A Gift to My Girlfriends! A free gift that keeps on giving…..and no, it’s not THAT!

gift box mark bredinskiIf there is one thing that I am passionate about it is the importance of SELF-CARE!  With the help of Pianist Daniel Roberts, I created a guided relaxation and I’d like to share it with our Girlfriend community.  Free, from you to me.

Will you consider setting aside 15 minutes for yourself today?  It’s critically important to take care of yourself.  Cortisol and adrenaline, our stress hormones, will return to baseline levels once a perceived threat has passed.  For too many of us though, we live with CHRONIC stress and the “fight or flight” response becomes our standard operating procedure.  Elevated stress hormones interfere with the operation of every single bodily function; especially our cardiovascular system, our immune system, cognitive function and memory.  Chronic stress leads to disease and premature death.

This year I made a commitment to begin my day with quiet time and I sneak in quiet moments as often as possible throughout the day.  It’s when I pause and get quiet that the magic happens!  This is when I tune into the melody I call, My Girlfriend Voice.

Pause. Listen In.  Get in touch with your Breathing.  Enjoy the calm!  Here is the link for the download.       A Guided Relaxation – My Girlfriend Voice     The recording is approximately 12 minutes in length.

Please let me know if you have any difficulty accessing the file! This is an MP3 stored in Google Docs.  You are free to download the file to your device.

I also encourage you to pass this gift along to someone you love.  Enjoy!

From the heart,

Cara

©2011-2017MyGirlfriendVoice

Gift image borrowed from MarkBrodinsky.com

My Pianist collaborator, such a kind human being, can be found at DanielRoberts.com

Creating Space

For something new, I attended a meditation meeting with theme of “creating space”.   My mind immediately raced ahead, trying to anticipate what wisdom the speaker would reveal.  (This is why I really need meditation in my life — to quiet my monkey mind).

Would this space be a protective bubble from all that is negative?

Would this be the space be a room or place of one’s own for quiet reflection?

Would the space be related to emotional space?

Were there ways I could create space or a presence in someone else’s life?

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