Create a Spiritual Credo: Live Inside Out

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What do you do for spiritual self-care? Do you live by a personal credo?  I sometimes struggle to figure out how I can become more effective, disciplined and accountable.  Who has the answer? What approach fits me?  There are so many “experts,” it’s a challenge to identify a system or teacher to trust & follow.

I want to feel like this every day!

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Start a Meditation Practice in 6 Easy Steps

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1st Step: Decide

Choose a time – preferably first thing in the morning

Choose a place – it needn’t be quiet, but should feel special to you –

welcoming, a refuge of sorts. Create sacred space – an inviting alter.

Choose a length of time – I recommend 15 mins to start – set a timer so

you don’t have to worry about the clock.

2nd Step: Position

Sit upright, with spine extended, arms supported, feet flat on the floor. Try keeping eyes slightly open and softly ...

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10% Crappier

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Starting a mindfulness practice – especially the informal kind where you weave present-moment awareness into your daily activities – is simple. At any given moment, notice this breath, notice layers of sound filtering into your ears, observe sensations in the body, and rest against the support beneath you. Simple, right? For some, it seems ludicrous to pay attention to the present. The mind has so many more interesting ideas about what to superimpose on this moment. To the mind, the ...

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