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Archive for Why Meditate?

Meditation is an art and a practice that fosters: Patience, Acceptance, Non-Judgement, Compassion, Forgiveness and Trust. It is a solution to the chaos that can interfere with the flow of life.

Meditation and Patience

Meditation doesn’t create patience, it fosters letting go of impatience. I’ve heard many people who are very active, comment that they feel impatient, fidgety and bored during meditation. If this is true for you, I encourage you to give it a try, starting out with a 5 minute meditation and gradually building yourself up. The practice of meditation helps the busy “monkey mind” to slow down and become present. This is difficult for some people, because they’re either in “review” of what was; or in anticipation of what will be. It’s helpful to acknowledge your incoming thoughts, but not hanging onto them…..just let them pass by, and become more like an observer.

When I lead guided meditation I begin by giving participants a chance to unwind and shake out their physical tension….and slowly allow them to feel more grounded. One of the reasons I love leading guided meditations, is to inspire your imagination to find the answers to your questions and bring you more clarity and peace.

What you’ll notice when you meditate more often, is that it quiets down anxiety and lets go of impatient thoughts. Meditation cultivates a calm and clear mind. You will connect with your spiritual source, and feel more centered, balanced and peaceful.

Join me LIVE on ZOOM, Monday Nights at 9 PM EST, for my Guided Meditations. Just click on link:  https://zoom.us/j/93614897696

Meditation and Trust

Meditation can be a challenge in the beginning for many people. It is said, that it takes approximately 20 minutes for some people to “feel safe” enough in a public environment to fully tune into meditation. If you’ve experienced that feeling …you’re not alone. Some find it more relaxing to meditate in the privacy of their home for this reason.

You may also notice that while being in a quiet state of mind, feelings of skepticism and irritability can suddenly pop up in your thoughts. This is part of the process; acknowledging thoughts and feelings that are present and intentionally letting them go. Then suddenly that moment happens where you experience that lovely, quiet, accepting space between your thoughts, that may people write and talk about.

Be patient, this doesn’t happen overnight. Everyone experiences their journey with meditation differently and thats ok. I promise you, that if you stick with it, you will see profound changes. You will develop a deep sense of trust in the subtle power of meditation and actually look forward to this quiet space and time.

Join me LIVE on ZOOM, Monday Nights at 9 PM EST, for my Guided Meditations. Just click on link:  https://zoom.us/j/93614897696