11-Minute Question Meditation When Feeling Stuck
A friend got in touch with me, asking about how to get into positive energy. She was asking how to lift herself up to abundance. My answer to that is this whole website.
But I felt that in her question, she was feeling stuck. She was feeling down. And I feel her pain. I've felt stuck so many times. And the truth that I know to be true is that we are always very close to abundance. We ARE abundance.
We are abundant life. We are abundant light. We are abundant love. But it's hard to know that when you've had messages of scarcity and fear all your life. A lot of people are in this place of being blocked.
My friend, you are not alone. We all feel blocked and are blocked to some degree. This makes us feel stuck.
We know inherently, in our hearts, the love is all around. That life is everywhere. That opportunities are endless. But we also know that we are not available to any of it somehow. This is because there is a block, which is made of fear. This fear is holding you back somewhere.
It is the fear that we must walk through. So this meditation attempts to calm the mind, heart and body so that we may soften and listen. And then ask questions like, "Where are am I blocking myself?", "How am I blocking myself?", "Where are my blocks?", "What are my fears?".
Then to ask questions from the still power within you like, "Where are my opportunities?", "What are my opportunities?", and pronouncing, "Show me my opportunities."
When you ask a logical, intentional question and also expect an answer, you will get an answer. Remember to listen, to soften to get into the flow as much as possible. The answers will come to you in their own time. In their own perfect time.
On this site, I offer short, guided meditations that address specific issues and themes. I use a lot of different techniques from breath work to visualization and mudra. Though I know the benefit of guided meditations, there is a lot to be said for meditating without guidance, and instead either meditating in silence or with music/sound. Sounds can be ultra healing and helpful when it comes to letting the mind relax into the right state for meditation. Just like a guided meditation, they can be a catalyst for a clear and beautiful practice.
I wanted to find the perfect type of sound or music, not only for my yoga classes, but for my own personal meditations. I found two wonderful sources:
Isochronic Tones & Binaural Beats: You can get a specific set of tones for any outcome you want to see in your meditation, just like my guided meditations bring you to a certain benefit. These mp3 tracks provide brainwave entrainment in order to bring about cognitive, physical and emotional benefits. These audios reset your brainwave frequency to bring about any number of specific, healing outcomes. I’m a light sleeper so their sleep audios really helped me by adjusting my brainwaves to set up for some delta wave sleep.
Paleo Mind: So along those same brainwaves, these beautiful sounds change the way your brain communicates with the rest of your body. They actually change the way you think and feel, and with the help of this music, raise your vibration. We can affect the way the nervous system communicates. And therefore, change the whole game of how we are in the world. Try Paleo Mind if you’re not sure about Isochronic Tones above. These tracks are also geared toward specific benefits like Chakra Healing, Pure Positivity, Deep Sleep, Energy Booster and Total Focus. Love them.
Both of the options for brainwave treatment above are instant downloads. So if you’re sick of my voice, then try one of these awesome ways to get the perfect sound for your meditations.
MEDITATION & YOGA:
Crystals and gems are highly interactive with their environments. They absorb, store and emit energy and information. Because of their stable makeup, they can store all kinds of information and emit it out into the world. They react to the input of someone's energy and information (like a mantra or intention). Likewise, they emit a certain vibration frequency that could alter the energy field (physical, mental, emotional, spiritual) of the person or other energy form in their immediate environment.
This obviously leads to energetic change. Healing, uplifting, cleansing, empowering, inspiring, energizing, magnifying, balancing, restoring. Depending on the crystal with its specific benefits and your own intention, a crystal could be your catalyst. Powerful tools for meditation and yoga. I get my crystals from a great source: Click here to shop Sage Goddess Collectible Crystals.
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