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Goals vs. Intentions

In this meditation, we'll practice setting an intention that guides how we practice our meditation and how we can show up in our life.

Let's start by finding a comfortable posture. And this could be sitting down, lying down or standing. If it feels comfortable to do so, you can close your eyes. And we'll take a deep breath together. In through the nose.

And out through the mouth. Inviting the jaw to relax. You can let the shoulders be at ease. As well as the hands and the belly. Letting the breath settle into its natural rhythm.

And the invitation is going to be to make an intention for your practice today. This might be kindness, focus, presence, compassion. Whatever feels inspiring to you, bring that to the forefront of your mind right now. And as we practice, let this intention inform your quality of awareness and attentiveness. As we settle our attention on the breath.

Just feeling the soft rhythm of the belly, inhaling and exhaling. Letting the mind be still. Where at all you need to do is to be present to one thing. Your body breathing. Let's expand our awareness now to sound.

Just noticing what it's like to hear. And in whatever way you can,bringing your intention into how you're aware of hearing. Sound is not a distraction. We cultivate our presence through sound, not in spite of it. And lastly, just think of an intention that you would like to bring into your day today.

Maybe it's the same one you created in this meditation or something different you'd like to carry with you. We'll take one more deep breath together. In through the nose. And out through the mouth. Great job.

Carry this intention with you today. Let it inform your actions and how you show up. Thank you for your practice. We look forward to seeing you back for tomorrow's Daily Mindfulness. And until we talk again, take care.

Meditation

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Goals vs. Intentions

In this meditation, we'll practice setting an intention that guides how we practice our meditation and how we can show up in our life.

Duration

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

Let's start by finding a comfortable posture. And this could be sitting down, lying down or standing. If it feels comfortable to do so, you can close your eyes. And we'll take a deep breath together. In through the nose.

And out through the mouth. Inviting the jaw to relax. You can let the shoulders be at ease. As well as the hands and the belly. Letting the breath settle into its natural rhythm.

And the invitation is going to be to make an intention for your practice today. This might be kindness, focus, presence, compassion. Whatever feels inspiring to you, bring that to the forefront of your mind right now. And as we practice, let this intention inform your quality of awareness and attentiveness. As we settle our attention on the breath.

Just feeling the soft rhythm of the belly, inhaling and exhaling. Letting the mind be still. Where at all you need to do is to be present to one thing. Your body breathing. Let's expand our awareness now to sound.

Just noticing what it's like to hear. And in whatever way you can,bringing your intention into how you're aware of hearing. Sound is not a distraction. We cultivate our presence through sound, not in spite of it. And lastly, just think of an intention that you would like to bring into your day today.

Maybe it's the same one you created in this meditation or something different you'd like to carry with you. We'll take one more deep breath together. In through the nose. And out through the mouth. Great job.

Carry this intention with you today. Let it inform your actions and how you show up. Thank you for your practice. We look forward to seeing you back for tomorrow's Daily Mindfulness. And until we talk again, take care.

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