BURNING WITH LOVE
Meditation, Happiness and the Realities of Weight Loss
Intentional Contemplation & the Spiritual Dynamics of Weight
Intentional Contemplation and the Development of our Capacity to Process
All things (including life itself) lead toward spiritual maturity. Spiritual development is dependent on (aided or hindered by) emotional maturation. It is commonly felt and understood that our emotional evolution aids or gets in the way of our spiritual growth. Our ability to process/digest/transform events (and food) is dependent upon our capacity for mature consideration, which is in turn dependent upon our spiritual evolution. If our process of spiritual maturation has been interrupted, or was never really started in the first place, so then is the development of our capacity to process. Without the capacity for mature consideration, we rely upon our instinct and conditioning to respond to circumstances, which leaves us at the mercy of our emotions.
Intentional Contemplation Accelerates Spiritual Maturation
Even though we are all realized beings by nature, for a variety of reasons we take Spirit, or God so much for granted that we devote our lives to the pursuit of material goods to make our lives better. This devotion of energy to these pursuits taxes our bodies and becomes so overwhelming that we lose sight of the way back home and our only method of physical rejuvenation and recuperation becomes a mostly fitful or partial sleep, which also slowly loses its ability to fill the bill. It's only once we've lost our way back home that we become seriously worried and stressed. But that's not all.
Overweight as Compensatory PTSD - A Working Hypothesis and a Generality
In every dramatically overweight person I see, I sense traumatic events in their lives that have not yet been resolved. Therefore there is no trust there because the trust has been scared out of them, so that the relaxed metabolic state that processes everything has been paralyzed and stopped.
Nevertheless the hungers and appetites of life continue and the weight is put on due to a partially or totally paralyzed or imbalanced metabolic state which, it has been proven, is a result of para-sympathetic shutdown due to a sympathetic overload - a system shocked into overdrive. What happens when the sympathetic nervous system become the only one getting all the attention is that the parasympathetic suffers from lack of attention and begins to shut down. And this is in the so-called normal life. It's far more dramatic in the lives of people who have suffered traumatic shock, and particularly in childhood. We are overweight, over-worried, overworked and overstressed - and with all of the emphasis on strengthening the will, when does the poor body get the chance to relax? If we could only direct the energy used for the intensification of the will to change into the intensification of personal experience….
Ujayyi Breathing and the Sympathetic and Parasympathetic Nervous Systems
It's simply that the use of our sympathetic nervous system, the one that responds to stimulation (that's why it's called sympathetic), puts stress on and taxes the parasympathetic system (the one that governs normal metabolism, among many other things). To relieve the parasympathetic system of its burden of having to deal with the stress of the overworking adrenaline-burning sympathetic system is physiologically the ultimate goal of spiritual practice. As soon as the sympathetic is put entirely to rest, the full benefits of spiritual realization become manifest and obvious.
Calming or eliminating entirely the sympathetic responses and reactions is as difficult as it seems, but the good news is that it is possible, and again one of the primary physiological goals of the calming spiritual disciplines. It is not the calming of the one but the activation of the other that actually begins the process of realization and weight loss. This activation is the physiological benefit of establishing peace and harmony in the system through spiritual practice, and the reality of the gnostic saying that to know God or live in heaven we must first die to ourselves, or "die before you die". It is the death of the concerns of dualistic living and life in the heaven of Unity that balances life, guarantees success and establishes metabolic balance. That's why it is said that to live in heaven (die) we must give up everything.
Pranayama (Conscious Controlled Breathing) and How to Stop Everything
We are all aware that overeating is an emotional response to sad and lonely, and that obesity is almost always rooted in a defensive childhood. Most interruptions in our spiritual development are caused by unintelligible (unprocessable at the time) shocks to the system in one form or another. But now, in present tense, these shocks can be processed, freeing the maturation process (which is our capacity to process - both events and food) to continue, evolve and reach maturity.
However, we can learn simple breathing techniques that will stop panic and compulsive reactive thinking. It's a simple matter of "when we control our breath, we control our minds". Using a proper breathing technique sends peace messages to an over-stimulated and still frightened body.
A Commitment to Weight Loss is a Commitment to Spiritual Health and Well Being. The practice of Intentional Contemplation reaches to a spiritual maturity which allows for emotional processing. It settles the mind and releases our subconscious dedication to hypervigilance and its concomitant need for and effect of sympathetic stimulation, thereby allowing the parasympathetic full access which rekindles proper metabolism and heals our true zest for life. Coupled with simple Zen Dietetics, the path to peace, longevity and emotional maturity is opened.
Lose weight instantly - as soon as you start burning your energy properly.
Proper spiritual orientation stimulates metabolic ecstasy. Anxiety increases overweight. Anxiety exacerbates any problem, holding it in place, putting its resolution on hold. Metabolism causes weight loss, and metabolism is the energy of feeling good - leading, if pursued, to ecstasy. Emotional concern stops proper metabolism, gives the feeling of nutritional starvation and increases the 'need' for food, emotional support and love. This increased need manifests as a felt hunger, and without trust in the ongoing spirit of true spiritual support, seeks it palliation through food, which is invariably of the wrong kind also.
Loving and being loved is a deep emotional concern in those who have it. Getting your love from Universal Source (US) increases independence, functionality, trust, esteem and confidence. These are the qualities that attract lovers. So learn here how to take your mind off your worries. By nursing your concerns you are not burning/utilizing your energy properly. Aim for your own personal ecstasy - learn and practice Intentional Contemplation. Increase the fire of your gratitude and become the Ecstatic Yogi that you are. Experience the joyous reality of your original intent. Start with the good news. I'm alive and I have the rest of my life to do what I want.
Lighten Up! Understand the Spiritual Dynamics of Weight Loss
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Understanding the Spiritual Dynamics of Weight Loss
Call now for a ten week course of private sessions.
Receive a powerful and practical spiritual transmission on how weight works.
Here you can rediscover your true beauty and power of attraction.
Spirit is the fire of life, and when rekindled properly,
You will feel it, know it and begin losing weight instantly!
Learn how to release your addictions to substances and food.
Understand compulsions and impulse control.
Learn a variety of effective techniques to aid you on your way
to improving you health and increasing your spiritual health and beauty.
Lose weight naturally with Intentional Contemplation,
A simple and powerful spiritual realization practice.
Works well with or without any effective weight loss program.