GROUNDED AS A MOUNTAIN

Mini-meditation 1: body awareness

A mountain is a symbol of peace, strength, and power. Using your imagination, affirmations, and body awareness, this meditation makes you feel as still and stable as a mountain. It can also be used before any other meditation, or to help you fall asleep.

01 Sit in a stable and comfortable posture. Close your eyes, then take three deep breaths through your nose. Make them long, soft, and even.

02 Take a few moments to feel your entire body as a single unit. Feel the contact of your body with the floor, cushion, or chair. Feel how the ground supports you.

03 Bring your focused awareness to your whole right leg, from buttock to toes. Repeat to yourself:

... My right leg is as heavy ...

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