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MINDFULNESS & PMS : accepting your cycle

The longing of a woman to feel connected with her nature, her creative forces, her body and her place in nature can often express itself in negative behavior if it is ignored. By returning to the intelligence and wisdom of her own body she is able to restore this connection, a sense of belonging and authenticity. She feels resourceful to shred her rigid identity to external achievements and re-create herself in a more holistic way, experiencing a new sense of wholeness and well-being .

Painful memories, negative thoughts and emotions simply reinforce the physical pain that a woman is experiencing every month.

One of the practices of the Self-Actualized Woman involves embracing her womb and cyclical nature to better live up to her potential every month, every day.

VISUALIZATION:

Lay down somewhere comfortable, wearing comfortable clothes, light some candles and soft incense or burning oil if you wish. Bringing your awareness to your physical body through your breath, feeling the expansion and contraction of your abdomen as you breathe in and out. Relax by breathing like this for a few moments, becoming aware of the pain and /or tension, and staying fully receptive of it. Place your hands gently where there is pain and/or tension. Now you can feel it even more. Breathe in those places : breath in gratitude for your cycle, breathe out releasing and letting go. Breathe like this for a few moments, notice if anxiety or resistance rises. Stay with it. Keep breathing. The pain will slowly ease. A powerful sentence you can whisper to those parts of your body, is “I feel you, I love you – I feel you, I love you” – stay with your hands there. Bring all your love, recognition and compassion to those areas in pain. 

Women had experienced that pain reduces practicing this visualization over time . Practice Mindfulness cycle after cycle and your whole attitude towards your cycle and your body starts to shift.

The changes are more profound that what you can imagine.