If you’re someone who meditates, you know how challenging it can be at times to keep harmony between the mind, body, and spirit. What with all the distractions that life offers, unless a person makes a concerted effort to cultivate mindfulness around this ever important three-part connection, it’s quite easy to feel out of balance and out of sorts.
Practice is essential, but what if you’re the type of person that has a on-again off-again love relationship with meditation? Hopefully this recent Vivid Life post on the 8 solid ways meditation promotes overall wellness will help to get you back on the wagon. According to Ed and Deb Shapiro, top on the list is meditation’s ability to help a person live with kindness. A noble stance, the truth is, having kindness in your heart can bring peace and prosperity to all areas of your life.
1. Living With Kindness
No one deserves your kindness and compassion more than yourself. Every time you see or feel suffering, every time you make a mistake or say something stupid and are just about to put yourself down, every time you think of someone you are having a hard time with, every time you encounter the confusion and difficulty of being human, every time you see someone else struggling, upset or irritated, you can stop and bring loving kindness and compassion. Breathing gently, silently repeat: May I be well, may I be happy, May I be filled with loving kindness.
Checkout the other ways meditation can change your life for the better here.