Psychology ~ Eating!

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I hope all those who are following and reading have made use of what I have been writing and moved on to the next levels in your life. Hope All of You are keeping in Good Health as much as possible. “Keeping yourself Positive and Motivated as Best as possible in these times” of Health issues. Last Post was about, “Psychology of Food”. This is an” Answer to a Lady who asked about Psychology of Eating by Hand or Spoon” Psychology ~ Food!

“somdattadeb: “I agree with your thought on relation of psychology and food. Do you have any thought on relation between way of eating and psychology. For example some food when eaten by hand and feeling the texture is more satisfactory than eating by spoon”

I am Grateful to her for the new Topic! So Today “I am writing about Psychology In Eating, “By Hand, Fork and Spoon, Chop sticks or any other way. Read and see and find out what and How You like to eat 😀

The Pros and Cons of Eating With Your Hands Its not in every culture but, “Parts of the world, eating with your hands is part of their culture”. Rice and Curry served on a Banana Leaf. I of course Love to eat like this as the food is much Tastier like this, But it is not possible to eat everything like this 🙂

Ayurveda considers hands to be our most precious organ of action, and gathering the fingertips as they touch the food stimulates the five elements (Ether or Space, Water, Air, Earth and Fire), making the person more conscious of the tastes, textures and smells of the foods they are eating, which makes the whole experience more pleasant. “According to Ayurvedic texts, each finger is an extension of one of the five elements. When you eat with your hands, you are supposed to do so by joining all fingers together. This is believed to improve our consciousness of the taste of the food we eat. Not only are you feeding your body, but also your mind and spirit.”

The practice of eating with the hands originated within Ayurvedic teachings. The Vedic people believed that our bodies are in sync with the elements of nature and our hands hold a certain power. Ayurvedic texts teach that each finger is an extension of one of the five elements:

  • Through the thumb comes space
  • Through the forefinger comes air
  • Through the mid-finger comes fire
  • Through the ring finger comes water
  • Through the pinky finger comes earth

When you eat with your hands, you are supposed to do so by joining all fingers together. This is believed to improve our consciousness of the taste of the food we eat. As I wrote before, “Not only are you feeding your body but also your mind and spirit”. When you touch your food with your hands, you’re creating a physical and spiritual connection with it. You’re also much more present in the moment. When food is touched with the hands, there’s automatically more careful attention placed on it – what the temperature is, how much you can carry, how the hand must be held in order to keep the food in it.

Eating with your hands requires you to be fully present. And a calm, aware state of mind allows optimum digestion and helps with not overeating. Also, while eating with fork and knife can become part of mechanical, perpetrated in front of the TV, when you eat with your fingers you feel more connected with your food. Not only does mindful eating improve the assimilation of nutrients from the food you eat, it also enhances digestion and make you leave the table with a calmer state of mind.

It engages all senses

The smell of your cooking fills your home. The feast looks appetizing. You hear how crunchy it is as you take that first bite. And of course it tastes delicious. But as far as feeling it, you’re limited to the textures you experience in your mouth. Eating with your hands adds a tactile dimension to your meal and engages all of your senses.

It helps providing our gut with healthy bacteria

As long as we wash them before eating, the skin of our hands is populated with healthy bacteria, known as normal flora, that can protect us from other harmful bacteria that come from the outside environment. Eating with your hands boost our gut’s natural immunity to environmental bacterial germs.

It prevents you from burning your palate and tongue

Our hands are very effective temperature sensors. When you eat with a fork, the food goes directly from the plate into your mouth, and you may not realize that’s too hot. When you touch our food with our hands instead, the nerve endings on your fingertips send a temperature reading to the stomach, effectively preventing you from scalding your tongue.

It forces you to do one thing at the time

The last benefit? With food all over your fingers, you are stuck doing one thing at a time, and when it’s time to eat you need to put down the phone and just relax and dine.

Benefits Our Chakras

As fingers place the food into the mouth, they tend to curve in a yogic mudra which stimulates the sensory organs that maintain the prana balance. According to Vedas, the fingertips are correlated to the third eye, heart, throat, solar plexus, sexual, root chakras. So, when we consume food with hands, the touch and action trigger the chakras and profits us tremendously.

