Mental Health Week: “You are the earth”
Today’s mindfulness meditation practice connects the self with the earth to give a sense of grounded-ness and stability for one’s mental health. Working with the earth to support you in dealing with difficulty, use this meditation to become more in tune with your being and surroundings for more resilience to daily stresses.
5 Minute Meditation on Earth and the Environment
Laurie Arron is the Director of Finance and Development at The Centre for Mindfulness Studies. He has been practicing mindfulness and meditation since 2001. In 2002 he spent three days at Plum Village, the home of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh. He returned there many times, spending well over a year in total, learning how to touch life deeply simply by opening to present moment experience and to the wonders of life. He is a member of Plum Village’s Order of Interbeing. In addition to teachers at Plum Village, Laurie has trained with several of North America’s best meditation teachers, including Joseph Goldstein, Ken McLeod, and Shinzen Young, as well as training in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction with Susan Woods.