The very fact that you can always offer a smile, to yourself or to someone else, celebrates a fundamental freedom that we all possess: the freedom to choose how to respond to a situation. It’s your life. It’s your experience. Choose to express the brightness of your being with a smile. Happy meditating. … More Brightness revealed.
May your smiles be filled with juicy sweetness. A smile is a bowl after all, and that’s not limited to considering its shape. A smile contains. It makes room for. It says, “yes.” A smile holds you in pristine presence. In today’s meditation for Step 1, we sit with the subtle implications of the … More How do you fill your smile?
“We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” – Mother Teresa This is true… a smile has a vibrational ripple effect that extends far beyond our perceptive reach. But, we can sense quite a bit of the goodness that it brings by simply wearing one and sharing one. And … More Smile and the world smiles back.
There is much to smile about. This introduction to the first step of The Practice of Living Awareness will make that clear! We discuss it’s placement within the practice, it’s esoteric significance, and the science behind the good vibrations that a smile provides. It’ll get you set up for this week’s meditations. Enjoy! … More Step 1: Smile
“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile is the source of your joy.” – Thich Nhat Hahn Happiness is a brainwave, and smiles directly affect your brain. It is a physiological fact. Today’s meditation takes the golden light of a smile and circulates it throughout your entire body and mind. … More Entry: Smile – Day 3
Smiles not only make us feel happy, but they also help reduce stress levels. In fact, smiles have a positive effect on many areas of our lives and the lives of the people who surround us. Sounds a bit like meditation, huh? Day 2 of this week’s Entry Level meditations explores why we start each sitting within … More Entry: Smile – Day 2
Welcome to The Practice of Living Awareness, or welcome back! We are excited to begin a new round of guided meditations… in fact, we’re all smiles! And you should be smiling as well. Meditation is a wonderful gift to give yourself. Your mind thanks you, your body thanks you, we all thank you. Right on! … More Entry: Smile – Day 1
“Smile as the great benevolent being that you are. Smile, blessing everyone and everything in your day.” (from the meditation) To remind oneself of the truth of who and what one is sets the moment right. No moment is about impatience, harsh words, degrading thoughts or actions toward someone, or punitive thoughts about oneself. No … More 1c: Benevolence
A smile changes everything, meditation does too. Meditation has the potential to change a person from the inside out – but only if the person desires such change. Truth is that meditation will bring results into one’s life, but only if one cultivates the principles of meditation. And, of course, this would be so. Like … More 1b: Transformative