Meditation has become hipper than vintage clothes and ironic mustaches in recent years, but have you ever wondered why meditate? What’s the point? Common reasons given for meditation often revolve around the health benefits, mental and physical, calming the mind, reducing stress, sleeping better, reducing stress, etc. Or you might hear of more esoteric reasons,Continue reading “Meditation Brings more Fun into our Lives”
A brief, practical guide to creating your own meditation practice, followed by useful questions and answers about meditation. Excerpted from the Introduction to Meditation & Mindfulness class on November 19th, 2020.
A few thoughts on the somewhat controversial topic of meditating with music. Excerpted from the Introduction to Meditation & Mindfuless class on November 19th, 2020.
Have you ever wondered why meditate? I mean, why bother, what’s the point? One reason, it makes life more fun! Excerpted from the Introduction to Meditation & Mindfulness class held on November 19th, 2020. Read more about how meditation makes life more fun.
A one-hour zoom class on meditation and mindfulness. This was the first class I recorded, so please pardon the technical glitches… 😉 Topics include:-Why meditate?-Meditation techniques-Creating your own home practice Includes three meditations. If you’d like music for those meditations, here is a link to the playlist on Spotify.
One of the most challenging concepts of eastern philosophies is the idea that our physical reality is an illusion. Our lives, our bodies, everyone we’ve ever known and loved, are not actually real, but just a shared delusion. True reality is some kind of cosmic oneness, in which we are all interconnected parts of theContinue reading “The Sticky Dilemma of Moral Relativism”
See, everything works out exactly the way it should. Why do I keep resisting it? What can’t I just accept the lesson with gratitude?
Photo Credit: Eric Allen The story picks up from my last post about Envision: Sunset in the Vortex Saturday night, I’m not sure when, exactly. Time is starting to lose meaning after witnessing a miraculous sunset and spending what seemed like an eternity relishing the most delicious mango I’ve ever consumed. I’m at the Lapa stage,Continue reading “Chaos in Harmony”
My Experiment: Part 12 You can read Part 11 here: Digging Deeper At the end of yoga class the other day, the teacher (the wonderful Dagmar from Montezuma Yoga) shared a poem from Rumi that deeply resonated with me: “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and remove all the barriersContinue reading “Removing Barriers”
My Experiment: Part 11 You can read part 10 here: Walking the Tightrope Sunset at low tide, I’m wandering among the rocks at the nearby point, and I happen upon an enchanting little cove. Most of the time it’s under water, but when the tide is out, a small sandy beach is revealed, maybe thirty feetContinue reading “Digging Deeper”