Mindfulness Activity #156

Mindfulness Activity #156

Loving Kindness Independent Practice Week-Day 5

Good Morning. You have made it to Friday. A whole work week of practice. Take a moment to reflect. Are you able to notice any impact from your practice? Does beginning your day with a routine of Metta Practice shape your day or your responses to your day?

Stretch and breathe, settle yourself. First be sure that you actually feel warmth and joy spreading before you begin your practice…It’s important to start with whatever image or thought creates positive emotion for you… then begin the practice you have chosen to repeat each day. Again, I have again included all the links for ease of access to your practice

My favorite guided loving kindness:

Groovy music loving kindness:

Chanting loving kindness in English:

Chanting loving kindness in Pali:

Other guided loving kindness practices:

 

https://insighttimer.com/johannamolloy/guided-meditations/loving-kindness-meditation-111

 

Basic Silent Mantra:

May I be Safe
May I be Healthy
May I be Happy
May I live with Ease

May you be Safe
May you be Healthy
May you be Happy
May you live with Ease

Adapted Silent Mantra:

May I learn to look at myself with the eyes of understanding and love.
May I be able to recognize and touch the seeds of joy and happiness in myself.
May I learn to identify and see the sources of anger, craving, and delusion in myself.
May my mind be open like a child’s.
May I be calm and peaceful in the midst of confusion.

May you learn to look at myself with the eyes of understanding and love.
May you be able to recognize and touch the seeds of joy and happiness in myself.
May you learn to identify and see the sources of anger, craving, and delusion in myself.
May your mind be open like a child’s.
May you be calm and peaceful in the midst of confusion.

Carry loving kindness with you today in all that you do!

Have a wonderful weekend!

Michele

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