Rituals – Directing Your Orchestra
The human is a bit like an orchestra. There are many parts, each playing its own score. Your brain needs its food and plays its musical score. Your stomach wants its food and plays a different musical score. Your emotions have multiple voices like the orchestra has oboes, clarinets, trumpets and trombones. But that is not all. You have a body, a mind, and a...Read More
Rituals – Part Three
Opening the door is a ritual. Shaking hands is a ritual. Taking your vitamins can be a ritual. A family dinner can be a ritual. Showering is a ritual. Counting your blessings is a ritual. Saying “thank you” is a ritual. What makes all of these a ritual is the intention in your action. There are many kinds of rituals. Rituals serve and help you...Read More
Rituals – The Magnifying Glass
Remember how you played with a magnifying glass as a child and directed the sun’s rays to focus on a piece of paper until it caught fire? The magnifying glass brought the rays to a point of concentration. Concentrated light rays brought enough energy to cause heating and a change of state of the paper. A ritual is a magnifying glass you use to bring...Read More
Rituals – What Are They For?
You create rituals to help you stay focused on what’s important and to remind you of your intentions and values. Rituals help to bring forward alertness about a decision you made and direct you into action. © Aviv ShaharRead More