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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...

What is Self-Compassion? (3 Beginning Practices)
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What is Self-Compassion? (3 Beginning Practices)

In this first class, we learn about Self-Compassion and are introduced to three practices in this session: Affectionate Breathing, Soothing Touch, and Self-Compassion Break.This class is held live weekly on Wednesdays at 12:00 pm CT on Insight Timer (browser or app). We will explore different types of meditations to help us with self-compassion from mindfulness,...

Open to Possibilities
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Open to Possibilities

Recently, I witnessed one door close that I thought was secure. Yet, I am well aware that In this life change is the only constant. Our lives here are impermanent. It is looking at any attachments that I may have that I believe will keep me “safe” and “secure.” As easy as it is to...

Subdue Your Inner Critic
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Subdue Your Inner Critic

Self-criticisms accumulate layer by layer. Have you ever noticed how often you criticize yourself? For many of us, it’s a kind of knee-jerk reaction: “I shouldn’t have done that (or eaten that, or said that)” or “Why can’t I be more like him or hear?” These little put-downs may not seem like much, but they...