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JUST ONE BREATH: Week one of an eight-minute meditation program for beginners

JUST ONE BREATH: Week one of an eight-minute meditation program for beginners

The following article has been excerpted from 8 Minute Meditation by Victor Davich, the manual for an eight-week meditation program...
December 18, 2014 × 0 comments

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SHAMATHA MEDITATION: Q&A with Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

SHAMATHA MEDITATION: Q&A with Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

Tenzin Palmo got an early start on her Buddhist practice. She first got into Buddhism as a teenager in London, England, then went...
September 3, 2014 × 0 comments

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BE STILL AND KNOW SELF: A meditation exercise for quieting the ego

BE STILL AND KNOW SELF: A meditation exercise for quieting the ego

Many wonder how they can learn to still themselves and move into a state of peacefulness. Stilling the mind as a beginner can...
August 15, 2014 × 0 comments

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YOU’RE NOT ALONE: Merging images in meditation

YOU’RE NOT ALONE: Merging images in meditation

“Stick to the image.” That iconic statement by my late uncle, the philosopher and Jungian psychologist James Hillman,...
July 13, 2014 × 0 comments

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GUIDE TO MEDITATION FOR STRESS: 7 of the best meditation methods for relaxing and reducing stress

GUIDE TO MEDITATION FOR STRESS: 7 of the best meditation methods for relaxing and reducing stress

Meditation was developed at a time when stress was nowhere near the epidemic it is today. Yet, it’s one of the most effective...
April 7, 2014 × 1 comment

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MAKING PEACE WITH MILEY: Learning to accept the nagging noises in our heads

MAKING PEACE WITH MILEY: Learning to accept the nagging noises in our heads

It’s hard to meditate when Miley Cyrus is stuck in your head. You try to think “In breath, out breath,” but then she comes...
April 5, 2014 × 3 comments

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LOJONG: Buddhist mind training that clears ignorance and reveals everything as it is

LOJONG: Buddhist mind training that clears ignorance and reveals everything as it is

Excerpt from The Path to Awakening, from Chapter: Homage to the Great Compassionate One! This is the key instruction, the essential...
April 2, 2014 × 0 comments

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The best lie Buddhism ever told me. Maybe.

The best lie Buddhism ever told me. Maybe.

“The more we try to control things,” writes mindfulness teacher Michael Stone, “the more disorder is created.” Before...
March 11, 2014 × 0 comments

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SLEEP BETTER: How to meditate to improve your sleep

SLEEP BETTER: How to meditate to improve your sleep

You find your days running into one another as you wander through your life on automatic pilot. Coffee is your saviour and you...
December 5, 2013 × 2 comments