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May you be safe and protected. #peacefulwarrior #peaceful #heart #metta #love #lovingkindness
the work of loving this body seems no less important despite being short-lived. loving these thighs, this belly, these feet sunk deep in murky sand… it has been a work of a lifetime, and i suspect i’ll be blessing little corners of myself the rest of my days. .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ the more i let myself hear the critical voice without agreeing with it OR supressing it, the less it speaks up. for years, i followed that voice despite denying its existence—nine-plus years of bulimia, more years than that of self-loathing cloaked in bravado and envisioning a time when i would be perfect, i’d be perfect, i’d be perfect. another irony: i’m the largest i’ve ever been in my life, and the most loving of my body i’ve ever been. .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ now i feel water on my thighs and i feel blessed, and i feel as though i’m blessing the water in return. i’m worthy of all the beautiful, fluid things in this world, because i’m one of them.. .⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ . . . . . . #selflove #bodyimage #whatiwishiknewthen #eatingdisorders #bulimia #lovingkindness #openawareness #mentalhealthawareness #mentalhealth #loveyourself #bodyimage #bodyimagemovement #radicalopenness #blessyourself #awarenessandacceptance
All life changes, even if good, will bring stress. We suddenly hit a 🛑 in our routines and struggle with finding time to exercise or to prepare healthy meals. Last week I found myself skipping my yoga classes and eating a few too many potato chips! Which only resulted in a row of restless nights... 👀🛌😞 Towards the end of the week I was reminded that, when things are challenging, we need to focus on the basics even more. My intention for this week is to be more self-compassionate. I will prioritize movement and nutrition and, while caring for myself, I'm hoping to be more compassionate to others. 🙏 But, I don't need to wait until tomorrow to start practicing! We still have a few hours left today... How do you adapt to life changes while remembering to take care of yourself? Happy new week to all! 🌹 #integrativemedicine #positivepsychology #selfcare #selfcompassion #compassion #community #acceptance #mororock #lovingkindness #internalmedicine #doctor #medicine #sequoiakingscanyon #lovingkindness #yoga #yogalove #meditativemovement #perception #photography #growth #opportunity #possibility #hope #resilience #perseverance #awareness
www.thankawisdom.com for online store. Green Tara - In Tibetan Tara is Drolma which means "She Who Saves"
To contemplate - to look at or view with continued attention; observe or study thoughtfully; to consider thoroughly; to think fully or deeply about. . Contemplation is an essential part of our practice so we can come to some direct experience of true and genuine wisdom. . By touching this wisdom, the next step naturally unfolds 💙 . . CLASSES $10 at St Johns Church Burleigh: . MON 6.30pm - Strong General . WED 6.15am - Light Yoga + Meditation (doors open at 5.40am for an optional extra sitting period before yoga commences) . . See you there 🙏🏽✨ . . . . #minigeeyoga #goldcoastyoga
And then that one time I discovered the meaning of #intrinsicgoodness in the woods 🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼 #easytolove . . Cultivating compassion for just 10 minutes a day is said to lead to 24 hours of joy (according to the Dalai Lama #ibelieve ) and sharing compassion practices with our children is thought to be the single most important thing we can do for the world 🌎 ✨ ✨ There are many variations of this practice but in general, you always want to bring your focus to your breath/cultivate awareness and then start by sending love and prayers to those that are easy to love, to ourselves, to those we may have a difficult relationship with and then to the entire world. 💫 _ _ To get access to free meditation and essential oils tips, join me this month at @romneystudios for a full moon meditation and EO workshop on 7/26 🌕 For discounted (25% off) essential oils to support you in your practices and overall #wellbeing + to access my private oil community, purchase an enrollment kit via my website and get two free oils with qualifying orders and access to the BOGOs offered starting tomorrow 💜💜💜 #metta #lovingkindness #romney #meditation #essentialoils #befree #bogo #forthebenefitofallbeings #frenchies #nature #rome2wellness #naturalhealing #doterra #giftsofearth #peace #dalailama #compassion
