meditation

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Meditation Methods

When starting a meditation practice, many people feel intimidated by the thought NOT THINKING. Yes, experienced meditators who have trained themselves to quiet the noise inside and outside of their head can push thoughts aside and Om their way through meditation. This is advanced meditation. Each method below is a step toward that advanced meditation.

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Take Back My Power Day 22: Meditation

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 22: MEDITATION. After coming back from a very lovely trip, this morning felt like a hard shove into reality. Work, house stuff, and organizing after being away had my head in a tizzy before my coffee even kicked in this morning. Before kids I had a great meditation practice.

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Take Back My Power Day 12: Return to Myself

TAKE BACK MY POWER Month Day 12: RETURN TO MYSELF. Today I attended a holistic expo and it was amazing. I was read by a medium and by a seer and also received an energy healing. Not many people know this, but back in 2008-09, I was attuned to Reiki Level II and became certified

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Take Back My Power Day 2: Hydration

  Are you drinking enough water? I haven’t been. My skin has been dry and I feel sluggish in the morning. I usually keep a water bottle on my nightstand but rarely grab it first thing. Usually coffee is first to pass my lips. Not today. This morning I filled it up that bottle and

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Take Back My Power Day 1

So I’ve started something on Instagram and Facebook that I am now going to translate into posts that eventually will become a guide. So help me on this journey. Here was my post: “I have not been my best self lately. Not enough sleep, not enough movement. Too much food, drink, and needless stress. I

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Meditation Tips and Tricks

For Calming Nerves: Right before and interview, first date, or any other time where you are in the spotlight, you can get a little bit nervous and lose focus. Keep some relaxation music on your mp3 player or a CD in your car for just such occasions. Play the most soothing song quietly and close

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Yogaville Personal Retreat Day 1

I went on a 4 day personal retreat at the Satchidananda Ashram (aka Yogaville) in Buckingham, VA. It was 4 days of meditation, yoga, vegetarian eating, no caffeine, hiking, and self reflection. These are the diary entries I wrote during my time there. I have removed some personal insights that I achieved during the retreat

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Yogaville Personal Retreat Day 2

I went on a 4 day personal retreat at the Satchidananda Ashram (aka Yogaville) in Buckingham, VA. It was 4 days of meditation, yoga, vegetarian eating, no caffeine, hiking, and self reflection. These are the diary entries I wrote during my time there. I have removed some personal insights that I achieved during the retreat

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Yogaville Personal Retreat Day 3

I went on a 4 day personal retreat at the Satchidananda Ashram (aka Yogaville) in Buckingham, VA. It was 4 days of meditation, yoga, vegetarian eating, no caffeine, hiking, and self reflection. These are the diary entries I wrote during my time there. I have removed some personal insights that I achieved during the retreat

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Yogaville Personal Retreat Day 4

I went on a 4 day personal retreat at the Satchidananda Ashram (aka Yogaville) in Buckingham, VA. It was 4 days of meditation, yoga, vegetarian eating, no caffeine, hiking, and self reflection. These are the diary entries I wrote during my time there. I have removed some personal insights that I achieved during the retreat