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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Public Speaking: Giving an Impromptu Speech: Self Forgiveness for a Mind Pattern




I saw a mind pattern here  that I want to correct and share with others. I did not prepare for the talk yet said 'yes' when asked, so I was thinking of the possible subjects and structure  of the talk in my mind before the talk.

I Don't Know What To Talk About' Mind Pattern:
>I did not know I am going to talk
>I want to push myself to talk
>but I do not have the outline of the talk
>If I have the outline I can work from that
>but I don't
>this is scary
>why did I say yes
>Maybe I should not have said yes


What I saw In This Mind Pattern:
There's fear of not knowing what to talk about. I am pushing myself to talk - which is a form of manipulation  - acting out my fear. There's also fear that I do not have the outline of my talk and fear of speaking in the moment. There's a belief that I can only talk if I have an outline. There's a belief that I will be scared if I speak without an outline. There's self-blame for saying 'yes' to speak without an outline. There's doubt that I can pull it together.


Self-forgiveness 

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to fear not knowing what to talk about before my speech creating conflict within myself and in so doing put the body in a state of stress instead of realizing that I can allow myself to be uncomfortable, forgive myself for creating conflict within myself by figuring out in my mind whether 'I can or I can't'.   I commit myself  to after writing self-forgiveness, correct my living by physically giving the speech as I  communicate who I am and my story of change.

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to try to transcend my fear by acting out my fear - which is a way of manipulation, through giving a speech in a trembling voice and body instead of realizing I can stabilize myself by bringing myself here in physical reality, breathing in a stability and then giving the speech. I commit myself to identify the fear, forgive, correct and do the speech.

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to fear that not having an outline of my speech believing that through the outline, I can have a mental reference of what I will talk about so I can draw on that when I am speaking instead of realizing that  I do not need to go inside my mind when I am speaking. I commit myself to speak about what I see is the problem in this world and provide some solutions that worked for me aligned to what is mutually beneficial to all - humans, plants, animals etc.

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to fear speaking in the moment, believing that the structure of the speech should be known before I speak instead of realizing that this is what I learned from others and therefore this is information that was not tested by me. So, I commit myself to speak about something that I walked and tested where I give a message - my story of how I changed - that is aligned to what is mutually beneficial to all concerned.

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to believe that having an outline is better than having no outline - within an idea that a structured speech will be better understood by others rather than realize that understanding is based from knowing the nature and meaning of something within my own living - where they can observe how I live the words I speak and how i align it to what is best for all - which others can truly understand as inherent in my nature as a human lies the nature of other humans. So I commit myself to speak about the problems and the solutions I have applied in my life that worked for me in my speech.

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to believe that I will be scared if I speak without an outline - having heard others say this instead of realizing that a speech is me communicating my own story of change to others. So I commit myself to talk about what I have walked, what I saw and how I changed - realizing that since I walked this, I can draw on my experience whenever I decide to - as this is an integral part of me.

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to blame myself for saying 'yes' to speak - believing that because it is an impromptu speech, I can ran out of things to talk about, and when that happens, I will be shamed and will be disliked by the audience instead of realizing this is me projecting my own fear of being shamed and fear of being disliked to others. So, I commit myself to forgive and release these fears and when I see myself blaming myself within my mind for saying 'yes' to giving a speech - I stop, breathe and bring myself back here in physical reality, forgive and correct myself, then give a speech when I am stable and clear.

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to doubt that I can pull an impromptu speech together believing that I am not good enough to deliver a speech in front of lawyers and educated people fearing that they will judge me as inferior instead of realizing that this is me projecting my own fears to others. So, I commit myself to forgive judging myself, correct and breathe through the perceived discomfort and push myself to give an impromptu speech.

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Living My Utmost Potential 14: What Is A Craving?


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I was sharing my story of change to the audience here which is sharing what i found out about what a craving is. I did not have any prepared speech. I just stood there and talked about whatever comes up.

As his is also a moment to moment walking, I am sharing the points I saw in my talk here through looking at my mind or thought pattern - to assist others.

