Abundant WellBeing

Love & Light with Every Heartbeat – A Guided Meditation

Love & Light with Every Heartbeat – A Guided Meditation

by Nischala Joy Devi. September 11, 2014. Sit quietly as you take in a few deep inhalations and let them out very slowly. Allow the breath to return to normal observe it as it slowly flows in and out. Bring your awareness to the light in your heart, where the Divine spirit resides. With each inhalation observe the light in the heart brighten. On the exhalation, allow that light to flow out to the earth as love. Allow the light to expand till it...

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The Magic Wand: Our Intuitive Wisdom

The Magic Wand: Our Intuitive Wisdom

by Nischala Joy Devi. August 27, 2014. Difficulties manifest because we do not understand that everything in this natural world changes and cannot be slowed, halted, or possessed. The only thing we can hold on to is the knowledge of the True Self. Once upon a time there was a great queen. Graced by realizing the eternal truth that ultimately she could not possess anything, she decided to free all her possessions. She issued a proclamation to the...

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Nourish Your Senses: Neck & Shoulder Movements

Nourish Your Senses: Neck & Shoulder Movements

by Nischala Joy Devi. August 20, 2014. So many of us spend much of the day hunched over a computer or a tablet or a smartphone. Our neck and shoulders become tense, tight and even painful. Our senses and our wits become dull. Take time, several times a day, to step away from your work or your online play. Stretch. Breathe in deeply. Move. Of course, it’s wonderful if you have the time and space to do a few asanas, yoga poses, but you might...

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Your Creative, Positive Imagination

Your Creative, Positive Imagination

by Nischala Joy Devi. August 6, 2014 Imagination is the third Ray of consciousness. When it is illuminated, it becomes the path leading us to and from our heart’s center. Imagination allows us to create an unlimited number of both pleasant and unpleasant experiences. An image is felt, and from that a thought, a word, or an action sprouts. When it is bathed in negative imagination, the image can have an unsettling effect. For instance,...

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How Does Your Belief System Influence Your Life?

How Does Your Belief System Influence Your Life?

by Nischala Joy Devi. July 30, 2014. Many belief systems seem to hold that difficulty is beneficial. This is reinforced by the all too popular adage: “No pain, no gain.” Perhaps we should reconsider this philosophy. A small measure of discomfort may be necessary to encourage growth, but how much? Our hearts hold the hope that growth can be gained through love and kindness. After a complicated dental procedure, I was given a prescription for...

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The Mind Envisions Energy; The Body Follows

The Mind Envisions Energy; The Body Follows

by Nischala Joy Devi. July 23, 2014. The yoga movements are often referred to as poses rather than stretches to emphasize that they are done very slowly and held steady. More intense stretching in an attempt to force your muscles to lengthen may actually make the tension worse as the muscles recoil. What makes yoga stretching different from most exercise is the additional benefit to the internal organs, glands, and nervous and cardiovascular...

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