This week I would like to invite you to try a meditation/visualization practice. After the birth of my daughter, 14 years ago, ( wow, really), I went through a period of my life with high anxiety. This anxiety was keeping me from doing fun things around others and hurting my marriage. I started seeing a … Continue reading Week 4 Meditation/Mindfulness Journey
Mindfulness: Bringing ones complete attention to the present experience on a moment-to-moment basis, (according to Wikipedia). My word for 2014 is presence, which to me is being mindful and fully present to each moment of my day as it unfolds. I still find myself worrying about things in the future. However, as I keep bringing … Continue reading Week 3 of Meditation/Mindfulness Journey
Week 2 of Meditation/Mindfulness Journey.
Here we are at week 2 of our Meditation/Mindfulness Journey. This week's practice is Loving Kindness Meditation or Metta Meditation. Typically with Loving Kindness Meditation we start with offering loving kindness to ourselves followed by our loved ones and then, to persons that are neutral, for example, the grocery store clerk a stranger on the … Continue reading Week 2 of Meditation/Mindfulness Journey
"When we take time to quiet ourselves, we can all sense that our lives could be lived with greater compassion and greater wakefulness." Jack Kornfield Meditation and mindfulness is spoken of everywhere now. There are multiple studies being conducted on its effects in the corporate world, education, the health care system and the military. Technology … Continue reading 28 Day Meditation/Mindfulness Journey