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#13 Easy Breath Meditation with davidji

February 03, 2021 Heather Frederick, PhD Episode 13
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#13 Easy Breath Meditation with davidji
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#13 Easy Breath Meditation with davidji
Feb 03, 2021 Episode 13
Heather Frederick, PhD

In this episode I continue my captivaating conversation with davidji.

davidji:

·      Had a 20-year career in business, finance, and mergers and acquisitions lead him to a state where he felt like he was sleepwalking through life (sound familiar?)

·      Apprenticed for a decade under Drs. Deepak Chopra and David Simon, serving as the Chopra Center COO, Lead Educator and then as the first Dean of Chopra Center University

·      Trained more than 300,000 people to meditate and certified more than 2,500 meditation teachers. 

What do you suggest for someone who's listening and they're thinking, I really need to give this a try? Where do I start? 

Suggestions for cultivating a daily meditation practice:

  •  It's about consistency versus duration
  • You can cultivate a practice in a small space
    • Start with the 16-Second Technique (a pattern interrupt): Breath in for 4 seconds, hold for 4 seconds, exhale for 4 seconds, hold for 4 seconds

Practice meeting your own needs (aka: Self-Love):

  • You’re beautiful
  • You’re doing a great job
  • I love you

The reason you are not meditating is NOT that you don’t have time. It’s because you don’t think you’re worth the investment. 

What is the ONE main benefit of a meditation practice?

 “We are simply cultivating our ability to witness. Witness ourselves, witness our emotions, witness our purpose in life, witness our direction, witness the world outside of us, witness other people's emotions (we call that emotional intelligence).” And we do this everything else in our lives fall into place. 

Feeling overwhelmed? Meditation.

Looking for clarity? Meditation.

Feeling disconnected? Meditation. 

Impatient? Meditation.

Annoyed? Meditation. 


YOU ARE WORTH IT! Your best decision demands it.

Activate your secret superpowers here with a 10-day FREE meditation series. We must remind ourselves that we have a choice in each moment, and that we can choose the best outcome or the most painful outcome. When we make the choice from a place of detachment—trusting that we are not alone and that the Universe is in control—then the highest choice wins!

 

Bookmark this URL >> https://davidji.com/welcome-10-day-path-becoming-calm-amidst-chaos/

A few of my favorites (I find these on SoundCloud although he is on other platforms):

  • Cultivating Right Speech
  • Stepping into Your Power
  • Embracing the Unknown 

Connect w/davidji
Facebook @flowoflove and IG @davidjimeditation

Books by davidji

destressify: The Real World Guide to Personal Empowerment, Lasting Fulfillment, and Peace of Mind https://amzn.to/3sKcVJb

Sacred Powers: The Five Secrets to Awakening Transformation: https://amzn.to/396TNgC

Secrets of Meditation: A Practical Guide to Inner Peace and Personal Transformation: https://amzn.to/3iBqWEl

Learn more about this podcast: http://Expandyourhappy.com
Support my free content: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/expandyourhappy

Show Notes

In this episode I continue my captivaating conversation with davidji.

davidji:

·      Had a 20-year career in business, finance, and mergers and acquisitions lead him to a state where he felt like he was sleepwalking through life (sound familiar?)

·      Apprenticed for a decade under Drs. Deepak Chopra and David Simon, serving as the Chopra Center COO, Lead Educator and then as the first Dean of Chopra Center University

·      Trained more than 300,000 people to meditate and certified more than 2,500 meditation teachers. 

What do you suggest for someone who's listening and they're thinking, I really need to give this a try? Where do I start? 

Suggestions for cultivating a daily meditation practice:

  •  It's about consistency versus duration
  • You can cultivate a practice in a small space
    • Start with the 16-Second Technique (a pattern interrupt): Breath in for 4 seconds, hold for 4 seconds, exhale for 4 seconds, hold for 4 seconds

Practice meeting your own needs (aka: Self-Love):

  • You’re beautiful
  • You’re doing a great job
  • I love you

The reason you are not meditating is NOT that you don’t have time. It’s because you don’t think you’re worth the investment. 

What is the ONE main benefit of a meditation practice?

 “We are simply cultivating our ability to witness. Witness ourselves, witness our emotions, witness our purpose in life, witness our direction, witness the world outside of us, witness other people's emotions (we call that emotional intelligence).” And we do this everything else in our lives fall into place. 

Feeling overwhelmed? Meditation.

Looking for clarity? Meditation.

Feeling disconnected? Meditation. 

Impatient? Meditation.

Annoyed? Meditation. 


YOU ARE WORTH IT! Your best decision demands it.

Activate your secret superpowers here with a 10-day FREE meditation series. We must remind ourselves that we have a choice in each moment, and that we can choose the best outcome or the most painful outcome. When we make the choice from a place of detachment—trusting that we are not alone and that the Universe is in control—then the highest choice wins!

 

Bookmark this URL >> https://davidji.com/welcome-10-day-path-becoming-calm-amidst-chaos/

A few of my favorites (I find these on SoundCloud although he is on other platforms):

  • Cultivating Right Speech
  • Stepping into Your Power
  • Embracing the Unknown 

Connect w/davidji
Facebook @flowoflove and IG @davidjimeditation

Books by davidji

destressify: The Real World Guide to Personal Empowerment, Lasting Fulfillment, and Peace of Mind https://amzn.to/3sKcVJb

Sacred Powers: The Five Secrets to Awakening Transformation: https://amzn.to/396TNgC

Secrets of Meditation: A Practical Guide to Inner Peace and Personal Transformation: https://amzn.to/3iBqWEl

Learn more about this podcast: http://Expandyourhappy.com
Support my free content: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/expandyourhappy