Metaphors of the Mind (Part II)

Metaphors of the Mind (Part II) Storytelling has been with us since the days of campfire and besieging wild animals. It served a number of important functions: amelioration of fears, communication of vital information (regarding survival tactics and the characteristics of animals, for instance), the satisfaction of a sense of order (justice), the development of the ability to hypothesize, predict and introduce theories and so on. We are all endowed with a sense of wonder. The world around us in inexplicable, baffling in its diversity and myriad forms. We experience an urge to organize it, to “explain the wonder away”, to order it in order to know what to expect next (predict). These are the essentials of survival. But while …

Merkaba Meditation Technique

Merkaba Meditation Technique The Merkaba meditation technique is a very powerful meditation tool for transition, healing, manifestation, and ascension. It utilizes an understanding of Divine Love and Sacred Geometry. This meditation technique reactivates the fields of energy around the body that gives beginning to your personal Merkaba (time and dimensional vehicle). The merkaba is activated through an ancient way of breathing and meditation, through love and mudras (hand positions) that restart and spin the geometric energy fields surrounding the body. To prepare for merkaba meditation, create a place in your home that you can perform the meditation, it should be a place where you can’t be disturbed and distracted. Lighting a candle and using a cushion or pillow to sit …

Alternative Mental Health Care Solutions

Alternative Mental Health Care Solutions A patient of psychological disorder would usually get his treatments through medication and services of a mental health institution or facilities. However, advocates of Complementary and Alternative Medicine believe that there are less intensive, more holistic approaches that could be rendered to these patients in conjunction to their medical treatments. While they do not have approved therapeutic claim and there are no conclusive proofs that these alternatives really work they have been practiced for years and have yielded significant positive results in their own fields. Here are the suggested alternative solutions to mental health care: Slowing down Daily stressors contribute to the development of several mental health disorders. In fact, stress itself is considered as …

Celtic Reiki, Drawing Energy from Nature

Celtic Reiki, Drawing Energy from Nature Energy flows fro m the hands of a practitioner towards the person being healed. This is how reiki healing is conducted. Using the life force energy that is present in and all around us to heal and re-establish balance in one’s being is one of the basic beliefs of reiki. And taking this life force energy a little further, practitioners have entered into realizations and developed several reiki techniques to promote healing faster. One of which is a version called Celtic reiki. Celtic reiki utilizes the energy flows present on Earth and specific plants. Practitioners of this reiki use not only the universal “life force” energy present in all things but also the specific …