Meditation for anxiety is a two-part practice. One, we must have a consistent, daily practice so that our foundation is one of calm wakefulness. Practicing coming back to the present moment without judgment time and again will do more for our stress than any emergency response.

AND, often, we need a practice to help us through the really hard moments. When the stress is too great, the anxiety too high, simply coming to present moment awareness might not be enough. We need something stronger to help us interrupt the fight or flight response. 

In today’s episode of The Mindful Minute, we practice Investigating with Kindness.  We take what we are experiencing and we ask of ourselves, “what am I believing in this moment?” Using this deeper insight to help us understand the actual trigger of our anxiety (hint: it is rarely the traffic, emails or tantrum that is causing your stress!)

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