194 episodes

For centuries, rituals have been used to bring order and clarity to daily activity. The Morning Ritual is a meditation podcast intended to do just that. Each episode includes a centering meditation to bring more ease, balance, and joy into your mornings, and ultimately into your lives. Please note, you don’t have to be a morning person or a meditator! This podcast is for all.

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The Morning Ritual Lilly Balch

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 360 Ratings

For centuries, rituals have been used to bring order and clarity to daily activity. The Morning Ritual is a meditation podcast intended to do just that. Each episode includes a centering meditation to bring more ease, balance, and joy into your mornings, and ultimately into your lives. Please note, you don’t have to be a morning person or a meditator! This podcast is for all.

Rate, review & most importantly, enjoy!

Let's connect! Don't be shy, please reach out on:

www.lillybalch.com
Instagram: @_themorningritual
https://substack.com/@themorningritual

    Meditation: Caring for your WHOLE self

    Meditation: Caring for your WHOLE self

    In today's practice we invite our WHOLE self into this moment, caring for all the layers of our being. This meditation will leave you feeling grounded, relaxed and supported.
    Thank you for listening to The Morning Ritual. If you haven't already be sure to hit the subscribe button for more. Enjoying the podcast? Leave a review below!
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    You can also find TMR on Instagram, TikTok, & Youtube.


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    • 13 min
    Merging Spirituality & Business with Kara Ladd

    Merging Spirituality & Business with Kara Ladd

    Kara Ladd is an award-winning multimedia entrepreneur & journalist known for her catalytic storytelling, purpose-driven thought leadership and boutique consultancy. In today's conversation, Kara and I talk about breaking the binary between spirituality and business, the daily rituals that help us prevent burnout and how to live with more alignment and intention.
    Learn more about Kara here.
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    You can also find TMR on Instagram, TikTok, & Youtube.


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    • 45 min
    Meditation: What is an ‘open heart’?

    Meditation: What is an ‘open heart’?

    Today’s episode is a guided meditation exploring what it means to live with an open heart. How can we release the weight and pressure of life and feel into an expansive, free, warm and open heart?
    You can find the journal prompts that go with today's practice here.
    Join our February Gathering:
    The Morning Ritual's February Gathering will be held on Wednesday, February 28th at 12pm EST. Grab your ticket here. TMR's monthly gathering is FREE for our paid subscribers on Substack. Join our Substack community for free access.
    You can also find TMR on Instagram, TikTok, & Youtube.


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    • 16 min
    How your mindset affects your physical health with Dr. Chiti Parikh

    How your mindset affects your physical health with Dr. Chiti Parikh

    Dr. Chiti Parikh, co-founder of the Integrative Health and Wellbeing at NewYork-Presbyterian in collaboration with Weill Cornell, has dedicated her life to combining the best of eastern and western medicine. In today’s episode we dive into the power that our mind has over our physical wellbeing, the seven ancient health secrets, mindful eating, and the future of holistic health in a western healthcare system.
    Learn more about Dr. Chiti Parikh here.
    *ANNOUNCEMENT: The Morning Ritual's February Gathering will be held on Wednesday, February 28th at 12pm EST. Grab your ticket here. TMR's monthly gathering is FREE for our paid subscribers on Substack. Join our Substack community for free access.
    You can also find TMR on Instagram, TikTok, & Youtube.


    Our Sponsors:
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    • 42 min
    Meditation: Learn to Respond, Not React

    Meditation: Learn to Respond, Not React

    Today's practice is all about responding versus reacting to life. Mindfulness allows us to see the space between stimulus and response and gives us the power to choose our response. I hope that you enjoy today's practice.
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    You can also find TMR on Instagram, TikTok, & Youtube.
    ***The Morning Ritual is sponsored by BetterHelp. For easy, accessible therapy visit www.betterhelp.com/themorningritual for 10% off your first month of therapy.


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    • 13 min
    Permission to Rest with Ashley Neese

    Permission to Rest with Ashley Neese

    Ashley Neese is a renowned breathwork teacher, author, parent, and land steward. She has spent over a decade working at the intersections of embodiment, transformation, and renewal. In today’s conversation Ashley and I cover:
    {2:10} Ashley’s story and journey towards a more restful existence 
    {6:25} What is rest? What is not rest?
    {10:20} Why do we find it so hard to rest? 
    {18:25} The power of daily micro practices 
    {22:30} Navigating breathwork when our breath is constricted or shallow 
    {33:11} Rapid fire questions for Ashley 
    Learn more about Ashley here: https://www.ashleyneese.com/ 
    Join our Substack community for more.
    You can also find TMR on Instagram, TikTok, & Youtube.


    Our Sponsors:
    * Check out BetterHelp and use my code MORNINGRITUAL for a great deal: https://www.betterhelp.com/
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    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
360 Ratings

360 Ratings

marisolco ,

Piece of morning sunshine

I have been a follower for years now and discovered this show when I needed more “sunshine” in my life. Anxiety ridden, brought on by the pandemic, menopause and a tragic loss of a family member- Lilly thank you for my morning rituals throughout.

Mollsek ,

Love Lilly!

This podcast has been my one and only go to meditation podcast for the past year or so. Lilly’s voice is so relaxing and she really knows how to set each meditation up to benefit the listener. I fully recommend this podcast

time to get knitting ,

A MUST HEAR

What a beautiful podcast to start your mornings or to listen again whenever you may need a time to center yourself. I am so happy to have found this podcast. A great way to take a moment and meditate. Can’t wait to hear more of these. You are my start to a wonderful day. ✨

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