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 »

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 »

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 »

Use Meditation To Reboot Your Brain!

Meditation | Use Meditation To Enter Into An Alpha Wave Brain State

For those who don’t know, one of the main purposes in getting a good night’s sleep is to allow your brain the opportunity to go into an alpha wave state. When sleeping, it happens approximately every 90 minutes. And why is this important for you? Because in an alpha wave state (as opposed to the busy beta wave state) the brain is resting and regenerating. Not to worry though if […] Read more »

A Simplified Approach To Mindfulness Meditation

Meditation | Use Meditation To Bring A Sense Of Mindfulness To Your Life

Many who have been practicing meditation for a while know that the true test is bringing the practice out from the confines of one’s home and into the world. Meaning, cultivating a sense of mindfulness in all of one’s day-to-day activities. No small feat to say the least, mindfulness meditation begins by bringing conscious awareness to one’s thoughts, beliefs, feelings, and sensations without attaching labels or meaning. Erin Johnson and […] Read more »

The Importance Of Comfort During Meditation

Meditation | Cultivate Meditation More Easily By Being Comfortable During Your Practice

A lot has been written as to the benefits that a meditation practice holds: increased mental clarity, decreased stress and anxiety, and an improved outlook on life, to name just a few. That said, to put it bluntly, meditation sucks if you aren’t comfortable. Despite all the potentially challenging things one might encounter during meditation, who wants to focus inward if they aren’t comfortable? Checkout this comical but well intended […] Read more »

How To Water Your Meditation Practice

Meditation | A Successful Meditation Practice Is Cultivated Daily

For a beginning meditator, the idea of sitting for any length of time focusing on that ever important relationship with self can seem overwhelming. From the moment we get up to the moment we fall asleep, distraction, drama, and chaos seem to come at us from every angle. Truth be told, to have a successful meditation practice one must cultivate it. That means not only dedicating time for self reflection, […] Read more »

Walking Meditation Can Lead To Inner Peace

Meditation Benefits | A Walking Meditation Benefits Inner Peace

The benefits of meditation are many. Sure you can sit in your living room, light a candle, and focus within. But apart from the 20 or 30 minutes spent in pure bliss, what about the rest of your day when you’re walking around going about your day-to-day activities? Is it possible to cultivate a sense of mindfulness and inner peace while fully engaged in life? Of course, it’s called a […] Read more »

Calm Heart Meditation

Meditation | Increase Your Ability To Give And Receive Love With Meditation

When it comes to strengthening one’s heart, both yoga and meditation are powerful healing practices. While many forms of yoga concentrate on asanas intended to massage the muscles around the heart, certain meditation practices use mantras and focusing techniques to open the area. Regardless of which practice you choose, healing methods that bring awareness to the heart center benefit one’s ability to give and receive love. Checkout this recent Yoga […] Read more »