You Can Meditate Even If…

You can meditate even if you have thoughts racing through your mind (as they do in mine)! You can meditate even if you have to change your position once in a while. You can meditate even if your child is tugging at your pants. You can meditate even if your bills haven’t been paid and […]

Don’t Have Time to Meditate?

Many people come to me and tell me they don’t have time to meditate. I always tell them to make time to meditate, even if it is only 9 minutes a day. This gives them a new start in life in a short period of time when they follow my advice. I also tell them […]

How to Prepare for the Future

In these wonderful words of wisdom from Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, we learn how to prepare for the future. When I first began writing these pages in 2012, several of the mentors I had would say, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail!” This was a really hard one from me as […]

We All Have Everything We Need

In this video, Pema Chodron tells Oprah that we all have everything we need. This is reminiscent of what Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh says, We are already blessed with everything we need to be happy there is no need to run, strive or struggle. Pema says, We already have everything we need. There is […]

Pebble Meditation from Plum Village

This article contains a video of Pebble Meditation from Plum Village conducted by another monk, Thay Phap Luu. The video was produced by Peace Is The Way Films. If you ever listen to Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh teach the children how to do this, you may wonder what he is talking about. He calls […]

Silva Intuition

Did you know that in his over 20 years of research of the most rich and successful people in the world, the legendary Napoleon Hill concluded that the ONE uniting factor that all these wealthy people had in common was intuition. This study was done decades ago, yet society continues to remain skeptical when it […]

3 Breath Meditation Practice

Today, I am offering a 3 breath meditation practice that you can do wherever you are. You can do it in the time it takes to take three deep breaths. You can do it in 3 minutes. You can do it for 30 minutes. The choice is yours. 3 Breath Meditation Practice Find a comfortable […]

Meditation On The Body, Part 4

This is the fourth and final installment of Meditation on the Body. In this segment, we will progress into pelvis and hips, and then down to the legs and feet. As before, you can choose to do this meditation lying down on your back with your hands at your side or sitting up with your […]

Meditation On The Body, Part 3

Now we are ready for Part 3 in the Meditation on the Body series. This article encompasses stages 5 and 6 and the torso. It is probably best to review Part 1 and Part 2 before going on to this part. As before, I recommend doing this lying down on your back with your arms […]

Meditation On The Body, Part 2

The meditation described in this Part 2 of Meditation on the Body encompasses the neck, shoulders and arms. It is a continuation of the meditation on the head and face in Part 1. Each stage is numbered with a number in brackets. It is probably best to review Part 1 before going on to this […]