Fasting for health reasons is hot. I could probably find 10 people within my circle of friends who’ve tried it. But fasting for religious reasons, such as Lent, seems to have gone out of style. Why bother with it at all? And can we learn anything from the Ramadan?
When I started running, I suddenly found that my normal way of breathing was in no way sufficient to sustain my body in motion. And maybe, it wasn’t sufficient for any of the other times either.
Do you sometimes feel that space around your heart tightening when you’re upset? Or do you feel your chest expanding with joy? Knowing whether your heart is open or closed can be key in figuring out yourself and your relationship to others.
Do you plan time for not just your body (exercise, eating healthy), but also for your soul? Why should you at all? And how could you do that?
Image credit: Kathleen DemeyText copyright: Jorinde Berben There are several ways to connect to your subconscious mind. You could use certain drugs, or hypnosis, or certain types of therapy. When alone, however, I prefer to use the method of the ‘writing meditation’ which Joey Brown teaches as her life’s mission. Last Summer, I was fortunateContinue reading “Write your subconscious into your life”
Written by: Jorinde BerbenImage credit: Kathleen Demey of fotodeka.be So you’re in a space where you’re stressed out, uneasy, don’t really know what you’re doing with your life or where you’re going… It’s not a single space either, it’s a feeling that pops up regularly, in my case. A little more often than I’d wantContinue reading “What Is Your Home Base?”