Meditation

Focusing on What Matters, Moment By Moment

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  We in the modern West assume that the normal mind is a healthy one. But a "healthy mind" is still subject to many types of distress, including depression, anxiety, frustration, restlessness, boredom, and resentment. Only when such imbalances are excessive are we advised to seek...

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A 10-Minute Meditation to Work with Difficult Emotions

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When we deny what's difficult by putting our heads in the sand, we create more suffering. Here's a 10-minute meditation to reverse the tendency to start digging.     Can you feel the heat? ↓ Life feels a little more intense these days: at home, work, out in the world....

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An 11-Minute Awareness of Breath Practice

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Susan Kaiser-Greenland guides us through one of the oldest meditation practices called "Sit and Know You're Sitting.  ♠   One of the oldest meditation practices is also one of the simplest: Sit, and know you’re sitting. Let’s give it a try:   1. Get comfortable, with your back straight. Close your...

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A 6-Minute Mindfulness Practice to Relax and Retune After a Hectic Day

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On autopilot, we might not notice all the stress we carry around — Explore this brief mindfulness practice to unwind your body and mind. ↓ By Elisha Goldstein | August 14, 2018 ◊ ◊ In order to deeply relax and be present in life, it’s important to understand how we hold our...

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A 5-Minute Gratitude Practice: Focus on the Good by Tapping into Your Senses

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This 5-minute mindfulness practice cultivates gratitude for life's small delights as you move through the senses. ↓ By Elaine Smookler | August 6, 2018 Waking up this morning, I glanced at my cell phone and noticed the weather app ominously predicting many days of snow and icy temperatures ahead....

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Are You Addicted to Being Judgy?

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↓  When we practice investigating judgments and diffusing them we can learn to choose how we look at things and react to them. Of all the wondrous array of thoughts that are possible, negative judgments about ourselves and others are one of the mind’s compulsive obsessions. It’s...

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Listening: The Supreme Skill

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↓ Listening: The Supreme Skill Listening is an act of surrender. - Brian Eno ↓ Listening is the powerful, soothing agent of all communication. Listening is the best tool there is to lower anxiety, diminish division, and open into sameness, into togetherness. Listening will help almost anyone who is triggered...

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5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go on a Meditation Retreat

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5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go on a Meditation Retreat Thinking about going on a meditation retreat this summer? Here's what you need to know. ↓ 1) What’s the Setting? Urban-ish or rustic, vegetarian or vegan, silent or guided, beach or mountain, solitary or group—retreats come in...

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7 Affirmations for Daily Walking Meditations

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↓ 7 Affirmations for Daily Walking Meditations Many new studies suggest that mindful walking is good, not only for mental health, but also to relieve stress. Moreover mindfulness, in general, is shown to improve chronic inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and asthma. Psychological...

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5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go on a Meditation Retreat

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5 Things You Need to Know Before You Go on a Meditation Retreat ↓ Thinking about going on a meditation retreat this summer? Here's what you need to know. ↓ 1) What’s the Setting? Urban-ish or rustic, vegetarian or vegan, silent or guided, beach or mountain, solitary or group—retreats come in...

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Meditation Is Hard When You Hate Yourself

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Meditation Is Hard When You Hate Yourself * Maybe at some point, you decided to try meditation—thinking it might help you resemble those placid, robe-draped figures chanting in the documentaries. Maybe you marveled at those scientific studies linking meditation with reduced anxiety and better sleep. Maybe you started...

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6 Meditations For Personal Transformation

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* 6 Meditations For Personal Transformation Here are six meditations for personal transformation. * Human beings crave comfort.  What I’ve noticed during my 14 plus years of practice is that comfort is an end-point for many people. “I want to be comfortable,” is what we say. We link comfort...

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Clear Air, Clear Mind

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* Clear Air, Clear Mind * Keep body and mind healthy with fresh, clean air in your sacred space. * In Vastu shastra, the traditional Hindu system of architecture and placement, there are five elements of nature—earth, water, fire, space and air—that need to be unified and balanced. It’s easy...

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