Michelle Alva Blog / 21.01.2015

Emotional pain is defined as an experience of pain and discomfort brought about by our mental perception of an event or person's behavior as being hurtful. When we hold onto past hurts and do not forgive, we become resentful and accumulate more emotional pain and tension in our bodies. Our interpretations of an event cause the perception of those interpretations to be painful on an emotional and physical level, because one cannot be experienced without the other. We experience for example, heartache in our stomach, chest and throat area. It is so important to give ourselves the time and space to be available to our hurt emotions, so they may process and release naturally. Our nature is to be in constant motion just as our digestion is always happening, so too is our emotional digestion. We can digest, process and flow our emotions more efficiently when we...

Michelle Alva Blog / 21.08.2012

Billions of people today suffer from chronic stress, pain and tension. Our modern life has caused us to experience an epidemic of burn out, chronic fatigue and stress related illnesses. More than ever we are in need of integrating activities into our lives that bring us to a state of balance and peace. Meditation is a focused mental activity that is proven to bring us to a state of balance where we can deeply relax and lead more joyful and productive lives. There are many forms of meditation. One of the easiest ways to learn how to focus the mind is to listen to guided meditations. Spoken word guidance with relaxing nature sounds and music brings us to a state of calm alertness so we may lead a healthier life. Researched Benefits of Guided Meditation Psychological Benefits: • Increasing your intelligence • Improving your memory • Enhancing your creativity • Drastically improving your...

Michelle Alva Blog / 10.08.2012

LET GO AND GROW Have you ever thought - What if a tree were to keep all of it's dried up leaves every fall season? Can you imagine what that would look like during the winter time? It would take a lot of extra energy from that tree for it to hold on to all of it's dead leaves, for it's nature is to shed, it's nature is to allow those dried up leaves to detach and fall as the wind is so perfectly designed to assist in it's shedding process. Nature is so perfect. The weather, the magnetic pulls, the birds that fly onto it's branches to excite those leaves and help them along their shedding process. Nature supports the death process just as it support the re-birth process. Dead leaves are a sign of transition, new life is about to take place. How possible could...