A breathing meditation and a day of mindful eating. For reasons unknown, (although I’ve a dozen hypotheses as to why fasting is so difficult for me right now) I’ve had to keep to the food.
During the past few weeks I’ve done frequent mini-fasts… More like prolonged meal waiting. Attempted a full-day fast today, but after a long winter walk in the fresh Canadian air my appetite got the better of me!
The meditation this evening was a simple breath exercise, and I took advantage of an empty house to loudly chant my mantra. Sometimes I chanted, sometimes I sang.. At all times I felt those vibrations shaking my being and awakening me to infinite devine possibilites!!
Photo (original) – a hawk encountered on the walk 🙂
Arrived yesterday in a new town, new climate, new country. Didn’t eat dinner as I would have usually on the flight over and had small snack before bed. Broken and sleepless night… Result: tired, hungry and running on empty half a day earlier than I should have.
Water and teas in the morning but I decided, for energy’s sake, to have a light, late lunch. Am glad I did, it’s given me back that much needed spark!
A short, ten minute meditation before bed and a great sleep and rest will follow 🙂
Great blog posts: “never give up”
“Never give up on self” at http://sistersthatbeenthere.wordpress.com/2012/11/09/never-give-up-on-self/
“never give up on something you can’t go a day without thinking about” from http://mummigrants.wordpress.com/2012/11/08/never-give-up/