                                           'Why Is The Sound of My Voice Different'?  Mind Pattern

>there is something wrong with the sound of my voice 
>It has a higher pitch than normal
>my voice tonality  is not my normal pitch 
>I normally get into this pitch when I am reacting to what someone said? 
> the tone of my mom's voice when she talks a lot sounds like this
>I do not like it when she talks at that tone
>I found it irritating in my ears

Here in this mind pattern, there is fear that the sound of my voice is different - which i believed was having a higher pitch than normal. I associated  my definition of a normal voice pitch to a certain vocal tone (that of a polished speaker that I saw in the media - like presidents and leaders of community groups) that I defined as better than a high pitched voice which i did through association. I associated the high pitched vocal tone with the voice of my mom when she was talking lengthily which irritated me - which is a projection of my own judgment of the tone of my voice when I react to what was being said by another who I am in communication with .

Self-forgiveness  

Monday, December 29, 2014

Living My Utmost Potential 13: What is Health?




I wanted to communicate here what I found out about the word 'Health'. I initially believed that 'Health' means 'absence of disease'. So, I tried to evolve myself in my mind as someone who is following a 'healthy diet', without realizing that my starting point was 'fear of disease' and in my 'eating healthy', I was not seeing 'health' as what it is. In my redefinition, 'Health' is the alignment of physical, mental and social well-being of man to what is mutually beneficial to all. I communicated this change in my redefinition and my story of how I changed to the audience. 

As this is a moment by moment walking, I saw a mind pattern here that I want to correct in the next coming blogs and share with others. I did not prepare for the talk yet said yes when asked, so I was thinking of the possible subjects to talk about in my mind before the talk.

I Don't Know What To Talk About' Mind Pattern:
>I did not know I am going to talk
>I want to push myself to talk
>but I do not have the outline of the talk
>If I have the outline I can work from that
>but I don't
>this is scary
>why did I say yes
>Maybe I should not have said yes

What I saw In This Mind Pattern:
There's fear of not knowing what to talk about. I am pushing myself to talk - which is a form of manipulation. Then, acting out my fear. There's also fear that I do not have the outline of my talk and fear of speaking in the moment. There's a belief that I can only talk if I have an outline. There's a belief that I will be scared if I speak without an outline. There's self-blame for saying yes to speak without an outline. There's doubt that I can pull it together.


Self-forgiveness and Self-Correction


The Accident 3 : How Will I Survive This?

                                 

                                    The Accident Part 1
                                 http://junejourneytolife.blogspot.com/2014/12/the-accident-and-breath.html
                                                
                                     The Accident Part 2
                                      http://junejourneytolife.blogspot.com/2014/12/the-accident-theres-something-wrong.html
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                                                  Here is a mind pattern i spotted after our car accident last Dec. 17,                                                          2014.

                                                  How will I survive this? Mind Pattern

                                                    >my phone has no battery power
                                                    >how can we call someone?
                                                    >I better borrow a cell phone from someone
                                                    >so i can call a cab to bring us home
                                                    >but I am embarassed
                                                    >because I will be bothering them
                                                     >where is my purse?
                                                     >we are not going to be able to do what we need to do tonight
                                                    >what a waste of time
                                                    >we are not going to be able to drive home
                                                    >who will bring us home?
                                                    >I do not like accidents
                                                   
What I can see in this mind pattern:
Here, there is fear of being cut off from life - by not being able to communicate with someone using a cell phone/telephone. There's a fear that if i ask someone to lend me their cell phone, they will think that I will call long distance even if I wont -within doubt. There is also fear that my purse was lost - so fear that I will not be able to call a cab to go home and blame the accident for not being able to go where we need to go. Because of all these perceived difficulties going on in my mind, there is a general fear of having accidents. There also exist blame - believing that the accident stopped me from doing what I set ut to do. Here, I defined mself as a victim rather than someone who is self-directive so I will correct myself by first forgiving myself and then writing a commitment to correct myself in how I live my life.


                                                 What is Self-forgiveness? 
It is the process by which an individual forgives oneself for accepting and allowing self 
to separate from objective reality, releasing positive and negative value judgments such as good or bad, right or wrong, positive or negative - as subjective interpretations of reality regarding something or someone that leads to stability as breath. 


Writing Self-forgiveness Statements

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to fear being cut off from life by not being able to communicate with someone during an accident where I cannot use my phone rather than see that I am here as breathe in every moment moving me and expressing myself.

