If you have found that life is putting too many strains on you, or that the load that you are left to carry is too heavy, mindfulness may be the answer. People work their minds too hard sometimes. We are taught to think about our actions before we actually put them into practice. We are taught to think before we speak. In today's society, if we had time to relax and enjoy life, it's unlikely that we would, because such are the demands of a modern era.
Have you heard about chakras but aren't sure what they are and how they can improve your life? The fact is that chakras are energy points located throughout the body. When one of the points becomes blocked, energy cannot flow as it is intended to flow. Thus, there are certain actions that you can take to heal the flow and make sure that the chakra is cleared. This book assumes that you are a beginner. It explores where the chakras are located and what each one of them does to your sense of well-being.
When you attempt to introduce people to Buddhism, they have this very strange notion that they have to learn a new religion. That makes it complex for people who don't really understand what Buddhism is. Buddhism is a philosophy rather than a religion. That means that regardless of the religion you choose or the God that you worship, Buddhism can be incorporated into the way that you live your life without actually treading on the toes of religion.
The year is 1950. The place: Hillside State Mental Hospital. In this atmosphere of hopelessness and despair come student nurses from surrounding hospitals for their three-month psychiatric rotation. Mary Lou Hammond and Kate Stephens are two of these young girls. Mary Lou begins receiving messages from a woman who died in the previous century. She becomes obsessed with finding proof that the woman existed. Follow Mary Lou to the life-threatening climax in this frigid winter of 1950.