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1617: 1 Mindfulness Practice to Fall in Love with Your Life by Rachel Shanken of MindBodyWise on Relaxing & Downtime

2020-05-15 | 🔗

Rachel Shanken of MindBodyWise shares 1 mindfulness practice to fall in love with your life.

Episode 1617: 1 Mindfulness Practice to Fall in Love with Your Life by Rachel Shanken of MindBodyWise on Relaxing & Downtime

Rachel Shanken is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Yoga Instructor, and now a Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioner. Her philosophy is simple: what you seek is already within you. In the busy lives we lead, it's sometimes difficult to stop, listen and access the knowledge that resides deep inside of ourselves. Using a whole-body, client-centered approach, her passion is to: support you with listening to your own internal wisdom, assist you with connecting to what you really want and help to empower you in taking steps toward achieving your goals.

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living more meaningful life here on this that covers personal development or self help minimalism inspiration motivation all have fun stuff so that with their right to it as well optimize your life one mindfulness practice fall in love with your life by rachel thinking of mind body wise dark come you may have noticed that my didn't posed a blog last week i took a vacation there i said it somehow i feel weird or scary to admit that i needed a break but we all need break sometimes right if you just answer that question was i idled then this blog posts is more for you while i was away i was tempted to work may even brought my computer with every intention of using it for work however i resisted the urge to work and while he was there decision to let myself just be no guilt allowed to live of having to write a blog or respond immediately to email that allowed
the flow more freely and presently with each moment i can feel the letting go sensation in my body especially in my god my shoulders as well was in my mind from there on out each moment felt like the excitement of an unopened gift coupled with a piece of watching a sunset so now it's time for you to consider when's the last time you took a real a real break is not a five minute pause between meetings test just a pause a real break is not those few minutes he take to call friend during the day that's a chat a real break is not going to sleep at night that's just a basic human need in a real break is on a family vacation where you're responsible for planning all the activities making sure everyone is bays and fed trip where your days are packed full with non stop doing duchesse another version of work disguised as a vacation these are not the kind of real breaks on talking about what the last time you stop doing for an extended period of time and experienced being
you may wonder what isn't even mean what is a true break look like how is it possible to just be keep listening is often difficult to truly stop stopping allows you to taking the beauty of life without me to produce anything more attend to someone else's needs it breaks or pattern of doing opens you to so much more in the as we admire those who work hard and get things done more than we value those people who are fully present to their loved ones more those who save their precious time by taking breaks to enjoy the fruits of their labour when he stopped to think about this it's quite sad we work work work then we work the more i can be guilty of this too we may productivity are priority losing sight of one of the most important reasons we work to read the beauty that surrounds us and the beauty that's within us sometimes a scary to stop because energy all the business you may not know what you'll find or where your thoughts feelings
sensations and memories will lead you ass humans we are innately fearful of the unknown we cling to knowing knowing as the alluring illusion of control and control feel safe unfortunate the safety and control is all in your mind however when you take a true break you learn how to be present and a fall in love again with the magic of being alive even if its a bit scary to stop distracting yourself from what exists within give yourself to truly be your whole body in all your senses light up this is the product of mine at its best to live a full joyful life sometimes you need a pause change things up get quiet look inside and be so i ask you to consider when you last disconnected from your everyday doo doo doo in order to just be if taking a full stop stagnation or vacant china is a possibility for you right now here a few ways to take a true break that help to reignite presence
this and mindfulness to fall in love with your life no text but she allowed take a day off and go to a local parker museum create a one day self care plan that includes activities like naps meditation silent hours bad coming music and walks goin asylum retreat we do some research it can find many throughout the world of all differing langsyne intensity get into nature taken only with every since you have taken and move in breathing nature then take them i am to be still with it takes three hour then draw or paint in silence if you aren't and artists specialists aren't an artist i challenge you to consider if it really isn't a possibility or if it's your doo doo doo productivity mind telling you it's not possible in most instances we decide our urgent really aren't if you are willing consider taking a real break of any kind ask yourself what you might be fearful of what's really stopping you
what emotions and sensations does the idea of taking a true break bring up within you use your just as insight to get to know yourself better beautiful to the post titled one mindfulness practice before love with your life by rachel shame of mind body wised outcome a real quick thanks to anchor for hosting this podcast anger is the easiest way to make a pie cast they'll distributor podcast for you so it can be heard everywhere spot by apple podcast google podcast and many more you can easily make money from your bag gas to with no minimum listener ship anger gives you everything you need in one place for free which you can use right from your phone or computer creation tools like recording eta your podcast so it sounds great download the anchor up or go to anchor dot fm to get started that they get a rachel for letting me share her work
opposed his late in this episode description and show her some love by visiting mind body wise dot com now seems like an appropriate time to consider stagnation more real break since a lot of us our stay at home during the pandemic but at times like these that we really do you miss going out so stagnation bobby doesn't sound very appealing as is being forced upon us but in either case it is possible to actually stop doing so much most of her suggestions can be done during these times so now might be the time for you i'll leave it there for today hope you're having a great friday and i'll see you over the weekend or your optimal life awaits
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