When we talk about an attitude shift we are talking about going into our core, the unconscious, in order to modify behavior. In a way it’s not unlike any coach giving his team a pep talk, drilling his message into them until they can ‘say it in their sleep’.
Imagine that your saliva is like honey and has healing properties. Swallow it, and feel the healing energy of your saliva as it goes down your throat, your esophagus, down into your stomach, small intestine, large intestine and, simultaneously, out to your bloodstream, thereby nourishing your entire body.
Certainly, meditating better allows me to handle the pressures of living in a physically, emotionally and psychically demanding time zone.