Zenspirations

/Anne

About Anne

My spiritual journey started when I discovered a local yoga class and through this I found new friends and developed a deeper interest in spirituality. I've been training for over 24 years in many disciplines, from Hatha Yoga to Zen Yoga, to traditional Usui Reiki and Karuna Reiki to Zen Mindfulness and Meditation.

Day 83 of 100 days of Mindfulness Meditation

Waking up this morning I didn’t know where I was or what day it was, I had been dreaming about things which left me feeling worried, so I was all a little bit confused. I needed my morning cup of tea and the refreshing morning air to help wake me up. Setting up my bolsters and cushions outside, I sat ready for my meditation practice. […]

By |May 30th, 2015|meditation, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Day 82 of 100 days of Mindfulness Meditation

Coming to sit this morning, I was full of aches, pains and tension, but I was hoping that by sitting for a while I would relax and let go of all of this. I lit my candle and sat on my bolster and started my meditation. […]

By |May 29th, 2015|meditation, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Day 81 of 100 days of Mindfulness Meditation

Getting up this morning, I chose to go outside as I didn’t have a quiet space indoors to practice. I took my bolster, cushions and blankets outside and sat behind a Japanese Maple, so that I couldn’t see the whole garden and get distracted by everything around me. […]

By |May 28th, 2015|meditation, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Day 80 of 100 days of Mindfulness Meditation

Even though it was a lovely morning outside, I decided to stay indoors for my meditation practice, as I wanted to try kneeling over my bolster again and I felt like focussing on just myself and the question today. […]

By |May 27th, 2015|meditation, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Day 79 of 100 days of Mindfulness Meditation

Getting up later than normal, I wandered outside sat down and decided to focus fully on my Koan question. I didn’t pay much attention to the garden or start using other meditations to focus my mind or relax my body, I just went straight in noticing my breath and asking “Who am I?”. […]

By |May 26th, 2015|meditation, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Day 78 of 100 days of Mindfulness Meditation

Waking up at 5am feeling pretty stiff, I thought about staying in bed to practice my body scan meditation, but my body didn’t feel like staying still, so I got up stretched and went outside to start my Koan meditation. […]

By |May 25th, 2015|meditation, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Day 77 of 100 days of Mindfulness Meditation

Getting up at 6am, the house was quiet, the sun was out and I was looking forward to a peaceful meditation practice outdoors. However my body and mind had other ideas! […]

By |May 24th, 2015|meditation, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Day 76 of 100 days of Mindfulness Meditation

Getting up this morning, I looked outside and saw it was grey, but I went outside anyway, somehow just stepping outdoors into the fresh morning air, I feel calmer and happier. Sitting for a while watching the sights and sounds of nature, I felt peaceful just sitting. […]

By |May 23rd, 2015|meditation, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Day 75 of 100 days of Mindfulness Meditation

Getting up this morning after a better night’s sleep and feeling so much better than I had yesterday, I came and sat in the garden with my cup of tea and enjoyed a few moments of seeing the sun brighten the sky, feeling the lovely warm of my tea and enjoying the beauty of the garden. […]

By |May 22nd, 2015|meditation, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Day 74 of 100 days of Mindfulness Meditation

Getting up late this morning after not sleeping well, I went outside into the sunny garden and immediately felt better, the sun was shining, the sky was blue, everything was bright. Feeling the warmth of the sun relaxing me as I settled into my Koan meditation. […]

By |May 21st, 2015|meditation, Mindfulness|0 Comments