Top Meditation Apps Reviewed

Why am I using a whole post to tell you about these apps? They are all a really simple, easy, and in some instances a free way to explore how you can give you mind a break and get more focus and clarity, while increasing your overall well-being.

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The Formula for Transformation

One reminder I have for each of them is self-compassion. Leaving room for human-ness. If you miss a day (or two), or slip up on your commitment, just recognize that then start fresh. Stop yourself from the internal guilt, shaming, or storyline of “ugh I fucked up again” that goes through your mind.

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Busting A Popular Meditation Myth

The purpose of starting and maintaining a mindfulness practice is not to turn off your brain. It’s to build up a mindfulness muscle that allows you to get out of the chaos of your mind, notice what’s happening in your mind and body, and get more present in the current moment. 

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How To Get Rid of 'Passion Guilt'

Passion is anything that lights you up. That gets you excited. That activates the part of you that thinks about new ideas and possibilities. The thing you do when you are in flow and totally immersed in what you’re doing. It’s curiosity. It’s activating your spirit. It’s heat and zeal and joy.

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What I learned from my broken engagement...

“Wherever you go, there you are”. You’ve likely heard this phrase before, and it couldn’t be more true. Vacation is not actually an opportunity to escape yourself or to run away from your problems (ahem, I mean “opportunities”). 

That doesn’t work, because your heart, mind, and soul (and your thoughts, worries, fears, and dreams / desires) will stay with YOU…

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