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 […]

Practice Daily Meditation

The fourth of the Seven Principles of Mindfulness in Healing from the book, Healing with the Seven Principles of Mindfulness is to practice daily meditation. Here is why. Meditation strengthens the mind like exercise strengthens the body. With daily exercise, your muscles become toned and your body feels great. If you miss a day or […]

Commitment is Very Important in Life

Here are more words of wisdom from Swami Satchidananda from The Golden Present. In today’s lesson, we learn that commitment is very important in life. “Commitment is very important in life. Those who want to lead a spiritual life are here to change all these things and to rebuild a better world. Remember that. You […]

Stress Reduction with Jon Kabat-Zinn

This is an old series of talks by on stress reduction with Jon Kabat-Zinn, the founder of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. It is as true today as it was in 1999, when these were recorded. He speaks about the kinds of things that cause stress and how to […]

Meditation is an Exercise for Developing Willpower

In these words of wisdom from Roy Baumeister and John Tierney from their book, Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength we learn that meditation is an exercise for developing willpower. By participating in daily meditation, we develop our willpower in other aspects of our lives. Religious meditations often involve explicit and effortful regulation of attention. […]

Buddhist Monkey Enters the Garden

This is my first encounter with Happy Tree Friends’ videos. This one is called Enter the Garden. The Buddhist Monkey enters the garden and defends it. What do you think the movie is trying to say? What is attacking the garden? Answer these questions and enter the garden of the 9 Minute Meditation course! Note: […]

Beginning Meditation

This video teach you a basic form of beginning meditation. To meditate, find a comfortable position on the floor or in a chair. You can even do it lying down if you take care not to fall asleep. Once you are comfortable, begin with several deep breaths. Then, simply observe your breathing. Do not try […]

Guided Meditation to Create Your Inner Sanctuary

This guided meditation to create your inner sanctuary is provided by The Honest Guys, Sian Lloyd-Pennell, Rick Clarke, and their producer, Kevin. My first experience with creating my inner sanctuary was when I took the Silva Mind Control course in Chicago in 1971. I believe it was called creating your inner sanctuary. I think it […]

Why You Should Meditate – Pema Chodron

These words of wisdom are from Pema Chodron. She teaches you why you should meditate. She tells us that we are not meditating to become good meditators. We are meditating to become more alive, more aware, more awake. Daily practice is the key to establishing a good meditation practice. It can be as little as […]

Nourish Your Mind Body and Spirit with This Guided Meditation

This video will help you you nourish your mind body and spirit with this guided meditation. It is forty-five minutes long and should be done lying down. The meditation is guided by Kalawna Biggs. The visualization help you to relax all systems of your body for deep healing. The guided meditation utilizes imagery and excellent […]