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to be embarassed to borrow a cell phone from the lady next to me in the hospital believing that she might think I will use her phone to call long distance even if I will not - within doubt, which is a projection of what I think (my doubting others) when strangers borrow my cell phone

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to justify my embarassment through the belief that I will be bothering her by borrowing her cell phone

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself when faced with an accident, blame my cell phone for the difficulties I am facing during an accident

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to fear not seeing my purse after the accident, believing that if it's lost, I cannot have access to money  in my purse, therefore, I will not be able to buy food or pay for whatever I need (like a cab) to get home

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to feel powerless, hopeless and useless in an accident and without a cell phone instead of realizing that I created these definitions in my mind - of 'cell phones' and 'accidents' based from fear so I can release these fears, redefine these words and commit to assist myself - and live the word 'stability', when faced with difficulty, change or pain.

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to blame the driver of the car, the car, and the the circumstance - the accident, for not being able to do what I set out to do that day the accident happened, instead of realizing that I have to embrace life and allow for changes in my daily schedule when external changes present itself in my world and realize that I create my 'within and without' - so instead of blaming others, take self-responsibility by  looking and releasing my mind's fears and desires including providing myself with physical necessities I need to live in a stable way using common sense.

Commitment To Correct Myself
Script

I commit myself to bring myself back here in the physical when I see myself creating fear of accidents in my mind where I interpret living as an individual separate from other individuals that needs to communicate or gossip to be connected instead of realizing that the cells are communicating with each other without cell phones/telephones which points to the reality that I need to develop an equal and one relationship to sound.

I commit myself to redefine the word 'accident'
From (Word Web)
Anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause
To
Anything that happens suddenly which I defined as an external event presenting itself to be corrected so one can take self-responsibility and realize what one create one can un-create so one can live as 'stability' in ones world.

I commit myself to redefine the word 'telephone'
From (Word Web)
Electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds
To
Electronic equipment that converts sound into electrical signals that can be transmitted over distances and then converts received signals back into sounds which is used to transmit messages
that is aligned to what is best for all life.

I commit myself to redefine the word 'sound'
From (Word Web)
The particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
The subjective sensation of hearing something
To
The sensation of hearing something being/as part of the whole - that is life, where I am fully present as the breath, in every moment, hearing the auditory effect produced by a given physical body/cause that is a part of the whole - which I am a part of .

Sunday, December 28, 2014

The Accident 2: 'There's Something Wrong with My Body' Mind Pattern

   

                                               We had an accident last Dec. 17, 2014. Here is a mind pattern that I                                                spotted when it happened.

                                               The Accident Part 1
                                         http://junejourneytolife.blogspot.com/2014/12/the-accident-and-breath.html
                                                
                                                The Accident Part 2
                                                There's something wrong with my body' Mind Pattern
                                                >I better get out of the car because this car might turn into flames                                                           (fear)
                                                >I am a little bit dizzy
                                                >and I am walking in an unstable way
                                                >my chest is painful and different parts of my body feel sore
                                                >my neck is a little bit stiff
                                                >I better get a medical check - up in the nearest hospital (fear)
                                                >so I will know if there's any part of my body that is damaged (fear)
                                                >I don't want to be alone in this hospital (fear)
                                                >plus the medical expense will be too much (fear)
                                                >I will just go home and put cold compress to the sore body parts
                                                >then i will see a chiropractor, that is cheaper (survival)
                                                >have an x-ray and get him to give me a bone/skeleton adjustment


What is Self-forgiveness? 
It is the process by which an individual forgives oneself for accepting and allowing self 
to separate from objective reality, releasing positive and negative value judgments such as good or bad, right or wrong, 
positive or negative - as subjective interpretations of reality regarding something or 
someone that leads to stability as breath. 

Writing Self-forgiveness Statements 
I forgive myself that i have accepted and allowed myself to fear damaging my body in an accident
believing that it will be painful - fearing pain and so desires comfort and within that, desire to be healthy believing that if I am healthy, I will be free from bodily harm and disease which translates to the need to support our business to earn money - within fear of survival .

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to fear high hospital bills and project this into the future, believing it is unnecessary to pay high hospital bills - as we can give our body support through adjustments and massage.

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to fear not having a body and identity believing that I do not have a memory of me without a body - so not knowing how to express myself as such

I forgive myself that i have accepted and allowed myself to exist as a memory of who I have become as a personality that I defined myself within  - where I  experience myself in my mind reacting to my internal and external environment that I perceived separate from me seeking a positive experience from a perceived negative or fear of lack - which is where the positive is created, rather than be here as breath in every moment expressing myself as such.

