How To Make Meditation Easier In 3 Simple Steps

Many of my meditation students ask me how to make meditation easier. And I completely understand that. Sometimes, it is hard to focus. And you need to take some steps to make meditation easier. Especially if it is your first time meditating. Thankfully, you can make meditation easier once you know how.  When you meditate,… Continue reading How To Make Meditation Easier In 3 Simple Steps

Really Easy Ways To Relax And Meditate

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I really need some simple ways to relax and meditate.  Naturally, we know that meditation is relaxing. And indeed there are many meditation techniques for relaxation.  The problem is that sometimes you need to calm your mind before you can really get into meditation.  When I used to… Continue reading Really Easy Ways To Relax And Meditate

Resting Awareness Meditation Technique To Open Your Mind

Odds are, you have already experienced Resting Awareness Meditation Technique (“Open Meditation”), even if you are new to meditation. You will have experienced it at those moments when you temporarily step outside of your usual way of looking at things. Those moments when you simply exist, without judgment, when you are being purely mindful. Usually,… Continue reading Resting Awareness Meditation Technique To Open Your Mind

9 Essential Herbal Tinctures for Your Natural Medicine Cabinet

Herbal tinctures are an example of how humans have continually learned to harness and concentrate the powerful properties of different plants and their various parts, including bark, berries, blossoms, leaves and roots.  When soaked in alcohol or vinegar, the active ingredients of the plants are pulled out, creating a concentrated liquid that can then be… Continue reading 9 Essential Herbal Tinctures for Your Natural Medicine Cabinet

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Benefits of Mindfulness for Teamwork & Team Building

Any corporation looking to enhance teamwork should consider the benefits of mindfulness for team building. Inevitably, when you take a group of individuals from different backgrounds, all with their own views and perspectives, there are times when conflict will occur. And oftentimes that conflict can have a detrimental effect on productivity.    We know from… Continue reading Benefits of Mindfulness for Teamwork & Team Building

Where To Do Meditation In Hamilton Ontario [Classes, Lessons & Groups]

If you want to learn meditation in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, you have plenty of choices. There are meditation groups in Hamilton, private meditation teachers, meditation classes at yoga studios and gyms, and oh so much more. Let me share with you my list of the best places for meditation in Hamilton. Where To Do Meditation… Continue reading Where To Do Meditation In Hamilton Ontario [Classes, Lessons & Groups]

5 Habits Students Must Have to Maintain Mental Health

As many students pursue higher education, they forget that they need their minds to achieve academic excellence. For a long time, many students have associated overworking with overachieving, not knowing that this belief system endangers their mental health. So while hard work will contribute to your success, don’t forget to take breaks because your brain… Continue reading 5 Habits Students Must Have to Maintain Mental Health

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4 Mindful Ways to Manage Conflict in the Workplace

Conflict has always been part of our lives as human beings. Within a company setting, there can be several causes of conflict, whether it’s personal differences, stress, an office rivalry, or disagreements over how to handle a project or client. Recently, companies have been turning to mindfulness to manage conflict. And indeed, we here at… Continue reading 4 Mindful Ways to Manage Conflict in the Workplace

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How To Meditate For The First Time [Tips & Advice]

Many people have asked me how to meditate for the first time. Tips and advice on meditation is all over the place. And while there are a lot of articles online that five instructions for meditation, there aren’t a lot that explain things for the absolute beginner. I’m about to change that.  If you are… Continue reading How To Meditate For The First Time [Tips & Advice]

The Goddamn Truth About PROPER MEDITATION In 2021

Somehow, we have gotten to the point in 2021 where we need to clarify between proper meditation and pseudo-meditation, or what Jon Kabat Zinn [founder, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction] calls “McMindfulness”. “McMindfulness” refers to the cheesy, commercialised form of meditation you will find in online videos and apps like Headspace and Calm. As David Forbes,… Continue reading The Goddamn Truth About PROPER MEDITATION In 2021

5 Tips For A Successful Mental Health Campaign

You’re more likely to know someone suffering from heart disease than one from depression. That’s because throughout history, people have viewed people with mental disorders the same way they’ve viewed people with criminal liability, if not treated the same way.  As a result, people with such conditions have difficulty being open about their condition, more… Continue reading 5 Tips For A Successful Mental Health Campaign

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Camping for a Peaceful Soul

Most people are already aware of the importance of taking time off from the rigors of the daily grind, but only those who have gone camping are aware of the numerous benefits you can gain from a short trip outdoors. If you’re thinking about going on a camping trip, here are some camping benefits that… Continue reading Camping for a Peaceful Soul

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Why Private Meditation Lessons Are In Vogue Now

The latest trend in health is the rise of private online meditation lessons. The last few years have been a truly fascinating time for meditators. If you look back just ten years you’ll find that meditation used to be an alternative practice. Not many people in the west practiced meditation. And meditation was mostly regarded… Continue reading Why Private Meditation Lessons Are In Vogue Now

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Weird Link Between Meditation And Photography

Today, as I stand outside in the public park shooting photos of trees, I’m increasingly aware of the bizarre connection between meditation and photography. At the outset, it might seem that there is no relationship between meditation and photography. One involves sitting quietly with your eyes closed, focusing on breathing. The other involves finding subjects… Continue reading Weird Link Between Meditation And Photography

How To Progress in Meditation And Go Further

As a meditation teacher, my students often ask me how to progress in meditation. Before their first lesson, most of my students have only done mindfulness, and they want to know how to go further. Beyond mindfulness lies an entire world of meditation. And if the only meditation you have ever done is mindfulness, you’re… Continue reading How To Progress in Meditation And Go Further