The Advantages Of A Walking Meditation

Meditation Benefits | A Walking Meditation Helps Cultivate Mindfulness

Some might scoff at the idea of a walking meditation. For most, the practice involves grabbing a cushion, plopping oneself down with eyes closed, and turning one’s focus within. Who knew that you could meditate while walking around!? If you’ve meditated for any length of time, however, you know that ideally one would cultivate a mindful state in all of one’s daily activities and not just while sitting in the […] Read more »

Why Meditation May Be Effective In Relieving Pain

Meditation Benefits | Meditation May Hold The Key To Naturally Relieving Pain

If you’ve been around meditation for a while you know that it’s helpful with a lot of things. Emotional challenges, physical problems, and spiritual maladies are just some of the things that meditation can help provide both relief and insight into. The bigger question for most, however, is how does this alternative healing practice do it? Alex Knapp, in a follow-up Forbes post, considers why meditation might work so well […] Read more »

Cutting Ties Through A Chakra Meditation

Meditation | Use A Chakra Meditation To Release The Energetic Ties Of A Completed Relationship

Let’s face it, the ending of a relationship can be painful. Unmet expectations and shattered dreams, not to mention questioning if one had done it differently if the relationship would have lasted have left many feeling the grief caused by a relationship ending sometimes for longer than the relationship lasted itself. What most don’t realize is that when entering into a relationship we become not only emotionally and physically attached, […] Read more »

Meditate Your Way Back-To-School!

Meditation | Meditation And Yoga Can Teach Children How To Empower Themselves

With Labor Day around the corner, school-aged children from all around the country are either back in school or quickly preparing for a return to the classroom. You can almost feel the sense of excitement and fear these children face as they venture into the unknown. The good news is, now more than ever, children receive the support, encouragement and mentoring needed to help them to make these important life […] Read more »

5 Ways To Increase Your Happiness

Meditation Benefits | Use Meditation To Increase Your Overall Happiness

I’m not sure why, but most people are reluctant to admit they would like to increase their overall happiness. Maybe it’s because in doing so, one also has to confront the fact that they aren’t as happy as they would like to be – a vulnerable admission. It could also be that they don’t know how. An unfortunate truth, today’s society is less than equipped at helping people to cultivate […] Read more »

Heart Sutra Meditation

Meditation | Use A Heart Sutra Meditation To Focus Your Attention And Intention

If you pay attention to yourself and those around you, more often than not you will find that most of us suffer from a closed heart. With all the best reasons in the world, remaining open to both giving and receiving love can be challenging at best. Unmet expectations and hurt feelings manifest themselves at every turn. Truth be told, however, it’s only through purposefully cultivating an open heart through […] Read more »

Using Meditation To Cultivate Peace And Happiness From The Inside Out

Meditation | Meditation Helps To Quiet The Mind And Lessen The Need For Control

The truth is that we live in a society that consciously or unconsciously promotes the belief that if people can change their outsides that their insides will follow suit. Unfortunately, this view on how to cultivate peace and happiness is focused in the wrong direction. As a result, the world is full of individuals fixated on trying to control themselves and others in a futile attempt to mold the world. […] Read more »

Becoming Mindful About Schoolroom Anxiety

Meditation | Use Relaxation Techniques To Help Children Cope With Stress

For those parents of school-aged children, all you have to do is think back to when you were in school to appreciate how anxiety ridden the whole schooling process can be. From homework assignments to peer pressure, it’s a surprise that any of us come out alive. The good news is that parents today are much more conscious of how difficult these formative years can be, and as a result, […] Read more »

Experience The Freedom Of Choice Through Meditation

Meditation | Learn To Better Interact With People By Practicing Meditation

If you’re anything like me, on a daily basis you come into contact with people and situations that, well cause you to become frustrated. The truth is, the world and the people in it can be challenging. Unmet expectations, hopes, and dreams can cause even the most seasoned meditators to bristle. Fortunately, meditation is a practice and not necessarily something to be perfected. In other words, learning to cultivate mindfulness […] Read more »