Two years ago my coach introduced meditation into my life. I’ll admit, I was hesitant. Well let’s be real, I thought she was crazy and there was no way I would be doing THAT! When I heard “meditation” I immediately pictured long-haired, pot smoking, flower bearing hippies sitting cross legged in a grassy meadow! Thank goodness I ignored this visual and instead listened and began in the process. I'm certainly not perfect but I've been rather consistent in my practice so I'd like to share three ways in which I enjoy meditating.
1. Guided Meditation
Guided meditation can be a great way for a newbie to begin practicing. Find a recorded meditation, there are plenty of great ones on YouTube, in which someone is guiding you through the session. I find these are extremely helpful when I have a specific goal in mind, such as falling asleep easily, achieving weight loss or for healing.
2. Discovery Meditation
When I first started wo ...
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Back-to-School season is here and I enjoy reflecting on my glory days as a sorority girl! I’m a proud Gamma Phi Beta from California State
University, Fullerton and my years in sorority were filled with valuable lessons that I incorporated into my life as a young woman. And though these lessons weren’t created by Gamma Phi Beta, they were consistently weaved into who we were and what we stood for. As I’m now approaching forty I realize many of these lessons are still with my today, five of which I’ll never forget!
1. Founded upon a rock
Originating from the Bible, Gamma Phi Beta chose this as its opening motto. One of the founders wrote, “… the rock is the firmest and most enduring substance, able to withstand the ravages of time, and offering the strongest protection…” In those college years my “rock” was made up of education, sorority sisters and family. These offered a fo ...