Abundant WellBeing

Savor Your Food

Savor Your Food

by Nischala Joy Devi. March 4, 2015. How far we have come with awareness of healthy eating and the many ways to take good care of ourselves through what we ingest. Unfortunately, even with all this information, education, and changes in our diet many of us still do not feel energetic and vital. Could it be that we are not only what we eat but how we eat? At breakfast, the news you read, watch or listen to reports: “A two hundred point drop in...

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OM – The Sacred Sound

OM – The Sacred Sound

by Nischala Joy Devi. February 10, 2015. OM is the sacred mantra of divinity. It is chanted and revered as the sound from which all other sounds resonate. , awakening universal consciousness. In this way, it is the guru of sounds, invoking the Divine Consciousness in every sound. A sacred sound must pluck the strings of our hearts in order to unite our entire being. Often we are accustomed to repeating the same prayer with our mind and heart...

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Breathing Inspiration

Breathing Inspiration

by Nischala Joy Devi. January 19, 2015. Our own breath provides a beautiful meditation. When we observe the breath, we begin to join the outer world with the inner world. As the waves gently come onto the earth and return to the sea, so our breath enters the body and then returns to the world. Our breath naturally flows in and out about 16 times a minute—back and forth, in and out, gently and evenly. We often use the word “inspiration” to...

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Powerful Tools of Yoga: The Sutras

Powerful Tools of Yoga: The Sutras

by Nischala Joy Devi. January 1, 2015. Happy New Year! I hope this is a wonderful, peaceful, and transformative year for you. Yoga, of course, offers us all the tools we need to improve and uplift body, mind, and spirit. If we put these powerful tools to good use, they truly can transform our very lives! It’s not unusual for someone to enter yoga class just to try some good stretching but soon find herself or himself wanting to go deeper into...

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The Holiday Season Should Be Joyful

The Holiday Season Should Be Joyful

by Nischala Joy Devi December 18, 2014 This beautiful time of year is also one of the most stressful for many people. The rush and obligations of the holiday season—a season that should be simply joyful—can bring anxiety, worry and higher blood pressure. At times of stress many of us withdrawa from our physical bodies and draw into our minds and emotional bodies. Breathing becomes shallow. If the shallow breathing is left undetected, that in...

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Spark The Remembrance of Who You Really Are

Spark The Remembrance of Who You Really Are

by Nischala Joy Devi. December 2, 2014. Before we begin to formulate a word or even a thought, a feeling is experienced that stems from a vibration. This vibration that triggers the feeling is then translated into a thought, a thought to a word, a word to writing–a complex process that happens in a heartbeat. When we read, the word is connected to a thought, which then traces back to a feeling or sensation. It happens so quickly and often...

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