It Is Natural

Eating with hands is a common practice in many cultures, especially Indian, because Indian cuisine is such that it feels like the most natural thing to do. Now imagine having dal and roti with fork and knife? Or trying to eat a non-vegetarian delicacy consisting of bones with a fork? It is quite impractical. Thus, hands are preferred over fine cutlery.

Increases Blood Circulation

Eating with hands is healthy as it can prove to be a wonderful muscle exercise that may in turn help in increasing blood circulation. The hand’s movements may assist in promoting better flow of blood, thus positively affecting the overall well-being of the body.

Discourages Overeating

Eating with hands may allow you to have your food slowly and deliberately which can help you feel full even with less food thus preventing binge eating and likely weight gain. It also encourages a sense of satiety or satisfaction which is lacking while using cutlery to have your food.

Drinking Soup!


There are many foods that cannot be eaten by Hands liquids like Soups, Desserts like Puddings Ice cream, and some foods that make a mess that cannot be held from the hands. Below is a boy eating Water Melon 🙂

I have taken the chance to “Introduce some of The Pictures of Old cooking utensils and Kitchen” A wood fire Place with pots and pans to cool on wood fires”!

Sppons made out of Coconut shells.

String Hoppers made from white or raw rice flour!

Oil Cakes called Konda Kavum in Sinhalese!

Hoppers or Appa in Sinhalese and Egg Hoppers!

Spicy Green Bean Curry!

The Recpie!

I hope you enjoyed “The Journey of All The pictures of Different foods. Thanking You All For Reading. I am Moving on as usual with “My Own Journey of Wellness, Encouraging and Healing” So that Everyone can have “Faith, Hope and to Heal” To Lead a Better Life of Good Health, Happiness and Joy”. If you click on the Link You can Read This Post: The Therapists Voice Forward!

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Students ~To Study From Home!

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Hope All of You are keeping in Good Health as much as possible. And “Keeping yourself Positive and Motivated as Best as possible in these times”. I have been writing about Various way of Therapies to Become Well” And after I wrote about The Therapies itself, I am writing about how the children can manage with The latest Health issue and manage with Studying from home, “During Lockdown”. You can see from “The post below” how children can work at home 🙂

Students can work and study through “The I net” Some of The schools have started this way and even send Their Home work through E mails.

From “The Chart Below” You can see how “The Parents” can help.

This is “The Time” all can find and do “Various Hobbies” or things you like to do alone or even with Friends near by without leaving home and going too far.

There will be, “School Teachers and School Counsellors” who also can advice and offer Guidance from the I net 🙂

See from the Picture Posts below how Teachers can help!

Reading is a “Great Way” to spend your time in a very useful way. You can see and learn so much with books and even Story Books

So many Different Topics You can choose how you like. And You can “Read from The I net also” 🙂

So many Different Topics You can choose how you like. And You can “Read from The I net also”. Below so many “Different ideas 🙂

Here is something small you can write what is being done at home you can do. We all do these things around where we live. See if you can do other things also like this to keep you going ❤

So many Games also, That You can Play on “The I net” also Many others Hobbies. By chance you do too much and get a little Tired and stressed 🙂

I hope what I have Written and The Picture Quotes will help you. I have taken a “Lot of Time and effort to Give Good Ideas, and You will “Work, Relax and Can Have Fun and Be Happy also ❤

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I am in Good Health and as, “I have been able to, “Receive Healing Energy in to My Hands” since “Beginning of 2016” All my Hard work and Praying has been rewarded. Healing Energy can go to others too, and where ever it is needed to be received with a Clear Mind and Lot of Loving Kindness ❤

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I am Moving on as usual with “My Own Journey of Wellness, Encouraging and Healing” So that Everyone can have “Faith, Hope and to Heal” To Lead a Better Life of Good Health, Happiness and Joy”. If you click on the Link You can Read This Post: The Therapists Voice Forward!

