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Kristy Arbon
Kristy Arbon
Mindfulness and Self-Compassion Teacher
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White-Browed Babbler in the Morning: an Attention Restoration Meditation
White-Browed Babbler in the Morning: an Attention Restoration Meditation
Enjoy an Attention Restoration Meditation at least every 90 minutes at work. Give your mind a self-compassion break so that you can resume work with renewed focus. Put aside the time needed to be fully with this meditation and use earphones so that you can block out noise in your environment. After enjoying the meditation, give yourself a few moments to sit and simply “be.” Nature sounds courtesy of listeningearth.com. Image by JJ Harrison (jjharrison89@facebook.com) (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
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Breath Meditation with Affection
Breath Meditation with Affection
Bring mindfulness to your breathing in an affectionate way to warm up your relationship with your breath and with your body.
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Self-Appreciation: 3 Things I Like About Myself
Self-Appreciation: 3 Things I Like About Myself
Appreciating things about yourself that, deep down, you like about yourself. Deep down, in the core of your being, there are some really good things about yourself that you really like - allow yourself to savor these good feelings.
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Anxiety Caring Connection
Anxiety Caring Connection
Taking a moment to slow down with your anxiety and to honor the fact that you feel anxious because you care. Honoring the person who is feeling anxious.
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This Emotion is not Me or Mine
This Emotion is not Me or Mine
We don't choose to have difficult emotions. They are not ours to claim. We didn't create them, we can release them, and they don't define us. We can find a little relief in the moment by choosing to not hang on to difficult emotions.
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Allowing Yourself to Feel Satisfaction
Allowing Yourself to Feel Satisfaction
Taking a moment to savor all the good intent and actions that lead you to this moment of practicing for yourself. Allowing yourself to let yourself know that you've done a good job.
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What Do You Need Right Now?
What Do You Need Right Now?
A simple exercise in dealing with difficult emotions.
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Mixed Flock of Thornbills: ARM
Mixed Flock of Thornbills: ARM
Enjoy an Attention Restoration Meditation at least every 90 minutes at work. Give your mind a self-compassion break so that you can resume work with renewed focus. Put aside the time needed to be full with this meditation and use earphones so that you can block out noise in your environment. After enjoying the meditation, give yourself a few moments to sit and simply “be.” Nature sounds courtesy of listeningearth.com. Image by Mdekool (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons
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Gratitude for Small Things
Gratitude for Small Things
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Gratitude For The People In Your Life
Gratitude For The People In Your Life
Offering gratitude to someone who has been good to you. Cultivating and savoring feelings of kindness and appreciation as a way to support your own wellbeing.
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Distant Waters with Robin and Wren: ARM
Distant Waters with Robin and Wren: ARM
Enjoy an Attention Restoration Meditation at least every 90 minutes at work. Give your mind a self-compassion break so that you can resume work with renewed focus. Put aside the time needed to be full with this meditation and use earphones so that you can block out noise in your environment. After enjoying the meditation, give yourself a few moments to sit and simply “be.”
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Song of the Waterfall: ARM
Song of the Waterfall: ARM
Enjoy an Attention Restoration Meditation at least every 90 minutes at work. Give your mind a self-compassion break so that you can resume work with renewed focus. Put aside the time needed to be full with this meditation and use earphones so that you can block out noise in your environment. After enjoying the meditation, give yourself a few moments to sit and simply “be.”
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Projecting Yourself to Your Future Un-stressed Self
Projecting Yourself to Your Future Un-stressed Self
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Breathing Kindess In, Releasing Difficulty Out
Breathing Kindess In, Releasing Difficulty Out
Intentionally breathing in kindness. You especially need kindness right now and you can breathe this in for yourself. Breathing out whatever you don't need right now - intentionally letting go of difficulty.
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A Moment of Release
A Moment of Release
Imagining your life without a current situation that is causing you stress and anxiety. What would your life be like without this stress?
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Releasing Your Stress to the Earth
Releasing Your Stress to the Earth
Allow your stress to flow out of your body and down into the earth to be transformed into light and ease.
