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choosing a beginner meditation technique
If you've been trying to get your meditation practice going for any time at all, then chances are you've come across countless meditation techniques. Even though meditation at its core is quite simple, the technique you're using might not be the best fit for you. Lucky for you there are dozens of meditation techniques for you to choose from. If...
beginner meditation mistakes
Learning how to meditate on your own can be difficult. There's an overwhelming amount of information available and it can be hard to decide where to actually jump in. Plus, once you've actually committed to start meditating there's a whole new set of obstacles you're going to face. The purpose of this post is to take a look at some of these...
meditation quotes
Sometimes it can be difficult to stick with your meditation practice. So, it can be helpful to indulge in a little inspiration and guidance from time to time. There's a lot of wisdom out there, so we decided to distill it down into its most potent form possible. Below you'll find over 200 bits of wisdom from sages of times...
mindfulness meditation
The miracle is not to walk on water. The miracle is to walk on the green earth, dwelling deeply in the present moment and feeling truly alive.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh Does your mind ever just turn off? Are your thoughts running you ragged? Do you ever wish you could experience peace, even if it's just for a moment? Well...you're not alone. Mindfulness meditation...
how to meditation for beginners
The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this lifetime.” - Sogyal Rinpoche Last update January 2nd 2017. Meditation has seen a huge surge in popularity in recent years. Ask anyone and they've surely heard of meditation, or are trying to build a beginner meditation practice for themselves. But, far from being a trend,...
meditation makes you awesome
Ah...meditation. Chances are you've heard about it by now. In the last few years meditation has started to gain a lot of mainstream momentum. Which is an incredibly good thing. Whether by accident, or design, the scientific community continues to churn out regular studies that continue to validate the benefits that ancient yogis and sages have been talking about for years....
what is best time of day to meditate
One question that gets asked a lot is: what is the best time of day for meditation? I know you probably want a straightforward answer, but like everything in life, there is no one size fits all approach. The time of day you choose to meditate depends upon your goals for meditating in the first place and what you’re trying to get...
top meditation blogs
There are a number of great blogs out the there in the meditation space. But, with so many solid meditation blogs and related information available how do you find what's good, and what's just noise. After all, you're looking for practical meditation advice and wisdom, not just another post to fill your head with non-relevant information. Luckily, we've done the heavy...
make meditation fun
By now you know that having a regular meditation practice is good for you. You know how beneficial it can be to your body, mind, and spirit, yet it's easy to go days, or weeks, or months without meditating. Often, we associate negative feelings with meditation. It becomes something we "have" to do, instead of something that inspires us and we...
coloring meditation mandala coloring books
It might just be me, but it seems like coloring books are taking over the world. But, it's not the kind of coloring book you're thinking of. Yes, they're similar to the ones you used to color over the lines in as a child. But, now they're for adults! However, there could be a reason for their sudden rise to fame. Coloring has...
are you meditating wrong
Raise your hand if you've asked yourself: am I meditating wrong? One of the biggest concerns we hear time and time again when people begin meditating, is they feel like they aren't doing it right. You sit down to meditate. Your legs are crossed. Your back is straight. You're just starting to follow your breath. And damn, a thought. And another...
best meditation books
Today meditation seems to be everywhere, which is a good thing. This ancient art has seen a resurgence in popularity in recent years. But, how can a person easily learn to meditate? Sure, there are a ton of online resources available, but sometimes you truly want to immerse yourself in the topic and take down a good book. There are dozens...