I commit myself to assist in establishing a world that gives everyone equal access to what is given to all of us equally by the earth - a world where all are given the basic necessities to survive to live in dignity and where survival is not being negotiated or worked for - but is assured - realizing that the value of all that is here is equal to life.

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I commit myself to develop an equal and one relationship with my body.

I commit myself to when and as I see myself fearing not having a body, I stop and breath. I bring myself back here and put my palm on top of my heart - listening to my heart beat and realize it is the heart beat of the physical existence which remains and which I am a part of - as Life.

 I commit myself to redefine the word body

From
Word Web
The entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being)

To
The entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant or human being) which extends to or includes the internal and external structure that consist of parts of this one life - as all that is here in this physical existence living or non-living.


Saturday, December 27, 2014

Living My Utmost Potential 12: Speaking In Public 1: Nervousness: Who am I?




I pushed myself to talk about who I am as a part of the whole and why that is important. I shared my story of change in front of people  for the first time. I am posting this as part of my Living my Utmost Potential Series. 

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As this is a moment by moment process, I am also going to look at some points (nervousness) about speaking in public. When I was giving this speech, I was nervous. I would like to look at my mind pattern here.


'I am Nervous' Mind Pattern

>I am speaking before a new audience 
>they expect me to deliver a perfect speech 
>but I am not going to say what they want to hear 
>so I am sure they will not like my speech

Here, I have an idea of what the audience wants me to speak in a perfect manner
I believed that they were expecting me to talk about something
they like, which is not real. I was really projecting my own fear of speaking in public to them and then doubting myself in in my ability to entertain them.

What is Self-forgiveness? 
It is the process by which an individual forgives oneself for accepting and allowing self 
to separate from objective reality, releasing positive and negative value judgments such as good or bad, right or wrong, positive or negative - as subjective interpretations of reality regarding something or someone that leads to stability as breath. 

Writing Self-forgiveness Statements 

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to have an idea that the audience expect me to deliver my talk in a perfect way instead of  realizing this is me 
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to believe that they are expecting me to say something they like to hear
I forgive myself that i have accepted and allowed myself to have an idea of what other people like to hear, believing that what I am going to talk about will not interest them therefore, judging what I would say before I am able to say it, which is me projecting my own fear of being disliked to them.

I forgive myself to doubt my ability to communicate myself with others - using words used to entertain others rather than an expression of my story of change through  speaking
in stability communicating about what is best for all life - humans, animals, plants etc.

I commit myself to when and as I see myself fearing being disliked when speaking in public, I stop and breathe and bring myself back here realizing that I can live confidence - as who I am - and instead of thinking about entertaining the public,  speak in confidence about my story of how I change from being an individual driven by self-interest to someone who is standing for what is best for all. as I speak.




Sunday, December 21, 2014

The Accident Part 1: The Breath



The Accident Part 2
 We had an accident last December 17 2014. It was raining and  Leon was driving. A car showed up from the intersection and there was not enough time to stop according to Leon, who was the one driving - so the accident. I am writing what went on in my mind during that incident as a mind pattern. I will focus on breathing in this blog. I had difficulty breathing after the accident so I am forgiving and correcting myself here.

                                                       'I can't Breathe' Mind Pattern
                                                      >That's Leon shouting
                                                      >what just happened?
                                                      >There was an accident!
                                                      >I can't breathe even if I try to
                                                      >let me try again
                                                      >I still can't breathe
                                                      >what is going on?
                                                      >calm down and be here
                                                      >do not try to force it
                                                      >Oh, I can breathe now

Here, I was forcing myself to breathe which is me separating myself from the breath.

What is Self-forgiveness?
It is the process by which an individual forgives oneself for accepting and allowing self to separate from objective reality, releasing positive and negative value judgments such as good or bad, right or wrong, positive or negative - as subjective interpretations of reality regarding something or someone that leads to stability as breath.

Writing Self-forgiveness Statements

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to enslave myself to the memory of how to breathe and so force myself to get into that experience i have in my mind, rather than move myself in that moment and work with what is here - as who I am as the breathe in this body.

 I forgive myself that i have accepted and allowed myself to be unaware of me as breath

I forgive myself that i have accepted and allowed myself to manipulate myself to breathe to survive rather than be here as breath in every moment.

I commit myself to when and as I see myself unaware of physical reality as I go inside my mind when an accident happen, I bring myself here as who i am as breath

I commit myself to accept and allow me to develop a equal and one relationship with/as the breath.