The Topics in Green, if you “Click” on them “Will take you to My other different posts which you will be able to find more information and even Pronunciation”. I have another website with “My own little Poems and Pictures of some of My Hobbies” if you are interested on seeing, “What else I am doing” during my spare time you can have a look at :https://deepanilamani.com/

As always, It is all free”. You can share and pass it on also for others who can benefit from this post. I hope All those who Read will be able to make the maximum use of all these facts and make, “Your Lives More Healthy and able to Lead Better lives in Happiness and Peace”. I wish it to be so as, ”Peace which is our Ultimate Goal in Life ❤

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Forest ~ Therapy!

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Hope All of You are keeping in Good Health as much as possible. And “Keeping yourself Positive and Motivated as Best as possible in these times”. I am redoing some of the articles in “Different Ways” for the benefit of the new followers and also with more information and more colour. With much more Positive feelings at this time of my Life with “Healing Energies I am receiving”. Today I am writing about “Forest Therapy” Its something called “Forest Bathing” Walking in “A Relaxed way also can be’ walking in a Meditative way. Make note: These pictures are “During Autumn ~ Where Some of The Leaves of Trees become Brown and start to Drop” That is why They look shades of Brown and Not Green 🙂

Stepping in to A Forest or Woodland You can feel so Relaxed and Free. Why Nature is one of the most Natural Therapies for stress ?, and I say this is because of “The Deep Connection with Nature” and The Power of being surrounded by Living things. Yes Trees are Alive as “They Breath and Gives out “Oxygen” what we breath in and Helps keep us Alive”. We Eat and Drink what Plants and Trees gives us. Isn’t it? So they are also “Calming and as well as Nourishing” as they Connect us with Mother Nature, Grounding and Therapeutic. The best way to reduce stress is to reconnect with mother nature, To, relax and calm your mind and body. Now see From Long Time ago, what we had for Living is Trees. To Build our Houses To Protect us from The Weather (Rain and Sun) also from Danger (animals and even from other people). For our Food to eat (Nourish us) before there were shops 🙂

This is “Really Free if You have a Forest or some Trees near by” And also if you are comfortable walking among trees and plants especially in the woods, where its completely free of other disturbances and you can be totally immersed in the natural surroundings. If by chance you are in Dessert area, Still You can walk when it is cool in the evenings looking at the night sky and stars and the moon I think? Won’t be Forest But still it will be part of “Mother Nature as It is very soothing to walk on “Soft and Cool Sand” and it can Be Grounding (Connecting Mother Nature) so Therapeutic. When you can find a nice quiet place, you can be at peace. You only hear the sounds of nature (Like The wind) and then you hear yourself. As its in the silence that you hear your inner voice!

The reason we can relax best in nature is, because its full of greenery. Green is soothing to the eyes. Its a colour that balances the energies of the body and helps the mind to calm down. In fact my favourite colour is green and I love plants and nature. Most of the time the reason we get stressed is because, we are in a hurry. We try to run against time. Its true that we cannot sit and wait things to come to us, but after we have done our best, we need to have Patience until things happen or change the way we want to!

Now can you see how Nature plays a very big part in our healing. As you are able to relax naturally, stress goes away naturally too. You not only inhale clean air But “They Filter pollutants in the Air and Water from their Leaves and Bark and also absorb “The High Levels of CO2(Carbon Dioxide) by Human Activity. Our Woodland Friends also Help to keep Soil in place to “Prevent The soil being Washed away, and Provide Homes to countless (Many) Kinds (Species) of Birds Animals and Insects. So it is no wonder By, connecting with mother nature it helps to balance our Energies or Vibrations”. In the natural surroundings, the flowing of the water, the rustle of the leaves and the moving of the trees are all soothing sounds to the ears. That’s natural music that can relax and lull you to sleep peacefully. Learn to enjoy nature. Go bare foot for walks on the grass on the beach, sit and watch the clouds moving, how the light plays with the trees and leaves. Nature is one big experience by itself and as I said most of all its free.

