Samantha was suffering from agoraphobia. This phobia can be so destructive that it can turn you into a virtual recluse. While this was not yet the case for Samantha, her life had already been changed in profound ways.
I challenge you right now, regardless of how you are feeling, to get up and walk around at a fast tempo. Maybe you might want to go to an empty room and jump up and down a little bit. It may sound silly but the results speak for themselves. Try it now for a few minutes. It works like magic.
While they may not be of a lot of help while you are feeling a anxiety attack or an episode of social anxiety come on, but, it can help you to relax yourself and use proper breathing techniques that will calm down your heart rate and make you feel a sense of calm. It does take some time to learn how to use both yoga breathing methods and Zen Baltimore, but it can be well worth it in the end.
Drs Len and Vitale, co-authors of “Zero Limits” about Ho’oponopono as a spiritual practice, have simplified the practice even further to the one phrase: I love you.
Ho’oponopono is a tool to use at all times, as mentioned, but in times of conflict, miscommunication or emergency, this practice serves a great purpose. The practice may even prevent further trauma, chaos or death.
The “niyamas” are those practices of positive action, rather than restraint of lower urges. These bring us to a platform from which we can truly become happy in this world and the next.
The only thing to avoid is any process which is too complicated. After all it is meant to be relaxing you don’t want to become stressed just trying to do the technique.