I commit myself to redefine the word 'breath':

From a mind definition
The process of taking in and expelling air during breathing

To
the process of inhaling and exhaling as an expression of myself in this body in every moment

Friday, December 19, 2014

'I Want To Eat Small Portions' Mind Pattern




'I Want To Eat Small Portions' Eating Mind Pattern
>I want to eat a lot of the food I like
>but I will get fat
>so I better eat smaller portions
>I will make small cakes

Here, there is desire to eat larger portions of the food i like, a belief  that i will get fat when i do that, an idea that I should eat smaller portions, and me manipulating my way into getting slim through making smaller cakes.

The desires, beliefs, ideas that I have and how i manipulate myself to get what i desire - which is becoming slim, is based from fear of being fat. This is not a self-directive way of eating based from my own observations of what i eat and its relationship with my blood sugar levels. I am relying from information coming from others that i cannot trust because our body has different DNA make-ups.


What is Self-forgiveness?
It is the process by which an individual forgives oneself for accepting and allowing self to separate from objective reality, releasing positive and negative value judgments such as good or bad, right or wrong, positive or negative - as subjective interpretations of reality regarding something or someone that leads to stability as breath. 

Writing Self-forgiveness Statements:
Self-forgiveness

I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to desire to eat a lot of the food I like believing that food is here for entertainment purposes
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to believe that i will get fat when i eat a lot of the food that i like believing that it has a lot of sugar.
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to have the idea that if i eat smaller portions of the food I like, I will not get fat as per information i heard from others.
I forgive myself that I have accepted and allowed myself to manipulate the amount of food I eat so that i will be slim believing that i am beautiful when i am slim and ugly when I am fat instead of realizing that I am going in my mind and having a subjective view of reality - a judgment based on a fear (fear of being ugly) which is not what is really going on in physical reality considering that my body has a different DNA make-up. It can present itself in a certain shape, with a certain fat content etc. and can present itself as having a certain weight.

I commit myself to bring myself back here, stop, and breathe when and as I see myself going into this mind pattern and correct myself by looking at how my body's blood sugar is responding to the portion of food i eat, be aware of what I eat and decide the amount of that food I can eat that will not cause a danger situation in my body's functioning based on practical methods and as per what is available to me in terms of gadgets

I commit myself to accept and allow me to see my body as what it is - a vessel for me as the breath to express myself as a part of the whole - that is life, and so use it as that.

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Living My Utmost Potential 11 Creation of Small 3 Ingredient Almond Muffins Sweetened with Unrefined Coconut Nectar




I realized that the creation of muffins, cakes and breads is normally  done to please or entertain family and friends. It is also a commercial endeavor because bakeries, restaurants, catering businesses and grocery stores etc. sell these for money and profit -so the muffins I normally see are big and loaded with lots of sugar. I embarked on a kitchen journey to create a small and simple muffin that can be eaten with any meal that has some carbohydrates that started from my self-intimate relationship with my body. I am pleased to present to my body this recipe:

Recipe

Ingredients

1 T unrefined coconut nectar

4 egg whites

1 c almond meal

Procedure

Beat the egg whites with the coconut nectar until soft peaks

Fold the almond meal

Pre - heat the oven to 300 degrees F 

Put the almond-egg mixture inside the small muffin silicon pans

Bake for 30 minutes

Serve warm 

Serving Options

1. with meat-based meals and vegetable sides plus fruits

2. with almond butter spread and/or all-fruit no added sugar jam

Tip
Eat the portion your body needs
Make a hollandaise sauce with the egg yolks 

Tags

muffins, mini, almond, butter, low sugar, low salt, healthy, eating, health, sugar, diabetes, food, preparation, sickness, heart disease, hypertension, june roca, health coach, integrative nutrition

              Links To Realizing and Living My Utmost Potential

http://junejourneytolife.blogspot.com/2014/05/the-desteni-of-living-my-declaration-of_30.html             

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Living My Utmost Potential 10: Creating Low Salt and Low Sugar Meals and Recipes




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Taste had been the driving force when I eat since I was young - eating all kinds of food items. It was also true when I became a vegetarian, a raw vegan and a fruitarian. I found out that the reason for this is because I use food to cover-up the perceived 'lack' in my life. 

This can be lack of a relationship partner, lack of friends, lack of something to do etc. which I attached to being incomplete. These are really my fears that I am trying to run away from and me running after the food I desire the taste of - to complete my 'experience of myself' in life.

