Category Archives: My Journey

Morning Heart Meditation

This morning I did not feel I had the time to meditate, so I looked for a short guided one.  I found an awesome way to start out the week! Morning Heart Meditation from Mary A. Hall.  

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How to Reduce Stress in a Few Minutes

When we think of meditation, what often comes to mind is taking 20 minutes to sit on a cushion with legs crossed with our hands on our knees.   This is not the case, as you learn  in this 2 minute … Continue reading

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Distracted While Meditating? Be Happy About it!

Reframe your meditation experience.  When you feel you have been too distracted, and your monkey mind has taken over your meditation session, step back and be grateful for all the practice you are getting – so suggests Melissa Dinwiddle in this … Continue reading

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Meditation and your immune system

I know that my condition has improved since I began meditating.  My muscles are not stronger, but my endurance is much better.  Part of it is because I am more mindful of the  movement of my body, which results in me … Continue reading

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Why is it so hard to be mindful?

“The cure for boredom is curiosity. There is no cure for curiosity.”                                                         … Continue reading

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Metta Meditation

My life changed for the better when I began meditating.  My favorite meditation on the days when I have trouble letting go of my thoughts is the Metta Meditation.  Also called loving kindness meditation, this mantra focuses our minds on compassion … Continue reading

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Meditation and Prayer – Together

I knew I was different at an early age.  I remember a weekend retreat I went on with the Pioneer Girls, the religious equivalent of the Girl Scouts.  Sunday services were held outside.  I absolutely loved it.  As  a child … Continue reading

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