What To Do When Your Mind Works Against You

What To Do When Your Mind Works Against You

A reader recently asked the following question, having read my article How to make friends with your emotions. What would one do when one has become addicted to so called negative emotions and thoughts and can’t break the habit of rumination that seems to serve no...
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...
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? Do you enjoy moments of anger, jealousy or shame? Perhaps these questions strike you as absurd? Who on Earth, you might ask, looks forward...
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...
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...
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