I have been drinking lots of herbal tea this winter. It’s a warm, sweet way to stay hydrated in a season that automatically gives me dry hands and chapped lips. Best of all, though, each of my tea bags has an inspirational saying on its tiny tag, so I not only get a hot cup of tea, I get a quote to meditate on while drinking it. I really enjoy the idea of having a message to turn over in my mind throughout the day, like a pebble I can turn in my hand, something to work my mental muscles in a gentle and almost subconscious way.
Not everyone drinks tea, though, and if I’m being honest, lots of my tea bags are repeats(!), but luckily, there are many other ways to get a daily dose of inspiration. This website’s Positive Life Quotes offers powerful positive messages, enough to read one or two a day for the week. If you are a visual person, there are websites that post a beautiful image each day to hold in your mind. A more physical person may choose to hold one yoga pose each morning or evening, a brief way to calm and clear the mind and body. [Read the full article]