Meditation For Being Present in the Moment [Script]

Meditation Script For Being Present

My present-moment meditation script will help you to develop present-moment mindfulness and to increase your focus. Being present in the moment means being mindful. Mindfulness is the practice of focusing the mind on the present moment without judgment. Mindfulness is imperative for both health and happiness. Research from Emily K. Lindsa et. al. [University of Pittsburgh] […]

Candle Gazing Meditation (Trataka) Benefits & Technique

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In this guide we will be looking at Candle Gazing Meditation (Trataka meditation): the benefits, instructions, and how to use the technique. So, what it Candle Gazing Meditation (or “Trataka Meditation”)? Trataka (Sanskrit Tratak) is a yogic modification of a tantric practice used to energise the third eye Ajna chakra. It was popularised in the […]

How To Practice Mindfulness At Work– Ultimate Guide

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When you know how to practie mindfulness at work you will greatly increase your productivity and reduce any stress. It will make it so much easier to deal with all those emails, presentations, meetings and phone calls. Mindfulness is the simple practice of focusing the mind on the present moment in a nonjudgmental way. As […]

New Book Reveals How To Use Mindfulness For Test Taking

In the new book Beyond the Content: Mindfulness as a Test Prep Advantage, author Logan Thompson revels how to use mindfulness for test taking. He argues that being mindful is one of the most important parts of succeeding in tests. Mindfulness is simply the state of being consciously aware and living in the moment. You […]

Meditation For Studying To Make You Better At Exams

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As a meditation teacher, many of my students are interested in using meditation for studying for their exams, and to increase focus and concentration in general. They’ve heard that meditation before studying improves concentration, helps you to remember facts, and can help to improve exam results. And all of that is one hundred per cent true. Scientific […]

43 Mindfulness Exercises For Beginners [Kids & Adults]

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In this guide I will share the best mindfulness activities for adults (the first half of the article) and the best mindfulness exercises for kid (the second half of the article).  As a meditation teacher, I know it can be a challenge to get started with mindfulness. That is why I created this list of […]

Anapanasati Meditation: Instructions For Mindful Breathing

In this article, we’ll be looking at how to do Anapanasati meditation technique (mindful breathing), based on the actual anapanasati sutta of Buddha. As a meditation teacher, this is the meditation techniques I teach the most. Buddha said this meditation technique bears “great fruit” (meaning great benefit) when practised regularly. Bhikkhu Analayo states that it […]

9 Magic Mantras Monks Use To Make Their Minds Masterful

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There are 9 magic mantras for the mind that monks use for powerful transformation. When I wrote the internet’s best guide to  mantras, I covered for all different areas of life and from Hinduism, Buddhism, yoga and more. As you know, mantras are sounds or words that are repeated during meditation. And they create many […]

7 Ways How To Block Out Noise Mentally

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Background noises, distractions, and noisy people can seriously effect our inner peace and our productivity. There are several smart strategies we can use to train the mind not to react to these sounds. Here are five ways to tune-out sounds.

10 Mind-Foods For Focus. Read This Over A Coffee 

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If you suffer from a low attention span, why not try using some specific foods for focus. There are specific what I call “mind-foods” that can have a huge affect on attention span and concentration. Whether you cook for yourself or eat out every night, you can improve your concentration just by getting the right nutrition. While […]

Open Awareness Meditation VS Focused Attention Meditation

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In this article, we will look at open-awareness meditation VS focused attention meditation, and I will explain what the difference is between these two meditative styles. When it’s all said and done, there are only three mind-states used when focusing in meditation: Focused attention, open awareness, and effortless presence. Let’s look at the differences.  The […]

Best Meditation For Concentration To Focus Your Mind

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In this tutorial, we will look at the best meditations for concentration and focus. In my years as a meditation teacher, the question I have been asked more than any other is: “What are the best meditations for concentration and focus?” All sorts of people have asked me this question. Students want to know to […]

Samatha Meditation Technique: What You Need To Know

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In this guide, I will share the Samatha meditation technique and its benefits. Samatha meditation means “tranquility of mind” or “peaceful abiding”, which Buddhist monk Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche says is “the most important things we can do”.  Samatha meditation technique is one of the most important of all Buddhist practices. It is a “single-pointed meditation” […]

Body Scan Meditation Script From Jon Kabat Zinn

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Jon Kabat Zinn’s full body scan meditation script is a powerful and unique technique that you can use to increase your mind-body connection. When I teach meditation is my online lessons I usually start by asking what problems my student is experiencing. When they tell me they have stress or anxiety, I know I should […]

Grounding Meditation Technique For Mental Balance

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In this guide we will be looking at a powerful grounding meditation technique for mental balance. When you use this daily meditation for grounding you will feel much more stable in your mind and will be less reactive to emotions and thoughts. Ultimately this will help you to feel more emotionally secure and to be […]

Meditation For Decision Making And Clarity Of Mind

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In this article, we will be looking at the 5 best meditations for decision-making and clarity of mind. If you’re a leader, manager or you just happen to wear the trousers, these meditations will help you make better decisions and to decide on whatever tough choices you’re facing. There are very many powerful cognitive benefits […]

6 Focus And Concentration Mantras Are All You Need For Success

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There are 6 powerful mantras that help us to focus and concentrate when we’re studying or at work. Focus and concentration begin in the mind. External stimuli can affect your focus and concentration. But when the mind is grounded we are less easily distracted and we are more able to focus. This is why the […]