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A Meditation for Irrationality

In this video I share a Kundalini meditation for irrationality. This practice is part of a series of “backpack meditations” that you can use anywhere at any time. I’ve been practicing this meditation for the past forty days and I can testify to the great benefits. I feel more calm, centered and even-keeled. Bring this meditation into your daily sadhana and you will feel much more chilled out! For further support the directions are written below.

How to do Backpack meditation #3:

Sit: in easy pose (cross-legged on the floor)

Mudra: Left hand near left ear, thumb touching ring finger.Right hand in lap, thumb touching little finger. (Men reverse hands)

Breath: Long deep breath for 11 minutes.

Close the meditation: Once you’ve finished your 11 minute meditation then raise your hands over your head and shake them for 3 minutes. I suggest shaking them to the Florence + the Machine song, Shake it Out.

Here I am shaking it out at my LA workshop!

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Featured in the New York Times Sunday Styles section as "a new role model," motivational speaker, life coach and author Gabrielle Bernstein is making her mark. Expanding the lexicon for the next generation spiritual seekers, Gabrielle is a #1 bestselling author of the book Add More ~ing to Your Life – A hip guide to happiness, and Spirit Junkie, A Radical Road to Self-Love and Miracles. In 2008 she launched her social networking site for young women to find mentors. HerFuture's growing community exceeds 12,000 members.


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1:18AM PDT on Aug 17, 2013

There's nothing easy about sitting cross-legged, unless you've practised consistently from childhood! I'm wriggling with discomfort after 11 seconds!

Otherwise, yes, deep steady breathing does help with angry thoughts, but it hadn't occurred to me to call it meditation.

11:09AM PDT on Aug 12, 2013

I find it very difficult to hold my hands and fingers like that, but okay, I'll keep trying :P

10:18AM PDT on Jul 30, 2013

Thanks, we all have moments we.need to.pull back from, & when we are over-stressed, the "ugly" can rear its' head!

1:31AM PDT on Jul 29, 2013

Thank you :)

2:30PM PDT on Jul 28, 2013


11:33PM PDT on Jul 27, 2013

Thank you.

6:50PM PDT on Jul 23, 2013

cheers Gabby

5:21AM PDT on Jul 22, 2013

Stop and think before doing

12:01AM PDT on Jul 22, 2013

Meditation ?

5:10PM PDT on Jul 21, 2013

Thanks! Interesting.

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