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Water Over Pebbles: an ARM
Water Over Pebbles: an ARM
Enjoy an Attention Restoration Meditation at least every 90 minutes at work. Give your mind a self-compassion break so that you can resume work with renewed focus. Put aside the time needed to be fully with this meditation and use earphones so that you can block out noise in your environment. After enjoying the meditation, give yourself a few moments to sit and simply “be.” Nature sounds and image courtesy of listeningearth.com.
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Jacky Winter: an Attention Restoration Meditation
Jacky Winter: an Attention Restoration Meditation
Enjoy an Attention Restoration Meditation break at least every 90 minutes at work. Give your mind a self-compassion break so that you can resume work with renewed focus. Put aside the time needed to be fully with this meditation and use earphones so that you can block out noise in your environment. After enjoying the meditation, give yourself a few moments to sit and simply “be.” Nature sounds courtesy of listeningearth.com. Image by Aviceda (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
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May You Have Everything You Need
May You Have Everything You Need
Sit with yourself, be with yourself for a few minutes and offer yourself words of support and encouragement. May you thrive, may you feel peaceful, may you remember that you are a precious human being, may you feel at ease.
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Shoulders and Neck Care
Shoulders and Neck Care
Often we could go throughout the day, feeling stressed, feeling anxious, tensed and we don’t even realize that we are holding on to a lot of tension on our shoulders and our neck. This will help you to bring your awareness to the shoulders and neck and to give permission to rest down.
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Morning in the Primeval Forest: an Attention Restoration Meditation
Morning in the Primeval Forest: an Attention Restoration Meditation
Enjoy an Attention Restoration Meditation at least every 90 minutes at work. Give your mind a self-compassion break so that you can resume work with renewed focus. Put aside the time needed to be fully with this meditation and use earphones so that you can block out noise in your environment. After enjoying the meditation, give yourself a few moments to sit and simply “be.” Nature sounds courtesy of listeningearth.com. Photo by Bryan Rodriguez on Unsplash.
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Releasing Thoughts
Releasing Thoughts
Visualizing your thoughts traveling on your inbreath and being integrated into your vast, wise, deep body. Allowing any residual thoughts to leave via your outbreath.
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A Moment of Self-Appreciation to Use Later
A Moment of Self-Appreciation to Use Later
Allowing yourself to feel some appreciation for yourself. Things that you've done in your life have lead to you feeling this way. Allow yourself to delight in yourself and all of your good work, and then save this feeling for a time you need it in the future.
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Gratitude for Muscles
Gratitude for Muscles
This thoughtful meditation can be used often and throughout the year to re-enforce our gratitude muscles
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Gratitude for 4 Senses
Gratitude for 4 Senses
This is a guided practice on awareness of gratitude, to calm the body and relax
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You Are Not Alone
You Are Not Alone
A short exercise on how to deal with sadness.
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Morning Forest: Attention Restoration
Morning Forest: Attention Restoration
Enjoy an Attention Restoration Meditation at least every 90 minutes at work. Give your mind a self-compassion break so that you can resume work with renewed focus. Put aside the time needed to be fully with this meditation and use earphones so that you can block out noise in your environment. After enjoying the meditation, give yourself a few moments to sit and simply “be.” Nature sounds and image courtesy of listeningearth.com.
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Offering Out Compassion & Lovingkindness
Offering Out Compassion & Lovingkindness
When we're feeling great, when our own cup is full of feelings of wellbeing, we can make ourselves even happier by offering those feelings of kindness and wellbeing out to other people.
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Being Rocked by the Breath
Being Rocked by the Breath
Noticing the gentle rhythm of your breathing, the way your body is sweetly rocked by the breath like a child being rocked in their parent's arms. Allowing your body to be caressed by the breath.
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Head, Heart, Belly Awareness
Head, Heart, Belly Awareness
When we bring our kind awareness to our head, our heart and our belly, we can tune in to what's going on in our body, calm ourselves, and tap into the wisdom in our body.
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You Are A Deeply Caring Person
You Are A Deeply Caring Person
We need to take care of ourselves so that we can take care of the people and tasks in our daily life. Take a few moments to connect with yourself and to remind yourself that you are worthy of your own care and concern and the reason you feel stressed is because you are a deeply caring person.
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Breath Gratitude
Breath Gratitude
Spending some time bringing awareness to the life-giving energy of the breath. Practicing some gratitude for this old friend.
