Monthly Archives: February 2012

Practice Everyday Mindfulness for Greater Wellbeing

When most people think of mindfulness and meditation, they think of a Buddhist monk sitting in silence, alone in a cave somewhere. Enlightenment sounds great in theory, but can seem an impractical goal to commit to in light of the demands of modern life. Luckily, you don't have to make ...

Meditation Not Your Thing? Debunking the Myths

A regular meditation practice has been shown to calm the body and mind, increase mental clarity and focus, increase vitality, assist in becoming more attuned to your own inner wisdom, and allow you to tap into universal energy - all very desirable outcomes! And as if all that isn't enough, studies ...

Samata Meditation – A Journey of Altered States of Consciousness

Samata meditation is a journey within the discipline of meditation. It enables the meditator to journey into different states of consciousness resulting in refining the physical, mental and spiritual bodies to such a high vibration that they are able to fast track the ultimate goal of Self Realisation. Did I say ...

Mindfulness Meditation – Guided Meditation Exercise

Mindfulness meditation is all about becoming aware and present. In our everyday life, we often work on autopilot, which means that we are locked inside out own mind and therefore are not aware of what is going on around us. You have probably tried walking or taking the bus to ...

Using Meditation and Music To Reduce Stress

Meditation through music is THE best way to reduce the common stresses that constantly increase through each day of our lives. In today's society, stress has become the norm for hundreds of people. Most of us are on a strict schedule to finish the days tasks that day. Life moves ...

Trouble Meditating? Try Walking or Tracing a Labyrinth

I always thought that meditation meant sitting quietly, alone, in a darkened room, with nothing but my thoughts (which I was supposed to ignore) for company. Not only did this method of practice send me screaming from the room within two minutes, but it usually kept me from sitting down ...

Meditating With Guided Meditation Audio

Some people cannot take time dealing with stress and their minds are occupied with distractions because of their busy lifestyle. They don't realize that there is something they can do to get away from their hectic world and bring their minds to a certain level of self-awareness. The way to ...

Stress and Mindfulness

Overworked, underpaid, tired, irritable, worried, depressed, numb, speeding through our days on autopilot and STRESSED!!!!. Sound familiar? For many of us, this is a pretty accurate descriptor of the manor in which we pass our lives away.. We find ourselves in survival mode, simply trying to make it through the ...