MANTRA MATTERS

by: Catalog

MANTRA MATTERS

We’ve all been there: When the going gets tough, we turn to something that helps us soldier on. For some, it might a shoulder to lean on, and for others, it’s the healing power of words. Perhaps that’s one of the biggest reasons why sayings like “Keep Calm and Carry On” and “But first, coffee” have gotten so popular these days that they appear on everything from posters and notebooks to coffee mugs and Instagram posts.

In yoga and meditation, certain sayings (aka mantras) are encouraged because they help clear the mind and re-focus energies into the present moment. But for less spiritual and active folks (you know who you are) pop culture can play a pretty important role too. Take for example the Netflix series “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”. Our heroine Kimmy has gone through a traumatic experience, but manages to overcome daily obstacles with affirmations like “Just take it ten seconds at a time. Everything will be okay” or “Be you. Be what you want. And then become unbreakable.” Now, who says TV is a mind numbing experience?

If you’re going through a rough patch and would like to empower yourself through words, here’s how to get started:

1. ŸIn a quiet spot, sit yourself comfortably and keep anything distracting away from you. Set the mood by lighting incense or essential oils if you’d like.  

2. ŸClose your eyes and imagine that you’re in a blissful and peaceful place.

3. ŸWhen all is calm, open your mind and repeat a mantra you’ve chosen. It can be as simple as “I believe I can do this” to something more specific like “I trust and know that my body is a self-healing, self-regulating entity.”

Ÿ4. Repeat these words and believe them as you say it. This helps activate healing powers within you, which can overcome negative energy — the source of illness and toxic emotions.

 

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SEE IT, SAY IT, DO IT  

Wrinkle & Crease from Calgary, Canada, not only boasts high quality and eco-friendly products, they’re here to keep you on the right track too with cards, prints and notepads that are saying all the right things. Stick them on your wall or put them in a frame on your desk and these little mantras will ensure you’re living your best life yet.   

MANTRA MATTERS

Are you a pessimist? It’s time to worry less and enjoy more. Do it with a little help from this What If I Fall? Art Print, that’s perfect when strategically placed above your desk.

 

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Always wanted to go on that solo trip overseas but keep second-guessing yourself? Ain’t nobody got time for that. This All Those Things Art Print agrees. Tip: Will look great in the bedroom.

 

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Need that extra push? Quit stalling and just do it — particularly with a nudge from this Just Start Art Print, which we suggest placing next to your vanity.

 

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With the Start Today Notepad, you’ll always stay on track — whether it’s starting that juice cleanse or getting the laundry sorted. Keep it next to your laptop for constant reminders.


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