The Art of Retreating: For Body and Mind Self-Repair
By Lilamaya (Liliana Galvis) • March 29th, 2012 • 5641 Views
“The soul is dyed of the color of our thoughts.
Day by day, what you choose, what you think,
And what you do is who you become.“ - Heraclitus -
Lets face it, we are all moving around too quickly from one meeting to another, one place to the next, our batteries running on empty and then we wonder why we get sick. The majority of people thrive on caffeine and carbohydrates, grabbing a bite to eat wherever is convenient and eating it whilst talking on their mobile phones. All the while not realizing the effects of such lifestyle, the build up of tension, stress, toxins combined with the wrong diet etc, all piling up in their systems ready to explode and break-down for lack of self care and awareness.
The first and foremost step towards positive change and renewal is recognizing the poor choices we make on a regular basis as well as the fact of how unaware we really are. That is the first step towards awareness. Years upon years of such poor lifestyle end in a manifestation of disease. Change starts from within with a real sense of genuine commitment to want to improve your well-being and keep disease at bay.
Ayurveda and Yoga practices provide the tools necessary for this positive transformation to occur. The art of Pancha Karma and Rasayana are the basis of this renewal philosophy, even simple cleansing programs at the cross of the seasons (spring and fall) could bring you tremendous renewal benefits, followed by daily regimes and practices that support the entire process of detoxification, tonification and renewal. A Yogic routine MUST be practiced on a regular daily basis for one to really reap the benefits. Hence why this ancient medical system, still after 5,000 years, stands at the foreground of natural and alternative medicine.
Keeping in mind that overuse, underuse, misuse or injury are the basis of most imbalances, we ought to take charge of our own health and well-being as this body that has been given to us is our vehicle for learning so that we can transcend the self beyond the physical field into the spiritual realm of immortality, until then, we
Got to take full control of our entire micro-cosmos as well as learn from our mistakes.
“Learning the lost art of self-repair implies a process of giving your body’s intelligence an opportunity to function in a different mode than the one that brought it to its...
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