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+ Your AuthorsArchive @CalmintheCity NFP initiative bringing calm into the heart of the city. Free Guided Meditations/Silence Retreats/Special Events/Music. Every Thurs 8-8.30am @Fed_Square Atrium. Jul. 11, 2020 9 min read

Welcome to Day 1 of the Calm and Resilient Series - 40 days of empowering thoughts and reflections supporting Melbourne through lockdown. #staystrongMelbourne #calmandresilient

CalmandResilientDay1.mp3  https://www.dropbox.com/s/nol5uylvw7k7s8s/CalmandResilientDay1.mp3?dl=0 

Welcome to Day 2 of the Calm and Resilient Series! 🌸

If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1 first in the post above.

Otherwise, Fran is on Day 2 (Fran is one of our meditation facilitators @FedSquare)

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/64e77nal2pjdmsx/%20CalmandResilientDay2.amr?dl=0 

#staystrongMelbourne #calmandresilient

Welcome to Day 3 of the Calm and Resilient Series! 🌸

If this is your first day - please listen to Day 1 above first!

Otherwise, today we have Greg - one of our meditation facilitators @FedSquare!
#staystrongMelbourne #calmandresilient

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/sqtfv92mejgvivn/CalmandResilientDay3.m4a?dl=0 

Welcome to Day 4 of the Calm and Resilient Series! 🌸

If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1 first - above.

Today we have long term meditator, acclaimed author of ‘Four Faces of Woman’ & facilitator Caroline Ward

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/4d6q78psyn9x5xf/CalmandResilientDay4.m4a?dl=0 

#staystrongMelbourne

Welcome to Day 5 of the Calm and Resilient Series! 🌸

If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1 above!

Today, Charlie Hogg, Director of @brahmakumarisau and meditator and int teacher of meditation for over 40 years.

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/cb0bazen6n0ykwe/CalmandResilientDay5.m4a?dl=0 

#staystrongMelbourne

Welcome to Day 6 of the Calm and Resilient Series! 🌸

Today we have Christine Westbury, experienced meditation teacher and coordinator of the Meditation Centre, Bookshop and Quiet Room in Fitzroy for past 15 years.

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/q8499ojcd52a4r2/CalmandResilientDay6.m4a?dl=0 

#staystrongMelbourne #calmandresilient

Welcome to Day 7 of the Calm and Resilient Series! 🌸

Please listen to Day 1 first above!

Today we have Maureen Chen - meditator, teacher for over 30 years in Hong Kong and most recently Vietnam.

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/fckvsoub0xx4kgb/CalmandResilientDay7.mp3?dl=0 

#staystrongMelbourne #staysafe #calmandresilient

Apologies - early morning typo - Maureen has been most recently in Taiwan (not Vietnam! - although has been teaching meditation and mostly in Asia over 40 years).

She is also author of Mystic at the Edge - newly released on Amazon! 💫

Welcome to Day 8 of the Calm and Resilient Series! 🌸

Today, because it’s Sunday (!), we have something extra as well as a meditation.

First, Bishop Philip Huggins @PHUGGINS4 shares some words of inspiration..

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/nptc4rf69phwjxr/CalmandResilientDay8a.mp4?dl=0 

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And here is Sunday’s meditation! 😊

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/74stolpwjdvv1sj/CalmandResilientDay8b.mp3?dl=0 

#staystrongMelbourne #staysafe #calmandresilient

Welcome to Day 9 of the Calm and Resilient Series!

If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1 first on this thread above.

Otherwise it’s Fran today setting a very positive mindset for us for the day and so the week ahead. 💫

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/jmpm58w34fb3pnq/CalmandResilientDay9.m4a?dl=0 

#staysafeandstrong

Welcome to Day 10 of the Calm and Resilient Series!

If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1 first.

Today, Greg uses the creative capacity of the mind to build calm and resilience!

