Blog Topic: Meditation

Introduction to Meditation

If you are curious about how mindfulness and wanting to add this important dimension to your self-care, join us at The Centre for Compassion Inspired Health for an introduction to meditation class.

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How are you doing? What do you need?

Checking in' is a simple mindfulness practice that can help us start to cultivate a kind and loving relationship with ourselves.  Try setting a lovely chime on your phone for every hour during the day as a reminder to check in with yourself. Choose a sound that you...

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Practice Makes Imperfect

The goal of practice is to become a compassionate mess. That means fully human - often struggling, uncertain, confused - with great compassion Rob Nairn, Meditation Teacher...

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Meditation for Stress

This meditation practice helps us learn to be with our stress, anxiety or pain.  Rather than trying to avoid it, or get overwhelmed by our feelings, meditation practice helps us 'be with' what we are experiencing. When we practice 'being with' our struggles, kindly,...

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It’s Going to Be Alright

Mindfulness Meditation Training for Teens I love this program designed to help give teens the skills for managing themselves during difficult times including dealing with anxiety, depression, stress, relationships or family issues.  The meditations are simple, short,...

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Body Compassion: Using Your Breath to Change Body Image

You can always use your breathe to settle your mind and gently change your relationship to food and your body.  It takes practice and kindness.  Because your mind will wander. The practice is to gently, kindly bring it back to your breathe.  Observe your mind, note...

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Meditation for Compassionate Weight Loss

We live in a 'boot camp' kind of world.  Most of us have been taught to motivate ourselves with striving, pushing, ignoring feelings and using negative self-talk.  There is another way.  A more compassionate way - that research shows has positive health, fitness and...

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