Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!


Featured Authors:  S Zachary, iDiane Hundertmark, iDavid Gelber, im j hollingshead, iM. Pritchard, iAntoine Raphael, iAlan Cook, i

  Home > Self-Help > Articles Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Barbara Mitchell

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Books
· Articles
· News
· Stories
· 41 Titles
· 5 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
Member Since: Jun, 2009

Barbara Mitchell, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.

Featured Book
Book 6: The Nublis Chronicles: The Artemesian Mandate
by Kate Saundby

Vice of men consuming greed, the defense awakens near too late. Hell hound and full moon, what price a demon to defend the light? Book VI in the Chronicles of Nublis ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members

Books by Barbara Mitchell

A 5 Minute Morning Meditation to Lift Your Spirit Put a Smile on Your Face
by Barbara Mitchell   
Rated "G" by the Author.
Last edited: Monday, July 30, 2012
Posted: Friday, April 20, 2012

  Print   Save    Follow    Share 

Recent articles by
Barbara Mitchell

What Do Mothers Really Want?
Why Celebrate Women's History Month?
Young Love Can Last Forever
Ten Ways to Get Your Groove Back After the Holidays
More Than Willpower: How to Break an Unhealthy Habit
How to Say No Without Making Enemies
Accentuate the Positive for This Beauty Secret
           >> View all

Let your thoughts drift as you enjoy the morning stillness. This is your time to focus on what is good in your life - not the worries of yesterday, today or tomorrow.


A daily energizing routine of Breath work, Affirmations, Meditation, Visualization and Progressive Relaxation will help you meet each day more Bold, Awesome, Motivated, Vibrant and Powerful.
A 5 Minute Morning Meditation to Lift Your Spirits and Put a Smile On Your Face
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.” – Mahatma Gandhi
Set your alarm five minutes earlier tomorrow.   When you get up, find a quiet place to sit and gaze out a window. Look up at the sky. Really notice the color and expanse. Follow the shape and movement of the clouds. 
 Let your thoughts drift as you enjoy the morning stillness. This is your time to focus on what is good in your life – not the worries of yesterday, today or tomorrow.  
 Begin your meditation by focusing on your breathing. The rhythmic rise and fall of your breath. Since breathing has a strong effect on emotional change, it is a natural bridge to begin to meditate.  Slow measured breathing has a calming effect.  
Gently close your eyes and tune into your body.  A word will come to you that describes what you are feeling.   Calm, relaxed, peaceful, happy, confident.  That is your relaxation keyword.  Spread the word throughout your body. From the top of your head to the tip of your toes.
 Put your relaxation key word in a phrase that inspires you to handle stress differently today. For example, “I am calm and relaxed” when you are feeling tense and anxious.    Use this phrase whenever you need it throughout the day.
*Inhale slowly and mentally repeat, “I live with a happy heart, a peaceful mind and a playful spirit”. Stay with it for a minute or two.   Inhale deeply and in the privacy of your own mind quietly shout, “I deserve health and happiness!”  
Just before you are ready to open your eyes, begin to stimulate that positive energy that is a smile by recalling something you enjoy.   Something that makes you feel good.   Let the corners of your mouth turn up. Smile.   Send this smiling energy into every bone and every organ and every nerve and every cell in your body.  
Now take that smiling energy up into your heart.
Decide what you would like to take with you into your day.   Something of a positive, inspiring nature.    Open your eyes and start a day you look forward to!
*From Quantum Focusing – Finding the Zone by Michael Ellner and Alan Barsky .


Web Site: TheCalmingBreath.Com

Want to review or comment on this article?
Click here to login!

Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!

Popular Self-Help Articles
  1. The Power of Gratitude
  2. Add Value, Become Rich!
  3. The 7 Self-Destructive Habits of Poor Peop
  4. Recommend: The Courage to Heal
  5. The 5 Wealth Secrets That Made Bill Gates
  6. Lucy Can Empower Freelancers
  7. WE CRY
  8. The Power of Mentorship
  9. WHY...A FLY?
  10. The Power of Dream!

Demystifying Economics The Book That Makes Economics Accessible to Eve by Allen Smith

An excellent lay-oriented primer on economics that explains the basics in simple language that relates them to ordinary daily life. An excellent way for the layperson to learn abo..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

It Ends With You: Grow Up and Out of Dysfunction by Tina Tessina

Each of us receives a legacy from childhood and family experience, which becomes a powerful influence, and about which we have no choice. It Ends With You shows you how to uncover..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us

Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.