Tag: Meditation

A Chill way to break up your day

A Chill way to break up your day
My sweet friend Nina and I treated ourselves to a rare girls day into the city yesterday to visit Chill Chicago. Nina wrote all about our lovely experience that you can read here or press play below and listen to our short recap of the special day. I believe that meditation will make you more productive,... Read more »

Things I am loving: A meditation app and a yoga headband

Things I am loving: A meditation app and a yoga headband
There are some new things I am loving that I want to share with you this summer-like afternoon. Insight Timer app is any easy way to track and encourage my meditation practice.  This free app (see above) offers guided meditation, groups and also a timer to track your meditation. It also shows me that 3,783 other people... Read more »

Take five minutes to breathe today

Take five minutes to breathe today
This cartoon made me laugh out loud and really spoke the truth to me at the same time. We all spend a large chunk of our time taking care of other people and we forget to be kind to ourselves.  Our population generally feels guilty for doing nothing. This week I suggest you set your... Read more »
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Asana of the Day: Savasana or Corpse Pose

Asana of the Day: Savasana or Corpse Pose
Savasana may look like the easiest asana of a yoga class, but is surprisingly very challenging and one I struggled with for many years. The last pose of most practices is more than simply lying on the back. For many it is harder to be completely still than in motion.  It takes awareness to get... Read more »

Day Two and Three of My Meditation Challenge

Day Two and Three of My Meditation Challenge
Last week at the suggestion of my yoga teacher, I committed to five minutes of meditation every day.  Read here for details from Day One.  I’ve enjoyed this journey and am trying to follow the path without getting discouraged.  I remind myself that this is a process and like anything else takes practice.  Day Two: I... Read more »

Can You Meditate For Five Minutes A Day?

Can You Meditate For Five Minutes A Day?
I used to be intimidated by meditation. Not only daunted by the thought of sitting in stillness, but bad at it as well.  Harder than any of the asanas attempted during yoga class, the meditation or final relaxation was the biggest challenge.  I struggle daily with letting go as I am constantly thinking of what I... Read more »
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