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February: 28 Days of Insight
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February: 28 Days of Insight

For the month of February, I will be offering 28 Days of Insight (also known as Vipassana} Meditation. Sessions will be available seven days a week at 8:30 am CST, Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm CST and we will culminate with a retreat on February 26th. During these sessions, not only will I lead you...

6 Tips for Starting (or Restarting) a Meditation Practice
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6 Tips for Starting (or Restarting) a Meditation Practice

Perhaps this new year you made an intention to start or restart a meditation practice. Kudos to you for taking a step toward less stress and more calm! In this post, we’ll look at several factors in starting or restarting a meditation practice: Understand Your “Why” How to Start Small Scheduling Your Meditation Choosing a...

Ep. 08 – Grief and Loss + Yoga Nidra Meditation for Grief
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Ep. 08 – Grief and Loss + Yoga Nidra Meditation for Grief

In this episode, Deb reveals her recent loss and shares the tools she is using to work with her grief. Grief can arrive from the death of a loved one, a divorce or betrayal, an end to a relationship, a job loss or other loss of income, and health and lifestyle changes due to cancer...

Loss and Grief
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Loss and Grief

Loss. Grief. It arises from different forms. Within the last several days, I had two different forms arrive. Last Friday I found out that my brother in North Carolina passed due to a bout in the hospital with COVID. We were not close as we had been disconnected for some time. Still there is grief...

Comfort and Peace
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Comfort and Peace

Yesterday, I learned from my sister that our brother passed from COVID on Thursday in another state. He and I were estranged probably for over 20 years. I also am estranged from my mother for 14 years. There are reasons behind this. I am completely at peace with the choices I needed to make and...

Illuminated Intentions for the New Year
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Illuminated Intentions for the New Year

In 2021… you’ve been through so much beyond comprehension…another year of COVID and all it entailed… I salute You. It was another tough year for many people but for many spiritual sensitive people, it was a time to rekindle the inner flame of growth. Take a deep breath for a moment and let yourself feel...

Winter Solstice 2021 Sound Bath
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Winter Solstice 2021 Sound Bath

Thank you for your donation to support Peaceful Wellness so we can provide this Sound Bath and other donation-based classes. What is offered is in the tradition known as dana (pronounced “dah-na”), a Pali word meaning generosity. Dating back to the time of the Buddha, there has existed an interdependence between those who offer the...

Mini-Episode – What is a Sangha?
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Mini-Episode – What is a Sangha?

In this mini-5-minute episode, learn about the support of a community, also called sangha and how you can join the Peaceful Wellness Sangha. Learn more at peacefulwellness.org — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/peaceful-wellness/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/peaceful-wellness/support

Ep. 07 – Happiness is Only Found Within + Anytime Calming Meditation
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Ep. 07 – Happiness is Only Found Within + Anytime Calming Meditation

In this episode, Deb shares insights on wisdom. We find that happiness is not based on what is external to us, but can only be found within. From Paul Denniston, founder of Grief Yoga, she mentions his Self-Care During the Holidays ideas, featuring the following aspects of Awareness, Expression, Connection, Surrender, and Evolution. He is...

What is a Sangha?
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What is a Sangha?

This is a community of friends practicing together in order to bring about and to maintain awareness. The essence of a sangha is awareness, understanding, acceptance, harmony and love. It’s a community that holds us up, that supports our journey, and reflects truth to one another. This community supports the individual and the collective. Learn...

Ep. 06 – Befriend Yourself with Self-Love Loving-Kindness
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Ep. 06 – Befriend Yourself with Self-Love Loving-Kindness

In this episode, Deb shares just as we are give wonderful support to family and friends by helping them feel more at ease, bring comfort, kindness and compassion, we too, can befriend ourselves with the same. We no longer need to compare ourselves to others but we can see how we all have the same...