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/n44ev4xz7hwixjb/CalmandResilientDay10.m4a?dl=0 

#staysafe #staystrongMelbourne #calmandresilience

Welcome to Day 11 of the Calm and Resilient Series! (Listen to Day 1 first.)

Today, Caroline Ward offers a v relevant reflection & meditation. She’s an acclaimed author, long term meditator, facilitator and personal development mentor.

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/z2d0hx378603m3t/CalmandResilientDay11.m4a?dl=0 

#staysafe 😷💐

Welcome to Day 12 of the Calm and Resilient Series! If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1 first!

Today’s we have Maureen Cannon, meditator of 37 years/coordinating meditation centres for 36 years!

A reassuring reflection today.

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/jjrz7zbnj4nte70/CalmandResilientDay12.wav?dl=0 

#staysafe

It’s Day 13 of being Calm and Resilient!
Today we have Peter Clark: meditation teacher for 37 years; embodiment of calm & resilience- esp seen 2yrs ago when he was knocked off his scooter & run over his chest by a car. This was recorded yesterday to rain!

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/htt1esrdx5yqze2/CalmandResilientDay13.m4a?dl=0 

It’s Day 14 of the Calm and Resilient Series!

Today we have Dr Tami Roos who has recently launched a new platform called Love Your Mind - an online platform offering the opportunity of having your own personal teacher from your home! Cc @tamiroos1 🙏🏼🌸

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/sbm4vhy2ev0tomu/CalmandResilientDay14.mp3?dl=0 

Welcome to Day 15 of the Calm and Resilient Series!

🌟If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1 first above !

🌟Today’s contribution is a longer Sunday meditation - take your time .... 😊

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/j611gy1rigco8yq/CalmandResilientDay15.mp3?dl=0 

It’s Day 16 of the Calm and Resilient Series supporting Melbourne again through lockdown.
If this is your 1st day, listen to Day 1.

Today, Fran starts the week w mantra of being “Calm & Centred”.

#takecare #staysafe #calmandresilient

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/409zeh09bzowu88/CalmandResilientDay16.mp3?dl=0 

Cc @Raf_Epstein

It’s Day 17 of the Calm and Resilient Series! If this is your 1st day, do listen to Day 1.
Today’s commentary is by Greg on the ability to focus. As a meditation facilitator @FedSquare, he was recently profiled in Inside Melbourne:  https://bit.ly/3jMiQJa 

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/am2lubyfcs4rfjq/CalmandResilientDay17.m4a?dl=0 

It’s Day 18 of the Calm and Resilient Series!
If this is your 1st day, please listen to Day 1!
Today’s g8 reflection/meditation is by Caroline Ward, acclaimed author & international speaker on human potential; transformational coach; mentor.

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/5gg09ewjp8ad2ht/CalmandResilientDay18.m4a?dl=0 

#staysafe

It’s Day 19 of the Calm and Resilient Series! If this is your 1st day, please listen to Day 1.

Today we have meditator of 32 years Christine Westbury who coordinates the Meditation centre, Bookshop & Quiet Room in Fitzroy - taking us into #stillness. 😌

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/es676tnst6y8k7h/CalmandResilientDay19.mp3?dl=0 

It's Day 20 of the Calm and Resilient Series! If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1 first

Today we have a youth meditator! Asha Kurup is 27 & has been meditating for 15 yrs. Today she connects to the Actor behind the 😷!

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/ruipcsvzaktxk6y/CalmandResilientDay20.mp3?dl=0 

#staysafeMelbourne

Welcome to Day 21 of the Calm and Resilient Series!

🌟Today we have a special contribution by Dr. Ian Gawler OAM, who has played a key part in pioneering & popularizing meditation and other mind-body techniques in the Western world. [1/3]

He co-founded the world’s first lifestyle-based cancer and multiple sclerosis self-help groups and has led many meditation retreats. Ian has also authored six bestselling books including Blue Sky Mind, and recently released a free meditation App, Allevi8.
[2/3]

The video is in TWO PARTS:
✳️ PART 1 is the introduction (2mins)
✳️ PART 2 is the meditation (7mins)

Enjoy!

