Release stress and shift from survival mode to a more relaxed state.
Through balanced breathing and focusing on our heart center, you'll tap into your inner resources and move away from survival mode into a state of calm and connection.
Whether you choose to incorporate the breath pattern or simply follow along, this meditation is designed to rewire your nervous system and promote a sense of well-being. Join me in a transformative practice of releasing stress and finding safety within ourselves.
Video: Breath and Mudra Meditation to Release Stress and Feel Safer
Kate: Let's breathe in. Om...
Bringing all that has set you up to be at this point, in this present moment, with you. Drawing on those resources. Relax your breath. Feel your foundation holding you.
At the heart things start to shift from those survival responses to safe and social state.
Okay, please steeple your fingers. Your finger pads are touching each other. Your hands will come floating in front of the center of your chest.
Right at the center of your chest. Your hands are floating. Fingertips are pointed up and ,your elbows are relaxed.
Center of your chest, your heart center. Your Anahata Chakra. Then your gaze, your eyes are one tenth open, looking past your nose to the tips of your fingers. So just by doing that, it can change our nervous system.
And this might be enough. I'll talk you through a breath pattern that you can include or not, your choice. We'll inhale for 5, 4, 3, 2, and hold for 5, 4, 3, 2, and out for 5, 4, 3, 2. 3, 2, in, 5, 4, 3, 2, and hold, 5, 4, 3, 2, out, 5, 4, 3, 2, and in,
When you hold your body is relaxed,
Do a few more rounds on your own, just five count for each.
One more round.
When you're done, let yourself be done. Return to a natural breath, return to relaxed hands. Feel free to move if movement is required or requested by your body.
Take a deep breath in. Om. Shanti, shanti, Shanti. Om...
Stop Walking On Eggshells!
Gentle yoga to release your stress and shift your mindset about struggle.
If you get your buttons pushed often by other people's issues, you may be hypervigilant. You might feel it in your body as clenching, tension, or chronic pain.
You'll become more grounded in awareness of your body.