This is how I meditate.

This is how I meditate

Recently several people have asked me how I meditate. While my meditation varies, as I have different meditations for different things, I meditate the same way I teach others. Morning meditation is best for me, 20 minutes or more. Usually sitting up in bed, in a chair in a sunny spot or outside in the morning sun to top up my vitamin D! My meditation varies as I have different meditations for different things. I do try new ones but this is what I come back to time and time again. To start I relax my body from head to … Continue reading

Take refuge in your body and breath.

  When I need to find the space between the action and the reaction I take refuge in my body and breath. Grounding, centering, refocus, regroup all mean the same thing – take a moment between the action and the reaction. I like to use the term refuge. Why do I like it? Refuge is such a nice word; it implies safety and we all love to feel safe and secure. I take refuge in my breath and my body because it’s with me all the time. I think of it as sheltering under an awning when a storm is fast … Continue reading