3 Guided Meditations to Open Up to Happiness
1) Cultivate Gratitude for Small Things with Steve Hickman
Cultivate Gratitude for Small Things with Steve Hickman
Whether it’s the first bite of a fresh berry or feeling the sun beaming down on you, we can all find something to be grateful for when we take a moment to tap into the present. In this guided meditation practice, Steve Hickman invites us to let go of needing anything to be any different in this moment, and to open up to what’s actually here that may bring us joy.
2) Savor the Moment with Elaine Smookler
Gratitude Practice: Savor The Moment
When things don’t go our way, it can be easy for us to think that life will always be disappointing. What would happen, though, if we shifted our focus to things that do go our way? Elaine Smookler shares how tapping into her senses helped her uncover the beauty in everyday tasks and offers a meditation practice to cultivate gratitude through your sight, smell, hearing, taste, and touch.
3) Reclaim Your Joy with Sebene Selassie
We all get caught up in feelings of loneliness, anxiety, and doubt. Oftentimes, it can feel like the voice of our inner critic is louder than anything else, and we can begin to feel like we’re not enough. As Sebene Selassie reminds us, “By the very nature of our birth and our existence, we are enough and we all belong.” She shares a quick guided meditation to help us experience the ease and joy of truly belonging at any moment.
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