Ancient Art of Forest Bathing: “A Japanese Art of Bathing Your Senses in The atmosphere (Environment) in The Forest”. So what makes it different from “just taking a walk? For A walk to be a Meditation You Notice what you experience as You Move, You are Mindful or aware how you feel in Your Body, “To the Ground as You feet connects with it, and how you are Breathing and also what ever you notice of anything else”. A note That “You must be Careful to Walk in Safe areas and during The Day time also” “You” can watch this Beautiful video and imaging yourself walking, or even Watching and Listening to the Sounds of Nature and “Relax” ❤

You have come to know, “The Benefits of all types of Walking” not only that, “By Connecting To Nature takes Us One step ahead. Proven Positive Results are Healthier You with 1.Stronger Immunity System, 2.Reduced Anxiety 3.Better Sleep 4.Concentration and Memory. Finally as, “You Develop and Deepen Your Connection To Nature You begin to notice more and “You Develop A Sense of Wonder and Gratitude. We can Feel That We Belong To Something Big and Beautiful” ❤

Above also is A Beautiful Video with A Waterfall on the Left Side, and Flowing down. Its flowing and can be called it as, “A river or can say it is A Stream. You can “Hear the water flowing and The Birds Chirping (Making Noises, Bird Calls) ❤

Hope you enjoyed the walk through the nature with me. If you don’t have a garden you can go to a park or any place that is quiet and peaceful 🙂

Latest Update: 29th March 2022. This is “The 186th Post” and with the “Introductory Page this will be all in Total up to date, 187th posts. On Top Right Hand side you are able to see: The word “Menu” when you click on it, You will see will see The word “Home” All the posts from “The Very Beginning comes ~ Under “Home”. Which is The Introductory Page about: Who I am & Why I am Writing!

I am in Good Health and as, “I have been able to, “Receive Healing Energy in to My Hands” since “Beginning of 2016” All my Hard work and Praying has been rewarded. Healing Energy can go to others too, and where ever it is needed to be received with a Clear Mind and Lot of Loving Kindness ❤

Note: There is a change: The Topics from The very beginning up to 152 is, Posts That Has Been Published ~ 1! and “The 2nd Lot is being added to the: Posts That Has Been Published ~ 2!

Also: “On The Left Hand side “Under the, “Recent Posts” with “The New Topics adding up. “It will be too long to post so many number of posts on the side. You can also “Click and see all The older Topics” Under “Archives and Categories”. Make Note: “Community, “Archives” and “Meta” Which has been repeated, some change of format at the moment and I am unable to change!

I am Moving on as usual with “My Own Journey of Wellness, Encouraging and Healing” So that Everyone can have “Faith, Hope and to Heal” To Lead a Better Life of Good Health, Happiness and Joy”. If you click on the Link You can Read This Post: The Therapists Voice Forward!

The Topics in Green, if you “Click” on them “Will take you to My other different posts which you will be able to find more information and even Pronunciation”. I have another website with “My own little Poems and Pictures of some of My Hobbies” if you are interested on seeing, “What else I am doing” during my spare time you can have a look at :https://deepanilamani.com/

As always, It is all free”. You can share and pass it on also for others who can benefit from this post. I hope All those who Read will be able to make the maximum use of all these facts and make, “Your Lives More Healthy and able to Lead Better lives in Happiness and Peace”. I wish it to be so as, ”Peace which is our Ultimate Goal in Life ❤

Thank you for Reading and The I net for the picture quote and You Tube video I have shared ❤

Sending Love, Light and Healing Energies to All  ❤

May God’s Blessings Be Upon You ❤

Deepa Nilamani ❤

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Mandala Art!

Note: I have NOT finished. Then finish colouring and post the final one again ❤

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Hope All of You are keeping in Good Health as much as possible. Thought of writing about Mandala Art. Hope All of You are in Good Health, and “Keeping yourself Positive and Motivated as Best as possible in these times”. Today I am writing about How you can Relax with “Drawing Mandala and Relaxing as well as keeping yourself Occupied!

You can draw a simple Mandala. As it is popular these days. No need of books itself You can see on the I net or just imagine one on your own. A little info about mandalas. Mandala is a Sanskrit word loosely meaning circle. They are intricate, repeating geometric shapes that make up a circle. Basically mandalas symbolize our universe, and the idea that everything in our universe is connected. If you are making these with kids, these will give them a taste of design, proportion, symmetry, and working with abstraction. Plus, they are meditative (Mindful). And beautiful. It is said that drawing a Mandala can be extremely relaxing and a healing activity. Here is a video on drawing a mandala to help you get started. If drawing is not your thing, then you can even buy ready made Mandalas and color them instead.
Directions: Trace a big circle on a piece of paper. We used an old plate (at least they’re getting used for something. Cut out the circle carefully – hold 2 pieces of paper together to double time your cutting process, since you will want to be making more than one of these things. Kids can easily make their own easy mandalas with this folding trick, and use personal symbols or random abstract shapes to make this art project.

