"Reflective practices are a way for us to become aware of our own state of being. Mindful reflection brings us back to ourselves, allowing us to come closer to our own body, emotions, thoughts, and spirit. In reflection and contemplation we find an openness to seeing things as they are, not how we think they should be. We find we can let go of our usual self-imposed boundaries and hierarchies, along with our many doubts, anxieties, plans, regrets, ambitions, and other distracting thoughts." - Reflective Practices, Whole Systems Healing
This week, we're looking at suggested practices for a hygge ritual. Today's step is meditation and it can be a brief one or a longer one, whenever you have more time. And the possibilities for what to focus on are endless.
If you're just getting started with meditation, it might be easier to start by just focusing on your breathing, noticing that you begin to relax as you breathe more slowly & deeply. You also could try a recorded guided meditation, and all you'll have to do is listen and let it bring you peace.
And right now, you can try this brief, virtual meditation below...
Give Yourself this 1 1/2-Minute Experience