Leaning Into Discomfort – Guided Meditation


This guided meditation can help you lean into uncomfortable emotions, and is helpful if you’re feeling stressed, anxious, frustrated, sad, or any other feeling that you are finding lead you to discomfort. Being with those emotions can be important for coping, and this meditation allows you to safely explore those feelings.

Before You Begin the Meditation

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.

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Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

Since 2004, Shiri’s approach as a therapist for treating binge and emotional eating is holistic, focusing not only on the presented issue at hand but also considering overall health. Working in this way often includes mindfulness-based approaches. Now as a trained MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) teacher, Shiri’s love of mindfulness and meditation practices are at the forefront of her blog writings and recordings. Shiri is the Clinical Director at the Women's Center for Binge & Emotional Eating, affiliated with Green Mountain at Fox Run.

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