The Mindful Creature: Meditations for Exploring the Animal Within
A guided meditation podcast to reconnect with the Natural world and calm your inner creatures. Season One - Songbirds: A Voice Within. Ten minute meditations arriving each Sunday on the wings of a songbird to calm your mind and reconnect with the Earth as your week begins. --- NOTE: Please do not listen to this meditation podcast or any other guided meditations while doing something that requires your complete attention… like driving your car!
Feathered Voices: An Evening Grosbeak Meditation
In this meditation, spend time in quiet stillness with a flock of Evening Grosbeaks. What will you discover as you communicate with this large finch? Find a spot on your inner landscape to listen for their clear, chirping voice as their strong beaks crack whatever puzzle you are facing and bring your inner voices into community.
How would you like to support the flock of your inner voices so they can feel heard and seen?
Listen to the chirps of the Evening Grosbeak:
Confident Observant Calm: A Black Capped Chickadee Meditation
Observe your inner landscape with the Black Capped Chickadee. A confident, energetic calm bird -- mighty yet small and sassy! This meditation guides you on a wander with Chickadee and offers you the chance to explore the insights they discover.
The Black Capped Chickadee may be small, but she observes and offers insight that supports everyone — what small voice within you, would like to support the whole of you, this week?
Listen to the song and calls of the Black Capped Chickadee:
Song of Beginnings: A Robin Meditation
A meditation to explore new beginnings. Whatever the season you are in, Robin is a gentle harbinger of change and offers a calm space for your inner self to pause and listen. What wants to be heard within you today?
Wandering Prompt: What threshold(s) are you on in your life right now — and how could Robin support these beginning moments?
Listen to the songs and calls of the Robin:
Note: As always, please do not...
The Inner Nest: A Snow Bunting Meditation
With the magical Snow Bunting songbird, we play with feathering our inner nest. What will you discover as you calm the season within you and find new ways to support the home within yourself.
Wandering Prompt: Consider what support for your inner nest feels like.
Where could you find this within yourself?
And how can you take one small step towards your inner nest this season.
Listen to the songs and calls of the Snow Bunting:
The Inner Twilight: A Nightingale Meditation
This meditation invites you into a magical inner twilight with Nightingale. As you slow down and listen to this masterful songbird, what inspiration will you discover?
Wandering Prompt: Build a playlist that you think Nightingale would enjoy and take it on your next wander.
Listen to the sweet songs and calls of the Nightingale:
Note: As always, please do not listen to meditations while doing something that requires your full attention and eyes always open, such as d...
Our Inner Friend: A Song Sparrow Meditation
Welcome to the first episode of The Mindful Creature! We begin with a meditation inspired by one of my favorite songbirds, the Song Sparrow.
Song Sparrows are one of the most recognizable Sparrows and share their sweet song across the North American continent. What inspiration and wisdom will she share with you today?
And I hope you’ll notice throughout these meditations that although the primary singers in the songbird world are male, I often refer to the birds as she or they, to balance out the energy and care fo...
Welcome to The Mindful Creature.
Tune in for a new meditation each week - Season One begins February 19th, 2023.
I'm so glad you've wandered here. These guided meditations are an invitation home from the Earth - while simultaneously offering space for the mystery of our internal and external worlds. A journey to discover new ways of being. And a place to listen for the quiet, creative voices within us that this wild, modern world frequently drowns out or distracts us from.
In each episode, I'll invite you to step inside yourself, wandering through the...