Daily Archives: March 26, 2014

The music of healing while practicing mindfulness…relax and enjoy the music of Pablo Arellano!

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Beautiful Music of Healing…watch this…click

Pablo Arellano Healing Piano 22

Pablo Arellano is a Mexican composer, director and writer, who specializes in the movie industry for more than 15 years. Mr. Arellano studied music at the New England Conservatory in Boston and early in his career he discovered that the entertainment industry was his passion. Mr. Arellano has taken his gifted talents into many leading directors roll with 8 hit movies, (Art house Factory Production currently available in 10 countries and 5 languages: 2012 – Prophecies from the heart, 2012 – A new consciousness, The Infinite wisdom of love, The Big Bang within you, The Infinite mind, Francesco’s Heaven, Mayan Secret and Path of Joy).

In addition Mr. Arellano has composed and produced 8 albums with distribution in more than 5 countries (Spirit of Silence, Soft Passion, Angeles Call, Brillará en ti, Brillará en ti 2, Atlantis Healing Live, Hacia el Sol and HIM soundtrack)

Along with his artistic accomplishments Mr. Pablo Arellano enjoys every minute of his life and spends time learning about the internal silence of every human being.

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While on the subject of mindfulness and living in the moment, please enjoy the music of Pablo Arellano.  I listened to his music for the first time today and now I’m a big fan!  Take 30 minutes, sit back, relax, and leave all the baggage where it belongs for a little while.  I even took a short nap and felt so refreshed and ready for the day.  Living in the moment has brought joy and peace of mind into my life.  Music plays a huge part in healing in life after trauma…

Steve Sparks

Author, Reconciliation: A Son’s Story and My Journey of Healing in Life After Trauma, Part 1…  

What is “mindfulness meditation? How does it help manage anxiety and depression?

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Mindfulness Begin as a Buddhist Tradition

Mindfulness…living in the moment…Via 
on Mar 23, 2014  

 

Mindfulness, for me, can be elusive. How about you?

After studying this infographic and perusing all the benefits of mindfulness (and how mindfulness actually works), I’m going to be more mindful about being mindful.
Instead of scurrying through my to-do list (which includes, by the way, slowing down and breathing) at record pace, I’m going to set an alarm every hour and dedicate at least five minutes to meditation. This can be as simple as looking out the window at trees. Or walking outside and breathing in some fresh air.
My numero uno roadblock in life is anxiety and, hey, if mindfulness can alleviate that, then mindfulness needs to become my middle name. My bff!

So, without further adieu, may I present the mindfulness infographic so you, too, can learn its benefits and how it all works:

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“Living in the moment” makes it so much easier to think about the concept of “mindfulness.”  I have written blog posts about this topic many times to not only remind myself, but to help others practice the discipline.  Mindfulness is definitely a work in progress along the path of healing in life after trauma.  It is alternative treatment centric, so to speak.  When you get good at focusing on being in the moment, keeping the pain of the past at a safe distance is possible.  We call this kind of practice, meditation.  It is also a good idea to have a partner to help with the right kind of healthy distractions that create a sense of well being in your mind.
Check out another more recent post on this blog on the topic of “living in the moment” and learn more.  Your comments and experience on this topic would be most appreciated.
Steve Sparks
Author