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Posts from the ‘Meditation’ Category

Creative Mindfulness For Reluctant Meditators

Is there a ‘right’ way to practice mindfulness? I don’t believe there is. Instead, there is plenty of room to customise it to meet your own needs. If you’ve struggled with meditation, then harnessing your imagination could transform your practice time from a dreaded chore into something more personalised, nurturing and appealing.

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The Meditation Quickie

When life gets busy, mindfulness practice can suffer. I find those are the times I most benefit from a meditation quickie. Short meditations are a good way to keep your practice going when your usual routine isn't possible.

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Which Meditation Should I Do?

In meditation, I've certainly had the experience of dithering for so long about which recording to listen to that I lose the motivation completely (or the time slot), and end up not practising at all. Here's a menu of meditations for those moments.

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Slow Meditation: Releasing The Pressure

There's a lot of buzz about Slow Living at the moment, and it would seem natural to look to meditation to support this. But I'm wondering how many of us fall into practising what I think of as 'fast meditation'. I'm not sure I've totally slowed it down yet, but I've definitely eased a lot of the pressure I'd been inadvertently bringing into my practice.

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Relaxing As Letting Go

Have you ever had the experience of someone else telling you to 'just relax'? If only it were that simple. A stressed nervous system needs to go gradually, and it might not let go of tension straight away. From a place of accepting ourselves just as we are right now, we can begin to let go of some of the things that prevent us from experiencing true relaxation.

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