GLOSSARY OF TERMS

NadiThe pipes or channels through which energies of the subtle bodies flow.
BeingArguably, it is the essence of what something is.
EgoIn spiritual terms, the ego is the owner of the physical body.
MeditationA way of focusing the mind and stilling the endless mental chatter that saps our energy and creates stress. It will allow you to access inner knowledge and help you create the life you want. Meditation is one of the states of the mind.
ContemplationThe experience of loving presence which may be achieved when awareness is open.
SpiritNon-physical part of a person which is the seat of emotions and character, the soul.
HolisticCharacterized by the treatment of the whole person, taking into account mental and social factors, rather than just the symptoms of a disease.
Monkey MindA constant chattering, insistent, internal noise often related to overthinking.
Autonomic Nervous SystemA control system that acts mainly involuntarily and unconsciously to regulate such functions as heart rate, respiratory rate, digest, pupil responses, urination, sexual arousal, etc.
AwarenessKnowledge or perception of a situation or fact.
ConsciousnessThe state of being aware of and responsive to one’s surroundings.
TraumaDistress or disruption brought about by imbalances to the physical body, aura and subtle bodies.
Healing CrisisReactions in the body to the press of unblocking energy which has become stuck in the body causing trauma.
GroundThe practice of making a connection with the earth in order that energy can flow out of the body to remove unwanted energy, and into the body to revitalise and anchor us securely in our physical, earthly form.
CentreThe practice of focusing our efforts on the heart so that we are working with loving energy.
ShieldThe practice of creating a protective shield of golden light around the body, particularly during meditation, to safeguard it against unwanted intrusions.
PranaPrana is defined as universal life force energy. Prana surrounds and pervades everything. The more prone we are able to absorb and store; the healthier we are, the more energy and vitality we have, the more emotional strength and stamina we have, and the more conscious and aware we are.
ChakraEach of seven centres of spiritual power in the human body.
Space ClearingSpace Clearing is a specialized form of energetic clearing that harmonizes and balances the flow of energy in spaces at very deep levels.
CrystalsA piece of a homogeneous solid substance having a natural geometrically regular form with symmetrically arranged plane faces.
VortexA whirling mass of fluid or air, especially a whirlpool or whirlwind.