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.
Meditation is a practise of awareness, and the ability to be aware of the physical changes that occur when a person is stressed and begin to lower a person's stress levels. Meditation helps to relax the body, calm the mind, and create balance within the body. By calming the mind, the things that are seen as threats (that is, the things that cause stress) become easier to manage.
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.
Living with intention means taking conscious actions that are in alignment with your deepest values and passions. It means walking through your world with a firm focus, a clear vision, and an unwavering gaze. It is about consciously choosing your thoughts and behaviours rather than allowing your thoughts and behaviours to be a product of … Continue reading How to Live Intentionally
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
Mindfulness doesn’t merely teach us to centre our minds in the present, but to powerful reorient ourselves to the full timeline of our lived experiences. In doing so, we learn to recognise our experiences of the world around us in powerfully transformative ways. While some may start with the concern that mindfulness is a selfish turn inward that … Continue reading The Mindfulness Principles