The mark of a new moon provides a powerful opportunity to reflect on you'd like to cultivate in your life and re-align accordingly. Seeding an intention as the moon is completely empty and ready to begin again allows your intentions to grow as the new moon grows. The good news is you don't have to re-enact a scene from The Craft to participate (but if that's your bag, please do). There are a few simple, short practices you can incorporate in your day to get really intentional and start bringing all that good-good you've been dreaming of into your life.
Raise your hand if you’ve gotten into a Facebook comment feud regarding a political meme. Stand up if you’ve screenshot a family members politically-charged post. Jump up and down if you stopped watching the debates because you recognized the toll it was taking on your mental health. If you’re feeling overly anxious or agitated recently, you’re not alone.
We live in a productivity-obsessed world. Between FitBits counting the steps to the bathroom and our work e-mail popping up on our iPhone while we’re enjoying dinner, it can feel tough (at it’s worst, flippant) to make space for quiet.Here’s why you can DROP that guilty feeling, ASAP.
You don’t have to be sitting on an Instagram-worthy beach at sunset or rocking a full lotus pose to experience the benefits of meditation. In fact, you deserve to feel good (yes, you) right where you are (yes, there) in your exact body (yes, that one) right now (yup, now). If you can breathe, you can meditate. Don’t wait for the perfect moment, just start. Here’s how.