Happy Thursday! Although the holiday makes it feel like Monday and also kind of like Friday. I don’t know why.
Anyhow, this evening finds me relaxing on the couch with my pup after a challenging 10km tempo run.
I had a visit with my foam roller, my husband bought me one of these:
And I am now content just lying here, sipping water, breathing deeply. Calm and almost meditative.
But then, just when I needed it, what showed up in my email inbox one day? An invitation to #25 on my list of 30 Good Things Before 30:
21-Day Meditation Experience
So Oprah Winfrey teamed up with Deepak Chopra and started creating these free 21-Day Meditation Experiences.
The idea is that each day, a new audio meditation shows up in your inbox, you take 20 minutes out of your day to practice, and then have the option of journaling about several reflective questions from your laptop, tablet or smartphone.
They’ve done five of these so far, focused on themes like “Creating Abundance,” “Desire and Destiny” and “Find Your Flow.” I’ve participated in a couple — the most recent this winter.
And they’re great. For those 21 days. And for a little while after.
But eventually life happens. And you get out of the habit, which is exactly where I’m at lately.
Luckily, the newest 21-Day Meditation Experience is right around the corner, starting on July 13. This one focuses on “Manifesting Grace Through Gratitude.”
There’s a YouTube promo, if you’re interested.
The video is a little infomercially, but the experience itself is legit.
If you’ve ever been curious about meditation, this is a great way to try it out. It’s simple, convenient, and, for me at least, surprisingly empowering. You can register for free over here.
What’s your favourite thing to do after a tough run?
Do you meditate or are you interested in trying meditation?
Do you miss Oprah being on TV? (Because I do, guys!)