Morning Start Up – Finding Balance in a Time of Crisis – Part 1

During these unprecedented times, it can be challenging to find a life balance, energy or any joy. But there are glimmers of positivity we can grab hold of, and we explore this in our two-part podcast here. Learn how we can take control of our thoughts through various activities and practices, and turn our days into calm and balance.

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Join Our Soul Gathering
Stay tuned to our website for our upcoming sharing we’re calling “Soul Gathering”. Here, you’ll have free access to course videos and other activities to help you live awake with a full heart and clear mind during this difficult time we are all living in.

https://www.mindtation.com/soul-gathering

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Candle Breathing Technique – Great for Kids and Adults

Hold up your index finger – like its a candle – about 2 inches from your mouth
Deep inhale through your nose.
And then, a quick and full exhale like you are blowing out a candle.
Repeat 5 times.

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Snake Breath Technique – Great for Kids and Adults

Make a small hole with your mouth, like you are going use a straw.
Deep inhale through your mouth.
And then, exhale making a “hissing( sound.a quick and full exhale like you are blowing out a candle.
Repeat 5 times.

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Journaling Technique
Throughout your day, briefly jot down your “light” reflections:

L – Let go. What are you going to let go of today? (ie: fear, social media scrolling, etc.)
I – Insight. With introspection, what insight have you learned about yourself today?
G – Gratitude. What are you grateful for today?
H – Highlight. What moment was the highlight of your day?
T – Therapy. What did you learn from some sort of self-care activity you did today for your emotional and mental health?

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Read or listen to book summaries*:
https://www.blinkist.com

Listen to and create various sound environments*:
https://www.noisli.com/

*Note: Mindtation is not in any way affiliated with these companies. These links are just the sharing of websites that you may find enjoyable.

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