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Nov 06, 2012

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An exerpt from  

Naked With Strangers

 

"Maybe that’s what massage is to a lot of people, those who don’t have chronic pain or migraines — it’s enforced meditation for those of us too distracted to meditate. You’re paying someone to meditate you. It’s not anything they’re doing, necessarily. It’s that they open a little window. They give you an excuse to lie there in silence and pay a deeper attention to the fact that you exist. The true value of shamanism may be a concealed one, that it holds us in place and says this."

As a massuese, I have experienced giving a massage as a meditation of sorts. A deepening of our connection with the here and now of the body. A glib but truthful account of someone accepting touch and getting benefit from it even if they don't really like it.

 

Visit Touchy Subjects latest post for descriptions of two very simple but rarely done effective actions toward happiness.



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Posted by Addison on
Yes meditation and yoga can help you focus and diliipscne your mind and soul. However, there are proper techniques that you should learn. Either you can join classes in order to get a proper professional lesson or else if you want to learn by yourself then try to buy DVDs- for beginners (there are several in the market). Simple ways to do yoga involves breathing and concentration. I can't explain the postures because it is better for you to have visuals. So I suggest you look for books or DVDs or even websites that gives you a thorough direction on both yoga and meditation. Good luck:)
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