A team of experienced Somatic Experiencing practitioners, among them Senior Assistants, pooled their clinical knowledge to co-create this helpful article for SEPs everywhere. I am a contributor and the editor.
"Walking meditation is walking in a conscious way, that involves using your senses,’ says Maggie Richards, a meditation teacher, and the founder of kid’s meditation programme, Smiley Minds.
‘It’s not about getting to your destination on autopilot, but doing it as a way to bring relaxation. If we approach mindfulness as a silent celebration of the senses, it becomes much easier to experience the real power it holds to transform an automatic activity – like strolling – into a healing joy." Read more.
Maggie Richards, meditation teacher and author of A Guide to Being a Better Being, said: "It is wise not to mix alcohol with attempting to journey into the inner realms of peace and alacrity." READ MORE.
The original (pre-edits by the magazine) text, co-written with author Cher Chevalier, reads:
Love’s sparkling waters cleanse me night and day. I focus my mind lovingly on all that is good in me and in others. With each PEACEFUL thought my darkness is washed away. In gratitude, forgiveness and joy, I surrender my life to the purifying currents of Love’s holy ocean.
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