Candle Lit Healing Environment

One evening, I went to visit my husband in his meditation space.  Two candles illuminated the darkness and soft music caressed the air.  Laying upon a fold-out futon, snuggled under a light blanket, he was quietly engaged in a body-scan meditation, a mindfulness-based stress reduction technique.

I smiled, thinking, “He knows how to create an especially relaxing and healing environment, doesn’t he!”  I even felt a wee bit envious.

Why Do We Neglect Our Own Healing?

Why do we neglect our own healing?  Although most of us need healing on one level or another – emotional, physical, mental, or spiritual – often we’re held back because we:

  • Don’t believe we can truly heal
  • Don’t feel we have the time
  • Feel guilty when we take time to relax

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