Awesome with Alison Ep. 29: Why meditation isn’t lame and stupid!

Awesome with Alison Ep. 29: Why meditation isn’t lame and stupid!
September 6, 2017 Alison Faulkner

Consider this episode a beginner’s guide to meditation! Or if you’re a meditation master we’ve got some different ideas for expanding your mind! So whether meditation excites you or the thought of it makes you want to punch a wall, we are sharing how meditation can help you lose weight, reach goals, be a better human and we’re also giving you three tips for getting started. It’s gold people! You’ll also learn how we, as humans, are stimulation junkies and how we can try to combat that in our daily lives. I can 100% guarantee you’ll get at least one lil nugget of value so we hope you listen and feel awesome!

Alison & Eric’s 3 Tips for Bringing Meditation into Your Life

Tip #1: Put it on your schedule! If you have something that you want to implement in your life you need to get it on the schedule!!

Tip #2: Find something that works for you! Find something that sounds fun. Find something that doesn’t sound awful. Find something that doesn’t make you think “This is too hard I need to put it off.” Set yourself up for success!! You can go into nature or lock yourself in your bathroom!

Tip # 3: Forgive yourself when you suck– ’cause it’s hard!

 

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Emily McDowell’s Instagram’s post about how white silence is racism.

RuPaul: “If you can’t love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else.”

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Closing Song: “When You Came (Evermore Yours) by Present as Lord

 

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