CRYSTAL CLUSTERS 🌈✨ . . the most beautiful fairy pieces that sparkle sparkle sparkle 🤩 . . x4 Apophyllite Clusters: $35 x1 Amethyst: $22 x1 Smokey Quartz: $25 . . Message if you would like to see any pieces closer and I can send you a video ☺️ . Shipping $10 🙏🏼 . . . . . . #apophyllite #crystal #crystalclusters #apophyllitecluster #crystalsonline #display #homedisplay #crystalstyling #energy #healing #smokeyquartzcluster #amethystcluster #lovingkindness #crystals
Because friendship is emotional alchemy (couldn't help but include @connieblare 's healing message, "love and light to those who suffer") #compassion #bathetogether #illustration #digitalart #alchemy #lovingkindness #friendship
Most holy White Tara is supremely peaceful and meditative. She shines with the bliss of virtue and is often praised as the mother of all Buddhas. She heals and blesses and averts grave dangers by the power of pacification. WHITE TARA MANTRA Oṃ Tāre Tuttāre Ture Mama Ayuḥ Punya Jñānā Puṣtiṃ Kuru Svāhā White Tara (Sitatara) is associated with long life. Her mantra is often chanted with a particular person in mind. She’s another representation of compassion, and she’s pictured as being endowed with seven eyes (look at the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, and her forehead) to symbolize the watchfulness of the compassionate mind.
Retreat scenes. 💙 Next one-day retreats are August 4 “Cultivating Compassion and August 5 “The Awakened Heart.” Reflect, heal, grow and dream with us in Sandusky, OH. Spaces filling up so register today thru bio link! #centeredsoulretreats #yogaretreat #reflecthealgrowdream #selfcare #cultivatingcompassion #lovingkindness #mettameditation #passionfoodhealthcoaching #soarmindfulness
Thank you for an amazing day @bethanyhodder love you loads ❤️❤️❤️🌹🕉 #tomjones #couplegoals #lovingkindness
Community Group Share & Practice at Reden! #cbustym #thaiyogamassage #columbusohio #614yoga #metta #lovingkindness
Regrann from @fruityvegancrone - ~Thoughts for the day~🌺 . . . #compassion #kindness #joyful #peace #wisdom #lovingkindness #gratitude #happysunday 🌞🌙✨ - #regrann
Kochać samego siebie czyni cuda. Kochaj to kim jesteś i to, co robisz. Kiedy robisz to co kochasz, otwierasz serca innych ludzi. ❤🙏 🌟Yoga Retreat 4 - 11 December Fuerteventura 🌟 Only 12 spots 🌟 contact@anetasochan.com #yogaretreat #sundayvibes #sunrise #medytacja #meditation #travellingyogi #yogajourney #retreat #mindfulness #lotusmudra #heart #receiving #sharelove #loveandpeace #therapy #lovingkindness #compassion #bethechange #myjourney #joga #wakacjezjogą #journey #jogaretreat #travelling #yoga #yogateacher
Recording my upcoming Meditative Watercolor for Beginners e-course in lavender fields 💕❤️💕
This afternoon I came across the anonymous Cube of Truth as I went into a coffee shop in Norwich. They were still standing outside 90 minutes later in the blistering heat. As a vegan, I can certainly appreciate their efforts. All in good spirits. #cubeoftruth #veganism #vegans #protest #norwich #environment #animalrights #animals #humans #compassion #lovingkindness #democracy
Self Care 🌹 It can feel like a huge inconvenience or burden to truly make our wellness a priority in life. It’s so easy to be swept up in the whirlwind and our health easily gets put on the back burner. Not ok! If you can’t show up for yourself how can you expect to show up for others? 🌹 This journey takes planning, consistency, and compassion toward oneself. In order to eat the right things we have to plan our meals and prepare in advance so we don’t end up starving and in a fast food drive thru. I don’t know about you but it’s impossible for me to make healthy food choices when I’m starving. We have to be as consistent as possible with our choices in order to create healthy patterns that serve our well being, long term. Practicing #maitri or loving kindness toward ourself is key because we are not perfect and all of this takes some trial and error. Practice makes progress not perfection. 