Begin by finding a quiet and comfortable place to sit or lie down. Close your eyes and take a deep breath, allowing your body to relax. Release any tension or stress you may be carrying.
Now, bring your awareness to your body. Notice how it feels, the sensation of your body touching the surface beneath you. Feel the weight of your body sinking into the support below. Please take a moment to thank your body for all that it does for you.
Now, shift your focus to your breath. Feel the gentle rhythm of your breath as it flows in and out of your body. Notice the sensation of the cool air entering your nostrils on the inhale and the warm air leaving on the exhale. Follow this natural rhythm, allowing each breath to deepen your relaxation.
As you continue to breathe, let go of any thoughts or distractions that may arise. Imagine them as clouds passing through the vast sky of your mind. Observe them without judgment and let them float away, allowing your mind to become clear and still.
Now, bring your attention to the present moment. Allow yourself to immerse in the here and now fully. Notice any sounds around you, the feeling of your body, and the sensation of your breath. Embrace this moment with an attitude of openness and acceptance.
As you continue to breathe deeply, start to visualize yourself as a peaceful, radiant being. Picture a golden light surrounding your body, illuminating your entire being with warmth and tranquility. Feel this light radiating from within you, extending to every cell, every thought, and every emotion.
With each breath, allow this inner light to expand further, enveloping your surroundings. Feel it is radiating love, compassion, and forgiveness towards yourself. Embrace all aspects of who you are, acknowledging your strengths and imperfections. Embrace the wholeness of your being.
Now, take a moment to set an intention for yourself. What would you like to cultivate within yourself? It could be self-love, inner peace, or gratitude. Choose a meaning that resonates with you and holds it in your heart.
As you hold your intention, allow yourself to feel deeply grateful for this opportunity to connect with your true self. Express gratitude for your body, mind, and spirit—appreciation for the present moment and the journey that has brought you here.
Take a few more deep breaths, soaking in this sense of gratitude and inner peace. When you are ready, gently bring your awareness back to your surroundings. Wiggle your fingers and toes, and slowly open your eyes.
Remember, you can return to this space of inner stillness and self-connection whenever needed. So carry this sense of peace and self-love with you as you go about your day, knowing you are always connected to the essence of who you are.
Notable Life Counseling Services LLC
DR. Rony Kusnadi, Ph.D., LCPC