Prioritizing Self-Care During COVID-19

It’s strange that during a time when we’re forced to slow down it seems like our minds are racing a marathon. Floods of new information are coming into our consciousness almost hourly and it can send you into a tailspin if you aren’t intentional about what you choose to bring in, what you choose to leave out, and how you manage difficult information and emotions.
Here are a few tips on how to prioritize self-care during the pandemic.

Seated Breath Meditation

Seated Breath Meditation
Natural Tendencies

 
 
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In this podcast, Rick guides you through the steps of establishing and practicing a seated breath meditation.

Breathing into your Center

Breathing into your Center
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In this episode of Natural Tendencies, Rick guides you through a meditation that focuses on breathing into your center in order to calm the body and mind.

I have arrived, I am home

I have arrived, I am home

 
 
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In this special episode of Natural Tendencies, Rick shares the significance of Thich Nhat Hanh as a teacher in his life and one of his favorite Gathas for practicing presence and mind-body-spirit connection.

Cultivating Compassion

Cultivating Compassion

 
 
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In this episode of Natural Tendencies, Rick teaches you how to cultivate compassion for yourself and others in this quick guided meditation.

Finding Inner Happiness

Finding Inner Happiness

 
 
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In this episode of Natural Tendencies, Rick guides you through a seated breathing meditation that will help you become aware of the many elements of happiness that are around you all the time.

Mindfulness Practice: Breathing In & Out

Mindfulness of our breath is the first deep practice of mindfulness and presence. When practiced mindfully for a few moments, the practice in this post has the ability to bring us back to the present moment and in doing so, improve our happiness.

Taming the Monkey Mind

Taming the Monkey Mind
Natural Tendencies

 
 
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Feeling stressed and unsettled? In this special episode of Natural Tendencies, Rick shares his thoughts on meditation and the benefits of establishing your own meditation practice. He provides simple meditation ideas that are accessible to everybody and guides you through the process of establishing awareness through mind-body connection.