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My 10 Day Meditation Challenge, Day 10 (Onward!)


My 10 Day Meditation Challenge, Day 10

(Onward!)

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  [ The Experience ]

104 days ago, I challenged myself to meditate and chant for 40 consecutive days.  

I did it!

yay

Another 10 days of intentional mindfulness for my well-being through meditation. I am so happy and I feel like I am truly at a place of understanding how to flow with life more efficiently, simply because every day I have devoted time to become a better Observer.

[ My thoughts about Headspace ]

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 3.21.11 PMHeadspace is quite easy-to-use and interactive. The use of videos to present value alongside the meditations are great tools to help you understand the practice of meditation:

I definitely enjoy the premise of using the Headspace App to Meditate; however, at the end of the day, I’m fine keeping my meditation a free service, personally. Plus, I do have a lovely guided meditation that I enjoy using when I need to get some teaching to recenter my practice.

I encourage you to do the 10-days of Headspace, though.  Try it out and see for yourself!

[ The Takeaway ]

10-minutes a day goes a long way. 

Before Headspace, I would do 30 minutes a day of meditation, even an hour a day sometimes, thinking those were the “right” units of time to see results.  But, that often left me feeling stressed. As I wracked my brain trying to find the time to fit in my meditation, it would often feel like a chore, rather than a relaxing point in my day.

After Headspace, however, I see that there is value in taking 10-minutes a day.

The key is the intention, and taking the time to do it for yourself.  10-minutes is also more doable and accessible, and therefore makes it more fun.  Plus, there is science behind 10-minutes a day being beneficial unit of time to see results

Headspace Science
Click to learn more about the science behind meditation!

Though I believe I will continue my meditation sans-Headspace, at least I know that I will at least be continuing with my daily practice. ONWARD!

[ Question For You ]

How has being flexible allowed you to achieve your goals?

Please comment below!

Here’s to your health, happiness and WHOLENESS!

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My 10 Day Meditation Challenge, Day 3 (A Better Observer)


My 10 Day Meditation Challenge, Day 3

(A Better Observer)

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  [ The Experience ]

97 days ago, I challenged myself to meditate and chant for 40 consecutive days.  

It’s Day 3 of this 10 Day Meditation Challenge, and today we were guided to become a better observer of our thoughts (and not a leaf blown in the wind of our thoughts). I noticed that my thoughts were either silent, or of creating new business cards. Haha.

[ My thoughts about Headspace ]

Screen Shot 2014-12-08 at 3.21.11 PMHeadspace is quite easy-to-use and interactive. The use of videos to present value alongside the meditations are great tools to help you understand the practice of meditation. I love how I can track my progress and be a part of a larger community of simultaneous meditators. I also love that you can invite others to participate with you…

If you are reading this and want to join the challenge, add me to your Headspace App: “coachterag@gmail.com”. 

[ The Takeaway ]

I am allowing myself to be Guided in this new way of experiencing my meditation practice using the Headspace App.

With that allowance, I am able to relax fully and breathe deeper.  I often try to force myself into what I feel things should be or how they should go.  But when I let that go, and do my best to be a better observer of my life, I feel lighter in the process.

[ This just in ]

I completed this post and checked my email to send a fellow blogger an email.  As I did, I see that Headspace sent me a congratulatory email marking my 3rd completed day! Yay!  I enjoyed the science fact in the email:

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Cool. I love nerding out, just as much as I enjoy getting zen!

[ Question For You ]

What techniques do you use to let go of being in control?
Is this easy for you to do?

Please comment below!

Here’s to your health, happiness and WHOLENESS!

ABOUT TERA

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