Is It Meditation?! 22 Activities You MIGHT Do Meditatively

Have you heard people saying that “absolutely anything can be meditation”? It’s a common misconception. While there are many activities that can be done mindfully, there are few exercises that genuinely constitute “meditation”. That’s why, in this article, I wanted to take a look at different activities, whether or not we can use them as… Continue reading Is It Meditation?! 22 Activities You MIGHT Do Meditatively

Why You Should See Yourself In Third Person

There’s one little trick that I’ve learned that can immediately increase our levels of mindfulness while also reducing thoughts and emotions. That is: Seeing yourself and talking to yourself in third person. I am honestly quite astonished by how quickly and effectively this little change in perspective can alter my mindset. So, let’s investigate.    … Continue reading Why You Should See Yourself In Third Person

How To Develop Self Discipline With Meditation

As someone with minor ADHD and an extremely active mind, I often use meditation to develop self discipline, to keep myself on track, to stop myself from going completely AWOL. I’m the type of person who’ll be doing one thing (such as writing this article) and then out of nowhere I’ll suddenly decide that actually… Continue reading How To Develop Self Discipline With Meditation

Resting Awareness Meditation Technique To Open Your Mind

Resting awareness meditation is an incredibly relaxing technique that will help to reduce stress and to induce the state of “Flow”. We hope you enjoy our guided meditation and tutorial to this soothing meditation. Guided Meditation Resting Awareness Guided MeditationWatch this video on YouTube Script Lie down comfortably on the ground. Make sure you have… Continue reading Resting Awareness Meditation Technique To Open Your Mind

7 Integrated Body Mind Training & Meditation Techniques

With the rising popularity of practises like tai chi and yoga, we have witnessed a movement towards Integrated Body Mind Training meditation (IBMT). Originally a health system devised in China in the 1990s, IBMT is now coming into its heyday. The premise of these techniques is simple: That we are more effective when we have… Continue reading 7 Integrated Body Mind Training & Meditation Techniques

Meditation For Being Present, With Script

Being present means living in the now, being conscious of the moment, and being mindful, and our meditation script below can help you do to precisely that. This is important for both health and happiness. Indeed, research from Emily K. Lindsa et. al. [University of Pittsburgh] shows that focusing on the present moment helps us let… Continue reading Meditation For Being Present, With Script

Guided Grounding Meditation With Script

Today I’m going to share a wonderful grounding meditation session that will help you to feel more balanced and stable, as well as connected to the earth.  There are many types of grounding meditation, such as Zen Walking and Forest Bathing Meditation. But the script below is my favourite. Let’s take a look. Guided Grounding Meditation… Continue reading Guided Grounding Meditation With Script

How To Practice Mindfulness At Work-Ultimate Guide

In this guide, I’ll show you how to bring the quality of mindfulness to your work, which will help you to increase your productivity and reduce stress. Plus, it will make it easier to deal with all those emails, presentations, meetings, phone calls, and everything else while keeping your cool. As you might know, mindfulness… Continue reading How To Practice Mindfulness At Work-Ultimate Guide

Mindfulness For Beginners: How To Get Started

As a meditation teacher I’m always delighted when I teach absolute beginners how to get started with mindfulness. There are many wonderful advantages of mindfulness meditation for newcomers to look forward to. It will make you relaxed, happier, and less stressed. Plus, mindfulness itself is a fun activity that is very versatile and can easily… Continue reading Mindfulness For Beginners: How To Get Started

How To Be Mindful All The Time According To Buddha

You take your daily twenty-minute breaks to do mindful breathing. You feel great but it doesnt last all day. And honestly, how long does it take until you go back to being mindless all the time? Most of my meditation students tell me that their levels of mindfulness fluxtuates. Sometimes it’s a few hours. Othertimes… Continue reading How To Be Mindful All The Time According To Buddha

4 Mindful Eating Meditation Scripts You Need To Try

Bringing a meditation-like awareness to the food you eat will improve your relationship with food, help you to make smarter dietary choices, and even make you appreciate each bite even more. That’s the basis of mindful eating, as shown in the scripts below.  Below, I’ve shared many of the best scripts. And if you would… Continue reading 4 Mindful Eating Meditation Scripts You Need To Try

Completely Free Online Meditation Teacher Training Course

There are lots of meditation teacher training programs for people who are interested in coaching mindfulness. And many of them will charge you thousands of dollars for the price of admission. But here is the truth of the matter: you can become a coach for free. Just read my insanely big guide to becoming a… Continue reading Completely Free Online Meditation Teacher Training Course

Best Type Of Meditation For Depression [With Scripts]

If you are suffering from depression, take solace in the fact that meditation can help you to beat your affliction. In this tutorial we will look at the best type to use. Meditation, of course, is the practice of focusing the mind on specific things, such as the breath. There are, however, many different types… Continue reading Best Type Of Meditation For Depression [With Scripts]

Best Daily Meditation Apps [We Pick Our Faves]

As a meditation teacher, I’m naturally pretty darned interested in different mindfulness apps. Reviews for Headspace, Calm etc. are all over the internet. But I thought I’d share my opinion as a teacher. There are so many different options available at the moment. I’ve been stuck on a perpetual cycle of Download / Install /… Continue reading Best Daily Meditation Apps [We Pick Our Faves]

46 Mindfulness Exercises For Beginners To Experience

Mindfulness simply means being awake and aware of the present moment. Because this is such a basic concept, it applies itself to many different exercises. Indeed, there are many activities we can do mindfully. In my private editation lessons, I usually recommend simple mindfulness exercises for people who are just getting started with mindfulness. You’ll… Continue reading 46 Mindfulness Exercises For Beginners To Experience

6 Mindfulness Writing Exercises From A Meditation Instructor

According to Ruth Ozeki [author and Zen Buddhist priest], there is a direct relationship between writing and mindfulness. Both techniques are therapeutic. The meditative exercise of mindfulness has been scientifically proven to help with everything from stress to anxiety to blood pressure. And, thanks to luminaries like Thich Nhat Hanh and Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness has… Continue reading 6 Mindfulness Writing Exercises From A Meditation Instructor

19 Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Exercises [CBT]

In this guide, we’ll look at Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy exercises (Mindful CBT exercises). These techniques combine cognitive behavioural therapy and mindfulness. They are helpful for alleviating anxiety and depression and for removing negative thoughts. As a meditation teacher, I am always on the lookout for alternative, complementary ways to train the mind. And mindfulness CBT… Continue reading 19 Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Exercises [CBT]

6 Best Mindfulness Meditation CDs & DVDs

There are so many meditation products it’s hard to know what’s good and what’s hot garbage. If you saw my huge list of the best meditation tools ever, you will know that you are spoilt for choice when it comes to mindfulness products.  Meditation CDs are a popular option. Thanks to amazing teachers like Jon… Continue reading 6 Best Mindfulness Meditation CDs & DVDs

How To Have A Positive Attitude Towards Life So Everything Feels Easier

When you know how to have a positive attitude towards life, everything feels so much easier.  Life does not have to be hard. There are ways to make life easy. Yes, I know, conventional wisdom says that life is hard. I beg to differ. We can make life easy if we choose to. It’s all … Continue reading How To Have A Positive Attitude Towards Life So Everything Feels Easier

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