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.
Posts from the ‘Meditation’ Category
When I embarked on a mindfulness course, dedicating a whole 2 months to something felt like quite a big undertaking. We live in such a quick-fix culture, and with so many approaches that promise instant stress relief, I guess I thought that an 8-week mindfulness course must get me sorted by the end of it, right?
I love my meditation practice. Well I do now. For quite a number of years, I wouldn't have said I enjoyed it, but I certainly got alot out of it. I kept going regardless, because the more I did it, the better I seemed to cope with whatever life was throwing at me.