Conjuring Contentment: Metta Mantras

The Herbal Healing Handbook author Cerridwen Greenleaf has the perfect soothing meditation to calm your mind and your heart.

Conjuring Contentment: Metta Mantras:

If you had a rough day at work, your inner critic was overactive or are just feeling a little down, try this as lovingkindness meditation.. It can be difficult cultivate self-love but it is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. The very peacefulness you create with this ritual, you can also send to another,  Begin by sitting quietly, taking relaxed, slow, deep breaths and wishing yourself happiness. After sitting quietly begin to speak this mantra aloud::

May I be happy.

May I be well.

May I be safe.

May I be peaceful.

May I be at ease.

May I be content.

 Continue this practice until you feel ‘full’ of self-love and compassion. When you are ready to move to the next phase, begin to think of another person you would like to give happiness and unconditional love to. Send the love through your meditation and saying these words:

 May you be happy.

May you be well.

 May you be safe.

 May you be peaceful.

May you filled with contentment


The Herbal Healing Handbook

How to Use Plants, Essential Oils and Aromatherapy as Natural Remedies

Heal the natural way. In her latest work, bestselling author Cerridwen Greenleaf shares the healing power of plants, roots, herbs, essential oils, aromatherapy, and all things natural remedies. If you are tired of automatically turning to chemical treatments, or just want to have more plant-based care options, The Herbal Healing Handbook is the book for you. It is a must have for those seeking health solutions that work from Mother Earth.