🌹 Some things I do to cultivate balance in my body, mind, spirit are: 🌹Massage (I specifically love myofascial and acupressure) 🌹Self Massage (foam roller, various balls, hands on) 🌹Acupuncture (changed my life) 🌹exercise (Yoga, Pilates, dance) 🌹Sleep (9 hrs) 🌹Nutrition (for me Paleo diet has proven to be most effective) 🌹Relaxation (music, candles, CBD, aromatherapy) . These are just some examples of things I do regularly in my search for balance. I struggle as life is challenging and throws all sorts of curve balls, but I do my best to stay as consistent as I can as often as I can -and that’s the best I can do. What about you? What ways have you been cultivating self care in your practice and daily life? . . . #selfcare #selfcaresunday #lovingkindness #paleolife #yogateacher #pilatesteacher #yogajourney #yogainspiration #stability #focus #consistency #showup #foamroller #massage #acupuncture #relax #innerjourney #nutritioncoach #sleepwell #annavira
“The harmony of the world is made manifest in Form and Number, and the heart and soul and all the poetry of Natural Philosophy are embodied in the concept of mathematical beauty.” -D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson #divineimagery #mystic #zen #om #meditation #peace #magic #healing #love #mindbodysoul #dream #energy #positivevibes #manifest #wisdom #lovingkindness #lightandlove #mystical #goodvibes #awareness #gratitude #spirit #mindfulness #understanding #awaken #higherconciousness #spiritualawakening #sacredgeometry
It was a great honor and joy to co teach so many beautiful souls at today's yoga in the park. . Thank you to all who came out. . We sweated, held hands and drank a mimosa while the kids played. . Thank you @wendyhotbodyyoga for believing in me.🙏❤️ . @hotbodyyogastudio . #communityyoga #savasana #lovingkindness #mettameditation #yogaoutside
"The Parable of The Forgotten" This post bleeds of a light not seen nor unseen...
#storytimeeee When I was at my parent's house, a hawk attacked a baby pigeon in their backyard. The hawk dropped the pigeon and my dogs claimed the prey as their own. All day, that hawk and her partner circled above the house, calling out. Like the hawks at our Kagel house, protectin' their nest from crows. I used to think #thebestdefense is a good defense. But, now, after observin' #animalbehavior I realize, sometimes, the #bestdefense is a #solidoffense 🦅💓🎶 #chooselove #flywiththeeaglesorpickwiththecrows #lifeispreciousforusall #Repost @margaret_carrero (@get_repost ) ・・・ LOVE... Share it!!! #love #spreadlove #lovemore #share #abundance #peace #lovingkindness #bekind #bebetterhumans #write #poetry #poet #spirit #heart #soul
It doesn't help to fight against...someone or something. We need to practice loving kindness because we are all in this together. Maitari #kindness #resistance #compassion #lovingkindness #metta #embrace #beinginclusive #inclusive #weareallinthistogether #connect #dalailama #fightagainst #change #endthewar #bekind #authentic #truth #senseofunity #natureconnectedcoach #maitarisimone
Just loved guiding this beautiful couple through a mindfulness journey at sunset 🌅 Grab your honey, plan a date night outside & try something new together like meditating on the stunning shores of Santa Monica 🏖 Link in BIO ☝🏻 #meditateatthebeach #meditate #mindful #mindfullife #mindfulness #mindfulliving #datenight #datenightla #couplegoals #relationshipgoals #breathetogether #compassion #selfcare #love #metta #getoutside #lovingkindness #mindfulcommunity #la #losangeles #sanmo #santamonica #santamonicabeach
SUMMER 🦋☀️
So much gratitude to overcome this past 10 days. Overwhelming with so much happiness and the opportunity to learn law of nature and the art of living-consciousness.❤️🙏🏼🌈🕊 🧘‍♀️🕊🌈🦋🙏🏼❤️🐸🐍🌿#vipasanna #artifliving #lawoflife #newpath #spiritualawakening #medicineforthepeople #medicineforthesoul #laugh #happiness #compassion #mamapacha #spirit #lovingkindness #myspiritualpath #gratefulheart #gratitude #lifelessons #lifeexperience #lifeflow #wildflowers #mynote #motivation #moments #chasinglove #happiness #simplicity #purelove
