Meditation has done more for me than any other practice. It helped save my life. Without it, I think I would lose my mind.It has played a key role in my sanity through the first year and a half of my new life in sobriety. My crazy, noisy, chaotic, relentless and unforgiving mind was one […]Lire la suite de "5 simple tips to start a dailymeditation practice"
Qu’est-ce que vous sentez, goûtez, ressentez, entendez, voyez si vous laissez tomber toutes les histoires qui peuvent se dérouler dans votre tête pour observer simplement ce que vous ressentez ? Quelles couleurs, textures, qualités de lumière, etc. pouvez-vous percevoir ? C’est une pure expérience sensorielle et il est rare que nous restions longtemps dans cet état. […]Lire la suite de "Vivre la simplicité de l’instant présent."
Meditation has long been an issue for me. Not because I couldn’t “achieve the state,” but because I would achieve it as soon as I sat down and closed my eyes. This started back when I was a teenager, and since then my main goal was to learn how to understand the processes of meditation, […]Lire la suite de "How to disappear : The 3 gates of meditation"
We have to be willing to give it all up. How we think it’s supposed to look. How we think it’s supposed be. And instead, continuously come back to how it feels. I often get asked how I get myself into particular situations, or experience such depth in conversation with strangers on a regular basis. […]Lire la suite de "I start every day with this question"
For better or for worse, I know a lot about anxiety. It was a long time before I recognized it as such, but I would now say, in retrospect, that I had my first panic attack when I was 18. My heart felt like it was climbing up my chest into my throat. I could […]Lire la suite de "Natural tips for coping with anxiety"
The early birds will inherit the earth. At least that’s what a 2009 University of Leipzig study found. The researchers concluded that « morning people were more proactive than evening types. » But being an effective early riser isn’t just about waking up before everyone else. It’s about putting yourself in a positive mindset and getting important things […]Lire la suite de "6 morning routines that are hard to adopt but will pay off for life"
Worrying too much is an unhealthy habit that can harm your mental health. As with any other habit, this one is also possible to break. Some claim that worrying is a reminder of bad experiences that prepares you for future experiences. However, if it happens too often you make it hard for your brain to […]Lire la suite de "Train your brain to stop worrying"
Update via The New York Times: “Do you have chronic sleep problems? You may be able to significantly improve your ability to get a restful night of sleep by practicing a popular form of meditation, a rigorous new study shows.” the full article. ~ One of the main causes of insomnia is that our minds are […]Lire la suite de "A Bed time meditation to help overcome insomnia"
“When your chakras are aligned, you have the most direct access to Source, however you may define Source (within yourself, outside yourself, or both simultaneously). Just as you hold a glass under the tap so it can be filled, we align with Source by facing into it, turning our attention toward it, and opening our […]Lire la suite de "Signs your energy field & chakras are out of whack"
“Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand-new hours are before me. I vow to live fully each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.” Thich Nhat Hanh Buddhist monks wake up every morning, at approximately 4 a.m. while the stars are still out and the world appears to be peacefully […]Lire la suite de "A simple buddhist guide to having a mindful morning"