Group 4 Created with Sketch.
Your changes have been saved
Sebene Selassie guides a meditation session on why learning to trust life moment-to-moment is a powerful practice for "Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris."
Playlists that Sebene Selassie on Seeing Hope in the Everyday appears on.
Up Next
Full Description
Back to Top
Sebene Selassie guides a meditation session on why learning to trust life moment-to-moment is a powerful practice for "Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris." This bonus meditation is part of a two-week series on the podcast that is all about finding and maintaining hope.
Transcripts
Back to Top
Hey there, This is seven a. Maybe. You've noticed a central paradox of meditation. We may come to practice seeking positive transformation for ourselves and the world, but first we must learn to allow things just as they are genuine acceptance lays the foundation for transformation. I like to think of this as learning not to be in contention with reality. Another way to say that is trusting life moment to moment. Let's try it together. Find a way to settle in that's comfortable for you wherever you are. You can close your eyes if you'd like or keep them open with a relaxed gaze, allow the body to naturally soften anywhere that feels tight or tense. Trusting life as it is, begins by trusting the body and all its sensations. Let's begin by connecting to the sensations of the body. What sensations are you feeling right now? You can even ask yourself what's happening in my body right now, There's no right answer. Simply notice what's here, making space for whatever is happening. Remember, we are learning to allow each sensation as it is simply noticing and trusting what is happening. Sometimes, what we notice is the very resistance we're hoping to release. There may be tension or tightness in the body you don't like. Or maybe you already hear a critical voice telling you that you can't do this, just noticing that resistance is an essential step here. So great job rather than being in contention with any of this, try letting yourself feel it in your body without pushing it away, allowing everything to be here. You can trust this too. Now let's try expanding the inquiry, asking what's happening in my body right now and adding, can I allow this experience? Can I trust this experience? Go ahead and give it a try on your own. As we finish this meditation, take another opportunity to appreciate how incredible life is this changing cascade of sensations, thoughts, emotions, you can be aware of whatever is happening and learn to trust it all. How amazing is that you can open your eyes now and reconnect to your surroundings as we end this meditation. Thanks for practicing, trusting life with me, I'm wishing you really well.
Up Next
Add to playlist
New playlist

Embed

COPY
Embed Options
Create Playlist
Select the Station you want to upload this audio to
Station
0 / 140
0 / 2000
Playlist Icon Image:
(.jpg, .png, min size 500x500px)
Privacy
Subscribers
Your
voice
matters.
Discover & Listen to the world’s largest free collection of audio
Password reset

Enter your email address that you used to register. We'll send you an email with your username and a link to reset your password.



If you still need help, contact Vurbl Support
Password reset sent

You have been sent instructions on resetting you password to the email associated with your account. Please check your email and signing in again.


Back to Sign In
If you still need help, contact Vurbl Support
Your
voice
matters.
Discover & Listen to the world’s largest free collection of audio
Reset password

Please enter your new password below.



If you still need help, contact Vurbl Support
Your voice matters.
Discover & Listen to the world’s largest free collection of audio
Verify Email

Enter your email address that you used to register. We'll send you an email with a link to verify your email.



Cancel
Delete Profile
Are you sure? We will miss you :'(
Delete
Delete Audio
Are you sure?
Delete
Delete Playlist
Are you sure you want to delete this playlist?
Delete
Notifications Mark all as read
    You currently have no notifications
    Edit Snippet
    0 / 140
    0 / 140