Jun 8- Vibrations

Meditation: Balance, Immersive Forest Length: 5 minutes Where: In bed, Los Angeles How It Felt: SO relaxing The third day in our “getting myself to bed” series, I decided to try get another sleep time meditation. There was one more immersive “before sleep” meditation left on the Balance app that I hadn’t tried yet, so…

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Jun 7- Possibilities

Meditation: Calm, Deep Sleep Length: 5 minutes Where: In bed, Los Angeles How It Felt: Sleep-inducing! I’m really in an introvert hole. It’s post-COVID “Omg all the stuff I used to do is exhausting” burnout, plus the week leading up to my “lovely lady days,” plus simple social exhaustion, all wrapped into a tidy package…

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May 10- Quiet

Meditation: Calm, 7 Days of Calming Anxiety: The Present Length: 12 minutes Where: Home Office/Guest Room, Los Angeles How It Felt: Cleansing Yesterday I had to drop off my hubby at LAX to go back to Michigan until next week, which is always sad, but I now have nine days alone and I plan to…

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Apr 17- Compassion

Meditation: Calm, How to Meditate: Strong Compassion Length: 11 minutes Where: Noho Park, Los Angeles How It Felt: Like a mental shift Another nice, warm day, another walk in the park. Literally. So nice to soak up that sunshine and fresh air. I’m acutely aware that I’m not going to have this much downtime maybe…

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Apr 4- Home

Meditation: Calm, Emotions Series: Burnout Length: 10 minutes Where: Bedroom, Los Angeles How It Felt: Cleansing The hospital saga is over- for now. Still more procedures in our near future, but Steve is going to be just fine, and that is what matters. We made it home yesterday, Steve to Michigan with the kids, me…

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Mar 30- Space

Meditation: Calm, Anxiety Release Length: 20 minutes Where: On a plane, somewhere over Texas How It Felt: Sleep-inducing So, obviously the trip worked out. Two negative Covid tests and a completed quarantine period later, we are all on our way to meet in Florida for the rest of the week! Something I didn’t count on-…

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Mar 18- Transition

Meditation: Calm, Deep Sleep Length: 10 minutes Where: In my bed, Los Angeles How It Felt: Did the trick So, as I wrote, I did choose another sleep session for yesterday’s meditation. I was asleep by the end, so that’s a positive! However, I woke up several times during the night feeling super anxious. There…

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Feb 20- Shut Down

Meditation: Calm, Sleep Rhythm: Rising and Falling Length: 40 minutes Where: In my bed, Los Angeles How It Felt: Relaxing I am leaning fully into my introvert days this weekend, and it has been sublime. It took me a long time to learn exactly what I needed to balance my busy, ever changing life with…

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Feb 16- A Life Examined

Meditation: Calm, Body Scan Length: 10 minutes Where: Home Office/Guest Room, Los Angeles How It Felt: Soothing It’s play week again! There are lots of little things to do for the show all the time this week, plus regular life to keep up with. After a beautiful four day long weekend, I thought I might…

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Feb 5- Know What You Need

Meditation: Calm, Deep Sleep Relax Length: 15 minutes Where: My bed, Los Angeles How It Felt: Effective Yesterday I took a badly needed mental health day, which I often call my “full shut down” or “introvert” day. I really had to do very little for the first time in weeks, and I relished it. I…

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