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.
Inspired by Dr. Kristin Neff, this guided meditation provides a moment for you to find self-compassion. This can be especially helpful when you’re dealing with a situation that’s difficult in your life, or when you feel stress or emotional discomfort in your body.
Before You Begin the Meditation
You may wish to practice this in the morning, on your lunch break, or after a long day to de-stress. 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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