5 Best Meditation & Mindfulness Podcasts of 2018

5 Best Meditation & Mindfulness Podcasts of 2018

If you’re like me, you’ve probably had days, (and maybe even weeks or months), when you haven’t felt that inspired to meditate. Like exercise programs and healthy diets, a meditation practice can seem like a fantastic idea at some times, and a burden...
Insomnia Cure: How To Fall Asleep Using Meditation

Insomnia Cure: How To Fall Asleep Using Meditation

Imagine this: you go to bed at 10:30pm but two hours later you’re still not asleep. Or this: it’s 2:30am and you suddenly wake up, thoughts about what you have to do at work tomorrow queuing up like spam in you head. Or this: it’s 6am; you’ve...
Micro-meditations for awareness and insight

Micro-meditations for awareness and insight

I frequently meet people who say they would like to meditate. Of course, they don’t actually meditate, and don’t really have any intention of doing so. They like to meditate in the same way they’d like to win the lottery (without ever buying a...
How to Practice Acceptance

How to Practice Acceptance

Meditation is hard. Or so I’ve been told. But that’s not my experience. Most of the time I find it quite easy. I’m not trying to brag here. But I would like to point out that meditation doesn’t have to be difficult. I’ve heard teachers...

How to Meditate Without the Struggle and Confusion

So I’m sitting at my desk on this, the final day of the month. My mind is blank. This — even though I’m a meditation teacher — is not good. I have an article to write — by tomorrow. Then a thought enters my head: “The world doesn’t need another...

What’s Wrong with Positive Thinking?

Meditation teachers have a habit of telling people what to do with — or about — their thoughts. Psychologists and self-help gurus do this too. Thoughts, however, are rather mysterious. Scientists can’t really say exactly what they are or how they’re formed. And...