✳️PART 1 :  https://www.dropbox.com/s/z9x3eu6e8wif0f1/CalmandResilientDay21_introduction.mp4?dl=0 

✳️PART 2:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/iov0mrilxqqvtqo/CalmandResilientDay21_meditation.mp4?dl=0 

#calmandresilient #staysafe #keepotherssafe
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Welcome to Day 22 of the Calm and Resilient Series! If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1.

🌟Today we experiment with 4 Steps to give pure thoughts and feelings to a world in need.

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/sca4pr10b3e7tpc/CalmandResilientDay22.mp3?dl=0 

#staysafeandstrong #calmandresilient

It’s Day 23 of the Calm and Resilient Series. If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1.

Today, Fran gives a v.
relevant commentary on how change is inevitable & how to respond more effectively.

Take care all. #calmandresilient #InThisTogether

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/okph9cs8uck46a7/CalmandResilientDay23.mp3?dl=0 

It’s Day 24 of the Calm and Resilient Series! If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1.

Today, Greg gives a very reassuring commentary for these times.

Take care all. 🌸🙏

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/or89ii79ahx5a8p/CalmandResilientDay24.m4a?dl=0 

It’s Day 25 of the Calm and Resilient Series! If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1 first.

Today, Caroline Ward reminds us to see, hear and listen to beauty ..... ✨

Take care. #staysafe #InThisTogether
#calmandresilient

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/xhq07vcpmxsibpx/CalmandResilientDay25.m4a?dl=0 

It’s Day 26 of the Calm and Resilient Series! If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1.

Today, Peter Clarke, meditation teacher for >35 years, demonstrates the influence of Calm thoughts on the mind.
Take care all. We will get through this. 💛

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/cvjv2gq7tvb0kvp/CalmandResilientDay26.mp3?dl=0 

It’s Day 27 of the Calm and Resilient Series! If this is your 1st day, please listen to Day 1.

Today’s meditation contribution below is by Maureen Chen (Morni), author of Mystic at the Edge - for an extract, see  https://bit.ly/3a3bigL  @Centre4Optimism!

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/lolc5n3pkntgits/CalmandResilientDay27.mp3?dl=0 

Welcome to Day 28 of the Calm and Resilient Series!
Today, a special guest contribution by Dr Ruth Gawler MBBS, MGPPsych, Meditation Teacher at the Gawler Foundation and past President of the Meditation Association of Australia.

The video is in TWO PARTS: - see below [1/2]:

The video is in TWO PARTS:
✳️ PART 1 is the introduction (3mins)
✳️ PART 2 is the meditation (9mins)

Please find as follows:

✳️PART 1 :  https://www.dropbox.com/s/5joxkk9vcj9pqlq/CalmandResilientDay28_Intro.mp4?dl=0 

✳️PART 2:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/s3fp8vggmhuozru/CalmandResilientDay28_Meditation.mp4?dl=0 

Take care everyone xx

Welcome to Day 29 of the Calm and Resilient Series! If this is your first day, please listen to Day 1.

In today’s Sunday contribution (bit longer) - we’re exercising the mind to build resilience.

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/mq19ponprmlmcui/CalmandResilientDay29.mp3?dl=0 

Wishing you an easy Sunday - take care #InThisTogether

Welcome to Day 30 of the Calm and Resilient Series!

Today, Fran offers a beautiful timely healing meditation for the world - a great way to start the week - and actually worth listening to everyday - 💛🌟🌏

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/kocd6j2xym2h3rm/CalmandResilientDay30.mp3?dl=0 

All the best for the week ahead! 🌸

It’s Day 31 of the Calm and Resilient Series! 9 more days to go!

