From my own experience, let me elaborate a little on each of the “murderers” below. Continue reading
A “Reflexology Foot Path” is a path designed to massage and stimulate acupressure points on the soles of the feet, which are connected to various energy meridians of the body.
To create the reflexology foot path, soft and smooth river rocks (or cobblestone) are placed in the path to stimulate neurological reflex zones on the foot to create health and well-being.
The stimulation of the reflex zones may initially create pain and soreness. In fact, that depends on how healthy you are. Little children can run on such path with little or no pain at all.
Actually, reflexology foot paths are common in China.
A recently completed study by scientists at the Oregon Research Institute (ORI) confirmed that walking on a cobblestone mat surface resulted in significant reduction in blood pressure, and improvement in balance and physical performance among adults 60 and over.
As a bonus, I share with you a video I created while walking on the Bastyr’s refloxology foot path:
I love freshly juiced carrots. In fact, they are my favorite when juice fasting.
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If life puts Vipassana in your way and you are considering to take the course, then it is best to read a little about the technique, and how to be prepared mentally and physically so that you can complete the 10-days course.
The purpose of this article is to tell you, from my own experience, what should be known before hand, what mental attitude to adopt, and any other aspects that can help you. It is a bit of a long read, but I think it is worth it especially that you are considering to take this life changing meditation course.
The advises below do not follow any specific order, but all of them are essential points I discovered when I took the course. Continue reading