May You Feel Loved

Loving Kindness Meditation is an immensely powerful practice. This affirmative, nurturing meditation has been around for thousands of years and is easy to do. People have changed their lives through practicing Loving Kindness. Anecdotal benefits include experiencing more joy, ease, peace and well being in one’s life. Scientific studies also demonstrate decreased levels inflammation in the bodies of individuals who practice Loving Kindness Meditation.

The traditional phrases are:

May I be happy.

May I be well.

May I be safe.

May I be peaceful and at ease.

In the traditional practice of Loving Kindness, one begins by extending Loving Kindness to oneself. The next practice is to explore sending the phrases of Loving Kindness to someone you love. Next, the phrases are extended to a mentor or an admired person. Finally, one can explore sending these wishes to a difficult person - a person with whom there has be