Personal Growth

Indra’s Net, Vibration and Global Consciousness

You and I are Creating Global Consciousness

What do Indra’s Net, Vibration and Global Consciousness have in common? Each of us is like a broadcasting antenna, resonating our energetic vibrations out into the field of global consciousness. And that Consciousness is being created, attuned and refined moment to moment. Shifting and changing depending on the vibrations emitted both here and collectively. And beyond this there is a vibration of pure divine love that is the sub-stratum of creation. Yet most of us have drunk the draft of forgetfulness and we no longer feel that divine love that we are…

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Trauma and the Psoas Muscle

The Mysterious Psoas Muscle

There’s quite a lot of mystery around the amazing psoas muscle. For good reason as the psoas (so-as) is the primary muscle that connects the body with the legs, which is a pretty big deal. The health of the psoas muscle affects our health, mobility, sense of inner freedom and bodily comfort. It moves through the body, from the spine to the front of the hips, yep right through that very vulnerable part of our body, the pelvis. Thus the psoas muscle is also known as our fight, flight and freeze muscle. So let’s explore this amazing part of our body in relation to healing from trauma and experiencing inner freedom. I am writing this blog as a Trauma Informed Yoga Therapist and TRE practitioner

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Yoga Nidra Meditation – holistic medicine

Yoga Nidra Meditation

Yoga Nidra is a classical meditation or relaxation practiced lying supine comfortably in shavasana. Deeply relaxing and rejuvenating for body, mind and spirit, yoga nidra is the perfect antidote for life’s everyday stresses. In fact it is a modern day panacea which can be incorporated with any healing modality to enhance rejuvenation.  Being deeply calming it is perfect for many forms of anxiety, trauma or periods of rehabilitation after illness. It can be practiced in hospital, while traveling for jet-lag and in bed for insomnia. As a widowed mum with busy growing boys Yoga Nidra was a life saver for me in the 90’s.

Keep Calm and Practice Yoga Nidra

The calming and relaxing benefits of yoga nidra helped maintain my energy levels so I could keep up with my 4 active boys. And, still have the energy to run a naturopathic practice and yoga studio. I noticed when I did my yoga nidra practice daily I didn’t experience that sense of grumpy exhaustion around dinner time. This is sometimes called the witching hour by tired parents. Weary from a full day already, this was when I really felt the difference yoga nidra offered to my day. Read below how Yoga Nidra can help overcome anxiety and benefit your brain health.

A Scientifically Validated Practice

Yoga Nidra, in its modern form is now known and used all over the world by yoga teachers and health professionals alike. It is a simple yet scientifically validated practice. It has been used for war veterans,  for vibrant health and rejuvenation. 

“Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be very difficult to live with. It can be triggered unexpectedly and cause great distress. Yoga Nidra offers relief from this state of high alert. For some war veterans, it has proven to relax their mental state and been an effective way of managing the traumas of war. It can also assist with factors that lead to depression.”

 

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