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Author Topic: Grounding centering shielding guided meditations  (Read 2850 times)

Arcadia

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Grounding centering shielding guided meditations
« on: August 07, 2012, 10:24:52 am »
I used to be great at concentrating and working through a visualisation in my head, even if I'd read it from a book. But these last few years I'm finding it harder and harder.

I have so much going on, I just figure to get me on a roll it might be a good idea to start back at the beginning and work on using some guided meditations, cliqued as they are. I've some good books to get me restarted on centering, grounding, shielding again, but I just can't make it work in my head right now.


So my reason for posting... Wanted the opinion of a group of diverse people. Does anyone have any idea of some good guided mediations (cd/mp3) for grounding centering and shielding. There are so many possibilities out there it's a minefield and I don't want to end up spending money on something fluffy.

Thanks for taking the time to read.:)
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Re: Grounding centering shielding guided meditations
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2012, 02:16:54 pm »
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I used to be great at concentrating and working through a visualisation in my head, even if I'd read it from a book. But these last few years I'm finding it harder and harder.

Have you tried reading the descriptions/steps out loud or recording them on tape yourself?

The act of reading/speaking out loud can often help clear things up because you're hearing it instead of just seeing the words on paper or a screen.
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Re: Grounding centering shielding guided meditations
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2012, 05:35:21 pm »
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So my reason for posting... Wanted the opinion of a group of diverse people. Does anyone have any idea of some good guided mediations (cd/mp3) for grounding centering and shielding. There are so many possibilities out there it's a minefield and I don't want to end up spending money on something fluffy.

Thanks for taking the time to read.:)


I haven't sampled this one: Meditation Oasis. There is a podcast for free on iTunes and #35 is called "Grounding Meditation."

I may try it soon. I like free, but someone with more experience with the cd/mp3 would probably have better recs.

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Re: Grounding centering shielding guided meditations
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2012, 08:19:56 am »
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Have you tried reading the descriptions/steps out loud or recording them on tape yourself?

The act of reading/speaking out loud can often help clear things up because you're hearing it instead of just seeing the words on paper or a screen.

 
Yes I've tried. Just got so much on my mind right now and not well, I can't seem to concentrate.

If I couldn't find anything pre recorded I was going to resort to recording them myself. I was hoping I wouldn't have to, there's never a quiet moment around here :p I do have some really good ones in my head already I might record out loud and that way it'll be more personal and I'll be using something I am already comfortable.
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Re: Grounding centering shielding guided meditations
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2012, 08:23:45 am »
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I haven't sampled this one: Meditation Oasis. There is a podcast for free on iTunes and #35 is called "Grounding Meditation."

I may try it soon. I like free, but someone with more experience with the cd/mp3 would probably have better recs.

 
Thanks, I'll give it a listen.
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Re: Grounding centering shielding guided meditations
« Reply #5 on: August 09, 2012, 08:46:16 am »
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So my reason for posting... Wanted the opinion of a group of diverse people. Does anyone have any idea of some good guided mediations (cd/mp3) for grounding centering and shielding. There are so many possibilities out there it's a minefield and I don't want to end up spending money on something fluffy.


There's a variety of iPhone and Android apps for meditation out there, too.  Some offer full guided meditations and others are more simple, like the chiming of a bell on after a specified interval, for example.

Buddhify is one that I've had recommended to me, but I haven't tried it.  That app is interesting because they also include "on-the-go" meditations that they're site advertises as "perfect for modern life, buddhify has custom meditations for when commuting, walking, the gym & at home."

It's $2.99 for iPhone and $0.99 for Android at the moment.

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Re: Grounding centering shielding guided meditations
« Reply #6 on: August 11, 2012, 10:48:51 am »
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I used to be great at concentrating and working through a visualisation in my head, even if I'd read it from a book. But these last few years I'm finding it harder and harder.

I have so much going on, I just figure to get me on a roll it might be a good idea to start back at the beginning and work on using some guided meditations, cliqued as they are. I've some good books to get me restarted on centering, grounding, shielding again, but I just can't make it work in my head right now.


So my reason for posting... Wanted the opinion of a group of diverse people. Does anyone have any idea of some good guided mediations (cd/mp3) for grounding centering and shielding. There are so many possibilities out there it's a minefield and I don't want to end up spending money on something fluffy.

Thanks for taking the time to read.:)


http://witchcraft.libsyn.com/ I love Ariel's podcasts. They have lots of guided meditations.

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