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Recognize When You Slip Out of Balance

Make a commitment – This is the best place to start. Make a commitment to yourself that you will make time and practice listening to your inner process as well as to how you relate to others. Cultivate a way of listening and hearing that is kind and generous...

Finding Refuge from an Overwhelming World

In an article in the latest issue of Yoga Journal, Judith Hanson Lasater shares how you can take a refuge from the busyness and stress. As she says, “(refuge) is not about running away, but rather it is about deciding what you want to move toward. Refuge is not...

Life Challenges and Meditation

In life we have letdowns and challenges, but as we turn within to our Inner Source, we can experience a new perspective so that we attract new experiences that are in resonance with our path. I was experiencing a challenge myself today and I halted in the midst of...

After Our “Journey Into Wholeness” All-Day Retreat

Wow! What a day yesterday (Saturday, October 12th) at our All-Day Retreat! You could call it a day of self-care and wellness. I loved watching the transformation of attendees over the course of the day. My favorite part was leading the restorative yoga in the afternoon. As I watched...

October’s Theme: Emotional Well-Being

Please note that due to certain circumstances, I’ve had to make adjustments to the schedule so it may not reflect what is listed below or the last printed schedule you may have picked up recently. My apologies for any inconvenience. See our Event Page for updates. I do not...

Is Stress Making You Gain Weight?

“You may have noticed what happens with your energy, cravings, mood, food, and sleep when you are stressed, but you may not have realized that your level of stress combined with how you cope with your stress has a biochemical effect on these various aspects of your heath. Weight...

Creating Healthy Boundaries

This is a post I shared on one of my other websites in 2018. It includes a Healthy Boundaries meditation. In my life, I had to learn to set boundaries and parameters in dealing with various relationships, be it with family, friends, or in business. By doing so, it...

Grounding & Balancing | The Root Chakra

What can you do? See my video below and the Oak Visualization that you can use. The Root Chakra (Muladhara is the Sanskrit name) is located at the base of the spine. It is associated with the following functions or behavioral characteristics: Security, safety Survival Basic needs (food, sleep, shelter,...

September’s Theme: Grounding and Balancing

Maybe you are searching among the branches, for what only appears in the roots. ~Rumi As of 9/21 Dineen is no longer using space at Meditate Madison. We have new classes and events we are offering this month so be sure to take a peek at what is in...

Video/Audio: What’s Your Theme or Mantra?

What’s Your Theme or Mantra? What do you repeat to yourself all the time? I can’t…I’ll never… Well, it’s time to change those thoughts! Learn how you can at either of my websites.www.meditatewithdeb.com and www.meditatemadison.com Also available on my Musings on the Journey podcast as audio.

August’s Theme: What’s Your Theme?

As you think so shall you become” is not a cliché—it’s the fundamental truth. Your dominant thoughts are responsible for all that happens to you. ~David Bardsley Our theme for August is “What’s Your Theme?” That is, “What do you keep telling yourself?” or “What do you keep reinforcing?”...