Accepting your emotions for what they are, without wanting to change or fix them, is a difficult practice. We’re often taught that “negative” emotions are bad and shouldn’t be acknowledged – that only expressing “positive” emotions is good and should be your goal. But this idea leads to the repression of your emotions and a black-and-white perception of what you’re feeling. Am I feeling good or bad?
Did you know that your breath affects every part of your body? Being aware of how you’re breathing is crucial for good health – come do a reset!
It’s easy to wake up in the morning and dread the thought of getting out of bed. It’s another Monday, and all you’re worrying about as you sit up in bed is what might go wrong today? Every day is full of possibilities – but what happens when you focus on inviting the good possibilities in?
In this installment of The Practice, Laura guides you toward deeper, better sleep while connecting with your body and breath.You’ll release all tension in every part of your body and prepare for deep rest. In just seven minutes of Yoga Nidra breathing exercises, you’ll relax completely and fall into a deep, restful sleep.
Join Laura in reflecting on your relationship with gratitude through this sit practice. You’ll mindfully consider the good in your life, from physical things to spiritual connections, and actively recognize your gratitude for everything in your life. Step away from your stresses for just a moment and appreciate the ordinary, everyday things you might take for granted. Take a moment to thank your body
Feeling like “anxious” is your default setting? Take a moment to breathe, reflect, and activate your calm in this meditation practice.