One of the first things my meditation students ask me is, “What type of meditation should I do?” If you’ve read my guide to the top meditation techniques in the world, you’ll know that there are plenty of different options to pick from. There are different meditations for all different reasons. And if you read… Continue reading What Type of Meditation Should I Do?
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,… Continue reading Why Does Meditation Make Me Angry? Expert Answers
One of our newsletter readers wrote in today and asked: “Should you meditate on an empty stomach, or can I meditate 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… Continue reading Should You Meditate On An Empty Stomach Or After Eating?
One of our newsletter followers wrote in today to ask, “How is meditation supposed to feel?” 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 relaxing.… Continue reading How Is Meditation Supposed To Feel? Expert Answers
A reader wrote in via our newsletter today and asked a great question: What is the purpose of meditating in Buddhism and in general? There are many different reasons why people meditate, and today meditation is a highly versatile thing. It can be applied to health, happiness, work life, athletic performance, and of course spiritual… Continue reading What Is The Purpose Of Meditating In 2021 Really…?
As a meditation teacher, one question I often hear is: How long should you meditate for each day when you’re practising at home? It’s a good question and one that is not always easy to answer. It depends on the reason you are meditating, how long you have been meditating for, the technique you are… Continue reading How Long Should You Meditate For Each Day?
In my online meditation lessons, many of my students ask, “Why does meditation make me tired and sleepy”? I’ll admit that I have been feeling tired when meditating myself recently. I’ve been meditating for more than fifteen years. I never used to feel tired when I meditated. Somehow, the pandemic situation makes me fall asleep… Continue reading Why Does Meditation Make Me Tired & Sleepy?
There are so many wonderful reasons to start teaching mindfulness to toddlers, kids and teens. Whether they’re toddlers, in elementary school, middle school, or high school, mindfulness can help kids to be healthier and happier. According to an article on the New York Times, mindfulness helps kids: manage emotions concentrate better perform better in school… Continue reading Teaching Mindfulness To Kids From Toddlers To Teens
If you’re suffering from vape addiction, as millions of people in North America are, don’t sweat: You can use meditation to quit vaping. The reason why vaping is addictive is that there is nicotine in most vapes, including JUUL . As you continue to vape, your body and brain become accustomed to the high nicotine… Continue reading How To Use Meditation To Quit Vaping
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,… Continue reading How Meditation Empowers You To Say No To Alcohol
There are many powerful types of meditation for brain fog. And you can use them 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]. Researchers… Continue reading Meditation For Brain Fog: Expert Advice You Need Know
What’s better between mindfulness and mindfulness? Trick question. The two types of mindfulness (dispositional mindfulness or “trait” mindfulness, and state mindfulness) are both excellent for our health. However, it’s important to understand the difference between the two, and we meditators really should practise both of them. If you want to get the most out of your… Continue reading Dispositional Mindfulness Guide—Develop The Trait Of Awareness
Research from the University of Berlin shows the benefits of mindfulness meditation for schizophrenia disorders. New research conducted by the University of Berlin and the Centre for Mental Health at the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, shows mindfulness meditation can help with schizophrenia disorder. Researchers created an interview guide. The guide asked participants… Continue reading Mindfulness Meditation for Schizophrenia Disorders
As a meditation teacher, one of my favorite things is observing my students before and after meditation. It’s well known that there are over 100 benefits of meditation: immediate effects and long term effects. Of course, to get the most out of meditation you will need to continue to practice it regularly. That’s when you… Continue reading Before And After Meditation: Immediate Effects You’ll Notice
Now, this is a story all about how my life got twist-turned upside down, and I’d like to take a minute just sit right there and tell you how meditation cured my anxiety. Every time I think back to the days when I suffered from anxiety, I find it surreal. Let me paint the picture… Continue reading How Meditation Cured My Anxiety
Recently I’ve been using a meditation for my ideal self and to overcome my idea of my “actual self”. As you’ll know if you follow our newsletter, there are many different types of meditation. New types are discovered and created all the time. I wrote just the other day about one of my new meditations,… Continue reading How I’m Using Meditation To Become My Ideal Self, Not “Actual Self”
Many of my online meditation students have asked me, “Can meditation change your life?” Meditation has been touted as a life-changing practice. If you take a look online, you will find tons of publications and videos on Youtube that promise to change your life with meditation. They promise to make you super-successful. But they don’t work.… Continue reading Actually, THIS Is How Meditation Changes Your Life
I absolutely love meditating with cats. My three little babies, Willow, Sebastian, and Pumpkin, are such angels. Each one of them is beautiful and has their own unique personality. Pumpkin is the “lad” of the house and a real boy-cat. Sebastian is the most beautiful cat in the world and looks and acts like a… Continue reading How I’m Meditating With My Cats Every Day And Why
Before I started using meditation techniques for sleep I would lie awake at night with restless thoughts, unable to doze off. I’d tried everything from counting sheep to breathwork, but none of it worked until I started meditating. As I continued daily practice of meditation, my insomnia gradually improved, and I was finally able to… Continue reading Meditation Techniques For Sleep To Stop Insomnia
Some of my mediation students have asked me whether it is okay to practice meditation lying down. Honestly, recently I have been meditating laying down. Why? Simply because it is easy and relaxing. Sometimes, after a hard day’s work, I just want to lie down. However, it is perhaps not ideal. And it is not… Continue reading Meditation Lying Down: What You Need To Know