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Day 18: Meditation On Working With Thoughts

“We can remind ourselves that these [negative thought patterns] are just visiting, they’re not essentially who we are.” For me, that is the crux of this meditation.  Thoughts may become things but we are not essentially our negative thought patterns. Read More

Day 15: Mental Noting Meditation

Something very unexpected happened for me during this meditation.  I had a massive sneezing fit.  (I don’t have a head cold.). Eventually I had to pause the meditation and go get a Kleenex and blow my nose.   Aside from Read More

Balance

I did the Sharon Salzberg meditation challenge a few years ago. It was nice – I was just starting to get into meditation. I had no idea how powerful it could be and I continue a meditation practice. It is Read More

Day 5: How Do I Speak to Myself

I love this meditation.  I bet if you polled my friends they would tell you that I am basically a kind person.  Yet frequently, I am unkind to myself.  I nag myself constantly, I perceive myself as lazy, a professional Read More

Stupid Negative Self Talk

I did the Sharon Salzberg meditation challenge a few years ago. It was nice – I was just starting to get into meditation. I had no idea how powerful it could be and I continue a meditation practice. It is Read More

Day4 – counting

Counting the breath usually helps me to calm down, but I typically lose count pretty quickly and then end up right back at breath one. During today’s practice, as I was counting I felt how tight my neck was and Read More

Day 4: In, 1, In, 2

I find this variation super helpful.  Counting gives my monkey mind something to do (math is hard) and allows me to focus on the breath and really, truly, be in the moment. Only working for a few hours this afternoon Read More


May all beings be happy ♡