Loving Kindness Meditation

Loving Kindness Meditation

A simple, 5-minute, loving-kindness meditation not only boosts your mood and brings you to a positive mental space but can also increase your feelings of social connection and positivity towards strangers and yourself.

Practicing the loving kindness meditation below will help to quiet your inner critic - making it easier for you to speak kindly to yourself and others. Additionally, it can increase positive emotions like compassion, gratitude, hope, interest, amusement and joy.

Simply take 2-5 minutes today to recite the following loving-kindness meditation and watch as your capacity for compassion and love for yourself and others grows.

If you’d like, you can repeat the meditation several times, or you can continue the meditation while thinking about and naming specific people that come to mind.

Loving Kindness Meditation

To a stranger I see from afar - I send you love, comfort, happiness, and peace.

To someone I love dearly – I send you love, comfort, happiness, and peace.

To someone I am in conflict with – I send you love, comfort, happiness, and peace.

To myself – I send you love, comfort, happiness, and peace.

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