I love Shavasana or (Savasana, as I spelled it in my posts) and since I was so ill I certainly used it to meditate when I could not sit upright for two years. I've put two photos on here from the position as well because I love it and do it daily. In the spring and summer I do it outside. … [click on title to read and view more]
by PAUL WOODWARD The best stories make sense. They follow a logical path where one thing leads to another and provide the most relevant details and signposts along the way so that you get a sense of continuity and cohesion. This is what writers refer to as the narrative arc – a beginning, middle and an end. If a sequence of events does not follow a narrative, then it is incoherent and fragmented so does not have meaning. Our brains think in stories. The same is true for the self and I use a distinction that William James drew between the self as “I” and “me.” Our consciousness of the self in the here and now is the “I” and most of the time, we experience this as being an integrated and coherent individual – a bit like the character in the story. The self which we tell others about, is autobiographical or the “me” which again is a coherent account of who we think we are based on past experiences, current events and aspirations for the future. ...
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