Category Archive: Relaxation Techniques

Everyday Meditation: Blue Sky Mind

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Meditation is becoming aware of the vital stillness and hearing within that stillness. It is the stillness that’s naturally present before you become attached to thoughts and things; before you identify with thought-feeling-reaction.… Continue reading

Looking Forward a Stress Free Future

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Last autumn was a good time to renew my strategy for the future because I recognized there is no magic potion that will guarantee a long, healthy life. I made an assessment of… Continue reading

A Basket of Kindness

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Yesterday, we were the beneficiaries of a random act of kindness. After a long day of renovating and painting, while still running our business, we cleaned up and collapsed on our deck to… Continue reading

Birdsong: Five Minute Nature Meditations

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Humans are by nature perceptive and compassionate beings in tune with nature and with others but these qualities are usually lost in the deluded busyness of  life.  The more exposure we have to… Continue reading

Learning One Minute Meditation

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This summer my friends who are also in their autumn years came to visit with their three girls. Though they thought they were finished with parenting years ago, due to unusual family circumstances… Continue reading

Golden Apples Guided Meditation for Children

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The Greeks original paradise was called the Garden of the Hesperides, and they associated it with Zeus and Hera and with a serpent-entwined apple tree. Dryads were nymphs associated with trees and water. In Greek mythology, the three nymphs The “Hesperides” were daughters of either Nyx (Night) or the heaven-bearing Titan Atlas.

day and night

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Our memories, worries and fears exist in images and we can use images to manage our moods. It’s an age-old method of meditation. With practice, anyone can learn a guided imagery routine that… Continue reading

Exploring Spaciousness: Experiencing Peace

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In Are You Afraid of Stillness and Space? Part 1, Sandra Pawula suggests nourishing yourself with space. She explains how space is a vital element that brings balance into our lives, helping to… Continue reading

Meditation Practice: Candle Meditation for Beginners

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Candlelight has many positive associations. Regardless of the belief systems you may adhere to a lighted candle symbolizes enlightenment, awareness or the search for truth.

Meditation Practice: Mountain Meditation for Beginners

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As Mountain Meditation Practice leads to a calm, strong and grounded state of mind, the benefit is being able to use it to cope with stress arising in every day life, and to improve relationships through conscious living.

Meditation Practice: Preparation for Beginners

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No one wants to feel: anxious, sad, angry or fearful. Yet, that is exactly what we have all experienced. So why not learn how to do something about it? Why not learn how… Continue reading

Buddhist Meditation: Mindful Breathing Practice

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The benefit of Mindful Breathing Practice is being able to use it to cope with stress arising in every day life, and to improve relationships through conscious living.

Have you visited Mediheaven?

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Meditainment Ltd. is the producer and developer of MediHeaven, a virtual world for meditation. In addition, it serves over one million downloads each year from its audio library. This is a commercial site… Continue reading

Essential Carrier Oils for Home Massage

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Carrier oils are a wide variety of oils that carry the essential oil. This article provides the information you need to select the most suitable one for any home massage.

Meditation CDs and audio downloads

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These files are very large, as much as 20 MB, high speed internet connection is recommended Free Audio Meditation Mp3 Downloads Deepening The Silence (CD 1, Meditation 2 from Meditation Skills course) 15… Continue reading

Essential oils for treating stress

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You can use essential oils in several ways in the workplace to help you cope and calm you down, and can enhance productivity.

Here's Your Break

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“Often we feel the need to find some tranquility in the otherwise frenzied experience we define as life. We need to step away — find some peace so we can let go of… Continue reading

Mindfulness Meditation

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If I can observe and not get caught up in my thoughts, it is all that I have. The here and now, the present is the link which holds what was and what will be.

Stress Reduction Strategies

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The Centre for Emotional Well Being has some some simple, everyday things we can do to reduce stress: 1. Take a break from your “real” life Most of us can take an afternoon,… Continue reading

Ten Guided Relaxation Tapes

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There is a set of ten guided relaxation tapes available as free MP3 downloads that were developed by Marla Craig and Lana Harder, Program Development Staff, University of Texas at Austin.

Guided Imagery: A Small Vacation

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Select the most relaxing music you can find and set it up to play softly in the background for fifteen minutes while you take a guided imagery vacation.

Homemade Bubblebath Recipes

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My friends proved to me that making your own bubble bath is not difficult and I guarantee that you’ll be pleased with the results.

Visualizing the Life You Desire

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If you affirm your positive thoughts, you will encourage yourself to focus on the good in your life. However, the opposite is also true. If you affirm self doubt and worry, you will multiply these pessimistic affirmations and become focused on the negativity in your life.