Somehow, we have gotten to the point in 2021 where we need to clarify between proper meditation and pseudo-meditation, or what Jon Kabat Zinn [founder, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction] calls “McMindfulness”. “McMindfulness” refers to the cheesy, commercialised form of meditation you will find in online videos and apps like Headspace and Calm. As David Forbes,… Continue reading The Goddamn Truth About PROPER MEDITATION In 2021
As a meditation teacher, my students often ask me how to progress in meditation. Before their first lesson, most of my students have only done mindfulness, and they want to know how to go further. Beyond mindfulness lies an entire world of meditation. And if the only meditation you have ever done is mindfulness, you’re… Continue reading How To Progress in Meditation And Go Further
Today I’m going to share a beginner’s meditation script. You can use this script to get started with meditation. You’ll find it very easy and relaxing. If you have never meditated before, this will be perfect for you. When you try the beginner’s meditation script below you will find that it helps you relax and… Continue reading Beginner’s Meditation Script To Get You Started
One of the first things my meditation students ask me is, “What type of meditation should I do?” If you’ve read my guide to the top meditation techniques in the world, you’ll know that there are plenty of different options to pick from. There are different meditations for all different reasons. And if you read… Continue reading What Type of Meditation Should I Do?
One of our newsletter readers wrote in today and asked: “Should you meditate on an empty stomach, or can I meditate after eating?” If you’re hungry, is it better to meditate before you eat, after you eat, or perhaps even while you are eating? There are both pros and cons of meditating on an empty… Continue reading Should You Meditate On An Empty Stomach Or After Eating?
One of our newsletter followers wrote in today to ask, “How is meditation supposed to feel?” Good question, thanks for asking. I am presuming that you want to know what meditation should feel like so that you can determine if you are meditating correctly. Most people would answer by saying that meditation should feel relaxing.… Continue reading How Is Meditation Supposed To Feel? Expert Answers
As a meditation teacher, one question I often hear is: How long should you meditate for each day when you’re practising at home? It’s a good question and one that is not always easy to answer. It depends on the reason you are meditating, how long you have been meditating for, the technique you are… Continue reading How Long Should You Meditate For Each Day?
In an effort to make yoga more all-inclusive, yoga instructor and qualified British Sign Language (BSL) Bethaney Mouzer has started teaching sign-language yoga for the deaf. Trying to learn yoga when deaf is obviously a challenge. If you learn via a Youtube channel, you’re constantly turning your head to look at the video because you… Continue reading She’s Teaching Sign Language Meditation & Yoga For The Deaf
In this infographic I’ll show you how to do meditation step by step. As a meditation teacher, I know lots of people are looking for easy ways to start meditating (my guide to practising at home will help). And you might like a way to keep these instructions for later. That’s why I decided to… Continue reading How To Do Meditation: Step By Step Guide [Infographic]
In a battle of mindfulness VS meditation, which one wins. And what is the difference between mindfulness and meditation anyway? The difference between mindfulness and meditation can be a little confusing. The reason is that there are actually two different definitions of mindfulness: State Mindfulness and Trait Mindfulness. State Mindfulness is the original Buddhist meaning… Continue reading Mindfulness VS Meditation: Are They The Same Thing?
New to yoga? Walk into your first class well-prepared by reading this post on what to expect during your first yoga class. Yoga is a great way to improve both your physical and mental health through strengthening your body and centering your mind. Don’t feel intimidated by fancy terminology, all of the props, and challenging… Continue reading What to Expect During Your First Yoga Class
Have you ever wondered what to do with thoughts during meditation? You might have noticed that the typical advice to “Let go of your thoughts” when meditating is actually incredibly hard. Everyone says that you should simply let those intrusive thoughts go right by you, not being disturbed by them. But is that even possible?… Continue reading Thoughts During Meditation? Handle Them The Enlightened Way
Many people say that meditation is boring. Sure, there’s not a lot going on with meditation. You’re just sitting down focusing on your breath or perhaps on a mantra. But if you think that the simple practice of meditation is boring, it actually says a lot about you. Why? Why You Think Meditation Is Boring… Continue reading If You Think Meditation Is Boring It Means THIS
A good meditation starter kit, with all the items you need to start meditating, will help to ensure that you practice meditation successfully. The good news is that you really don’t need that much equipment to start meditating [READ: How To Start Meditating At Home]. However, some items can be truly helpful. I previously wrote… Continue reading Meditation Starter Kit Recommended By Our Expert
When you can’t get away for a spiritual vacation to India, try a DIY silent meditation retreat at home. I used to feel crappy because I could never afford a meditation retreat. But then I made the clever decision to turn my own home into my meditation retreat. And let me tell you: it’s the… Continue reading DIY Silent Meditation Retreat At Home [How To]
In this guide we are going to look at how to create your own meditation. This DIY meditation technique will be a personal meditation that is specifically created to fulfil your individual needs. You will also learn how to teach your meditation technique to other people and how to record it as a DIY guided… Continue reading How To Create Your Own Meditation
In this guide, we’ll discuss how to get started with mindfulness meditation for beginners. If you’re just getting started with mindfulness as a beginner, you might wonder what the craze is all about. Why is it one of the fastest-growing health practices of the past decade? What will you get out of it? There are… Continue reading Mindfulness Meditation For Beginners: How To Get Started
In this guide, we will look at how to do meditation at home for beginners. This will be a complete tutorial, so you learn how to meditate properly. When you’re learning how to do meditation at home as opposed to on a retreat or at a studio, you don’t have a personal teacher. Therefore, it’s… Continue reading How To Do Meditation At Home For Beginners [TUTORIAL]
Learn a variety of meditation and mindfulness techniques from Buddhism, yoga, Taoism. These mindfulness techniques are good for stress, anxiety, depression, and for promoting happiness, inner peace, and calmness. This is basically a free online meditation course and mindfulness course for you to enjoy.
In this guide, I’ll share the best inner peace meditation script so you can enjoy a slow, relaxed, quiet mind. With my inner peace meditation scripts, you will naturally cultivate feelings of calmness and equanimity. This will reduce mental rumination, reduce symptoms of stress and anxiety, and heal your mind and body. Inner peace means… Continue reading Inner Peace Meditation Script To Make You Feel Chill