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Self-Awareness Meditation

A meditation to help you learn to listen to yourself and grow in self-awareness and wisdom.

So now just settling into a comfortable position. And allowing the eyes to gently close. And as a way of gathering your awareness more fully to the here and now, taking a deep, slow, full breath in. And a long steady breath out. And now beginning to tune your awareness in to all the different body sensations you can feel.

And just inviting you now to begin to scan slowly through your body with a kindly and curious awareness. And as you scan through your body sensations, you might like to find a particular sensation and just hold attention here for a few breaths. And really opening up to the sensation. A little bit like a detective becoming really curious about feeling the nuances of this sensation. And if there's something a little unpleasant, just see if you can gently open to it, making room for it in your experience.

So not struggling with it, just allowing it to be here and gently listening to it. And when you're ready, if you care to, moving on to a new sensation. And listening to it, honoring it and letting it be felt. And as you do this, there's no need to get into any mental commentary about the sensation in the body. Simply getting in touch with them and feeling them fully.

That's what's most important here. Because for many of us, it can be a habit to ignore instead of honoring our feelings. Emotions, and sensations can be like guides and the body has its own wisdom. And this wisdom grows the more you listen to your feelings, intuitions and sensations with an open-heartedness. So continuing tuning into body sensations and allowing them to be held in an open, receptive and kindly awareness.

Being open to what the body may have to teach you. So if you're tired, perhaps there's a need for more rest. If you have a gut feeling that wants some attention, maybe tuning into that. Or maybe there's an emotion that you've been pushing away, and if so, can you just allow it to be felt and known? In practicing mindfulness, you're practicing learning to listen to and trust your own feelings and your own being. And as this practice now comes towards the end, just notice how the mind and body feel after taking some time out to tune in.

And then taking a deep, slow breath in. Steady breath out. And beginning to move the fingers and toes. And then blinking open the eyes. And perhaps making an intention to continue this practice of self-awareness and self-trust, taking it with you into the day ahead.

Wishing you a great day. Thank you for your practice.

Meditation

4.7

Self-Awareness Meditation

A meditation to help you learn to listen to yourself and grow in self-awareness and wisdom.

Duration

Your default time is based on your progress and is changed automatically as you practice.

So now just settling into a comfortable position. And allowing the eyes to gently close. And as a way of gathering your awareness more fully to the here and now, taking a deep, slow, full breath in. And a long steady breath out. And now beginning to tune your awareness in to all the different body sensations you can feel.

And just inviting you now to begin to scan slowly through your body with a kindly and curious awareness. And as you scan through your body sensations, you might like to find a particular sensation and just hold attention here for a few breaths. And really opening up to the sensation. A little bit like a detective becoming really curious about feeling the nuances of this sensation. And if there's something a little unpleasant, just see if you can gently open to it, making room for it in your experience.

So not struggling with it, just allowing it to be here and gently listening to it. And when you're ready, if you care to, moving on to a new sensation. And listening to it, honoring it and letting it be felt. And as you do this, there's no need to get into any mental commentary about the sensation in the body. Simply getting in touch with them and feeling them fully.

That's what's most important here. Because for many of us, it can be a habit to ignore instead of honoring our feelings. Emotions, and sensations can be like guides and the body has its own wisdom. And this wisdom grows the more you listen to your feelings, intuitions and sensations with an open-heartedness. So continuing tuning into body sensations and allowing them to be held in an open, receptive and kindly awareness.

Being open to what the body may have to teach you. So if you're tired, perhaps there's a need for more rest. If you have a gut feeling that wants some attention, maybe tuning into that. Or maybe there's an emotion that you've been pushing away, and if so, can you just allow it to be felt and known? In practicing mindfulness, you're practicing learning to listen to and trust your own feelings and your own being. And as this practice now comes towards the end, just notice how the mind and body feel after taking some time out to tune in.

And then taking a deep, slow breath in. Steady breath out. And beginning to move the fingers and toes. And then blinking open the eyes. And perhaps making an intention to continue this practice of self-awareness and self-trust, taking it with you into the day ahead.

Wishing you a great day. Thank you for your practice.

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