath. Utilized to increase self-awareness, enhance presence in daily living, promote relaxation, and understand the most basic essence of peace and bliss.
Language is a powerful tool that I am in the process of learning how to wield in my daily living and in my mindfulness practices. It is one gateway between our inner world and our outer world. What we say has a great impact on how we think and act. When I contemplate the correlation between my thoughts, my words, and my actions, I see an open channel with each element flowing through and into the other. We can use language to permeate both our thoughts and our actions. In doing so, we can connect back to and manifest what inspires us and our truth, or sankalpa, in its simplest form.Read More