The taste of food gives me a certain feeling of fullness and satisfaction which I interpreted as me feeling complete and happy. 

 I also prepare food that others will like so that they will feel satisfied and happy. 

The meaning of food was missed in the process of preparing food.

Food is a substance that nourish the body

I would like to look at this food preparation mind pattern here which is about preparing 'tasty food' used to please others:

>I want to cook tasty food 
>I know they would enjoy some exotic dishes
>so let me prepare exotic tasting meals
>something that they have not tasted yet
>that will make them happy and content
>then they will come and visit again
>if I do not make the food tasty 
>they will not come

Here, there is a desire that I am trying to satisfy through preparing tasty food for others. I always make sure I season the food well so that It will satisfy others and make them happy.

 This is true when I prepare food for guests. It is about me having a feeling that I have done something great which is not really what food is about. So, having realized this, i can forgive myself and correct this pattern.

The  video above was taken when I gave a cooking class where I decided to not add salt in the food that I was preparing. I ate it and really enjoyed it. The guests also enjoyed it. I realized it was just my fear of the food i prepared being disliked that stops me from serving low salt and low sugar food (bland food). In the video you will see that most of the students attending did not like to add salt to the food.

I realized from the class that there is a potential that can usher a new way of preparing food and this can be done in the food industry also. 

Instead of food being served in restaurants from the starting point of taste, we can decide to prepare food from the starting point of nutrition. It is about us changing the way we see food and prepare food. Change starts from us. We created these 'positive and negative judgments' within our minds so we can also un-create it. The world system is a reflection of ourselves.

 Animal meat, vegetables and fruits have their own subtle tastes. 

Vegetables, nuts, fruits and animal meat have their own sodium content,

Spinach = 24 mg
Pork =  1283 mg
Kiwi = 5 mg
Cashews = 3 mg

Sodium


'We can indeed choose to prepare food in a way that we can experience its real taste.'
June Roca


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The Ground Beef, Onion Pizza, Stetching the Dough, Flour and Raw and Cooked Foods


Video

I enjoyed making this pizza.

I am so sorry that I have judged the flour when I was a raw foodist - as bad. I missed the opportunity to interact with the flour because I was in my mind trying to judge, compare etc. based on ideas about it in my mind which came from information given by others.

I want to bring the mind pattern here and look at it:

>raw food is good 
>because I can make pizza with veggies
>flour is bad for you
>It has lots of carbs
> and the gluten is heavy
>raw food makes me feel good and look good
>so raw pizza must be better than cooked pizza

I realized here that I judged the flour as bad. I forgot that the wheat plant where the flour came from is also part of the whole - that is life. In my desire to look good, feel good and have a long life, I forgot that it was because I was trying to run away from my fear of disease and death that I was running after raw food - believing it is superior than cooked food. I had the desire to have a long life and I saw the raw pizza as something that can give me that. So, it was fear based. It was fear of disease and death that is the starting point for desiring raw pizza. Rather than release these judgments and interact with it as what it really is - food that nourish the body that I can enjoy and interact with when I prepare food - i chose to resist it.

Essentially, raw food and cooked food are expressions of life. They both have nutrition. It is not necessary to compare them and judge them nor resist one and desire the other. It's simply about choosing the food that will nourish the body then cooking and preparing it. Then, looking at the portion that I need. A small slice of cooked pizza  is what I need - that's all. 



Monday, October 27, 2014

Redefining The Burger


In this Blog, I will look at the different ways of making a burger. I succeeded in making a meat burger that uses a dehydrated raw vegan bread (see the video below). I will post in blogs to come updates to this.

I am redefining food preparation,
http://junejourneytolife.blogspot.com/2014/09/redefining-food-preparation.html

This blog  (The Kuro Burger), talks about what a burger is,
http://junejourneytolife.blogspot.com/2014/09/the-black-burger-kuro-burger-of-burger.html

T am questioning the meaning of a burger basically.The blog above provided insights on what a burger is - in our minds. It is not about the beef patty and the bun plus veggies and the condiments used (as food that nourish the body), but rather an image in our mind that we desire to eat or dislike to eat.. It is our idea and belief of what a 'burger' is, passed down from generation to generation. It is about eating, directed by our desire to entertain ourselves through food. 

