The Softening

Soften, Open, and Receive Meditation: Week 4 within the practice brings awareness to three powerful choices: softening, opening, and receiving. Our physiology chooses these for us every time we breathe. We receive oxygen on every inhale, all day and all night, consciously or unconsciously. Becoming intimate with this occurrence creates powerful shifts toward being fully present … More The Softening

Namaste

Soften, Open, Receive Meditation – Day 3   We complete this particular step of the practice with this meditation and something to ponder for yourself… can I receive and remain fully present, and then linger there? In other words, can you create the space for an experience, allow it into your awareness and then stay … More Namaste

Universal Abundance

We interrupt this meditation post to invite you to an evening of mindfulness meditation! We’re starting a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course on May 29th… get a taste of it at one of our free workshops! Mindfulness is the bedrock of the Practice of Living Awareness… join us! Get more info HERE! Soften, Open, Receive … More Universal Abundance

Softening the Body, Softening the Self

Soften, Open, Receive Meditation – Day 1   Our human form masters receptivity from the moment of conception; it is consistently receptive to the flow of life force inside the womb. Nurturance continues throughout infancy: hunger is fed, thirst is quenched, cold is met with a blanket, cries are met with affection and love. We … More Softening the Body, Softening the Self

Experiencing More

Soften, Open, Receive Meditation – Day 3 To inspire another person is to fill them with the desire to be creative, to be expansive or to experience more. When we are inspired, we naturally become receptive. The word “inspire” is derived from the Latin  word inspirare meaning, ‘to breathe or blow into.’ in (into) + spirare (breathe) = inspirare: to excite, to inflame; to put life into … More Experiencing More

The Art of Allowing

Soften, Open, Receive Meditation – Day 2 We are constantly receiving. During waking hours, our sensory perceptions are constantly translating our experiences. At the same time, we are choosing where to land our awareness and what to allow in. Softening to an experience and allowing it to linger in the field of awareness takes practice. … More The Art of Allowing

Present and Receptive

You receive a new breath every few seconds. There are great teachings within this natural occurrence; you need only to make yourselves fully available it. Softening and opening to the breath makes one receptive to the meditative experience. As this practice begins to permeate your awareness, you begin to sense whether you are rigid or soft, … More Present and Receptive