Set a timer for the length of time you wish to meditate. Sit in a chair with your back straight … Continue reading A Meditation Practice Based on Anapanasati (Awareness of the Breath)
There are two kinds of vulnerability. The first is the type that comes from living authentically with an open heart. … Continue reading How can one overcome emotional vulnerability?
It is best to have a meditation teacher. If that is not possible, there is the website Headspace: Headspace. They offer … Continue reading Getting Started with Mindfulness Meditation
What is mindfulness and how did it become so popular in the US? Mindfulness is an English translation of the … Continue reading Mindfulness in America
Place your attention in the palm of your hand. Notice the sensations of the air on your skin. You may … Continue reading How to Meditate in a Bar
So you learn to honor everybody you meet as your teacher when you realize that there is nothing else you … Continue reading How can one use listening to bring out the best in others?
When you feel special or not feel special, it is because your thoughts tell you so. Knowing this, recall a … Continue reading How do you deal with the realization that you are not special?
You may be keeping a regular mindfulness practice, and although you find you are more present with others, you may … Continue reading Have you found it difficult to cultivate compassion even though you meditate daily?
Terminology Before we begin, I want you to know that I am assuming that your meditation has a point of … Continue reading How to Relate to Your Thoughts During Meditation