Sacred Space- A Place to Rest Your Heart

By | 2016-02-12T08:36:27+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Exercises, Healing, Sacred Space|1 Comment

In the absence of self-care life becomes hard to focus on the simplest of tasks. Everything gets blurry when we leave ourselves out. We get overwhelmed with feelings that we are not proud of, like anger, resentment and judgement and life stops working at any level and becomes a survival game.  It is possible to make room for joy, healing and happiness and unlearn the dysfunctional, self-depriving habitual patterns that make life feel so wretched. Once you set an intention to make time for yourself each day, in a place that feels safe and restorative, there is a natural unfolding and ease to caring for one’s self, and the results for many are miraculous.

SACRED-SPACE-facebookTake your first simple step towards acts that heal, soothe and change you.

Create Sacred Space- A Place to Rest Your Heart
Let’s start this process by creating a place to rest your heart, a physical place somewhere in your home, a sacred space for YOU. Create it as though you were creating it for someone you cherish. Clean it, bless it and adorn it with the things you treasure most.

  • Put objects around you that make you feel safe and comforted (photos, symbols of hope, stones, things that make you smile).
  • Take a seat on a sheepskin (if you have one) or a natural fabric wool or cotton blanket. I also have an additional blanket available to wrap around me.
  • Comfort is essential. Have a meditation pillow that allows you to feel relaxed in your space. (If sitting on the ground is not comfortable, find a stool or chair that allows your feet to be on the ground and your spine to lengthen)
  • I also have a candle, matches, timer, Kleenex, journal, clock, and water nearby to support my time in my sacred space.

Time spent in your sacred space will give you the opportunity to reset, revitalize, and rebalance your life each day and relate to the deeper parts of who you are. Rest your heart in the safety and comfort of this reflective space. Go there each day, close your eyes, take deep cleansing breaths and notice everything.  

About the Author:

Sarah Brassard’s passion lies in teaching people how to create a foundation for self-care, a method of wellness that brings profound opportunities for transformation. She is the author of Inside: A Guide to the Resources Within to Stay Vibrant and Alive Through All Life’s Challenges. The book details the self-care practices and protocols that sparked her healing journey and that she has been sharing with students and clients for the past fifteen years.

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  1. […] Coming up with a vision for change is a great first step. Visualizing, feeling, and experiencing how this commitment will move your life in a different more fruitful direction. This part of the intentions setting process is what fuels everything else, but it is not enough. Making change is dependent on making space for change to happen. And, yes, this does require your making alteration to your schedule. But, how amazingly great would it feel if you had success this year in bringing your hopes and dreams into reality? Sacred Space- A Place to Rest Your Heart […]

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