meditation

Celebrating meditation guidance and gurus.

Expectations
Expectations... We all have them. They're those ideas that float around our mind before being sewn into the soil of our conscious selves. They grow as weeds from this mental earth, strangling our gard...
Roger Wells2 years ago
The Community of You
‘There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philosophies.’ - Friedrich Nietzche When it comes to meditation, a lot of people think it is only their mind they're dealing with. So their focu...
Lizzy Arrow2 years ago
Nothing Is Like Bitter Sweet
I wanted to write this today to show people how things can be difficult if one lives with one mental health issue, for me living with it comes with a price. A price that I've regretted when I wasn't t...
Matthew DeWard2 years ago
Effective Method for Resisting Negativity Through Meditative Practice
Every now and then, there comes a time when the negotiations of life take their toll on our minds and consciences. We typically aren't prepared for the negative pessimism which is flung our way, and w...
Lynn Hall2 years ago
Goodbye, Yellow Brick Road
I have had many years experience organising and running many workshops based on spiritual beliefs, philosophies, and practises, ranging from The Celestine Prophecy, Louise Hay, and my own Lighten Up i...
JoRose 2 years ago
Radical Honesty Challenge
Public Service Announcement. TO REALLY BE RATHER THAN TO SEEM. What are you? Really? Who are you? We get so caught up in the matrix that we treat ourselves the same way we treat others. An empty “Good morning self," or worse “It's morning self, you have to live again. No luck peacefully dying in your sleep.” You get up, go through the motions. Watch the things. Eat the things. Clean the parts. See the day. We get so complacent, we miss the small miracles, and frequently when they are noticed, th...
The Story of the Spiral
The Story of the Spiral Imagine that you live in a world where half of the land is covered with dense, dark dense forest, and the other half is covered with full of sunny, beautiful spaces. These plac...
Rachel Benn2 years ago
Self-Care - Millennial Edition
Let's be real. Lately, every day feels like part II of Billy Joel's "We Didn't Start the Fire." I'm serious. Take a look: Donald Trump, paris agreement/ climate change, please impeach him/ Portland stabbings, London Bridge/ We're all going to drown in sewage See?? It can be hard to process or even enjoy life when you're staring your mortality in the face on a daily basis, and as millennials, with the world in our palms, this is what we often do. Millennials are unique in that how we've grown up,...
Christine Graves2 years ago
Doing What Makes You Happy
What makes you happy? Your kids? Your job? Watching videos of highly intoxicated people try and act normal? Yea, that's pretty funny. But, what really makes you happy? How many people can honestly say...
Kari Ann Fallon2 years ago
7 Reasons It Is Healthy to Put Yourself First
It can be difficult, between work, family and friends, to find time for yourself. You may feel like a bad friend if you don't have time to grab lunch, or you might think you're a bad employee if you d...
Jodie Andersen2 years ago
Finding Joy
Your inner voice
Caitlin McDonald2 years ago
Minding the Gap
It was necessary to have a tooth removed recently. My London dentist and I explored the available options and decided that the best way was just to have it out altogether. The extraction became compli...
Cheeky Minx2 years ago
The Best MEDS
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder or PMDD, (no, it's not PMS!) is best defined as a hormonal sensitivity that causes intense, often life-disabling mental and physical symptoms every month in women with ...
Ben W2 years ago
Moments of Quiet Reflection
In a world full of noise and frenzy, it’s to one’s advantage to have some quiet moments of reflection every now and then. It doesn’t have to be every day but five to ten minutes for a couple of times ...
Kandii Kiss2 years ago
How to Activate and Align Your Chakras
Feeling like you are stuck in a rut? Need a change, a re-awakening? Tired of feeling drained and disconnected? I was too, so I decided to make a change. Meditation and positive affirmations were the f...
How to Use the Neti Pot
Important Tips On How to Use the Neti Pot People often tip their head down while doing the Neti so water will go up into the nose or down the back of the throat. Think of the Wood Labyrinth Game, you have to turn every thing just right to get the marble to go slowly in the right direction. Same with the water, keep the head more or less level to feel where your starting point it, then move the head accordingly to guide the water through to come out the other nostril. It is an odd feeling having ...
How To Clear Blocked Chakras
Chakras are important concepts in Jainism, Buddhism, and Hinduism. Derived from the Sanskrit word for “wheel”, the term chakra refers to points of concentrated energy in our subtle bodies (meaning our...
A Glimpse of My Pilgrimage
For the past two years, I have been struggling with my seated meditation practice. I was given my personal mantra from my teacher in 2011 at Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, PA. It has been an amazin...