Meditation spaces are not always rooms in the true sense of the word; often they are just quiet corners in your house or flat where you can retreat to reflect, relax, and meditate. When we are able to create a space for ourselves we become more balanced, more at peace, and better able to stay in the present moment.
Sometimes it is incredibly difficult to switch off from the stressors of your life and take the time to meditate. But when when we take the time to meditate, when we become more self-aware and learn to observe ourselves and our reactions, we will find that we often find time for the things we need to do.
Meditation is not a one-time thing. It is a way of living and a way of learning how to be in the world. It is about learning how to observe our thoughts and feelings, how to avoid getting lost in them, and how to observe these ideas and emotions without judgement.
Discovering your inner creativity begins with looking inside yourself. It is about understanding your feelings, your emotions, your past experiences, and your patterns of behaviour. As you learn to tune into the voice of self-doubt, silence it and listen to the voice of your inner wisdom, you begin to find your true voice and express yourself as you wish.
What are you grateful for? Listing and affirming gratitude is one of the best ways that we can begin to bring positive change for ourselves and those around us. As we begin to become more aware of the many blessings already present in our lives—from the small things, to the overlooked things, to the big and important … Continue reading 17 Powerful Questions for Connecting to Gratitude
I’ve kept a daily journal for almost twenty years. It’s served many different purposes throughout the years, but has always offered me many benefits and has become a regular part of my daily ritual. In The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron suggests to her readers to begin each morning by writing three pages of stream-of-consciousness writing in longhand form. The … Continue reading Journaling to Support Creativity
Now more than ever is an important time to reflect on all of the things that we are grateful for. Gratitude is a practice and an attitude that we can consciously cultivate every day of our lives.
While the techniques of meditation are easy to learn, the discipline that the practice of meditation requires can be difficult. If you are new to meditation or a frequent practitioner who hasn’t been able to turn meditation into a regular practice, building the meditation habit is a crucial step to deepen and expand your insight and … Continue reading Building the Meditation Habit