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Rainbow Bee-Eater and Friends: an Attention Restoration Meditation
Rainbow Bee-Eater and Friends: an Attention Restoration Meditation
Enjoy an Attention Restoration Meditation at least every 90 minutes at work. Give your mind a self-compassion break so that you can resume work with renewed focus. Put aside the time needed to be fully with this meditation and use earphones so that you can block out noise in your environment. After enjoying the meditation, give yourself a few moments to sit and simply “be.” Nature sounds courtesy of listeningearth.com. Image by JJ Harrison (jjharrison89@facebook.com) - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=15717619
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Awareness of Experience and Experiencer
Awareness of Experience and Experiencer
Bringing our kind awareness to both ourselves as the experiencer and the experience in the moment.
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Breath Mindfulness
Breath Mindfulness
Resting your awareness gently on your breathing. There is nothing else to do except to notice that you are breathing. Allowing your experience to be simple and nourishing.
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Body Scan Release
Body Scan Release
Giving your body permission to relax and release, even if just for a moment. Honoring this hard-working body in this practice.
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The Source: Attention Restoration
The Source: Attention Restoration
Enjoy an Attention Restoration Meditation at least every 90 minutes at work. Give your mind a self-compassion break so that you can resume work with renewed focus. Put aside the time needed to be full with this meditation and use earphones so that you can block out noise in your environment. After enjoying the meditation, give yourself a few moments to sit and simply “be.”
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Firm Foundation Meditation
Firm Foundation Meditation
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Keeping Your Body Company
Keeping Your Body Company
Offering your body a little kindness and gratitude in this moment. Tending to this body that has always done its best to take care of you.
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Edge of Alder Swamp: ARM
Edge of Alder Swamp: ARM
Enjoy an Attention Restoration Meditation (ARM) at least every 90 minutes at work. Give your mind a self-compassion break so that you can resume work with renewed focus. Put aside the time needed to be fully with this meditation and use earphones so that you can block out noise in your environment. After enjoying the meditation, give yourself a few moments to sit and simply “be.” Nature sounds courtesy of listeningearth.com. Image by Ralf Lotys (Sicherlich) - Own work, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=369466. 
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Lovingkindness for Ourselves and Others
Lovingkindness for Ourselves and Others
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What Is Important In This Moment?
What Is Important In This Moment?
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This Is a Temporary State
This Is a Temporary State
An exercise on how to deal with the temporary state of uncertainties.
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Breathing in Waves
Breathing in Waves
Come home to your old friend, the breath. As you tune in to the cycle of your breathing, like waves on the ocean rising and falling, feel your mind quieten as you center your awareness.
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Compassionate Visitor's Gift
Compassionate Visitor's Gift
Gifts can come from within. We don't need approval or permission from the external world to use our gifts, or to cherish them.
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Being With Sadness
Being With Sadness
Spending some time with our sadness. It is a part of us, and it means we care. Sadness will leave on its own - we don't need to push it away. How is it to honor your sadness in this moment?
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White Throated Gerygone and Friends
White Throated Gerygone and Friends
Enjoy an attention restoration meditation at least every 90 minutes at work. Give your mind a self-compassion break so that you can resume work with renewed focus. Put aside the time needed to be full with this meditation and use earphones so that you can block out noise in your environment. After enjoying the meditation, give yourself a few moments to sit and simply “be.” Nature sounds courtesy of listeningearth.com. Image by Aviceda (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
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Savoring the Sounds of Nature
Savoring the Sounds of Nature
A short, relaxation exercise using the sounds of nature.
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Savoring the Breath, Breathing Into the Back Lungs
Savoring the Breath, Breathing Into the Back Lungs
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Listening to the Bird Song of Joy
Listening to the Bird Song of Joy
A short meditation of listening to birds to relax and go back to our day.
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External Body Meditation
External Body Meditation
A short, mindful meditation in bringing awareness to our body.
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Breath Location Concentration
Breath Location Concentration
Focusing your awareness on the breath and resting with this very simple, constant body process. How is it to rest your awareness on the breath for a while?
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Internal Body Meditation
Internal Body Meditation
Inner body meditation is a simple way to slow your mind's pace of thinking and settle into a healing state of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual balance.
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Including Ourselves in Our Circle of Kindness
Including Ourselves in Our Circle of Kindness
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