Below is what I have coloured so far. If you have done differently which is obvious You can take other copies and do hem again need not colour the same way. Or take tracing paper and draw the same thing!

Here is a little more information: Cultures sometimes seen as religious images also, around the world have drawn Mandala for centuries. You can use many different things from, “Paint to sand”. All Mandalas have the, “Same Radial Symmetry” (From the central point, a symmetrical design radiates outwards. That means all the sections that radiate from the central point are made up of exactly similar parts. The symmetry can be vertical, horizontal, or radial. Using a ruler and pencil, draw lines of symmetry on the mandala.)~ The I net!

The first step is: Practice drawing different patterns. From “The floor, Ground you walk on, on Trees, Leaves, Flowers and Fruits, Patterns are everywhere, even in the sky. First by using simple lines, You can improve your drawing skills as well as your eyes for details, and then improve from simple patterns to more advanced, how ever You like to draw. You can use” your own blank paper or ready made ones”. Also pencils, pens, crayons, or what ever coluring things. You can also draw many shapes, or patterns such as: circles, tringles, flower petals fruits, dots, even rain drops. You can Begin: in the middle or from any place you like. Let your imagination (from the mind) Guide you. Keep in Mind the :Main aim is to: “Keep The Circular Symmetry. So if you draw a pattern. You have to Repeat in All the other sections. Do not rush as the aim is “It is Mindful (To Relax) and again feel Free and have Fun 🙂

I came across this picture. It is not exactly Mandala Art, But Mindful Colouring and also Few Questions about What do you Most enjoy and Appreciate about Night Time? You can do different Questions also. Like: Day Time, Gratitude, or any other Topic and You can write Your Answers also 🙂

Latest Update: 25th March 2022. This is “The 185th Post” and with the “Introductory Page this will be all in Total up to date, 186th posts. On Top Right Hand side you are able to see: The word “Menu” when you click on it, You will see will see The word “Home” All the posts from “The Very Beginning comes ~ Under “Home”. Which is The Introductory Page about: Who I am & Why I am Writing!

I am in Good Health and as, “I have been able to, “Receive Healing Energy in to My Hands” since “Beginning of 2016” All my Hard work and Praying has been rewarded. Healing Energy can go to others too, and where ever it is needed to be received with a Clear Mind and Lot of Loving Kindness ❤

Note: There is a change: The Topics from The very beginning up to 152 is, Posts That Has Been Published ~ 1! and “The 2nd Lot is being added to the: Posts That Has Been Published ~ 2!

Also: “On The Left Hand side “Under the, “Recent Posts” with “The New Topics adding up. “It will be too long to post so many number of posts on the side. You can also “Click and see all The older Topics” Under “Archives and Categories”. Make Note: “Community, “Archives” and “Meta” Which has been repeated, some change of format at the moment and I am unable to change!

I am Moving on as usual with “My Own Journey of Wellness, Encouraging and Healing” So that Everyone can have “Faith, Hope and to Heal” To Lead a Better Life of Good Health, Happiness and Joy”. If you click on the Link You can Read This Post: The Therapists Voice Forward!

The Topics in Green, if you “Click” on them “Will take you to My other different posts which you will be able to find more information and even Pronunciation”. I have another website with “My own little Poems and Pictures of some of My Hobbies” if you are interested on seeing, “What else I am doing” during my spare time you can have a look at :https://deepanilamani.com/

As always, It is all free”. You can share and pass it on also for others who can benefit from this post. I hope All those who Read will be able to make the maximum use of all these facts and make, “Your Lives More Healthy and able to Lead Better lives in Happiness and Peace”. I wish it to be so as, ”Peace which is our Ultimate Goal in Life ❤

Thank you for Reading and The I net for the picture quotes I have shared ❤

Sending Love, Light and Healing Energies to All ❤

May God’s Blessings Be Upon You ❤

Deepa Nilamani 🙂

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