Mind Stories Helped Cure Cancer

I am re-releasing this article to complement two articles from earlier this week. The first was A Cancer Cure – Gerson Therapy and the second was Suppressed Cancer Cures. Neither of these articles nor the videos in them mentioned much about meditation, visualization, or mind stories. I think it is important to include these kinds […]

Meditation Practices Lead to a Still Mind – Jiddu Krishnamurti

I have been a subscriber to Tricycle Magazine and receiving the Tricycle Daily Dharma for some number of years now.  Many articles in the magazine talk about how meditation practices lead to a still mind. The magazines pile up in my cabinet after I complete reading everything from cover to cover except for most book […]

Reformed Buddhists

This cartoon about reformed Buddhists was posted to my Facebook wall by Roshi Joan Halifax. I met her at a retreat with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in 1997. I’ve been in touch with her ever since and subscribe to her weekly email news letter. Reformed Buddhists These reformed Buddhists are protesting about having to […]

Meditation Practices Can Change Your Life – The Dalai Lama

Of all the teachers in the world who teach on how meditation practices can change your life, The Dalai Lama is probably the most famous. His exile from Tibet, dating back to 1959, has made him Tibet’s ambassador to the rest of the world. In this role, The Dalai Lama has been extremely well-received, and […]

Meditation Practices for Pain and Stress

I have been a long-time integrative practitioner dating back to the 1970’s and have been using meditation practices for pain and stress since then. When my son was sick with cancer, I listened to the medical establishment and, at the same time, followed my instinct to investigate integrative practices. Even back then, I was using […]

Meditation Practices Change Your Brain

More research results confirm what my posts have already said: meditation practices change your brain! See Meditation Practices Are Linked to Increased Intelligence and Meditation Practices for Pain and Stress. Check out this video from Channel 7 News. Meditation Practices Change Your Brain Julianna Raye reiterates what I have said in What is Meditation? Remember, […]

Oprah Interviewed Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

I was so excited when I was notified that Oprah interviewed Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in 2010 on Oprah.com. Since about 1985 or so, I have been doing meditation practices in the tradition of Thich Nhat Hanh. We lovingly call him Thay.  My understanding is that this means something like “honorable teacher”. The interview […]

Meditation Practices Are Linked to Increased Intelligence

A recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle from BeWellBuzz.com reported that meditation practices are linked to increased intelligence. If you have already recognized that the benefits of meditation practices are great in number, this should come as no surprise to you. Meditation Practices Are Linked to Increased Intelligence Recent research conducted at the UCLA […]