Buddha
“The mind is everything; what you think you become.”-Buddha

Other Daily Mindful Practice Examples

20-Minute Example

The 20-Minute Daily Mindful Practice example combines a mindfulness yoga sequence and meditation:

  • Yoga (15 minutes): Includes a sequence of 8 poses designed to help bring your awareness into the present moment and then a 5 minute final relaxation pose named Corpse Pose, which helps prepare the mind for meditation.
  • Meditation (5 minutes): Includes a mindfulness meditation that allows you to continue letting the mindful experience of the yoga sequence penetrate the body-mind.

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15-Minute Example

The 15-Minute Daily Mindful Practice example combines yoga and meditation:

  • Yoga (10 minutes): Includes a sequence of 5 poses designed to help awaken the body and then a 5 minute final relaxation pose named Corpse Pose, which helps prepare the mind for meditation.
  • Meditation (5 minutes): Includes a breath counting meditation that is excellent for beginners since it allows the mind to focus on the breath and counting.

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10-Minute Example

The 10-Minute Daily Mindful Practice example combines breathing exercises and meditation:

  • Breathing Exercises (3 minutes): Includes a breathing exercise known as Bellows Breath that increases energy and raises alertness.  Also includes a breathing exercise known as the Relaxing Breath that is a natural tranquilizer for the nervous system.
  • Meditation (7 minutes): Includes a mantra meditation known as "So Hum" Meditation that uses the breath and the repetition of a mantra to quiet the mind and relax the body.

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