I have been doing yoga and meditation for more than twenty years. Like most people, I am doing this to find peace of mind, and to get to the depths of my being. On the way, I am discovering my connection with the universe and God. Spirituality brings out the best in yourself, but in the beginning also the worst... There are a lot of obstacles on the way to peace of mind. Most people stop when they encounter the first difficulties with meditation and never get to know their full potential. I have gone through a lot of such difficulties; and I found it worth the effort! Now I want to help others who go through the same problems, or who have questions about meditation and spirituality in general.
If you measure and display your accomplishments in spirituality, you haven't accomplished anything spiritual yet.
I studied yoga, meditation, nutrition and alternative health subjects for several years in the Netherlands, Germany, Sweden and India.
-- Yoga and meditation make me feel peaceful. -- Meditation is something I can do at almost any place, any time. -- My computer can be stolen, I can lose my ability to walk or see, but no one can take away my ability to meditate and see the world in a spiritual way. -- Spirituality shows me that everything happens with a positive reason.
The more I meditate, the more I discover how little I know in this field - or any field. But the more I meditate, the more I have peace with how I am, and I accept that I grow at the pace at which I grow.
Yoga and meditation (spirituality) is not something strange from far away eastern countries. It is something from yourself. It is a way to take care of your health and a way to find all the qualities that you have in yourself, and a way to find your connection with others and the world on a deep level. This leads to a profound feeling of peace and joy.
Spirituality is not a religion. Spirituality is free from dogmas. In some religions they tell you what to believe about Life, the Universe and Everything; in spirituality you find tools to help *you* decide what is the cause and meaning of Life.
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