Each day, I see how imperative it is for us to recognize that we all have the innate power and ability to heal ourselves. If the dead trees of the amazon can emit so much Prana in the form carbon for the sustainable of the forest, imagine what the sentiment mind of humanity can accomplish. In the past three decades, Wise Earth Ayurveda work of Inner Medicine healing teaches communities to gather this intrinsic potential. Concentrating on how to use it for healing themselves. This is where the the courage to pause is important.
We have the innate ability too heal ourselves. However, when the system is continually at the mercy of being attacked, for example, in the case of familial or communal violence, we are being forced to go even deeper within the tissue memories to reset default habituations and karmic patterns. At Mother Om Mission in the inner cities of New York, we have a favorite practice. It is called, the courage to pause. Taking a 20-minute pause daily can help you to assimilate the events of each day. It takes courage to do nothing. With practice in the art of pausing, we learn to skillfully do nothing, the best antidote for fear, anger, abuse and other debilitating emotions.
Staying present in the continuum of thought, action, and karma will transform your response to challenges. This Inner Medicine practice once put into our daily routine can teach us to witness our thoughts and actions rather than perpetuate them. This small but significant practice works. It supports us to remain present with ourselves while opening ample inner space to resolve conflicts that can perpetuate the karma of disease or violence.
Through this blog post we hope to have given you an insight on one of our favorite practices. Please get in touch with us or leave us a comment with all your thoughts and any questions you may have! 🙂