New blog post: When the Classroom meets The Mindful Elementary Teacher. Link in Bio to read the interview. . Meet the motivated and mindful elementary teacher, Kristin Safa who teaches her 31 students with #lovingkindness and mindfulness at Chapman Hills Elementary School in California. It started off as a Mindful Monday activity but evolved into a daily practice of mindfulness. She models kindness and love for her students and chose to use her influence as a teacher for the prosperity of the world. Now she has volunteered to present a 90-minute workshop on mindfulness in education to any teacher in her school district. I got the chance to connect with Kristin after she joined my Instagram Challenge, 4 Days of Mindful Activities. . You can enter the challenge here #4daysofmindfulness and read the interview with the inspirational @the_mindful_elementary_teacher who teaches students with loving kindness. Also, make sure to follow here as well. 😍👩🏼‍🏫🧘🏼‍♀️ . Do you have a story to share? head over to my website and submit your motivational story to encourage and inspire others to live a healthy, happy and holy life. . With love, Tiaga . follow @mettayoganet 🔝 . . . . . . . . #beingpresent #mindfulteachers #storytelling #changemakers #teachingwithlove #teachinglifeskills #mindfulschools #mindfulness #breatheinbreatheout #teachpeace #dailymettayoga #lovingkindness #mettayoga_lovingkindness #hjaoslo #yogagirl #teacherswholovetheirstudents #oslove #kundaliniyogateachertrainin_mettayoga #teacherswhoinspire #inspirationalstory #mindfulnessinschools #teachwithkindness #teachwithlove
Sundays are to be empowered and refill the energy for the whole week. 🙌🏿🙌🙌🏻 . Воскресенья нужны, чтобы зарядиться неиссякаемой энергией на всю неделю. 🙌🏿🙌🙌🏻
Rising entry after eclipse and rainfall: "Letting go" is not to be simplified into exercising apathy, disconnect, or indifference by which to ultimately protect ourselves. Letting go is the conscious decision to live as much in the present as we can on all planes of consciousness and being. It can be for some, an ongoing and difficult commitment towards gradually healing. In letting go we can also engage in the acknowledgement of forms of systemic and interpersonal oppression we perpetually face, yet simultaneously understand that at our deepest core, we must continue to resist these systems from defining us to our oppressors--- and more importantly, defining us against each other--- as we choose to wholeheartedly live our truth in the iterations of our transformation into our future becoming. Letting go is not about recreating similar forms of control, attachment, and expectation unto those we love and care about that oppressive systems have created by which to set harmful standards of self worth. Letting go is allowing us to exist in the complex multiplicity of our most intimate selves and experiences so we may live a more present and conscious whole with each other. Letting go is inviting more humility in our lives so we may be more compassionate with ourselves and others. 🌬🌊💙 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #staytender #stayhumble #staytrue #staysoft #letgo #noself #release #energywork #radicalvulnerability #thepowerofvulnerability #selfwork #selfcritique #collective #healingtime #healingjustice #doula #doulas #beach #ocean #water #watersign #emotionalintelligence #compassion #love #understanding #patience #care #kindness #lovingkindness
With the intention to attain The ultimate, supreme goal That surpasses even the wish-granting jewel, May I constantly cherish all living beings • • • #prayers #worldpeace #buddhsim #meditation #compassion #universal #wisdom #concentration #lovingkindness #inner #outer #peace #lambertville #newjersey
Well said! Just visited my friend Glenda at welcoming Burton Hospital - get well soon Glenda 💪💕 #lovingkindness #gardens #therapy #healing #childrensbook #hospital #flowerpower #carolinewedd #help #education #friendship #caring #love #perseverance #positivity
By simply smiling and tossing in a 'yes, sir' or 'yes ma'am' can go a long way. Add a little kindness into your interactions today and take note of the the results.
The Navajo believe that each day a new sun is born, and to honor the sun we must start again and make our day sacred. By responding to life as it unfolds in a sacred and compassionate way, we create a new path and pattern for the future.
