Wellness Within Blog
No, this will not be a cheesy throwback to the Vanilla Ice era, but rather an important concept we often forget. A wise yogi once stressed that we must collaborate versus trying to control outcomes. In other words, we have to realize that we cannot control...
WARNING! The untethered mind is not a safe place. Letting the mind wander for too long can lead to: A feeling of being overwhelmed on what lies ahead Unnecessary anxiety around things that may or may not happen Fear of the future as you struggle to control the present...
Do you find it impossible to pause when angry? As though a fire is raging in your mind that you can’t extinguish. You try to take a calming breath, but your adrenaline won’t let you slow down. When you lay in bed, do your thoughts run rampant? Like you are rapidly...
As a therapist and yoga teacher in Geneva, IL, I frequently refer to Jillian Pransky’s mindfulness practices. Her teachings lend to epiphanies and her meditations are profound.
Mindfulness is the psychological process of paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment, non-judgmentally. Committed practice of this skill supports the development of a deeper understanding of the mind, and a more accepting and compassionate relationship to their internal and external experiences.
This guided meditation will serve to remind you of faith that is already alive within you. Use it as often as you need it.
Follow this 6 minute guided meditation to soak in life moment-by-moment. As you listen, if you sense any discomfort just refocus back on the meditation.
Practice “Pause for Breath.” If you find you’d like to practice for longer, use the same method, but count up to 5 AND back down from 5.
Want a way to decompress at the end of your day? You can listen intently to the changes in the sounds or you can allow the sounds to come and go.
Yearning. Acquiring. We live in a culture that is rarely satisfied or still. There is always a new update, a new version, a new product to “improve” our lives. And while progress is indeed good, yearning and acquiring obstruct contentment.