Balance and Clarity of Mind

“One reason I practice meditation is to maintain my own balance and clarity of mind in the face of such huge challenges, and to be able to stay more or less on course through all the weather changes that, as a parent, I encounter day in and day out on this journey.” — Myla andContinue reading “Balance and Clarity of Mind”

Tools for Defeating Fear: Meditation

Meditation is always important, but especially when we find ourselves going up against fear.  Many of these tools I will talk about are things we need to grow and cultivate so they will become a natural part of our lives, available when we need them.  Fear, desperation and turmoil certainly can drive us to these practices  ThereContinue reading “Tools for Defeating Fear: Meditation”

A Simple Discipline: Silence

Silence can be hard to come by in our hectic, fast paced and often LOUD world.  Sometimes is seems that everywhere we go we are bombarded with sound and often it is just too loud to ignore.  As someone who is very sensitive to sound, if it is too loud it sends shock waves throughContinue reading “A Simple Discipline: Silence”

101 Positive rEsources

Do you find it difficult to find resources to help you along the path to a positive, healthy lifestyle?  Don’t worry, we all do sometimes. But today we are introducing a new page here at Espirational designed to help.  101 Positive rEsources will help you get started with categories like: Affirmations Compassion Creativity Daily InspirationContinue reading “101 Positive rEsources”

Healthy Living A to Z: M is for Meditation

Just as the body becomes exhausted and overloaded with activity, so does the mind. If we don’t take time to clear out some of the clutter, big problems will develop. Sleep is one way to do this. Meditation is another. Meditation is not a one size fits all type of thing. There are many differentContinue reading “Healthy Living A to Z: M is for Meditation”