This morning, while I was lowering myself into my favorite meditation chair, a sharp pain went through my hip and all the way down my right leg. It felt like a knife digging into my hip. Thoughts of my past motorcycle tour and consequent plane rides ran through my head, for any possibility of an injury or a sudden move that could have dislodged my back, but I had no time to think about it – I had clients lined up within minutes for long distance healing. How do you meditate though, if it hurts to sit? “Duh, fix yourself first” came the next thought, “isn’t this what you teach?”
The first client of the day thus became myself. All I had to do was tell my body to relax, especially the affected area. It was like a conversation between two close brothers. Even before I reached a deeper meditation level, all the pain ceased. I stopped for a moment to admire how easy it was to take care of my own pain – just by talking to my body. Most of the time, I use my tried method in deep meditation, which takes a bit longer and with more effort.
It comes logical that if the body talks to us (hunger, pain, sleepiness, etc.), we can also talk back to the body. When you are in a meditative, or even pre-meditative-, or alpha state, every cell in your body becomes more receptive, your mind is open to any connection, no matter the distance.
Your thoughts are energy. Your body is energy. One affects the other infinitely. With positive, happy thoughts comes a healthier and happier body. We all have the daily gibberish in our brain. Many forget that no matter what they think, life goes on. Whether their thoughts are positive or negative, life goes on. Negative thoughts don’t change most situations, just cause suffering to its owner. Everything in the universe is made of positive and negative particles. Every situation is made up of positive and negative. If something negative happens, no need to stress and panic – something equally positive is attached to the event. If you don’t see it yet, no worries – it is there. The moment you start thinking this way, most of your stress disappears.
Through meditation, you can learn how to direct your thoughts to what matters – not only to relax, but also how to heal yourself and others. Meditation can become part of your daily self-check and healthy routine. After all, you see yourself more often than your doctor does, right?
For starters, try this exercise:
Sit or lie down, close your eyes, and relax. Concentrate only on your breathing – every aspect of it: feel how your chest rises as you inhale, collapses as you exhale; feel the air entering your lungs, and the warm air leaving them; feel how your breathing slows down, along with your heartbeat, and your entire body lets go. Now, tighten your toes, and relax them through one breath cycle. Do the same with your feet – inhale as you tighten them, exhale as you relax them. Do the same with the calves. As you continue your way up, you can relax each body part one by one and leave them that way. At the same time, you can talk to them as well. Ask your feet how they are doing. What feedback do you get? Same with the calves, and so on. Have fun and take your time!
When something is hurting you, there isn’t much of a need to ask the body where it is. You can start your conversation right away toward relaxing the body part and area. How would you calm a good friend or your brother? If you are in the right meditative state, feel the relaxing of the muscles and with it the melting of the pain.
Many times, it is not the muscle, but stress – negative thoughts, that cause your distress. You may have further conversation with yourself to see the cause of the stress and how to relax to fix it. Whatever questions you may have, your higher self knows all the answers – you just have to tap into it. Again, meditation is the best way to do it. Don’t be afraid to talk to yourself. I hope you have a pleasant chat!
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