At times the pictures you see when you search for meditation make me long for peace and quiet. Please beam me over right now! On other days they make me laugh. The setting seems to be always beautiful, calm and tranquil. The picture perfect meditation setting! But I wonder if that kind of “meditation cliche”… Continue reading Calmness in the midst of chaos
Life can be stressful and hectic and we easily lose track of time and what does us good! Add to that the pressure of “you should” - exercise, meditate, be mindful, relax, sleep, read, educate further - "at least every day for an x-amount" of time to succeed. Don`t we all already have enough pressure… Continue reading Create a glimpse of mindfulness
Sometimes it is in the most smallest, most subtle things… I have to confess that I was doubtful when I heard that we were about to practice the “gentle smile” (half smile) during our Mindfulness training. I immediately had an image of a fake smile popping up. But I soon learned how wrong my perception… Continue reading A tiny smile can go a long way
I know some people, and include myself here, who cringe when they hear the word meditation. Hearing that word doesn't put us at ease, instead, it creates tension. This visual image of sitting in lotus pose or at least crossed legged for a long time. Peacefully, no moving nor thinking! "No way, not for me!"… Continue reading Meditation – don’t let it scare you!