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Wellness is for our minds. If we create healthy and strong minds, our bodies will follow.

10 Tips for Better Focus in Meditation

Today I want to share with you 10 tips that have impacted my meditation practice in an amazing way. I learned these tips over the year and really find that my general focus and depth of meditation are improving by a landslide. I hope that you find these practical tips and suggestions to be great tools for your growing practice as well. Stay zen and enjoy! Comfortable, loose fitting clothes: It is so important to wear comfortable clothes to help limit distraction in meditation practice. Ever wonder if yoga pants really can be a lifestyle? Yes, yoga pants are “my everything” for meditation practice and I have no shame about it. Generally, I have been wearing a loose fitting long sleeve sweater now that it’s getting colder out and yoga pants to keep my legs warm. I also may or may not wear socks and shoes. Reasonably quiet low traffic space: I have two little boys (3 & 5) who love to run and roam around our quaint aka small two-bedroom apartment squealing and squabbling …

Daily Meditation 30 Days & Beyond

Another successful 30 day challenge complete! I am so excited about getting into the daily routine practice of Meditation. I was originally introduced to meditation when I was 18 and hanging out with one of my “hippie” friends from childhood. We were at her house and had a meditation circle, it was really cool and I found that I was able to grasp a new channel of enlightenment. At the time it just seemed like supreme focus, nonetheless I was impressed with an almost instant shift in my mood from tired and bored to open and energized. Years later, after that initial experience with meditation I returned to practice. I would attempt belly breathing sporadically at work or after I put the boys to bed. It was consistently an awesome experience as belly breathing is essentially Meditation if you just close your eyes. As of a month ago almost two, I became more serious about picking up meditation. I was excited because I have held knowledge of the benefits and have already experienced the benefits …