Love Is Letting Go Of Fear

With Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in the hospital, it may be good to remember that love is letting go of fear. Then we will be free to love Thay and allow what is to be to be. Love Is Letting Go Of Fear is the title of a book by Jerry Jampolsky. He was the […]

In Praise Of Silva Mind Control

My life changed almost immediately after I took the Silva Mind Control course in Chicago many years ago. I can still see the room in which the training took place! I almost remember the meals I brought in. This article is my testimonial in praise of Silva Mind Control. The deep relaxation process, now called […]

Mindfulness Practices For Weight Normalization

Weight normalization is a concept brought to my attention by an old friend. She counsels patients with weight problem, be it obesity or bulimia or anorexia. Obesity is now an epidemic in this country, as verified in this video from the Center for Disease Control. The CDC states, …many factors that have contributed to the obesity […]

Guided Meditation For Symptom Relief

This video is another one from Kelly Howell. This one helps us with self-healing and symptom relief. Guided meditation for symptom relief can be used in conjunction with standard medical treatment. It should not be used alone. It is based on three principles which we should keep in mind when we practice meditation for healing. […]

Mother Earth Is Inside Of Us

This quote is a transcription of the first part of a dharma talk by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh (know as Thay by his followers). The talk took place in Lower Hamlet, Plum Village, France on November 29, 2012. The title of the talk is “A New Teaching on the Twelve Nidanas.” The nidanas are the 12 teachings of […]

Guided Meditation And Mental Fitness

While researching the ideas of guided meditation and mental fitness, I came across an article on the Psychology Today website called, “Three Keys to Optimum Mental Fitness: How to exercise your psychological muscles” by Clifford Lazarus, Ph. D. The article begins with some wisdom that I try to instill on my students: Most people know the […]

Guided Meditation And Shamanic Healing

Dr. Michael Harner Dr. Michael Harner is the founder and inspiration for The Foundation for Shamanic Studies. He is an anthropologist who received his Ph. D. from the University of California, Berkeley. In their book, Higher Wisdom, Roger Walsh and Charles S. Grob say this about Michael:  What Yogananda did for Hinduism and D.T. Suzuki did for Zen, […]

Active Visualization Can Change Your Life

Best Meditation Videos has page by the same name as this post, Active Visualization Can Change Your Life. This is not a coincidence. I found an article titled, “Active Visualization Can Dramatically Improve Your Future,” which is the subject of the article I see very little semantic difference between these two titles, so we must be covering the […]

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