Motherhood, Apple Pie and Meditation – Huffington Post

With the demands of parenting these days, you sometimes don’t know if you’re coming or going. To prevent themselves from burnout, more and more single moms are squeezing in some time for meditation to center themselves. Jeanne Ball writes at the Huffington Post about a new social movement taking place at the grass roots level.

Motherhood, Apple Pie and Meditation – Huffington Post

More and more mothers are finding meditation to be an effective way to avoid burnout and exhaustion. Rather than taking time out for a coffee, many moms are squeezing in a few minutes of meditation while the baby is napping or before heading home from work.


Practicing meditation helps moms balance the demands of parenting. Photo by Andrejs Pidjass c/o Photos.Com.

Meditation is especially important for mothers because kids are sensitive to their mothers’ stress. Studies show that when a mother is overworked, anxious or depressed, her children have higher stress, too.

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Regular meditation relieves daily stress and maintains inner calm. Daily practice also develops qualities of patience, wisdom and intuition, which any parent can never have too much of.

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Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish and loneliness.                                                 — Indra Devi

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