Taking a few moments in silence to develop a personal mantra is so important – it can be as simple as “I am”, “I am peace”, “Om Shanti” (which means peace), or “Sat Nam” (which means truth).

Mantras can be used anytime, especially if you are experiencing anxiety, fear, or stress. There has been research that mantras are an effective way to calm the mind. Gabrielle Bernstein’s “The Universe Has Your Back” card deck is full of amazing mantras to help you feel calm and at ease. It is a tool I’ve been using for over 20 years and has helped me tremendously.

Huge thanks to Louise Hay and Dr. Wayne Dyer for teaching me about mantras!

Mary Ann