9 Secrets About Meditation You Need To Know

As a meditation teacher, I’m suddenly becoming aware that there are many secrets about meditation that many people are currently unaware of. It’s no surprise. Most people get their basic information about meditation from mainstream media, and mainstream media like to tell you tall tales without explaining the fine details, they miss out the vital… Continue reading 9 Secrets About Meditation You Need To Know

When You Meditate What Do You Think About?

When You Meditate What Do You Think About? One of our newsletter followers wrote in today to ask, “When you meditate, what do you think about?” Good question. Thanks for asking. The answer really depends on the type of meditation that you are doing, because some types of meditation do involve thinking, and some involve… Continue reading When You Meditate What Do You Think About?

Here’s What To Do After Meditation And Before

When you start a mindfulness practice, it’s important to know what to do before meditation and what to do after meditation. There are certain things that you should do before meditation and after meditation so that you can get the most out of your practice. Before meditation is the time to create your meditation space,… Continue reading Here’s What To Do After Meditation And Before

Why Does Meditation Make Me Angry? Expert Answers

One question I sometimes get asked as a meditation teacher is, “Why does meditation make me angry?” If you ever feel angry during or after meditation, you might be surprised. After all, isn’t meditation supposed to help you manage anger? It’s supposed to help you to relax, to be less stressed, and to feel better,… Continue reading Why Does Meditation Make Me Angry? Expert Answers

Should You Meditate On An Empty Stomach Or After Eating?

One of our newsletter readers wrote in today and asked: “Should you meditate on an empty stomach or 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 stomach. And to… Continue reading Should You Meditate On An Empty Stomach Or After Eating?

How Is Meditation Different From Relaxing Or Sleeping? Expert Answers

Today, Janine, one of our newsletter followers, wrote in to ask “How is meditation different from relaxing or sleeping?” Thanks for your question, Janine. When we look at meditation VS sleep and relaxation, there definitely are some similarities. For starters, like sleep and relaxation, meditation helps you to calm down and quietens the mind. It’s… Continue reading How Is Meditation Different From Relaxing Or Sleeping? Expert Answers

How Is Meditation Supposed To Feel? Expert Answers

One of our newsletter followers wrote in today to ask, “What is meditation supposed to feel like?” 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… Continue reading How Is Meditation Supposed To Feel? Expert Answers

What Is The Purpose Of Meditation In 2020 Really…?

A reader wrote in via our newsletter today and asked a great question: What is the purpose of meditation in Buddhism and in general? There are many different reasons why people meditate, and today meditation is a highly unique thing. It can be applied to health, happiness, work life, athletic performance, and of course spiritual… Continue reading What Is The Purpose Of Meditation In 2020 Really…?

Meditation Lying Down: What You Need To Know

Your body loves lying down. So does you mind. Practice mindfully lying down in bed. It's utterly relaxing.

In this guide, we will be looking at how to meditate lying down in bed, either before bed or simply any time you want to relax and don’t feel like sitting up. A lot of readers have been asking me: Is it okay to do meditation lying down in bed or do you have to… Continue reading Meditation Lying Down: What You Need To Know

Crying During Meditation? Here’s What You Need To Understand

“Why am I crying during meditation. What’s going on?’  That’s what one of my online meditation students asked me today,  “I thought it was supposed to make me relaxed and happy, but my eyes are wet. What’s going on?” I explained that it is perfectly okay to cry during meditation. Many people think it’s a bad… Continue reading Crying During Meditation? Here’s What You Need To Understand