5 Fabulous Reasons to Meditate with Animals
Meditating with animals is healing for them and you!
As pet parents, we do our best to help our animal families to feel safe, loved, and happy. One of the best ways to accomplish this is to share a daily meditation practice with your animal family.
While there are many ways to share quality time with your animal family, meditating together strengthens your relationship and enhances your heart-connection, even if you only have 5 or 10 minutes a day.
Why does meditating with animals have such a profound effect?
Animals are finely attuned to our energy and mirror it. When you feel anxious and stressed, your pets will feel it no matter how hard you try to hide it from them. When you meditate with animals, you show them how much you love and care about them in a calm, peaceful, and open-hearted way.
Here are 5 fabulous reasons to share a meditation practice with your animal family.
Reason #1: Animals are naturally drawn towards peaceful and balanced energy. When you meditate and feel relaxed, so do your animals.
Reason #2: Meditating with animals creates a powerful space of healing and compassion, which enhances your heart connection and relationship with them.
Reason #3: It reduces stress and promotes overall wellness. Daily meditation allows animals to receive a variety of healing benefits like:
- Pain relief
- Strengthens the immune system
- Supports the healing process
- Reduces emotional and behavioral issues
- Promotes overall wellness
Reason #4: Meditation with animals teaches us to open our hearts and connect through our heart-center. This enables a sense of oneness, which leads to a deeper bond and mutual understanding with animals and Nature.
Reason #5: Animals are masterful meditation teachers and enjoy it when we share calm and loving energy with them.
One of the great things about meditating with animals is you can do it sitting, standing, walking, or even lying down. My cats, Mona and Elvis, prefer it when I do sitting meditations with them.
When my dog, Bodhi, was alive, we loved taking our morning Reiki walks where we connected with wildlife and communed with Nature. It brought us tremendous joy to share this sacred space together.
A daily meditation practice helps you to connect and share relaxed and calm energy. This practice can help animals feel calmer, balanced, and less anxious.
Plus, your animal will thank you in ways you could never imagine when you spend time meditating with them.