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Getting Through Difficult Moments

In this meditation, we'll practice a simple strategy for getting through difficult moments with more ease, compassion, and self-care.

Let's start by finding a comfortable posture. This could be sitting, could be standing and it could be lying down. For this meditation, it's especially important to find a posture that feels comfortable for you. When you're ready, and if it feels okay, you can close your eyes. And we'll take one deep breath.

In through the nose. And slowly out through the mouth. Inviting the jaw to soften and relax. Let the shoulders be at ease. And allow your belly to relax.

Along with the hands. All areas of the body that tend to grip and accumulate tension. As the body settles in, the breath can fall into its natural rhythm. And for this meditation, you can place one hand on your heart, maybe the right hand, and then the left hand on your belly. Sometimes we have resistance to things like this.

It feels fluffy, or we're just not used to offering ourselves this kind of kindness. So I encourage staying with it. That's a wall that we can slowly start to soften. And with your hands there, feel yourself breathing into that hold. Just focus on holding yourself with kindness with self-compassion.

We have to go through this life alone. We can have great friends, family and support, but only you can experience your thoughts. Only you can experience your emotions. Only you can experience your pains. So, unless we can become our own best companion along the journey, it can be tough.

So here is your opportunity to reacquaint yourself with yourself. So that you can experience all the goodness in your life more fully and deeply. And also remind yourself that you'll be able to get through whatever it is you're going through. Especially if you continue to show up for yourself with this quality of self-compassion. So let's take a few breaths with this hold.

Breathing in a quality of kindness and love, and exhaling any tension or worry. Let's take one more deep breath together. In through the nose. And out through the mouth. And when you're ready, you can let your eyes open again.

So well done. This is a meditation and a practice you can always come back to no matter what you're going through. Thank you for your practice. And until we talk again, take care.

Meditation

4.6

Getting Through Difficult Moments

In this meditation, we'll practice a simple strategy for getting through difficult moments with more ease, compassion, and self-care.

Duration

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

Let's start by finding a comfortable posture. This could be sitting, could be standing and it could be lying down. For this meditation, it's especially important to find a posture that feels comfortable for you. When you're ready, and if it feels okay, you can close your eyes. And we'll take one deep breath.

In through the nose. And slowly out through the mouth. Inviting the jaw to soften and relax. Let the shoulders be at ease. And allow your belly to relax.

Along with the hands. All areas of the body that tend to grip and accumulate tension. As the body settles in, the breath can fall into its natural rhythm. And for this meditation, you can place one hand on your heart, maybe the right hand, and then the left hand on your belly. Sometimes we have resistance to things like this.

It feels fluffy, or we're just not used to offering ourselves this kind of kindness. So I encourage staying with it. That's a wall that we can slowly start to soften. And with your hands there, feel yourself breathing into that hold. Just focus on holding yourself with kindness with self-compassion.

We have to go through this life alone. We can have great friends, family and support, but only you can experience your thoughts. Only you can experience your emotions. Only you can experience your pains. So, unless we can become our own best companion along the journey, it can be tough.

So here is your opportunity to reacquaint yourself with yourself. So that you can experience all the goodness in your life more fully and deeply. And also remind yourself that you'll be able to get through whatever it is you're going through. Especially if you continue to show up for yourself with this quality of self-compassion. So let's take a few breaths with this hold.

Breathing in a quality of kindness and love, and exhaling any tension or worry. Let's take one more deep breath together. In through the nose. And out through the mouth. And when you're ready, you can let your eyes open again.

So well done. This is a meditation and a practice you can always come back to no matter what you're going through. Thank you for your practice. And until we talk again, take care.

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