I challenge the consensus that people are just ignorant and destructive arrivals on the planet and start with the reminder that we have been incarnated at this precise moment, to stand at the end of a 225,000 year cycle. We can afford to assume that we are well-equipped for this lifetime and what this point in evolution asks of us. For those new to energy work or already some way along, I discuss the process of becoming aware of the vocabulary you use. We are told not to be negative as that will lead to a negative creation in 3D. I point out how gaining perspective and awareness of the words you use and the thoughts you entertain can bring another layer of negativity in the form of self criticism. The energy training shared in this podcast is to release the emotional charge that holds old vocabulary in place and practice using more conscious language. Looking at each word in turn, it emerges that there are negative associations and dynamics attached to the very words that could empower us. For example we hear ‘generosity’ as the likelihood of being taken advantage of. We hear ‘power’ as power in the wrong hands. We hear ‘truth’ as some sort of unforgiving home-truths session. We hear ‘trust’ as naivety and we hear ‘peace’ as something unrealistic. These misunderstandings are cleared up and daily practices are offered. There is a window of insight as to the mirror of support that is offered in one-to-ones at Harmony Hall. Music is by www.lucindadrayton.com and www.jpryanmusic.com. Further studies are available via Vimala Rodgers on http://www.iihs.com/vimala-rodgers.html She writes: “Everyone feels some way about their handwriting. My focus is to guide you in adopting writing changes that draw out the positive, uplifting, and unexpressed gifts that live within you, and support you in designing a life you love.” Then, of course, there is my book "How To Live As One" which can be found on Amazon or from my website.
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In this episode I deeply explore the health merits of gratitude as a mental attitude, a practice, an important part of the energy spectrum and a good feeling. I first describe the obstacles to recognizing that gratitude is for you; the waiting for things to be right in your life and the addiction to suffering that is so prevalent. I interchange the idea of gratitude with the idea of warm acknowledgement, in order to give people a sense of ‘doing’ something when they are developing a sense of gratitude. Using the example of the knee joint, I explain the many assumptions and demands we put on our bodies without offering any particular regard for the wonderful functions and freedoms we have been given by having a physical body to play with in the first place. To avoid the problem of having to be thankful for, apparently, not much (the excessive humility that can keep spiritually evolved people in a low impact position), I explain the link between gratitude and power. One’s personal power is increased by being able to bring oneself into a glad and appreciative state, at will. A vibration of upset, pity or even acceptance does not have the same frequency as gratitude. The latter, emanating from you as thought, word or deed improves the health of every cell and the vitality of everything you apply yourself to. I describe the way that the energy healing and teaching at Harmony Hall enhance one’s ability to experience gratitude and send a remote healing to everyone who listens in. The energetic knowledge, skills and attitude that I teach also offer a gauge of success. You will be able to tell when you eventually muster up the genuine article of gratitude. Lucinda Drayton’s song ‘Thank You’ is there (Many albums and meditations to be found on www.lucindadrayton.com) and JP Ryan’s song ‘The Great Devotion’ is played at the end (Two great albums can be found at www.jpryanmusic.com). This upbeat classic, with words that resonate in every heart, I thought would be good to help people remember what music they are glad of in their lives, as a good start Developing Gratitude.
In this show I introduce and cultivate the idea of oneness, what role it may give humanity in the universe and what individual life purpose it can reveal. I start to look at concepts of quantum physics that might have supported the arguments that 1) at the smallest level all things are made up of the same matter, including all animate and inanimate objects. The implication of this is that all things are connected, have value and an element of consciousness: People, animals, plants and everything else. 2) That there is a biology of belief (Bruce Lipton's research), that demonstrates how our observation of, thoughts and feelings about and inherited beliefs all impact on reality (on what actually happens), in a measurable way. On the spur of the moment, that was difficult to articulate so I described oneness in the light of healing, as that is how it is utilized at Harmony Hall. I describe how the drama, polarity and sense of differentiation are all superficial and that beneath these illusory divisions there is an oceanic energy field from which we actually emanate. Energy clearing, in this context, is used to notice and clear the illusions of separation as they arise. It is used to bring people back to peace by ducking beneath the surface conflicts and feeling the magnitude of our existence. I also recommend playing with the recognition of oneness. Using the examples of musical performance, agility and joy, I suggest that you call on the energy of those, living or dead, mythical or historical that can help you. For me it was Beethoven to perform his Sonata, the Snow Leopard to dance at the congress and the Hedgehog to remind me to enjoy life whatever is showing up. I describe how the tools and teaching of energy work at Harmony Hall allow growth from a limited sense of self to an ever-expanding realization of one’s origins and potential. How All Life Is Connected
The first step to healing is to care about something (anything at all will do) and the second step is to come to care enough about yourself to honour your awakened heart and mind by making changes to your life. This show describes two current events and seeks to understand what went wrong with these valiant attempts to 1) facilitate a compassionate lifestyle – the sale of Alpro, the leading vegan products company, to a Dairy giant in America and 2) to engender empathy and win sanctuary – a High Court Case for a chimpanzee already used by a research facility for 23 years. To develop an independent mind that can alight on situations with compassion and without emotional charge is one of the great gifts of the teaching that Harmony Hall provides. Over time, as fear of going against the grain falls away, one can also develop the confidence and commitment to let what you learn change you. It may be that you come to change your buying habits and your friends and decide to live harmlessly, via a vegan lifestyle, as I do. I also offer our vegan retreat here to support the changes you make, release any anger that can arise and love the new authentic you. My choice to follow the news story of the Animal Rights court case was deliberate as it is an area that is least questioned. When you are sick, people will often take whatever medicines are prescribed. As your awareness of money outweighing ethics and cruel means of production grows, there is no need to go into denial again. There are great research centres that do not test on animals, like the Hadwen Trust in Oxford. Indeed as you understand your own energetic make-up, you can heal yourself better than any outside source Raising Social Awareness and Empathy