Dharana Meditation Script & Benefits For The Enlightened Yogi

To meditate we need concentration, and to develop concentration we use the Dharana meditation script. As a meditation teacher, I love teaching the Dharana meditation script to newcomers. In my online meditation lessons, I’ve seen how this simple script can help cultivate concentration. Indeed, Dharana meditation technique is one of the best meditations for concentration. … Continue reading Dharana Meditation Script & Benefits For The Enlightened Yogi

Meditation For Being Present in the Moment [Script]

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. Research from Emily K. Lindsa et. al. [University of Pittsburgh] shows that focusing the mind on the present moment (being mindful) has numerous health benefits including reducing stress and anxiety, reducing… Continue reading Meditation For Being Present in the Moment [Script]

Candle Gazing Meditation (Trataka) Benefits & Technique

In this guide, we will look 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 meditation. Specifically, it is a modification of a tantric practice used to energise the third eye Ajna chakra. Trataka… Continue reading Candle Gazing Meditation (Trataka) Benefits & Technique

How To Practice Mindfulness At Work– Ultimate Guide

When you know how to practice mindfulness at work you will greatly increase your productivity and reduce stress. Plus, it will help you 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 a meditation teacher, I… Continue reading How To Practice Mindfulness At Work– Ultimate Guide

Meditation For Studying To Make You Better At Exams

As a meditation teacher, many of my students are interested in using meditation for studying for their exams. They’d like to increase focus and concentration to help them study. [READ: Meditation for concentration and focus] They’ve heard that meditation before studying improves concentration, helps you to remember facts, and can help to improve exam results. And… Continue reading Meditation For Studying To Make You Better At Exams

43 Mindfulness Exercises For Beginners [Kids & Adults]

In this guide, I will share the best mindfulness activities for adults (the first half of the article). Plus, and the best mindfulness exercises for kids (the second half of the article).  This guide contains tons of bonus mindfulness activities to do when you’re getting started with mindfulness.  The adult mindfulness exercises include things like… Continue reading 43 Mindfulness Exercises For Beginners [Kids & Adults]

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 technique I teach the most in my online meditation lessons. Buddha said this meditation technique bears “great fruit” (meaning great benefit) when practised regularly.… Continue reading Anapanasati Meditation: Instructions For Mindful Breathing

9 Magic Mantras Monks Use To Make Their Minds Masterful

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… Continue reading 9 Magic Mantras Monks Use To Make Their Minds Masterful

7 Ways How To Block Out Noise Mentally

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.

Open Monitoring Meditation VS Focused Attention Meditation

focused attention open awareness and effortless presence meditation

In this article, we will look at focused attention meditation VS open-monitoring meditation. And I will explain the difference between them.  When it’s all said and done, there are only three mind-states used in meditation. They are focused attention, open awareness, and effortless presence. Let’s look at the differences.  The three fundamental types of meditation… Continue reading Open Monitoring Meditation VS Focused Attention Meditation

Best Meditation For Focus And Concentration [With Scripts]

In my years as a meditation teacher, the question I have been asked more than any other is: “Which is the best meditation for focus and concentration?” All sorts of people have asked me this question. Students want to know how to use meditation for concentration when studying. Businessmen and businesswomen want to know how… Continue reading Best Meditation For Focus And Concentration [With Scripts]

Samatha Meditation Technique: What You Need To Know

 In this guide, we’ll discuss how to do Samatha meditation technique and its benefits. You may have heard about this method from teachers like Pema Chodron and Jack Kornfield. So, what is it about?  The word Samatha (Tibetan “shyiné”) is Pali for “Peaceful Abiding”.  “Peaceful abiding” is the Buddhist term used to describe a calm… Continue reading Samatha Meditation Technique: What You Need To Know

Jon Kabat Zinn Body Scan Meditation Script

By practicing body scan meditation you will become aware of signals from your body. This will help cravings, addictions and emotions. And best of all, body scan meditation is easy to do!

Jon Kabat Zinn’s body scan meditation script is a powerful and unique technique that you can use to increase your mind-body connection. When I teach meditation in 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 teach… Continue reading Jon Kabat Zinn Body Scan Meditation Script

Grounding Meditation Technique For Mental Balance

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… Continue reading Grounding Meditation Technique For Mental Balance

Meditation For Decision Making And Clarity Of Mind

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. There are very many powerful cognitive benefits of meditation. One of the ways meditation makes us… Continue reading Meditation For Decision Making And Clarity Of Mind

6 Focus And Concentration Mantras Are All You Need For Success

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… Continue reading 6 Focus And Concentration Mantras Are All You Need For Success