Keeping A Meditation Journal

Keeping A Meditation Journal

Have you ever woken up in the midst of a dream, thinking "I must remember this!" then padded off to the toilet — or to put the kettle on — only to have your dream vanish from consciousness? The same thing can happen in meditation. You might remember something...

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How to make friends with your emotions

How to make friends with your emotions

Do you love your emotions? Do you look forward to days on which a depression visits? Do you eagerly await the arrival of anxiety? And do you enjoy moments of anger, jealousy or shame? Perhaps these questions strike you as absurd? Who on Earth looks forward to feeling...

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How to meditate better by thinking more

How to meditate better by thinking more

assumption noun 1. a thing that is accepted as true or as certain to happen, without proof. You probably came to meditation with a lot of assumptions. And even if you've been meditating for years, you probably still have a lot of assumptions — about what meditation is...

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Pause

Feeling stressed? Here's a two-minute guided meditation you can use to take the edge off a trying situation or anxious moment. Need more time to relax? Or a guided meditation to help you get to sleep, or to work through some troubling issue or emotion? I have...

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How to Develop & Sustain a Meditation Practice

How to Develop & Sustain a Meditation Practice

Meditation is easy. It's easy to learn and it's easy to do. At least, it can be, if you have an understanding and approach conducive to mitigating struggle. Remembering to meditate, or doing it regularly, however, seems much, much harder. It's a bit like climbing...

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How much meditation is enough?

How much meditation is enough?

At the first meditation class I attended I was instructed to sit for 30 minutes, and at the conclusion of the first meditation retreat I attended, I was told that I needed to meditate for an hour each morning and evening. Some years later I picked up The One Minute...

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