Guided Mindfulness Meditation: Relaxing with the Breath

The following is a video of  a guided meditation working with ana pana sati, mindfulness of the movement of the breath in the body. The meditation practice is to be done with eyes closed. Listen to the instructions and follow the guidance. There are numerous pauses throughout the guidance which gives you the opportunity to…
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Movement Meditation/Whole Brain Integration

Watch the video below to increase your brain power by following these few simple exercises. Information includes the Cross Crawl, and  the Cook’s Hook Up to activate the corpus callosum in your brain, in order to get the right and left hemispheres of your brain on good speaking terms with one another. In this way…
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Tips for Meditating Daily

1. Choose the best time for your daily meditation. Many people choose first thing in the morning. If you need to go to bed a half hour , forty-five minutes earlier or even 1 hour earlier in order to get up for your meditation period,do so. Other folks are night meditators and meditate prior to going…
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Meditating with the Five Hindrances, Part One

 How do I work with negative states of mind? In Theravadin Buddhism we talk about the five hindrances of mind. These include sensual desire, ill-will, restlessness, sloth and torpor, and skeptical doubt. Check this blog each week over the next six weeks to find out more about these negative states. Learn some classical and contemporary antidotes…
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