Would you like to jump-start your meditation practice? Or have an instant dose of serenity? A home altar might be just the thing to help you.
Many people may think of altars as something only found in a church, but they don’t have to be limited to that.
The right “place” can make all the difference to what you want to do. How well could you work without an office? Or cook without a kitchen?
By the same token, we will benefit greatly from a designated place for our spiritual practice.
What is an altar?
Altars are built to hold focused energy, and help you to feel calm and centered when you approach them. It represents your intention to create more serenity, peace and love in your space and your life.
“If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” Henry Ford
In 2003 and 2013, seeking change in my life, I went to Brazil to see the medium Joao de Deus [John of God] at the Casa de Dom Ignacio de Loyola.
The Casa is a place where miraculous cures regularly occur. It’s also a place of kindness and acceptance of people from all over the world.
So I was surprised to read an interview with John of God in which, when asked what determines if a person gets cured, his answer was “merit.”
I’m delighted to announce I have a new book out and the e-book is FREE on Amazon today and tomorrow. [Friday December 11 and Sunday December 12].
The Fountain of Youth Is Just a Breath Away; Breathing Exercises for Relaxation, Health and Vitality.
Inside you will find:
- research on why good respiratory capacity is the key to healthy longevity
- Steps to calm the mind, reduce stress and balance emotions
- how to enhance your spiritual practice
Here are excerpts from some of the 5-star Amazon reviews:
- “a remarkable primer on a subject that seems so basic and yet we are shown here that there is much to be known”
- “useful, informative and inspiring“
- “a powerful little book”
- “highly recommended“
It’s also available as a paperback, but unfortunately that’s not free! 🙂 However, the paperback would make a great holiday gift for your loved ones!
You do NOT need a Kindle to read the e-book. You can read it on any computer or tablet by downloading the FREE Kindle App software .
Don’t like to read ebooks? Get the paperback here.
The latest research is showing that deepening our breath can have profound effects on our well-being, as discussed in this article from the November 16, 2015 issue of Time Magazine: “Save Your Breath”
Guest post by Vaileria Dennis.
A workaholic is a person who works for longer hours than the average person. A sedentary lifestyle is a type of lifestyle with no or irregular physical activity.
A person who lives a sedentary lifestyle may colloquially be known as a “couch potato.” Sedentary activities include sitting, reading, watching television, playing video games, and computer use for much of the day with little or no vigorous “no-equipment physical exercise.”
A sedentary lifestyle and lack of physical activity can contribute to or be a risk factor for: