To fit in your life

Practicing Equanimity

Learning to accept what is.

Warm-heartedness

Marinate in a feeling of warm-heartedness and well-being.

Self Compassion Meditation

In this practice you will bring to mind a difficult situation and practice giving yourself self compassion.

Basic Breath Meditation

Practice being aware of your breath, your bodily sensations and when you are lost in thought.

Anxiety Meditation (8:10)

A technique for learning to work with your anxiety.

Calming Breath Meditation

Three methods of breathing to calm your stress.

Head Scan (8:31)

This meditation is for people with pain in their body. We will train our brains to notice the sensations in our head and to soften as needed.

Meditation and Distractions (6:40)

It is unrealistic to think that your mind will not wander when you are meditating.  Many distractions will arise during your meditation.  Simply shepard your attention back to your breath again and again.

Breath Meditation for Busy Minds

Sometimes we need words to help us pay attention to our breath.  This meditation uses a short poem to help us stay present.  The shortened version is: In, Out, Deep, Slow, Calm, Ease, Smile, Release, Present Moment, Wonderful Moment.  Use this meditation when your mind just doesn’t want to settle.

Easing Tension Meditation

We often carry a lot of tension in our shoulders, jaws, forehead and hands.  In this meditation we will focus on letting those tensions dissolve.

Thought Meditation

Anything that takes our attention from the present moment is a thought.  In this brief meditation, we will watch our thoughts come and go.

Short Grounding Meditation ( 5:09)

Grounding meditation is a short mindfulness practice that helps to bring us here, into our body, in this moment.

Morning Meditation

Try this morning meditation instead of hitting the snooze button.  You don’t even have to get out of bed for it.

Grounding Meditation   

Grounding meditation is a short mindfulness practice that helps to bring us here, into our body, in this moment.

Accepting What is

One of the purposes of meditation is to train our brains to accept what is instead of clinging to the pleasant or pushing away the unpleasant.   In this meditation we will practice being non-judgmental.

Mindfulness of Sound   (10 minutes)

Sound is a useful object of meditation, as we hear only the sounds of the moment.  We don’t hear the sounds of the past or the future.