Your Inner Stillness:

by Carole Fogarty

“You feel connected to something greater than yourself when you are aware of your inner stillness”

The simple ritual of connecting to the stillness inside of you ( no matter how small or hidden it may be) creates the connection for a more balanced, peaceful, calmer feeling to fill you.  You plug into yourself more authentically and deeply as your life flows with greater ease and less agitation.

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There are many ways of connecting to the stillness inside of you.  Here’s few I’ve written about over the years.

The gifts of inner stillness:

“I feel still.  I feel rested”

Following are some of my personal realizations when I feel, breathe into, and then rest with my inner stillness.  Oh, by the way, my inner stillness has a location – in and around my belly area.  Some days it may be well hidden but often, after a little deep breathing I can soon sense it again.

1: Stillness is the quiet place inside where the mind doesn’t interfere, argue or confuse you.  Decisions are easy.  You have clarity.

2: Stillness brings you back to your true centre.  You are fully present with yourself.

3: Simple solutions often arise easily when you rest with your inner stillness

4: Being with your inner stillness allows you to digest life

5: You can tap into your inner stillness anywhere, anytime and any place

6: Stillness helps you trust in the flow of your life.

7: Feeling your inner stillness helps you “let go” of worry

8: Stillness offers a clear connection to your intuition, your gut feelings. You have a calm knowing.

9: Stillness allows big problems all of a sudden seem small

10: Stillness gives your body breathing space to release stress, worry and agitation

11: You feel connected to something greater than yourself when experiencing stillness

12: You learn the valuable skill of letting go by resting in stillness

13: Stillness teaches you that you have the strength for any situation

14: Stillness puts a healthy distance between you and the external stimulation of a busy world

15: Your body quickly starts to replenish as the immune system and nervous system are nourished by focusing on the feeling of stillness

16: There is a feeling of being totally safe and protected when you feel your inner stillness

 

You might also like to read:

Trust the flow

Art of letting go

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Hope you enjoyed this post and please know, you are welcome to email me anytime for a chat or to ask a question.  I’ll do my best to help.

My email is healthylivinglounge@gmail.com

Peace, love and chocolate, Carole

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Judith Lasater has been teaching restorative yoga for over 20 years.  Her book is a great place to start learning oreven fine tune your Restorative Yoga postures.  It covers postures for headaches, menopause, stress, back pain, pregnancy and more.  I so love this book-  Relax and Renew: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times.

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Tamara July 22, 2010 at 10:43 am

What s beautiful article. This article is really encouraging. These principles are uplifting because they make me want to find inner peace and stillness.

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Carole Fogarty July 23, 2010 at 2:25 pm

Thanks Tamara. Thrilled you enjoyed my article. Peace, love and chocolate, Carole

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Heather September 9, 2010 at 5:44 am

Hi Carole,

Love your articles….I practice most of what you’ve presented here. Thank you!

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Stay rooted,
Heather

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