5-Minute Meditations: Soften, Soothe, Allow

The 5-Minute Meditations series was created to help us fit in time for meditation, relaxation, and looking inward – even when we’re busy. You guessed it, meditations are usually 5 minutes or less, meaning only .04% of your day. The 5-Minute Meditations series is a great introduction to meditation for beginners, and a helpful resource for more experienced practitioners.


This third installment of the series is a short meditation in which we can relax into any experiences in our body – such as emotions, sensations, memories, or urges – and allow them to move or shift on their own.

This meditation was inspired by meditations via Self-Compassion.org.

Before You Begin

Before starting, find a comfortable seated position or even feel free to lie down – find the position that will be most comfortable and peaceful for your practice today.

And remember: anything that happens in this meditation is perfect. Thank yourself for taking this time for you.

Please share your experience, thoughts, comments, and questions below!

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