Today’s contribution is by Greg - who plays with the concept of visualization to build calm and resilience 💫✨

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/6pfvbn2tyl0zbqo/CalmandResilientDay31.m4a?dl=0 

Take care all ✨

It’s Day 32 of the Calm and Resilient Series! 8 more days to go!
Today, Caroline Ward, long term meditator, acclaimed author, transformational coach, reflects on Calm and Resilience in the eye of the storm.🌪✨

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/qyvramoa0r3lljd/CalmandResilientDay32.m4a?dl=0 

Stay safe, stay strong, take care.

It’s Day 33 of the Calm and Resilient Series! 7 more days to go!

🌟Today, Maureen Chen long term meditator, teacher and author, very usefully reflects on the greatest asset to protect the mind to keep it Calm and Resilient..💫

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/mwqgcgw3a7wlc88/CalmandResilientDay33.mp3?dl=0 

Stay safe & take care 💛

It’s Day 34 of the Calm and Resilient Series! 6 more days left!

Today, a lovely contribution from youth meditator Asha Kurup- Director of a successful social media company at 27 - reflecting on connection 😷💛

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/t7a1m17j5qdeooa/CalmandResilientDay34.mp3?dl=0 

Take care all - we will get through this 🌸

Welcome to Day 35 of the Calm and Resilient Series!
Today, a special contribution by @victorperton @Centre4Optimism -

Open up to a little optimism today!
Posted in 2 PARTS:

✳️ PART 1 is the Meditation (5mins)
✳️ PART 2 is a bit about the Centre of Optimism (2mins) [1/2]

✳️PART 1 :  https://www.dropbox.com/s/zoguy5mqk0le208/CalmandResilientDay35.mp3?dl=0 

✳️PART 2:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/jkny9pm376ccr0n/CentreforOptimism.mp3?dl=0 

Wishing you all a lovely day 🌈✨🌸
[2/2]

It’s Day 36 of the Calm and Resilient Series! 4 more days left!

🌟Today (longer meditation) it’s about what to do when I’m not feeling so calm and resilient 😊

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/elpswzibg48l7og/CalmandResilientDay36.mp3?dl=0 

Take care everyone 💛

It’s Day 37 of the Calm and Resilient Series! 3 more days left!

🌟Today Fran starts the week by affirming self-love and compassion for calm and resilience..💖💛

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/9q2qawx6qg37s73/CalmandResilientDay37.mp3?dl=0 

All best wishes for this week ahead x

It’s Day 38 of the Calm and Resilient Series! Nearly there! 😊

🌟Today Greg continues the theme of the past couple of days of the importance of love and compassion for calm and resilience..🥰

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/newus8dcy4xl8ad/CalmandResilientDay38.m4a?dl=0 

Take care everyone 🌟

It’s Day 39 of the Calm and Resilient Series!

Today Caroline Ward @CarolineOptimi1, in synchronicity with the other contributions over the past few days, also builds on moving into the heart space for calm and resilience.

 https://www.dropbox.com/s/k3m55k7buynqvov/CalmandResilientDay39.m4a?dl=0 

Take care everyone 💛✨🌸

Welcome to the final day Day 40!

Today, we have a special guest - the lovely Sona Bahri wrapping the whole series up. Sona has been meditating for over 30 years and is the Director of the Inner Space Centre in Abu Dhabi .. [1/3]

For an interview with Sona about meditation- see  https://www.innerseeduae.com/5min-with-sona-bahri/ 

[2/3]

Her contribution is in TWO PARTS:
✳️ PART 1 is a Video wrap up (1.5)
✳️ PART 2 is the meditation (5mins)

✳️PART 1 :  https://www.dropbox.com/s/6cp3e4wlahmmhg0/CalmandResilientDay40_Intro.mp4?dl=0 

✳️PART 2:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/nulw8u42zbec73s/CalmandResilientDay40_Meditation.m4a?dl=0 

Take care all - we will get through this xx


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