Repeat a Centering Prayer or Mantra
A one word mantra or centering prayer can soothe the agitated mind and keep it focused so you can feel your inner peace beneath the turbulence. Peace is our true nature, but we must make efforts to cultivate it. Choose a word that is sacred to you. It might be Love, Om, Peace, Thank You, Truth, Shanthi, Abba, Sai, Mother. Repeat the word or name silently to yourself. If you have an image associated with the word or name, let it arise and remain constant. Use this word to anchor your mind. This repetition can be done at home, in the office or in a challenging meeting. No one needs to know of your silent repletion of this word except you.