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#RealHappinessChallenge week 7/8

Yes – it’s one of those days where I can say, “Oops, I didn’t mean that”.  In yesterday’s post I noted how the meditation was wrongly numbered, etc.  That wasn’t the case.  Instead, 2 meditations were sent and I only Read More

#RealHappinessChallenge Day 7

I know the meditation today from @SharonSalzberg is listed as Day 8 -and maybe I’ve miscounted, but I thought it was 7.  So day 7/day 8 – doesn’t really matter – what matter’s is today was walking meditation.  I remember Read More

#RealHappinessChallenge Day 5 – The Magic Moment

Todays #realhappinesschallenge meditation brought into focus where we can change our behaviors and practice lovingkindness to ourselves when we recognize our attention has drifted when meditating.  The ‘magic moment’ is that moment when we realize we our attention has wandered Read More

#RealHappinessChallenge – Day 4 – numbers

@SharonSalzberg talks about another concentration technique in today’s meditation – using numbers to help you focus, and bring awareness to the breath.  I mentioned yesterday that I found the In/Out helpful in quieting my mind, but this technique was stronger Read More

#RealHappinessChallenge Day 3 – words

Today’s meditation focused on using words to bring attention to the breath and perfect timing.  It seems as though I had a movie of thoughts running in my head today while meditating.  So when I added the words (I chose Read More

#RealHappinessChallenge Day 2 – Sounds

Best laid plans to meditate in the morning were hijacked today, but I made sure to find the time for today’s lesson and meditation.  I’m so glad I did.  #RealHappiness Challenge Day 2 focuses on sounds. This guided meditation resonated Read More

Day 1 – Friendly Reminders

Day 1 of the #RealHappinessChallenge is here!  I feel like I’m visiting with a wonderful friend.  After listening to the guided meditation, some words jumped out at me as friendly reminders: portable, comfortable, gentle, kindness, and ‘just one breath’.  I’ve Read More

Ready for February

In one respect, I’m surprised with how quickly January has come and gone.  However, I am looking forward to February.  This will be my second Real Happiness challenge, my first as a blogger.  I fine myself eagerly anticipating waking up Read More


May all beings be happy ♡