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The Power of Curiosity

In this meditation, we explore how to bring curious awareness to our moment-to-moment experience as a way to develop wisdom and self-compassion.

Let's begin our meditation by finding a comfortable posture. This could be sitting ,lying down or standing. If you haven't already done so, you can allow your eyes to close. And we'll take one deep breath together to settle in. Breathing in through the nose.

And slowly out through the mouth. Inviting the jaw to relax. Letting the shoulders be at ease. As well as the hands and the belly. And you're just letting yourself settle into a more attuned kind of awareness and presence.

One where your receiving whatever is moving through your experience, but you're not forcing yourself to be mindful. You're not forcing yourself to meditate. Your breath can come back to its natural rhythm. And you're just allowing yourself to be. So in this space of receptive awareness, if you haven't already done so, you can guide your attention to your body breathing.

Snd we're going to invite a quality of curiosity into the mind. And this is a gentle, playful, childlike curiosity. As if we've never experienced the breath before and we've never experienced any of the other experiences that can arise,like thoughts, emotions, sounds, sensory experiences. Just start by just feeling the breath with this quality of curiosity. What is it like to feel the rhythm of the body breathing? The ebb and the flow.

The little bit of tension you might experience on the inhale and then the release on the exhale. And then it all just starts again. As thoughts arise, it could be curious about those. Huh? A thought seemingly out of nowhere. Smile at the thought and then bring that curious attention back to this breath.

So we'll start to wind down this meditation. You can begin to get some movement in your body. And when you're ready, you can open your eyes again. Well done. As you go about your day today, see if you can bring a little bit more of this childlike curiosity into your moments, conversations with other people, while you're eating a meal, while you're watching TV.

All of it can be enhanced and the experience can be deepened by moving a little closer to it with curiosity. Thank you for your practice. I'll talk to you soon. And until then, take care.

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The Power of Curiosity

In this meditation, we explore how to bring curious awareness to our moment-to-moment experience as a way to develop wisdom and self-compassion.

Duration

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

Let's begin our meditation by finding a comfortable posture. This could be sitting ,lying down or standing. If you haven't already done so, you can allow your eyes to close. And we'll take one deep breath together to settle in. Breathing in through the nose.

And slowly out through the mouth. Inviting the jaw to relax. Letting the shoulders be at ease. As well as the hands and the belly. And you're just letting yourself settle into a more attuned kind of awareness and presence.

One where your receiving whatever is moving through your experience, but you're not forcing yourself to be mindful. You're not forcing yourself to meditate. Your breath can come back to its natural rhythm. And you're just allowing yourself to be. So in this space of receptive awareness, if you haven't already done so, you can guide your attention to your body breathing.

Snd we're going to invite a quality of curiosity into the mind. And this is a gentle, playful, childlike curiosity. As if we've never experienced the breath before and we've never experienced any of the other experiences that can arise,like thoughts, emotions, sounds, sensory experiences. Just start by just feeling the breath with this quality of curiosity. What is it like to feel the rhythm of the body breathing? The ebb and the flow.

The little bit of tension you might experience on the inhale and then the release on the exhale. And then it all just starts again. As thoughts arise, it could be curious about those. Huh? A thought seemingly out of nowhere. Smile at the thought and then bring that curious attention back to this breath.

So we'll start to wind down this meditation. You can begin to get some movement in your body. And when you're ready, you can open your eyes again. Well done. As you go about your day today, see if you can bring a little bit more of this childlike curiosity into your moments, conversations with other people, while you're eating a meal, while you're watching TV.

All of it can be enhanced and the experience can be deepened by moving a little closer to it with curiosity. Thank you for your practice. I'll talk to you soon. And until then, take care.

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