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Naturally Mindful

My husband and I have been talking about getting a small place in Northern Michigan for weekend escapes.  We both love the idea of connecting with nature for a few days, without the busyness of daily life and the constant “hum” of city living.  For me it’s like resetting the internal factory installs on our mind, body and soul. While we were looking we talked about how to create that connection in our daily lives.  What it came down to was deepening our mindfulness practice, even though we have both been meditating for 25+ years. How do we do that?  Mindfulness and meditation are certainly buzz words of the times.  I’ve interviewed many guests on my show, Soulful Living at Empower Radio, who are committed to the practices.  I looked to them and share their tips for creating a deeper sense of calm below. Charles Francis – If you are going to grow, then you — and everyone who meditates — must be willing to face the truth about themselves. You must be willing to look at yourself objectively, and let go of your beliefs, no matter how long you’ve had them. All of us must have the courage to let go of our old self, if we want our True Nature to shine through. Cara Bradley – Take deliberate action, show up on purpose…