The LTP domains reflect areas of our lives where practice can have a tremendous impact on our growth, development and overall well-being. Take a moment to slow down and breath spaciousness into your life. In what areas do you feel constriction or contraction? Where do you want more lightness and expansiveness? What practices, when done regularly, will help stimulate movement, insight and flow?
Find a comfortable seated position and begin to settle into your physical body. Take a slow, full breath. As you inhale feel the sensation of your lungs as they fill with air. On your exhale notice the sensation of your breath as it passes through your nostrils. As you drop into your breath begin to scan your body for sensations. What sensations do you feel on your skin? Which muscles call for your attention? Can you sense into your organs or feel the weight of your bones? This is your physical body. Practices in this section will help you build a stronger more intimate connection with your physical body.
Take a moment and position yourself into a comfortable seated position. As you move into more stillness begin sensing into your body. What emotions are present as you start to slow down and pay closer attention? What is the quality of these emotions? Are they heavy or light? Do they feel close to you or far away? Your only job is to notice what is true of your emotional body and to breathe with curiosity. This is your emotional body. Practices in this section will assist you in building more intimacy and understanding about your emotional body.
Move into a comfortable seated position. As you create stillness in your physical body bring your awareness to your mental state. What are the quality of your thoughts? Do you see images, words or nothing at all? Is your mind busy or calm and relaxed? There is nothing to do but notice and keep a curious mind. This is your mental body. This section will help you find practices to nourish and support your mental body.
Close your eyes and find a comfortable position. As you settle into your being sense into your physical, mental and emotional body. What is present? What in life connects you with all eternity. What motivates and inspires you and brings you into your wholeness. This is your spiritual body. Practices in this section will help you create more spiritual intimacy.