Happy National Meditation Month!

It’s a funny thing how quickly a practice can become a lifestyle. It’s only been about a year and a half since I started dabbling in meditation. It started slow, an audio recording here, a 21-day challenge there, the occasional moment of mental stillness during savasana after my yoga practice. Then, slowly, unconsciously, it became a regular habit.

In times of greater stress or emotional upset, I’ve found comfort in meditating multiple times a day, but mostly it’s just a 20 minute practice to calm my mind before bed. There are still the occasional moments that I lose track and forget how important tapping into that inner calm can be, that’s what this week’s video blog is all about:

Looking to start a meditation practice of your own? For this month only[Offer Extended Due to Continued Interest!], I’m offering specially priced Intro to Meditation coaching sessions!

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Vlog: A Rawxies Review [aka my newest snack addiction] + a GIVEAWAY!

As a gluten-free vegan, I’m pretty easily excited by finding just about any store-bought item that fits into my dietary requirements. Depending on the location & circumstance I can find excitement in anything from a rice cake to a well-made, allergy-free cupcake. It’s kind of all relative.

That being said, it’s not often that a pre-packaged gluten-free/vegan food item also excites the health coach in me. Packaging usually means preservatives, additives, & cheap sweeteners which makes my inner health nut crinkle her neti-cleansed nose. That’s why I’m so excited about the product in today’s video review: Rawxies. They’re just pure, wholesome goodness that happen to also be delicious.

Check out what I have to say about these yummy little cookies:

To Enter to Win the Rawxies Sample Pack + “Stop Eating Crap” Sticker:

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First, if you haven’t already, “Like” Michelle Shea Walker [the blog] on Facebook. This is where the winner will initially be announced so it’s important that you’re on the list of fans to see the news.

Second, post the following tweet on Twitter showing your support for the Rawxies brand & this blog:

“I can’t wait to try @michelleshea ‘s new #healthy snack addiction from @rawxies #raw #glutenfree #vegan”

[Click here to Tweet.]

That’s it! On Friday, July 12th the winner will be selected at random & contacted for their shipping information to receive their prize*. Please be sure to check this blog’s Facebook feed as well as your twitter messages on the day of the announcement to see if you’ve won.

*The winner will have until Friday, July 19th to claim their prize. After that, if no response has been issued, an alternate winner will be selected.

 

Full Disclosure: I was not paid for this review. I just think these cookies are awesome.

Lights, Camera, Vlog: A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation

Feel free to play the “but…um” drinking game ala How I Met Your Mother while watching…
I promise I’ll get better at monitoring my speech patterns soon.

Want to learn more about meditation & healthy living?
Contact me @ www.healthhappinessandhulahoops.com/contact  for a free health consultation.