The affairs of the world will go on forever. Do not delay the practice of meditation. – Milarepa
So far we’ve understood how to kick-start a change effort and to figure out why change is so hard. Just like Stillness (meditation, reflection, journaling…) is useful in the ‘Be’ phase to understand what needs to change, it can be useful in ‘Zen’ phase to cement change. ‘Be’, ‘Zen’ and ‘Do’ aspects apply to each of these 3 phases as well. Let’s apply Stillness and related concepts to cement the changes we so desire.
the alpha level
When we’re even minded (at peace) our physical brain frequencies hum at a lower rate (alpha). There’s a process we can use to bring our brain to these lower frequencies. Once we’re at the lower brain frequencies we can then apply the following very effectively to cement change:
- Other programming techniques
As we involve the mind and progressively relax our bodies, our brain easily settles down into the Alpha Level. There are several products that one can use to get into this state, or we might use a manual technique like this one.
Jose Silva was a pioneer in this field, reference below.
Daily Affirmation: Today I AM relaxed!