Last week I posted about heavy metal mindfulness. Today I’m letting you know that Barbie is now a mindfulness vlogger. (People send me this kind of stuff, I don’t seek it out. But it seems I attract it… )
It is fascinating to see Buddhist practices where you don’t usually expect to see them. It’s nice to be surprised by the world.
Here’s the article:
Here’s Barbie’s metta meditation instructions:
“I had an experience recently where someone made me upset and I had a really hard time forgiving them. But I heard about this awesome thing called Loving Kindness Meditation and it really helped! I hope it helps you too if you ever find yourself in a similar situation.”
“Imagine your heart filling with love,” Barbie says into her webcam as she begins teaching the meditation. “And then you say, ‘May I be happy.’ And to fill your heart with love, well, that’s like giving yourself a superpower. Next, visualize a friend or a family member, someone’s who’s helped you. And send that love to them. Say silently to yourself, ‘May you be happy’ as you visualize them…”
She also has a morning meditation practice:
She’s a good teacher and the short videos are packed with good advice.