Meditation can be very simple if we don’t put too much pressure on ourselves.

meditation guidelines for beginners

If learning to meditate is one of your intentions for this year, here are some meditation guidelines to bear in mind. Because it’s quite common that people’s preconceptions don’t match their experience….

They expect to have a still mind….and their mind remains busy.
They expect to feel bliss…and they experience boredom.
They…

Writing prompt: what have you fallen in love with lately?

He’s stolen my heart.

Humphrey looks grumpy
And sometimes he is
Does that look like a face
That would give you a kiss?

But do not be fooled
He’s friendly, I swear
Full of love and affection
He really does care

A cuddlier cat
I have never known
And pictures galore
Now clog up my phone…

Tune in to your inner solar power.

The meaning of ‘Solstice’ is ‘sun standing still’ and honouring the sun twice per year is a pre-Christian custom that was celebrated throughout the American and European continents.

In the northern hemisphere, the summer solstice was a time to give thanks for the blessings of the coming fruits of summer.

An adventure awaits.

Put aside the instruction manuals. Your partner’s body is a unique landscape to be explored.

Explore it — with care and attention. With your hands, your mouth, your eyes.

Remove her garments. Slowly. Or urgently. It doesn’t matter, as long as you undress her.

Look into his eyes. Gaze unflinchingly, unashamedly.

Breathe fully and deeply. Synchronise your breathing. Inhale her exhalation. …

Hilda Carroll

Hilda Carroll is a writer, meditation teacher and interior designer who helps people create sanctuary in their homes and lives. www.hildacarroll.com

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