Awakening Awareness: Taking Responsibility For Self--On The Mindfulness Tip

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Welcome to episode 5 of Roll With Peace, In Mind. In this episode, I riff on Awakening Awareness: Taking Responsibility For Self--On The Mindfulness Tip, which helps you live more fully present in your Life as it can put you on The Mindfulness Track. It also helps you identify and zero in on the ways you can reduce your day to day stress levels, to let go of what no longer serves you and to gain control of as the Buddhists say, your "monkey mind."

In "The Talk" segment, I pose a question that has to do with these things:

1) happy

2) worried

3) afraid of ___

4) depressed

5) hopeful

6) frustrated

7) joyful

8) angry

9) preoccupied with…STUFF

10) optimistic

11) pessimistic

12) discontented

13) uneasy or 14) plain ol’ unhappy

in the second segment I take you through a brief sample of my StressBusters Guided Meditation (of which I am the creator and practitioner) to help you chill out and release some of the stress and anxiety you've been rollin' with. In this guided meditation you have an opportunity to meditate on Awakening Your Awareness.

The sound healing music you hear for my StressBusters Guided Meditation is of my creation and the tracks in this episode are available separately for purchase at Jacquie Bird, Spiritual Wellness for direct and easy access for listening.

***Hey hey hey, if you live in or will be visiting the Tri-State NYC area, on September 14th and 15th, I am offering my 1-hour StressBusters Guided Meditation workshop click for details and tickets

AND, as I ask during the podcast,

What do YOU think comes first, the thought or the emotion? Let that marinate for a minute. Please chime in with comments on my Facebook page Jacquie Bird, Spiritual Wellness using the hashtag #WhatComesFirstTheThoughtOrEmotion

On Instagram tag @JacquieBirdSpiritualWellness choose one of my Roll With Peace, In Mind photos, add your answer plus these 2 hashtags #RollWithPeaceInMind and #WhatComesFirstTheThoughtOrEmotion to Repost. If I really dig it I will definitely Repost ya, share it on FB and shout you out in a future episode!

And lastly, who am I? I am Jacquie Bird of Jacquie Bird, Spiritual Wellness. I have lived as a performing artist, Creative, and teacher since the age of 18. Bumps in the road? Um yeah...a LOT! They hurt? Uh huh, made a grown girl cry. But everything is a step in The Journey, to be Experienced and to be Learned from. Today I navigate with much more Grace, Wisdom, Joy, Intention, Mindfulness, Humor and GRATITUDE.

In these podcast episodes, I share what I have learned and am still learning, with YOU.

For me, Spiritual Wellness is of the utmost importance--I am the author of the eBook series www.jacquiebirdspiritualwellness.com

Remember to SUBSCRIBE, DOWNLOAD, LISTEN and SHARE. REPEAT. Thank you so much for your interest in my podcast, I hope it is helpful to you and if you have questions and/or comments I would love to hear them.

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