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Self-Care | Meditation

Self-Care | Meditation

Whether you're into guided mediation, prayer, or anything that allows you to connect with self, it's important that you don't neglect it. In times of difficulty, you need to connect with self more than ever.

Don't forget that meditation is for your soul, so if you neglect it, you're only doing yourself harm.

Meditation and prayer will give you a way to manifest peace, calm, and overall wellbeing.

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