My own Meditation Journey

My own Meditation Journey

My own Meditation Journey I was first introduced to meditation when I began studying Buddhism. Before then I think I believed, and this is a common misconception, that meditation was a rather mystical practice that took over your body and mind somehow, that it was something to be feared almost and it was only really…

Can I teach myself; do I need a teacher?

Can I teach myself; do I need a teacher?

Meditation is a journey of self discovery leading to self mastery that you can start right now — today. There isn’t anything you need to learn that you don’t have right at this moment within you. Simply sit and allow yourself to be. It isn’t easy, training the mad monkey mind that races from one…

How do I meditate?

How do I meditate?

Buddhism often describes meditation as a way of ‘training the mad monkey’, referring to the mind as a mad monkey, which is always jumping and racing from one thought to the next. During an average day we think around 64,000 thoughts! The Buddha said by the absence of grasping one is set free. Meditation is…

Discover Meditation and the Secret Gap

Discover Meditation and the Secret Gap

Stillness of mind, improved concentration and focus, heightened clarity, increased vitality and rejuvenation, happiness and emotional stability, improved memory and learning ability, inner peace, calm and oneness are just some of the benefits regular practice of meditation can give you. Discover meditation and the secret gap and you will open a doorway connecting you to…

What is the goal of meditation?

What Is The Goal Of Meditation?

Instructions on how to meditate abound. Most schools teach one (or a combination) of three main meditation techniques, namely mindfulness meditation, concentrative meditation, or analytical meditation. Mindfulness meditation involves paying attention to the processes of the mind in order to become aware of the continuous flow of sensations and feelings, images, thoughts, sounds, smells, and…

Meditation for Anxiety

It is likely that we have all experienced anxiety at some point in our lives. In many instances anxiety is a normal, adaptive, and positive response. For example, anxiety can be a motivating factor to increase our efforts and performance. You feel anxious about an upcoming final exam, you begin to review your notes frequently,…

Meditation Benefits : Meditation for Beginners

Meditation is one of the most powerful ‘self help’ tools available today and is available to anyone. All meditation asks for is time and an open mind and in return you will benefit in so many different ways. It is incredibly straightforward and perhaps that’s where a lot of doubt comes from – is this…