What I’ve Learned From 20Yrs Of Meditation

What I’ve Learned From 20Yrs Of Meditation

Over the past twenty years that I’ve been meditating, I’ve learned many things. I’ve learned about the practice, I’ve learned how meditation can benefit us in life, and I’ve discovered many things about my own mind. Twenty years of meditation has totally changed my idea of the practice. When I started meditating, aged 18, I […]

Meditation For Working From Home [WFH]—Less Lonely, More Productive

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There are significant benefits of meditation for working from home [WFH]. If you’re one of the millions of people this year who has stopped working at the office or at another location and has been forced to work from home, meditation can help. When working from home, meditation can improve your concentration, reduce anxiety, help […]

Meditation For Seasonal Affective Disorder To Stop Winter Blues

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T’is the season to have winter blues. Thankfully, we can use meditation for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), so we don’t have to feel down this holiday season. If you’re like me, when the winter comes and the sky turns dark and the weather plummets, you might start to feel down. I’ve suffered from the winter […]

9 Secrets About Meditation You Need To Know

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As a meditation teacher, I’m suddenly becoming aware that there are many secrets about meditation that many people are currently unaware of. It’s no surprise. Most people get their basic information about meditation from mainstream media, and mainstream media like to tell you tall tales without explaining the fine details, they miss out the vital […]

Guide To Meditation For Healthcare Workers & Their Patients

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There are so many wonderful benefits of meditation for healthcare workers and their patients. As a meditation teacher, I am often asked by my friends in the healthcare profession how they can use meditation both for themselves and for their patients. And the good news is that meditation is most definitely beneficial in the field. […]

When You Meditate What Do You Think About?

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When You Meditate What Do You Think About? One of our newsletter followers wrote in today to ask, “When you meditate, what do you think about?” Good question. Thanks for asking. The answer really depends on the type of meditation that you are doing, because some types of meditation do involve thinking, and some involve […]

Here’s What To Do Before And After Meditation

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When you start a mindfulness practise, it’s important to know what to do before and after meditation. There are certain things that you should do before meditation and after meditation so that you can get the most out of your practice. Before meditation is the time to create the right space, get yourself in the […]

What Meditation Should I Do? Picking Your Type

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One of the most common questions I hear as a meditation teacher is “What meditation should I do?” Quiz-type questions can help you to find the best meditation to do. That’s why I’ve shared a little quiz below to help you pick the type of meditation you should do today. If you’ve read my guide […]

Why Does Meditation Make Me Angry? Expert Answers

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One question I sometimes get asked as a meditation teacher is, “Why does meditation make me angry?” If you ever feel angry during or after meditation, you might be surprised. After all, isn’t meditation supposed to help you manage anger? It’s supposed to help you to relax, to be less stressed, and to feel better, […]

Should You Meditate On An Empty Stomach Or After Eating?

should you meditate on an empty stomach or after eating

One of our newsletter readers wrote in today and asked: “Should you meditate on an empty stomach or after eating?” If you’re hungry, is it better to meditate before you eat, after you eat, or perhaps even while you are eating? There are both pros and cons of meditating on an empty stomach. And to […]

How Is Meditation Different From Relaxing Or Sleeping? Expert Answers

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Today, Janine, one of our newsletter followers, wrote in to ask “How is meditation different from relaxing or sleeping?” Thanks for your question, Janine. When we look at meditation VS sleep and relaxation, there definitely are some similarities. For starters, like sleep and relaxation, meditation helps you to calm down and quietens the mind. It’s […]

How Is Meditation Supposed To Feel? Expert Answers

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One of our newsletter followers wrote in today to ask, “What is meditation supposed to feel like?” Good question, thanks for asking. I am presuming that you want to know what meditation should feel like so that you can determine if you are meditating correctly. Most people would answer by saying that meditation should feel […]

What Is The Purpose Of Meditation In 2020 Really…?

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A reader wrote in via our newsletter today and asked a great question: What is the purpose of meditation in Buddhism and in general? There are many different reasons why people meditate, and today meditation is a highly unique thing. It can be applied to health, happiness, work life, athletic performance, and of course spiritual […]

How Long Should You Meditate For Each Day?

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As a meditation teacher, one question I often hear is: How long should you meditate for each day when you’re practicing at home? It’s a good question and one that is not always easy to answer. It depends on the reason why you are meditating, how long you have been meditating for, the technique you […]

Why Does Meditation Make Me Tired? Expert Answers

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As a meditation teacher, many of my students ask me, “Why does meditation make me tired”? And recently, I’ve been noticing that I myself have been getting tired after meditation. I’ve been meditating for more than fifteen years and never before did it make me tired, until just recently, Ever since the pandemic, I’ve started […]

Mindfulness & Meditation For Obesity: Feel Good, Look Good

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Researchers have revealed new research that shows the benefits of mindfulness meditation for obesity. In this guide we will share everything you need to know. The Researchers, a group of psychologists from Birmingham University, have developed a suite of tools that look into the effect of mindfulness meditation for obesity and how meditation can help […]

Teaching Mindfulness To Kids: Expert Advice You Need To Know

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There are so many wonderful reasons to start teaching mindfulness to kids. Whether they’re toddlers, in elementary school, middle school, or high school, mindfulness can help kids to be healthier and happier. Mindfulness helps kids to manage emotions, concentrate better, perform better in school, reduce stress, and be happier, as explain in this article on […]

How To Quit Vaping With Meditation—Your Secret Sauce

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If you’re suffering from vape addiction, as millions of people in North America are, don’t sweat: You can quit vaping with meditation. The reason why vaping is addictive is that there is nicotine in most vapes, including JUUL [1]. As you continue to vape, your body and brain become accustomed to the high nicotine levels, […]

How Meditation Empowers You To Say No To Alcohol

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As a meditation teacher whose father died of alcoholism, I’ve always wondered how meditation can help us say no to alcohol. As you may know, alcoholism is one of the most common addictions in the world, and it carries with it a great many health problems. Alcoholism can affect your blood pressure, heart rate, kidneys, […]

Meditation For Brain Fog: Expert Advice You Need Know

There are many powerful meditations for brain fog that can help you to organise your thoughts and to think more clearly. Brain fog is a cognitive impairment leading to confusion, confusion, memory problems, and a general tired feeling,” says Dr. Rashmi Byakod[health and wellness writer and the editor of BestforNutrition]. It is believed that poor […]