Massive Difference Between Guided Meditation And Meditation  

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Recently, many of my students have asked me about the difference between guided meditation and meditation. It may surprise you to hear that there is indeed a significant difference between these two practices, and that guided meditation is not as effective as silent meditation. Ever since meditation became a billion-dollar-industry in 2019, companies have been […]

Meditation Is Not What You Think It Is

Hi friends, Recently I’ve been thinking about meditation in the 21st Century. Fair to say meditation, has changed since the times of Buddha, hasn’t it? When Buddha taught meditation, he taught it as a way to gain insight (vipassana); specifically, insight to the mind. The Pali Canon states that meditation is a quite reflection in […]

How To Explore Your Mind To See Your True Self

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  If you want to see the inner truth of your own being, you need to know how to explore your mind.  The best way to explore your mind is with meditation.  And at first, that might sound a little backwards…. Years ago, when I was a wide-eyed philosophy student, there was a conversation after class about […]

How To Create And Use Affirmations For Meditation

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In this guide, we’ll be looking at how to create and use affirmations for meditation. When I was in my early twenties and starting to learn about spirituality, I was very keen on learning affirmations. Affirmations, which are simple phrases, mantras, or recitations, can help you to think positively, to overcome negative thoughts, and to […]

6 Easy Ways To Relieve Stress

You’ve probably experienced stress at some point in life, but it affects everyone in different ways. Depending on the frequency and severity of the stress, your physical and mental health can suffer if you’re unable to control it. Chronic stress can cause high blood pressure, sleep loss, weight gain, depression and cardiovascular disease. Handling stress […]

Why Kombucha will be Your Favorite Drink in 2021

Most of us will be familiar with Kombucha, a fermented drink originating from Northeast China. However, the drink’s popularity shot into the limelight after the Kombucha Girl meme went viral and circulated the internet in 2019. A few years later, and Kombucha continues to be a favorite drink for many. Why is this?  Kombucha has […]

Meditation For Hard Times To Get Through Life’s Challenges

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One of the best ways how to get through life’s challenges is by using meditation for hard times. We all go through challenging times in our lives. Maybe you’re going through a financial crisis, as many people are in 2021. Maybe you have a health problem that is causing you stress and anxiety. Maybe you’re […]

Meditation For Breakups: Get Over Your Ex With Mindfulness

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Falling out of love with someone is painful, but you can use meditation for breakups to stop the pain and sadness when you split up. According to a study by Case Western Reserve University, more than 90 percent of college students have broken up with someone they love and 90 percent have dumped someone. Clearly, […]

How To Meditate With Mala Beads

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Previously, Above we looked at how to choose mala beads to buy. Now let’s look more closely at how to use meditation beads for meditation.  The first thing to do is to remember the parts of the mala. Understanding the different elements will help you to use mala beads for meditation properly. Meditation beads contain […]

Vajroli Mudra Benefits, Technique, & Side Effects [DON’T Try This]

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In this article we will be looking at the benefits of Vajroli Mudra, the technique, and the quite shocking precautions and side effects that you need to be aware of. Vajroli mudra is a Vajroli Seal that is commonly used in Hatha Yoga. Hatha yoga is a form of yoga created by Indian yogi Gorakhnathin […]

Best Practices for Meditating While Using Cannabis

There’s a good reason that so many world religions revere the reefer as a sacred plant [1]. Cannabis inspires deep relaxation through body and mind, allowing anxieties to melt and sensations to come to the fore. As a result, many people use weed as a meditation aid — but there are several ways that meditating […]

How Meditation can help with Anxiety Disorders

According to the World Health Organisation, up to 18.2% of the global population struggle with some form of anxiety. It affects a huge amount of us, with many turning to medication to manage symptoms. While medication works for some people, it might not be the right choice for everyone. There are many self-help techniques we […]

How Meditation can Help You through Your Dental Treatment

The fear of being in a dental clinic is something that a lot of people have. According to a survey, 9% to 20% of Americans are experiencing anxiety [1] whenever they know that they have an appointment with the dentist. This is something that many people around the world are experiencing. There are people who […]

Meditation For Work Stress And Anxiety For Fast Relief

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Many of my students ask me how to use mindfulness and meditation for work stress and anxiety. It’s a good question. Feelings like stress, anxiety, nervousness, and being overwhelmed, are commonplace at work. Thankfully, there are lots of ways mindfulness can help. There are exercises, breathing techniques, mantras, mudras, and guided meditation for work stress […]

Why Should I Bring Gratitude Into Meditation?

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Practicing gratitude and meditating are two wonderful suggestions to strengthen our recovery. A great way to strengthen both practices is by incorporating the two. Gratitude meditation is a form of meditation where we reflect deeply on the things we are grateful for. Through gratitude meditation, we will feel an increase in positive emotions for others […]

This Meditation For Overcoming Fear Will Make You Fearless

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One of the best ways to overcome worry, anxiety, and fright is to use meditation for overcoming fear. Yes, you can become fearless with meditation. And there are many options, including mantras, mudras, Buddhist meditations, visualizations, and guided meditation for fear. Everyone has fears and phobias. Whether it’s fear of being alone, or fear of […]

Guided Meditation Script For Confidence And Self Esteem

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Today I’m going to share my best meditation script for confidence and self-esteem. As a meditation teacher, many of my students ask me how meditation can help to build self-esteem and to remove hurdles such as feelings of inadequacy. The good news is that mindfulness and meditation can certainly help with these things. With my […]

Meditation For Sleeping With Someone Who Snores

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My friend asked me an interesting question today: How to use meditation for sleeping with a snorer. It turns out that her husband snores every night and keeps his wife awake. Naturally she’s getting a little irritated about the situation and is tired of dealing with sleep deprivation. Meditation, however, can help. When it comes […]

Acceptance Meditation Script –Accepting Self, Life & Others

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There is one acceptance meditation script that I have found absolutely wonderful. It is an excellent meditation for self-acceptance as well as for accepting others. Let me ask you a question. What kind of acceptance are you seeking: Acceptance for your present reality? Self acceptance? Acceptance of other people? Acceptance from other people? This acceptance […]

Mindfulness Meditation For Tinnitus Relief To Stop That Ringing

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In this guide, we will be looking at the benefits of mindfulness meditation for tinnitus relief, and we will practice mindfulness meditation to reduce the symptoms of the condition. Tinnitus is the perception of sound when there is no sound present. It usually manifests as a ringing in the ear,  a buzzing, hissing, or whistling. […]