May your Sunday be filled with this...toward self, toward others, toward the known, toward the unknown... #lovingkindness #mindfulness #mindfulwalking #cutedogs
The ability to feel the pain I share with others. And then, without noticing it, how I shield myself from this pain because it scares me. Protective walls - opinions, prejudice, barriers fortified by emotions of all types - anger, desiring, indifference, jealousy, arrogance, pride. This is just a small sample. And then, inside of this, a soft spot. The ability to love and care deeply about things. A fissure in all of that walled material I - you - so sophisticatedly erect - a natural opening in the barriers I & you surround ourselves in when afraid. Maybe this opening is something that can be found, understood, enlarged. I like to think with support and attention it is more than possible. Making room to access the vulnerable moments within myself - within you - the pulsating flow of love, gratitude, loneliness, embarrassment, inadequacy, woundedness - the soft animal that lives inside. The rawness of a broken heart. To be awakened when preference is a slumbering kind of safe existence. Maybe my true nature is toward openness and warmth - maybe yours too? Even amongst the confusion or hopelessness or exhaustion. Like the open expanse of sky. It’s always there (here). I’m such a beginner in this life. At least that is what I long for. The beginners mind in all things - receptive and open to possibilities. Falling prey to the illusion of expertness only means fewer doors. More clouds to cover over this infinite expanse of precious blue, green sky. Tapping into this place has a shaky and transformative effect. How is it then that within this human predicament, I have the potential to experience the freedom of the Monarch and yet I move toward the “solidness” and fearful cocoon of ego. Maybe that is all I can offer my life and in so doing, offer another - the willingness to tap into my tenderness - and to stay in that edgy and uncertain place as a genuine act of kindness to myself. To compassionately and courageously accommodate my own fears. The cracks in the walls widen. And I am able to flow freely.
It has been one year since the passing of @michaelstoneteaching - A member of the sangha made these prints in his honour. Micheal’s teachings and the practice he ignited for me are still here. When things get difficult, I find myself hearing his voice saying « hold mental states lightly ». They too are impermanent. #michaelstone #impermanence #lovingkindness #buddhaseverywhere
July16 🐰 CLOSE ❤ Take all men as your brothers, all women as your sisters; and all children as your sons and daughter-Matshona Dhliwayo * * #lovenature #flowerphotography #worldpeace #betterworld #lovingkindness #weareone #iamgrateful #blessed 😇 #blessings #blesstheworld #selflesslove #365photochallenge #myphonephotography #howiviewtheworldaroundme #fms_close #joinJazz4fun 🍭
Today’s forecast: 🎾+⚽️+unconditional 💗 #sundayfunday #wimbledon #worldcup #lovingkindness
🌻 lovingkindness • \ ˌlə-viŋ-ˈkīn(d)-nəs \ • tender and benevolent affection toward oneself and others • _____________________________________ #healing #compassion #lovingkindness #meta #acceptance #meditation #innerpeace #innerstrength #supersoulsunday #takecare #begentle #lovemetender #evolve #heart #chakra
I love Yogific . An emporium full of holistic , wellness and vegan goodies . Did a talk today with an wonderful bunch of people Really grateful to everyone that turned up and hope they got something from the talk and enjoyed the whole day Richmond next week ., it’s coming home .. oh wait .. 👍🙏💚🦄🌈
Anyone else feel like they made 8,463 mistakes this week?! 🙋🏽‍♀️ oh Hiiiiiiii! That’s me! Ive been really hard on myself lately and focusing so much on the wrong damn things. Not everything we say and do is as black and white as we think it is 🤷‍♀️ I’m just ready to ease up on myself and practice some self-love. Here’s to doing better and making things right!!! #selflove #lovingkindness #focused #oops #dobetterbebetter #audaciousathlete #fitness #fitchick #girlswholift #cute #blackandwhite
Isn’t this the best? These words are from my dear friend Kathy. After many months of planning and anticipation, we taught a sunset yoga class together at her home last night! She read these wise words and I’m so reading this to my students this week! You see.. this was so very special and dear to me for so many reasons. Many moons ago, she was one of my first yoga teachers at a lovely little studio. Over the years, she wisely guided and inspired me to start my yoga teacher training and now we regularly practice side by side on Saturday mornings with the amazing Carlie! @yogini_carlie About a year ago, we had a crazy dream to create some yoga magic together and last night was the first of many teaching adventures with her! Here’s to many more to come! . . . #sundayvibes #yogainspiration #yogateacher #metta #lovingkindness #ihavethebestteachers #belizeherewecome #goodvibes #spreadthelove #bringthelove #yogaadventure #outsideyoga #vrksasana #breathetobalance
