• Sensitivity Training

    Where is your suffering? Part 1

    Please understand – your quality of life is first determined by how healthy your body, emotions and mind are. I would like to explain the significance of this and of space, with regards to refining each of these parts of ourselves. Every aspect of you, whether it’s a thought, emotion or body structure such as a bone, organ or the blood, has a location. So, too, do illnesses, even if they are seen as being mainly mental. No event can happen outside of space – every symptom you might deal with will occur in a definite area. Now, the mind is connected to all of you, partially through the nerves…

  • Sensitivity Training

    Becoming a better listener

    Listening is a skill and like any other physical talent, it can be trained. The human mind has a connection with all features of the body, so if we wish to improve a particular sense, we simply need to think of it.   Try tuning into your hearing – this is best practiced when in a healthy environment such as a park or natural setting. Can you listen more carefully and notice what you hear? We direct the body’s intelligence into its structures when we focus in this way – you will find that your ability to listen seems sharper, even after a few attempts. A deeper practice involves sensing what happens in the middle of…

  • Contemplation

    Overthinking

    It’s very important to understand that the human mind is a health-seeking system. Consciousness wishes to be well and it will make all efforts to repair itself if permitted to. Those of us with an interest in mental health need to learn how to use the mind, so as liberate its healing instincts. In my observation, overthinking is generally related to anxiety or worry – when the body is stressed, frightened or a person is concerned about their circumstances, the mind will overact and spend excessive amounts of energy on looking for solutions to problems, real or imagined. One needs to clear the charge of emotions, in order to calm…