Unwind From a Busy Day

Sometimes our adrenaline filled days come home with us and it can take
awhile to unwind, feel present and relaxed when in the sacred space of
our home. We may notice this frenetic energy brings us straight to the
fridge to grab a snack, right to the television to create more noise
or maybe we end up taking our irritable energy out on the people
closest to us.

So instead of acting out,I welcome you to create calm from within. Try
to enjoy the transition home with this unwind meditation. Let it
support you untangling yourself from the adrenaline of the day and be
more present with your home life and be more in touch with what
matters most.

Love & Kindness Meditation

This meditation is influenced by Jon Kabat Zinn' s Love & Kindness meditation. The more formal metta practice (compassion practice) typically starts off by giving love and kindness to yourself first before spreading it. However, this guided meditation takes a slightly different approach.

A lot of the time there is a pattern that people struggle to give love and kindness to themselves and find it easier to share that warmth with others. During this meditation, you will experience your heart open as you share love and kindness with others and let that be a gateway to foster love and kindness for yourself. 

This meditation becomes a reminder that sometimes we must give what we would like to receive. 

 

Holiday Mantra

Be prepared for the holidays by equipping yourself with a holiday mantra. Pull this out at any point when you need a moment to decompress, refocus your attention and create some ease. Remember, what you cultivate is what you create. Let your mantra support you creating the good sh*t so you don't have to worry about the bullsh*t.

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Holiday Travel 5-Minute Meditation

Tis the season for travel. The perfect opportunity to practice staying centered when we can't control various variables of weather delays, lines, crowds or traffic. Practice this 5-minute centered meditation to support you loosening your grip of control and enjoying the journey without the headache or extra frustration.

In the end, life is in this moment so why wait to feel happier when you can choose this moment. 

Managing Difficult Emotions

Due to the current political and social climate, there is a lot of instability and anxiety present in our culture. Whether you feel it inside of you, see it on others or just read about it, it is a fact that people are experiencing more anxiety than ever. Instead of dismissing these emotions or numbing out, I welcome you to face them with courage. 

"We cannot selectively numb emotions, when we numb the painful emotions, we also numb the positive emotions"- Brené Brown 

Waking Up Meditation

Waking up in the morning can be challenging. Especially as we step into fall and face darker days. Instead of dragging your heels and sleep walking through your routines, enjoy practicing with this 10-minute morning meditation to support your mind, body and breath wake up to the gift that life truly is. With every conscious breath you will feel more awake, connected and grateful for the life you get to live in this moment. 

City Sound Meditation

Think a noisy environment is the wrong place to meditate? Guess again! Wherever you go and wherever you are is the perfect place and space to meditate--even if cars are honking or people are yelling. During this meditation you will learn how to use the noise of your external environment to support you tuning deeper into your internal environment. This was one of my favorite meditations to practice while living in New York City. 

Intuition Meditation

Tap into your inner knowing and wisdom by giving your 6th chakra a "lick." (You'll get what I mean when you listen to the recording). This 10-minute meditation is just the medicine you need to create some mental space and let your intuition shine. This is the perfect mediation for those moments when you are in paralysis analysis, consumed by self-doubt or have some big questions you are pondering. Create some space and gain some clarity.  

Curiosity Meditation

"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough if one tries merely to comprehend a little of this mystery every day. Never lose a holy curiosity." ~ Einstein

The gift of curiosity begins by connecting to your breath. Connect to the wonder that is your breath and the gift that keeps us living without us needing to do anything!    

Building Inner Confidence

As humans, we sometimes tend to doubt ourselves. We question our worthiness, our skills, our looks and our ability to handle challenging situations. In order to build true confidence, it must come from the inside out. And the key to building confidence is creating a deeper sense of trust from within. During this meditation, I walk you through a powerful mantra to support building and strengthening your inner confidence so that you can handle whatever life throws your way. 



Love & Kindness Healing Body Meditation

Are you healing from a physical, emotional or mental injury? If so, this meditation is all about sending love & kindness to your body and your cells to create an extra boost of healing energy. I love practicing this meditation when I feel anxious about my health or I am recovering from a cold/flu. Consciously sending positive vibes to my body feels like I am giving myself a big hug from the inside out and creates that extra dose of positive energy to help me stay strong.  Try it out and let me know what you feel. 

Check-In Meditation

Check-in with yourself versus checking-out. Tuning into yourself is a great way to gain awareness about what's going on in your mind, body and breath. Listening to yourself on a deeper level is the first step making more conscious choices in your everyday. Checking-in is a great daily habit to build. Start to strengthen those muscles by adding this meditation into your daily flow.