Breathe

Sahasrara (Poem for the Crown Chakra)

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I am here This is the right place This is the right time The gift of being in this moment Cleansed by each breath Feeling the cool breeze of Spirit Taking in the infinite beauty Savoring pure light, pure love Beyond the mind Awareness beyond time and […]

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Anahata (Heart Chakra Metta Poem) by Beth Beard

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Breathing deeply as I journey up the path A gentle breeze caressing me The air flows through me with each breath I take Reaching the vantage point I become still Awareness permeates my healing heart As it resonates with the beauty of the earth Lungs expanding, heart […]

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Try this Simple Meditation Technique to Reduce Stress

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We all feel stress. Meditation is a simple, free, fast way to release tension, and reduce stress. Taking a few minutes can change your perspective and calm the body, mind, and emotions. According to the Mayo Clinic “Meditation can help carry you more calmly through your day […]

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Healing

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  Healing love flows in and through me.  Healing love feels like a warm comforting bath. I feel loved and supported and know everything is working to heal me. Healing love relaxes me at depth and eases any pain. I am soothed as I open my heart […]

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Choosing Slow by Diane DeGiorgio

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I just stepped away from my desk, the to do list, the inbox, and a number of other nameless distractions vying for my attention to take a slow walk around my backyard. For once, my walk wasn’t goal-oriented. I wasn’t trying to get from point A to […]

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Breathe to Clear the Mind

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“Oxygen is energy—it’s juice. Oxygen helps relax muscles and clear the mind. When you hold your breath, you are creating pressure and a nervous feeling. Athletes who choke start to become nervous about being nervous. Anxious about being anxious. One psychologist says anxiety is excitement ‘without the […]

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Recipes For Self-Love

Take full responsibility for your life.  Stop blaming others.  See yourself as the cause of what happens to you. Do things you like to do.  Don’t stay in a job you don’t like.  Participate in life at the highest level you can.  Stop terrorising yourself with your […]

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5 Pillars of Yogic Balance

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The five Pillars of Yogic Balance was developed by the Sivananda school of yoga to encourage us to embrace these essential elements for a balanced and healthy lifestyle. So every day, take a look and see whether you are being balanced by practicing these pillars: Right Exercise: This is achieved […]

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Essential Tremor and Yoga

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Tremors (involuntary rhythmic contraction and relaxation of muscles) may occur in one or more body parts, depending upon causes and overall health. For many, shaking may be a natural part of ageing. However, tremors may be a symptom of deeper, underlying disorders. And, of course, see a doctor […]

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The Breath, a Wave

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              The breath, a wave.  Fills me. Timed by that wisdom  Which also empties me.  Which also returns the wave to the ocean. The breath,  That wisdom,  Like a wave,  Moves my spine  As I pose And wait for it to […]

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