Meditation is more accessible than most people think. Sure, meditating for 20 minutes a day has some serious benefits, but in actuality you only need a few minutes to make a big difference. This 4-minute meditation from Rebekah Borucki is living, breathing proof.
Use these Sanskrit mantras for hope whenever you need a lift, or a perspective shift. You’ve been given another day of life, after all, and with it the chance to live fully, love more openly, and breathe deeply the newness of each waking moment.
If you ever feel stuck, defeated, or depleted, remember this piece of wisdom: There is a way through every block. There’s a wonderful practice called “breath of fire” that can help you move through the emotional blocks and frustrations of life, getting you back to joy.
I love meditation for a handful of reasons, but mostly because it helps me break down the walls I’ve built that keep me from enjoying my life. My practice opens new doors, teaching me how to relax and live in this sometimes crazy world at the same time.
Whether you’re new to meditation or you’ve been practicing for a long time, these guided meditations are excellent tools for restoring a sense of calm during a busy holiday season.
We can’t have global peace until we learn to cultivate inner peace. Peace extends from wherever it’s present, so when we know peace in our hearts we will naturally extend that peace into the world around us, both on purpose and without even trying. Here are four small ways to spread peace every single day.
Meditation doesn’t have to be as mysterious, time consuming, or as impossible as it sometimes seems to be. Here’s a practical meditation for beginners that’s accessible and capable of calming you down in times of stress; it only takes 16 seconds. Beginners and long-time practitioners alike can benefit from the soothing balm of this meditation.
When we awaken, we become more loving, humble, compassionate, honest, understanding, peaceful, accepting, trusting, and happy. These spiritual quotes are a reminder to wake up to who you really are, for you’re much more than the logical mind could ever imagine.
Compassion is a sense of shared suffering, a feeling of empathy toward another individual in need combined with the desire to help. Let us remove any obstacles to opening our hearts and minds to others by remembering how to be compassionate, and by healing ourselves in the process.
This bedtime affirmation is a peaceful closure to your day, whether your day was stressful or relaxed. Because no matter the quality of your day, it has passed and you are worthy of your rest. You are worthy of the peace, inner calm, gratitude, and joy that this nightly routine can offer.