Question: I have experienced panic attacks for years. What is my body trying to tell me? How can I stop them?This is a timely question. With humans fighting around the world, the energy of fear and panic is permeating our planetary psyche. Everyone (including animals) feels it on some level because we are all one. We heal the planetary panic by healing our own.In my experience, panic attacks occur when your energy partially leaves your body. Your body panics because it feels your spirit leaving.
The power of the creative imagination needs to be taken seriously by the novice as a healing tool. It may not even be fully explored by those who use it in their daily lives. There are many kinds of guided meditation. We're going to focus on self-guided meditation for the beginner.
When I was pregnant with my first child I began reading books written by Pema Chodron, thanks to my parents. I had gotten laid off from my job and was about five months along in my pregnancy. Finding a job was next to impossible. Suddenly I had this abundance of time alone, so I decided to start reading some of the books my parents had so generously give to me.
The first book I read was titled Start Where You Are, written by Pema Chodron. Whether it was pregnancy hormones, perfect timing or both I was completely moved by Pema’s writing style. I found the book to be so down to earth and simple, to the point. In that book Pema spoke about fearless living and having a compassionate heart.
When you call upon us, what is really happening is you are calling upon your own awareness, your own consciousness to be receptive to us.
Perhaps you’ve experienced a deep sense of presence while walking alone in nature or in silent meditation—but is it possible to bring this quality of relaxed and open acceptance into our relationships? In this excerpt from his new audio retreat, Eckhart Tolle discusses the challenge of truly meeting another human being—and how to make that connection through the art of presence.