Happiness: Motorcycle Riding & Meditation
Finally: My first motorcycle ride of 2015, took place on March 31st after 140 long days of winter. For me motorcycle riding and meditation are very closely connected. It’s an absolute requirement to be totally present in the moment.
I am happiest when I ride the super machine, the Suzuki Bandit 1250.
Today, April 11. 2015, I enjoyed my second ride after the long winter and went on my favorite country roads out to West Virginia visiting a labyrinth where I placed a memorial stone for my dad in 2005.
This itinerary allows for a nice ride along the Ohio River on Route 2. I spent my childhood and youth next to the River Rhine and therefore love rivers. Please enjoy this passage from Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes, Chapter 1:
… Moments later the tight, dark passageway released us onto the arched Fort Henry Bridge crossing the Ohio River. The river current reflected the bright morning light and my body instantly relaxed. Breathing space filled my chest. A carefree lightness uplifted me.
Developed from my many strolls along the River Rhine during my youth on the dairy farm in Germany, this mystifying reaction of my body to the sight of a river has proven itself useful during times of stress. I couldn’t count the number of motorcycle rides I have taken along the Ohio River throughout the past years. I have been able to create an equally positive response by simply imagining a river.
Please enjoy my blog post Why More Women are Riding Motorcycles including an excerpt from Girls Don’t Ride Motorbikes describing my love for motorcycling.
Please check out the Tribute to my Dad. ‘A true reminder to always be conscious of the fragility of life, to not hold back on saying how much you love someone and to be grateful for every moment you share together.’ Learn why I am so grateful for my father, and how he shaped me into the woman I am today.
Are you spending enough time daydreaming? Your dreams show you life’s coming attractions. Dream Big!!!
Experience instant relaxation and serenity. Listen to the meditation video Heal Yourself & Heal the World. You are invited to practice this meditation daily and experience a healthy, happy and relaxed life.
Learn about Dorit’s Source of Inspiration.