Category Archives: Meditation

2-minute check-in: the breath as anchor

I find this quick, simple technique so helpful in everyday life. It's easy to momentarily lose our sense of balance, perspective and calm. To become stressed, anxious or unsettled. If we're not careful, we can find ourselves disappearing down the rabbit hole. The past or the future, comfy habits or not-so-helpful patterns of behaviour, lengthy internal…
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Dhyana mudra meditation for deep peace and serenity

As soon as I take dhyana mudra in meditation - the yogic hand gesture you see above - I feel a coming together and a circle of energy through my hands and around me. I feel grounded and stable. Dhyana mudra is sometimes also referred to as samadhi mudra. It instils calm and elevates our…
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A 3-minute meditation for letting go

If you feel there are a gazillion things that could set your mind whirring this meditation is for you. Our attachments - to ideas, habits, people, others' opinions, sensations or material things to name a few - can literally work us up into a frenzy. Or, keep drawing us into a lower level of anxiety…
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Bhairava mudra meditation for harmony and balance

Bhairava mudra is one of a few mudras - yogic hand gestures - that are commonly taken for meditation practice. I find it gives an instant feeling of peacefulness. Traditionally, the right hand is placed on top of the left. Both hands rest in the lap during meditation. Bhairava mudra is said to harmonise the…
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