After completing Oprah and Depok Chopra’s 21-Day Meditation Challenge, a certain quote stood out in my mind’s eye and has stayed with me ever since.
“It’s been said in many healing traditions that the perfect medicine is often blooming right outside our front door. Everyday nature offers us its healing bounty, creating balance and cultivating greater harmony in our world. ” -Oprah & Depok Chopra
That snippet of their quote reverberated inside me, and echoes of the message still ring true. It even inspired a bit of poetry.
click here to read my poetry: Spring Meditation -on Yahoo!
True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.
Alternative Therapy for Stress Disorder
Meditation is a wonderful alternative therapy treatment for chronic sympathetic nervous system arousal. Many of the eastern traditions have been slowly making their way into our western culture for decades, and now meditation has almost become mainstream.
It’s no wonder, as mediation offers so many benefits to our health and well-being, especially those of us that suffer from stress related problems. Meditation is becoming widely popular not only as stress therapy but as an added helper to conventional medicine for all types of chronic disease.
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