Many Types of Mindfulness Meditation

In this article, I am going to review Dr. Philippe Goldin‘s Google Talk from March 1, 2008. I have already posted the video as Meditation Practices: How Do They Affect The Brain? My purpose in this article is to extract one of the slides from the video and expand on it from the point of view […]

What Is The Difference Between Ill-being And Well-being?

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh (affectionately known as Thay to his followers) talks about the four noble truths of the Buddha in a way that is easy to understand. He uses the concepts of ill-being and well-being. What is the difference between ill-being and well-being? He teaches that the first noble truth is the fact of […]

Mindfulness Can Help Reduce Stress

Here is another excerpt from The Science of Consciousness in which Amishi Jha explains how mindfulness can help reduce stress. She responds to Jon Kabat-Zinn‘s definition of mindfulness: “Mindfulness is paying attention in a particular way on purpose in the present moment non-judgmentally.” The first element of mindfulness in dealing with stress is the attention factor. […]

Meditation Practices Could Change Everything

Flynn Coleman, a yoga, meditation and mindfulness teacher says in her recent Huffington Post article that meditation practices could change everything. Flynn is the founder of Samya Practice, an organization offering seminars, workshops and consulting to businesses, groups and individuals seeking balance and transformation. In addition, she gives back to the local and global community […]

Interview With One Of My Mentors

This online interview with one of my mentors inspired me to share it with you, my readers. I have decided to withhold the name of my mentor for the time being. This is quite different from all of my other posts, so please have a little patience. Interview With One Of My Mentors The text […]

Meditation Practices To Develop Mind Strength

When you first begin an exercise routine at the gym, you use small weights or slower speeds until you build up your strength. The same is true in meditation practices to develop mind strength. You begin with easy practices like mindfulness of breathing or walking meditation and develop these into deeper, more rewarding experiences. Dr. […]

Meditation Practices Are Linked to Increased Intelligence

A recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle from 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 […]

What is Mindfulness?

Mindfulness is the act of deliberately paying full attention to what is going on in the present moment without judgment. I’m sure you have experienced moments of mindfulness sometime in your life. These moments of mindfulness can come when you see a beautiful sunset or gaze down on your infant child in awe or in […]

Meditation Practices

Welcome to Meditation Practices You have come to the right place if you want to reduce stress, anxiety, restlessness, indecision, impatience and other common ailments of modern society. You will find that meditation practices bring you back to your true home, which is a feeling of peace and well-being that is your human birthright! Meditation […]

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