During the past twenty days of half hour daily meditation, I have likely had 3 “successful” sessions. Yesterday I found myself angrier than ever. I also met my anger with love. I met it with peace and acceptance. I sat with it rather than escaping it.
In response to the Daily Post Photo Challenge titles Optimistic, I have chosen to display the practice of meditation and how it helps cultivate an optimistic state of mind. Optimism can be easily lost with all the hustle and bustle of our lives. Especially those of us who live in big cities and have to deal with… Continue reading 5 Quick Tips On Cultivating Optimism Through Quietly Sitting for 5 Minutes
In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Today Was a Good Day.” I find this prompt interesting on a day where I had to make a difficult decision. This morning I woke up with no desire to meditate. In fact it was about 7:30am, way past my meditation time. I dragged myself to my… Continue reading Life Changes Fast. Life Changes in the Instant. Was Today a Good Day?
Six months ago I embarked on my yoga teacher training journey at One Down Dog. I remember the first Saturday of our weekend when we had to sit on the floor for many hours and I could not imagine another day of it the next day. Truth be told, a good many hours has been… Continue reading 6 Realizations From Yoga Teacher Training
My morning meditation was interesting today. The thoughts were a culmination of things I’ve been reflecting upon this week, more consciously than ever. I was left with these words to express: Seeking stillness and anchoring oneself during the rockiest of times. . . I didn’t expand on that phrase and invite you to fill in… Continue reading How To Stay Anchored During Rocky Times