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