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Emotional Frequency Chart (How to INCREASE Your Vibrational Frequency)

The Emotional Vibration Chart maps the range of human emotions to higher and lower frequencies. Peace and joy are higher vibration emotions, while shame and guilt are lower vibration emotions. You’ve heard people talk about good vibrations, high vibrations, and low vibrations.  Is this just a saying, or is there something more to it? We’ve…

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How Long Does Meditation Take to Work?

The effects of meditation are most commonly seen within eight weeks of daily practice. However, it’s possible for meditation practitioners to notice small changes before that—even as soon as the first meditation session. It’s also possible to have difficulty noticing the changes brought on by meditation even after eight weeks of practice. The experience differs…

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17 Zoom Mindfulness Activities (for Calmer Virtual Meetings)

Zoom meetings and virtual meetings can be chaotic and overwhelming. Whether you’re trying to manage a virtual classroom full of students, running a business meeting, or conducting a remote mindfulness or meditation seminar, mindfulness can help. Mindfulness activities are a great way to set the tone for your virtual meeting, or to help reset the…

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21 One Minute Mindfulness Exercises (That You Can Do Anywhere)

A one minute mindfulness exercise is anything you can do in 60 seconds or less to center yourself, ground yourself, and pull yourself into present awareness. These routines are brief, but help you incorporate the principles of mindfulness into your life — especially when you’re short on time. In an ideal world, every day we…

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51 Mantras for Anxiety

Mantras for anxiety can reduce stress and increase calm in your life. Replacing negative thoughts with positive thoughts is a research-backed method to reduce the amount of worry in your life. According to a 2016 study, “thought replacement” can reduce worry. What is thought replacement? It’s when you replace a negative thought with a positive…

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47 Affirmations for Anxiety

Affirmations for anxiety are a research-backed tool to reduce stress and increase calm in your life. By purposefully replacing negative thoughts with positive thoughts, you’re likely to be able to reduce the amount of worry in your life. Worry can be reduced by “thought replacement” according to a 2016 study.  What is thought replacement? Cognitive…

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65 Mindfulness Affirmations for Peace & Calm

Mindfulness affirmations help you stay centered, calm, and in the present moment—no matter what stressful situations may be going on. Through mindfulness affirmations, you can train yourself to notice when your mind starts to drift away from the present moment and gently bring yourself back. It’s easy to get distracted and end up living your…

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Why Mindful Monday Can Help You Reduce Stress At Work

Committing to Mindful Monday is one of the easiest ways to get started with mindfulness, and is easy to incorporate into your work schedule. Mindful Mondays simply involve committing to mindfulness practices just one day per week. There are many approaches to reducing stress at work, but mindfulness is an easily accessible and well-studied method…

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59 Mantras for Gratitude

Mantras for gratitude help you appreciate your life by helping you focus on what you have, rather than what you don’t have. The more you express gratitude each day, the more things you find to be grateful for. This list of mantras is designed to guide you in building feelings of gratitude. Your mindset has…

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Guided Meditation for Gratitude

One way you can cultivate gratitude in your life is with gratitude meditations. Over time, this process can help you internalize a greater sense of thankfulness and an enhanced appreciation for life. With gratitude, your default perspective will start to shift towards recognizing what you have, rather than what you don’t have. A gratitude affirmations…

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55 Mantras for Success

Mantras for success help internalize the feeling that you’re heading towards something great and can accomplish anything. Over time, success mantras help reinforce a positive way of thinking and improve your ability to achieve success. If you’ve ever dealt with feelings of low self-esteem, you understand: Low self-esteem and feelings of inadequacy can limit your…

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51 Affirmations for Success

Affirmations for success help internalize the feeling that you’re heading towards something great and can accomplish anything. Over time, affirmations help reinforce a positive way of thinking and improve your ability to achieve success. Feelings of inadequacy and low self-esteem limit your potential. They create an inaccurate view of the world in your head—one in…

