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Impartial Observation: Meditation in Action – The Antidote to Reactivity

Impartial Observation: Meditation in Action – The Antidote to Reactivity

Now let’s consider reactivity. What is it exactly? Reactivity is our immediate response to any given situation without thinking about how we respond. It happens automatically and usually is tied with a person’s programming. What is happening though in that moment? We hear or read words. We make meaning from those words and unconsciously respond as though those words are real. We may get angry, feel sad or upset. But all that is happening is that we have responded to what we have read or what someone has said and had an uncontrolled response to it. We are not even fully aware of what is happening.

Stress – The Unexpected Path to Meditation

Between the effects of urban living, technological advances and our hyper-connectedness to social media it appears people are more stressed than in any other time in history.  The 21st century has introduced a number of variables into the game of life which is leading...

The Power of Astrology – Awakening Consciousness

As someone who has been studying astrology and working with clients for the last 25 years I continue to be in “awe” of its power.  It has been mindboggling for me to see how it can relate so accurately to a person’s life.  The ancient metaphysical axiom, “As...

Astrology Consultations

People seek out astrological council for various reasons. Some will come because they are in a crisis with a relationship, their health, or their work. Others come because the are seeking to better understand themselves. Any reason is valid. The interesting thing...

Astrology Matters – Your Health is Your Life

When one has a health or medical issue comes up, most people will contact a doctor or someone in the health field. Usually they don’t even consider an astrologer. This makes perfect sense.  What could an Astrologer tell me about my health?   Well, once upon a time you...

Medical Astrology

What could planets possibly have to do with my health? Much more than you realize! When you were born the planets were at a specific point in time and space. The aspects (or relationships) between the planets play a significant role in your health. When two planets...

Meditation

Another way to encourage relaxation is develop a regular mediation practice. Research now shows that meditating each day for 30 min helps reduce anxiety and stress, increases one’s sense of self, improves one’s memory and increases empathy. There are different forms...

Relaxation – Breathing

One of the best ways to encourage relaxation is through breathing. Conscious breathing will have a direct effect on the functioning of our nervous system. This is one of the main ways the ancient yogis from India regulated their health. They inherently understood that...