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The longer you meditate…

The longer you meditate, the more important your posture becomes. Almost any position can be comfortable for a few minutes, but few positions are comfortable for 20 minutes or more. Even your comfy couch is inadequate. It’s important to maintain a well-supported position with a straight spine. Leaning or slouching will create tension and discomfort. … Read moreThe longer you meditate…

Journaling Inspired by Breathing to Get Started

Start with mindful breathing. Other forms of meditation can require higher levels of focus and discipline. Arguably, mindful breathing is the most valuable form of meditation. Simply focus on your breathing. When your mind wanders, gently return your focus to your breath. I enjoy diffusing essential oils while I am practicing my breathing. Valor helps … Read moreJournaling Inspired by Breathing to Get Started

Meditate While Moving Your Body

Meditate While Moving Your Body Move if you need to. If you have attempted meditation in the seated position and you are ready to try a new method. Why not move around? That doesn’t mean to squirm around in your seated position. This means you actually get up off the cushion and take a walk instead. … Read moreMeditate While Moving Your Body

You don’t need anything to meditate.

You don’t need anything specific to meditate.   Meditate more effectively and enjoy greater benefits:   The first one on the list is: You don’t need anything to meditate. It can be nice to have a proper cushion, loose-fitting clothing, and a quiet location. However, you don’t need any of those things. You can meditate … Read moreYou don’t need anything to meditate.

Journaling Inspired by The Beauty of Nature

The beauty of nature reminds me to take it easy on myself. I feel at peace as I sit quietly and listen to the live environment around me. The free expressions of nature remind me to find joy in simple things. When I consider how freely flowers open up to the sun, I feel fearless. … Read moreJournaling Inspired by The Beauty of Nature