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Premeditatio Malorum: The Stoic Art of Visualizing Worst-Case Scenarios

Premeditatio malorum is the practice of visualizing what could go wrong in life in order to be practically and emotionally prepared for what may come. It is a key component of the ancient Roman philosophy of Stoicism. According to the Stoics of ancient Rome, by shielding yourself from the horrible things that may happen in…

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Mindfulness Day is September 12

Mindfulness Day happens every year on September 12. Mindfulness Day was first launched by the nonprofit Wisdom Publications in 2010 as a way to spread awareness about mindfulness. People celebrate Mindfulness Day by engaging in meditation or yoga, by joining a group mindfulness activity, or by using the occasion to kick off a new mindfulness…

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55 Mindfulness Resources & PDFs (The Ultimate List)

If you’re looking to download free mindfulness resources and printable PDFs for your classroom or mindfulness group, you’ve come to the right place. From gratitude to meditation to mindful eating exercises, the below resources are a comprehensive introduction to the subject of mindfulness. Feel free to download and print the following mindfulness resources. See something…

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Urge Surfing (How to STOP Cravings Mindfully)

Urge surfing is a way to create a mindful pause between cravings and action by “riding the wave” of your urges as they rise and subside. By surfing urges instead of acting on them right away, you can give yourself a chance to choose the action you want to take, rather than doing it on…

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15 Mantras for Confidence (+ Printable)

Mantras for confidence can help you cultivate trust in yourself, your instincts, and your abilities. Oftentimes, feelings of low self-esteem can create a distorted view of the world in which you underestimate yourself and your own strengths. This list of mantras for confidence is designed to build feelings of self-worth, trust, and belief in yourself….

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A 9-Minute Self Love Meditation (Guided)

A self love meditation is a way to internalize compassion and love for yourself. This short guided meditation for self love can help you start to rewire your brain for self love, positivity, and inherent worthiness. For some reason, we often tend to treat ourselves worse than we treat others. Forgiving ourselves is often harder…

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A 9-Minute Confidence Meditation (Guided)

A confidence meditation is one way to begin to trust yourself, and your own intuition, in a stronger way. This short meditation will help you make progress towards building trust and confidence in yourself. By repeating affirmations that promote trust in yourself and increased self-worth, you can internalize an enhanced sense of confidence. Over time,…

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15 Mantras for Self Love (+ Printable)

Mantras for self love are a way to become more loving and compassionate towards yourself. Over time, self love mantras can help your default mode of thinking become increasingly positive. The following list of mantras for self love can help you start to rewire your brain towards seeing your inherent worthiness. For some reason, loving…

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191 Mantras to Live By (+ Printable List of Mantras)

Choosing a few mantras to live by can help you understand your values and what’s important to you. Repeating those mantras regularly can help you keep your focus on the things that matter to you. By going through this list of mantras, you can find the ones that resonate with you most—and take action on…

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33 Mindfulness Exercises for Present-Moment Living

Mindfulness exercises are a form of mental training, helping you live more in the present each day. By choosing mindfulness exercises that fit neatly into your life, building awareness can become an easier process. From “urge surfing” to mindful hugs to mantra meditation, this list of mindfulness exercises has something for everyone. Building mindfulness into…

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71 Gratitude Affirmations (+ Printable)

Gratitude affirmations can help you grow in appreciation for every aspect of your life. Gratitude has a compounding effect – the more you express it each day, the more things you find to be grateful for. This list of affirmations is designed to help you cultivate feelings of gratitude and appreciation. It’s easy to fall…

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77 Affirmations for Confidence (+ Printable)

Affirmations for confidence can help you strengthen your trust in yourself and in your own instincts and abilities. Feelings of low self-esteem create an inaccurate view of the world that makes you underestimate yourself and your own strengths. This list of affirmations is designed to build feelings of confidence, self-worth, and belief in yourself. Feelings…