Meditation

21 Ways to Reduce Stress During the Workday By Saki F. Santorelli

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1. Take a few minutes in the morning to be quiet and meditate–sit or lie down and be with yourself…gazing out the window, listen to the sounds of nature or take a slow, quiet walk. 2. While your car is warming up, take a minute to quietly […]

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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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Ajna (Third Eye Chakra Poem) by Beth Beard

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Glimmering through the trees Sunlight surrounds me Saturating light illuminating my path By night the crystal moon and stars Beautifully sustain my gaze Forging forth in wonder of it all Finding my quiet space Where my eyes draw shut Allowing for stillness Relaxing into depth Thankful for […]

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Tonglen Meditation for Mothers – DeLona Campos-Davis

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Tonglen Meditation for Mothers– DeLona Campos-Davis I breathe in the daily frustrationssmall as they are, big as they can seemI breath out patience for us all. I breathe in the lonelinessof days spent mothering on our ownI breathe out connectioncommunity, compassion. I breathe in the brokennessnot being […]

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Affirmation Meditation

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Retrain Your Mind With Positive Affirmations You may have heard the phrase ‘you are what you think.’ The way we think can hinder or help our progress. Positive affirmations give us strength to believe in our own potential. They help to restructure negative thinking patterns into powerful possibility […]

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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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Seasonal Affective Disorder and Yoga

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During winter months, days are shorter and the weather is colder and darker. Many of us experience the “winter blues” as we spend more time indoors, away from the sun. You may even be one of the many people affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).  SAD is […]

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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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Taming the Restless Mind

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This is a great illustration from Eknath Easwaran’s book, Meditation.It points out the need for meditation tools and techniques for our ever-straying minds.  There is a Hindu story comparing the mind to the trunk of an elephant – restless, inquisitive, always straying. In our villages in India, elephants are sometimes taken in religious […]

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Meditation For Peace Of Mind

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  Spread The Waves Of PeaceAn interesting aspect is that we have the ability to influence our surroundings- When we enter a room where a fight has happened, we feel a little uneasy; whereas when we enter a room where a baby is playing, the enthusiasm and […]

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