When I was a cooked vegetarian, I equated a meat burger to disease - i avoided people who ate meat believing that they were less than Life - defining myself as more than Life - within the belief that I am sacrificing my taste buds by not eating meat. I did not realize it was my own judgment of animal meat being less than life - which is a projection of my own definition of myself - as inferior.

I believed that if my heart disease will go on for a longer time, I will die. This was the reason why I adopted the so-called 'healthy' diet, one after another.

I realized that this was unnecessary because I am the breath in this body and I can express myself here and direct my actions in every moment. I can question whatever thoughts arising in my mind and correct my living.

There is no need to fear death and disease while alive. To live as who I am is enough. No need to go inside my mind and imagine I will be going to another dimension that is more than myself - to be more or 'to desire to be healthy to be more' etc. Rather, it is to embrace the fear of being less and see that I cannot run away from it. What I resist will persist. I can redefine my definition of myself and live that.

When I was a raw foodist, I equated a meat burger to disease. I would like to investigate this further and correct myself in the way I see a burger in this blog and in the coming blogs.

This blog is my investigation of the different methods of preparing a burger. Below are some videos that I did as I prepare for myself and others.
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The Story of The Burger

The Kuro Burger                       http://junejourneytolife.blogspot.com/2014/09/cheeseburgers-are-not-supposed-to-be.html

Burger Patty In A Bun with Cabbage in Mustard Dressing and Sauerkraut

 The German Burger Cooking Class 1 Video



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euq7qZgJTqQ&list=UUqva63NRmbykN9e9xXOgZVA

Burger with Eggs and Bacon in a Pita Bread (and Other Creations)

2. Video: Burger Cooking Class  2

Burger Patty in a Raw Vegan Bread

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Different Recipes of a Burger will be posted in blogs to come




Sunday, October 26, 2014

Yoga, Meditation and The Sentient Diet













Mind Pattern

>I am stressed
>I better do yoga exercises
>so I will feel relaxed and peaceful
>I feel relaxed, peaceful, calm and healthy after I do yoga
>I wonder how people can live without doing yoga in this world?


Here , there is a desire to have peace and I am being directed by my mind to get the body into different body postures to get 'peace of mind' and relaxation through that.

This is based on a belief (me hearing and reading that yoga is good from the books and discourses by my guru then). I then try to manifest this in physical reality by doing yoga exercises 2x a day.

I was unaware that I was abusing the body through doing yoga postures. I did not see the desire to do yoga postures come from a fear of being overwhelmed and stressed - which I equated to having pain and suffering. It looks 'positive  and healing' while I was doing it. I felt good and relaxed after doing yoga. But what I did not see was that the positive comes from a negative.

My wanting to do yoga started from a fear. This fear is  the fear of being overwhelmed and stressed.

 It was not about assisting the body. It was about getting relaxed after doing yoga - which makes me feel good,

I have a selfish interest- believing that I look good and healthy when I feel peaceful inside. This was attached to my idea of how I look when I was stressed compared to when I was relaxed/peaceful.

This is not real peace. This is an idea of peace in my mind.

Real peace is not about fighting for peace.

It is about being self-directive and stable when problems come - breathing through them and taking myself by the hand, to release the reactions accumulating within myself where I am able to release the build-up, knowing how I created it and walking myself back to stability.

It is about releasing mind patterns that has mind components like ideas, beliefs and manipulation etc. that,comes up in every moment - being aware that I created them and I am in a position to un-create them.. It is about redefining who I am within the polarized definitions in my mind and living the redefinitions as my story of change.

My definition of animal meat for example and my definition of vegetable meat at that time I was doing yoga 2x a day was,

animal meat - not good for my body and mind - disease and death
vegetable meat - good for my body and mind - healthy

My definitions of yoga then was,

yoga - peaceful and calm, controlled mind
no yoga - easily upset, mind is erratic, reactive

My definitions of meditation then was,

meditation - liberation from suffering and pain
no meditation - suffering and pain

It was clear that I was running away from my fear of suffering and pain, reactions, disease  and death.

If we have a look at the meaning of the following words, in the dictionary (Word Web),

Yoga
A system of exercises practiced as part of the Hindu discipline to promote control of the body and mind

Suffering
Feelings of mental or physical pain

Meditation 
(religion) contemplation of spiritual matters (usually on religious or philosophical subjects)

Meat
1.The flesh of animals (including fishes and birds and snails) used as food
2.The inner and usually edible part of a seed, grain, nut or fruit stone

These are very different definitions from how I defined it before.

Continued

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