so i was all ready to share a bright and cheerful post this morning when looking through my feed I came across this sentence from a longer Pema Chodron quote. the full quote goes, "Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity." it deeply resonated with me and what i am trying to do with my own journey. so often we think we know what compassion means, but deeper compassion is shown when we are able to face our own difficult emotions and still show up and be kind to others. when we are able to use our own pain and suffering to relate. to be able to sit in the mud with the other person and say, "hey, it's okay. you are not alone." because sometimes that's all anyone really needs. the feeling of not being alone and being accepted as they truly are at any given moment can be very powerful in any person's healing, and it is a tremendous gift to be able to give to somebody in need of compassion and kindness. sending love to all who are facing their own darkness. may your journey of healing one day help others in some way, big or small. 💜 . #positivity #positivequotes #positivethinking #goodthoughts #humanity #kindness #compassion #soul #love #encouragement #youarenotalone #loveeachother #healing #inspiration #inspirationalquotes #generosity #faith #pemachodron #lovingkindness #mentalhealth #tinyelephantwisdom
A healthy perspective is the foundation of joy and happiness because the way we see the world is the way we experience the world, it changes the way we feel and act, which changes the world itself. Since I was a kid, I see my world as filled with cute animals (the plush ones that doesn’t move 🐻🐼🐨) - i love the way they look at me in the eye, so gentle and reassuring. I love that they never change, and always around. They listen, they agree, they smile, they hug and they stay. Above all, their everlasting comical look will always make my troubles seem ok. They said life is easier when we have humour. Maybe it’s the me within me (credit to Enid Blyton) but really, they are all my patronuses, giving me light and fighting the negatives with me (credit to JK Rowling). I have the tendency of nicknaming people in my life as certain animals, from a bear to a penguin, I guess you now know why 😁. “With our mind we create our own world.” Buddha. This was a train card when I last used in Singapore 🐶🐯🐷🐸🦄🐵🐹🐙🐳
Your first responsibility is always to yourself. This sounds selfish. It’s not. If you don’t look after yourself first, you have nothing left to care for others with. You have to disconnect, retreat or isolate. Maybe you lash out or others can feel you are giving from duty - that they are taking something you don’t have an abundance of. Maybe you then have a rampant need to consume from others cos you’re running on empty, refusing to give yourself what you need to survive and thrive. I’ve done all of these things. But If you know what you need to nourish you, be kind enough to clear the space so you can get it. Sometimes this looks like saying yes, and sometimes it means saying no #loveyourself #lovingkindness #selflove #selfcare #compassion #honesty #sayingno #boundaries
I wish for you a day and life filled with blessings of love, peace, joy, and kindness. May you be blessed May you be happy May you be free May you be safe May free of suffering and the causes of suffering 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼🕉☮️ #may #you #safe #blessed #love #peace #suffering #joy #life #wish #day #kindness #kind #blessings #free #buddhist #mettaprayer #lovingkindness #i #belove #peaceful #happiness #behappy #buddhism #wishing
~Thoughts for the day~🌺 . . . #compassion #kindness #joyful #peace #wisdom #lovingkindness #gratitude #happysunday 🌞🌙✨
imagine white light is pouring into the top of your head, down your spine to your heart, and filling up your heart so much that it spills over, filling your whole chest, and every limb, and behind to radiate out from you, illuminating other beings around you. you are filled with loving kindness. you are safe, happy, healthy, living with ease. white light flows through you like the breeze. #whitelight #love #kindness #lovingkindness #meditation #mindful #yoga #yogini #peace #unity
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