all about meditation
System Reboot I don’t know about you, but I’ve kind of slipped off the bandwagon lately with regards to ‘me’ time. I don’t know if its got to do with moving house and having an endless list of things to do or being in the midst of the silly season but quiet, reflective time is […]
I’m Easy. Well, not THAT kind of easy … although, in my 20’s… For a long time now I have been noticing that we reward ‘all that is difficult’. Like, “I studied hard for that exam” and, “It was a rough week” and, “I pulled an all nighter to get this project together for my […]
ABC correspondent Dan Harris explains that you can integrate short bursts of meditation into your life by way of purposeful pauses. Harris is author of the book “10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story.”
This article provides an inspired synopsis of how different major civilizations have used music, and specifically the spacing of musical notes, in different ways. Then she connects those different manners of usage to certain socio/politico/economic developments. Jill Mattson is a four time author/soundhealing expert, uses Sound Healing techniques with original music
I Am Enough. A couple of years ago I logged into my infrequently used Twitter account one day and found a flurry of messages congratulating me on my nomination. Nomination for what??? Apparently I had been nominated for a FIERCE Woman Award. I was touched that the nomination was in the category most meaningful for […]
Surrender to spirit within in this guided “Who I Am Is Enough” meditation by Denise Linn. Slip into bliss as you repeat the loving affirmations that will inspire and encourage you to relax and realize you are enough, you are remarkable and you are valued. Walk along this comforting pathway and begin your day in complete confidence and restored faith in your daily living.
Meditation unfolds in a sequence, but the specific experiences and their order vary from person to person and from method to method. In devotional meditation or prayer you may be filled with intense love, or with great pain of separation, or with the presence of the Living Spirit.
Research says mindfulness works for individuals. But does it work in the bottom-line-driven workplace, or is it just a frivolous feel-good program? This is the question tackled in a growing number of studies. Here are three ways, based on four recent studies, that cultivating moment-to-moment awareness might improve workplaces.
Enjoy this ancient heart imagery exercise that reminds us where we come from, and how we’re all connected by one heart.
Sink into this beautiful rhythmic meditation from davidji. Feel the vibrations of gratitude, trust, love and peace flow through you and refill you as davidji repeats these words. Let your problems, worries and fears fade away and greet this new day with appreciation. Trust and love yourself. Be grateful for all of the gifts you receive today and peace shall be yours.
New study suggests that orgasm has an affect on your brain that’s almost identical to meditation.
If you work (or play) in the spiritual community, you’ve undoubtedly heard one word over and over again – ascension. It’s the BIG spiritual goal. Everybody wants to ascend and become enlightened. And there’s nothing wrong with that intention. It’s admirable to want to meditate, pray, do breathe exercises, or attempt to connect with the Divine in any other way. It’s also admirable to want to be as “spiritually evolved” as you can. But at the risk of sounding impudent, I’m here to say that aiming for ascension is not enough. Not any more. We now need to set our intentions on something I call “bicension.”
The rapid changes in your third-dimensional existence are accelerating at a faster rate than your biological organism might be capable of handling. The extreme stresses upon your biological nature must be dealt with if you wish to avoid the path to madness and self-destruction.
For over two years I spent one out of every four weeks in silence. At the time I was living at a Zen Monastery and every month we would have a week-long silent retreat. During this retreat we sat meditation in silence, ate in silence, worked in silence, and only communicated through hand gestures and written notes. At first living like this was hard, but over time I learned to grow to appreciate silence. By the time I left I learned that silence was my friend and teacher. What did silence teach me?