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Meditation du Jour

Affirmations

This technique enables you to consciously invite all that is nourishing and positive into your life. It is well known in cancer-support groups; however, even if you are familiar with it, you may well find some points that are new to you – such as the fact that doing it last thing at night as you enter sleep makes your affirmation that much stronger.
Simple and effective, ‘Affirmations’ takes very little time and even less energy…
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Step 1: Just before sleep
There may be a particular quality you want to bring into your life. Or maybe on one particular day you are feeling upset and anxious. Each night just before going to sleep, invite tranquillity and relaxation into your life.
As you lie in bed, in the darkness, affirm to yourself – out loud if you want to – “Calm … calm… calm” or “Peaceful … peaceful … peaceful…” or whatever word fits with you. (Using your mother tongue will help the word penetrate more deeply).
Say it repeatedly as you enter sleep and, as you do so, don’t just say the word but feel the quality – for example, calmness – all around you, enveloping you.

Step 2: When you awake next morning
If that word was the very last you said or thought as you entered sleep, it will be the first there when you wake up. That indicates that it has been there in your unconscious throughout the night, and thus it means your intention has gone that much deeper.
Repeat your affirmation for a few minutes before you rise. You will feel the affect in your daily life; the quality you have affirmed will surround you.
When you feel that you have now incorporated this particular quality – and that might take a week or so – choose another that you would like to have, or have more of in your life, and use it as your affirmation.
You can continue like this until your life has become as joyful, as love-full and as health-full as you could want it.


To see without eyes, to hear without ears,
to drink without mouth, to fly without wings;
I have brought my love and my meditation
into the land
where there is no sun and moon, nor day and night.

Be strong, and enter into your own body:
for there your foothold is firm.
Consider it well, o my heart!
Go not elsewhere.
Kabir says: "Put all imagination away,
and stand fast in that which you are.”
Kabir

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