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Daily Archives: October 15, 2019

Breath Meditation

A few moments with the breath. This meditation is a deeper dive into relaxation. In this practice we focus on elongating the breath and thus calming the heart rate and quieting the mind. Soothing background music helps keep the focus on the present moment while soft guidance brings the mind back to the movement of the breath. This 19 minute meditation journey is the perfect way to unwind after a stressful day at work, on the commute to the office, or when dealing with life’s challenges. This practice reinforces the deep and meaningful purpose of meditation in our daily lives. Feel connected and supported as you let go of anxiety and relieve stress. Download the free Insight Timer app to listen to this guided meditation in its entirety. To listen to a 30 second sample, click link below. Breath Meditation…

About Guided Meditation

What is meditation? Meditation is an ancient and increasingly popular practice of mental concentration and relaxation. As demands of our fast paced society continue to rise, so do our stress levels, leaving us overworked and overwhelmed. Meditation is a healthy and effective method of stress relief and is inexpensive and accessible to all. What are the benefits of meditaiton? The main benefits of a meditation practice are stress relief and a calmer, more accepting outlook on life. According to Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, molecular biologist, professor, and researcher at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, those who practice meditation shift the levels of brain activity from the active, stress-housing right-frontal cortex to the more stable left-frontal cortex. Meditation will literally soothe the parts of the brain that keep you feeling anxious and restless. According to the University of New Hampshire’s Office of Health Education, a regular meditation practice can result in lower blood pressure, decreased cravings for nicotine and alcohol, better concentration at work/school and improved quality of relationships. How to get started? Guided meditation is an excellent starting point for beginners. A meditation practice involves focusing the mind on the present moment and self-awareness, both of which can be difficult for someone who is new to the practice. Sitting still in complete silence can be very challenging for some, for many it can even bring on anxiety and fear. Guided meditation is a great solution for anyone stuggling with creating and maintainig their personal meditation practice. There are thousounds of guided meditation teachers that offer thier own unique approch to guided meditation, it is imperative to find a guide is a good fit for your meditation journey. A guide’s gentle voice should sound soothing and calming while…

A walk down memory lane.

A tribute to childhood. This mediation takes you on a journey to revisit your younger self. It guides you back to the days of effortless play, infinite imagination, belly hurting laughs and outdoor adventures. This session is designed to relieve stress and calm anxiety by awaking the child that lives within. Come on this journey and be prepared to set aside your modern worries as you relive your childhood memories and honor your loving caregivers. This practice reinforces the deep and meaningful purpose of meditation in our daily lives. Feel connected and supported as you let go of anxiety and relieve stress. Download the free Insight Timer app to listen to this guided meditation in its entirety. To listen to a 30 second sample, click link below. A walk down memory lane…