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Teach Kids to Daydream

Mental downtime makes people more creative and less anxious.<p>Today’s children are exhausted, and not just because one in three kids is not getting sufficient sleep. Sleep deprivation in kids (who require at least nine hours a night, depending on age) has been found to significantly decrease academic …

Creating Social Change Through Inner Change: Meditation and Meaningful Work

The other night I had a chance to sit down with Rev. angel Kyodo Williams, one of the foremost Buddhist teachers working on transformational activism today. We sipped on wine and she let me interrogate her about her work bringing the grounding practice of meditation into the activist world. As …

Meditation

Awakening the Inner Sense – Some Methods and Meditation Objects

From article: Awakening the Inner Sense – Some Methods and Meditation Objects, By Floco Tausin. What we know as our weekday is a tide of …

Meditation

12 Ways Yoga Meditation Helps Nourish The Body, Brain and Mind

An easy, low cost, nat­ur­al prac­tice can help us boost our brain pow­er, be health­i­er and more spir­i­tu­al­ly attuned as we age, and improve our …

Pointing at the Moon: The Essence of Meditation Practice.

<i>Without a meditation practice, you’re not really a yogi.</i><p>I made that statement in an article earlier this month, only with “home” in place of …

Meditation Is Rest: Rest Makes Your Mind Efficient

Meditation makes you a master and the mind becomes a slave. And remember: the mind as a master is dangerous because, after all, it is a machine; but …

10 Scientifically Based Reasons Why You Should Start Doing Meditation Today.

<b>A cool infographic (courtesy of www.emmaseppala.com) summarizing some of the key benefits of meditation, based on 10-years of researching the impact</b> …

A beginner's guide to meditation

Amy Malloy: The Age: For many people, meditation falls into the same category as cycling, drinking more water and exfoliating. We suspect we should …

9 Ways to Improve your Ability to Focus

I’ve been obsessed with focus lately.<p>It’s a highly valuable skill in an era characterized by multitasking, smart phones and constant distraction.<p>Your …

There’s a Gift in Every Problem: Finding the Good in the Bad

<b>“Every problem has a gift for you in its hands.” ~Richard Bach</b><p>I bought the magazine because it had pizza on the cover and the headline read: “Yes, …

Diabetes

Be Like the Trees: 3 Steps in the Art of Mindfulness

<b>Learning to Listen</b><br>Learning how to listen to your body and trust in the information coming to you through sensations is so important. Over the last …

Five Tools to Build an Effective Meditation Practice

Cygnus is quite a unique character, a little deep-sea diver immersed in an aquarium on the set of Gaia's VUmind Meditation Training Program. With the …

Why daily practice is important - Everyday Mindfulness

Is daily practice important?<p>I guess it all depends on what you’re doing it for. And what the “it” is.<p>Going to the gym once a week is a great way to …

Gangaji - Another Choice

Gangaji - What Does Your Life Stand For? Part 1

Gangaji - What Does Your Life Stand For? Part 2

Gangaji - What Does Your Life Stand For? Part 3

Observation of oneself through a place of stillness and silence is a gift.

Francesca Lies - The outer layers of the self begin to fade and exposed is the essence of what we are. I can remember as a young...

Nothing Nowhere

Nothing Nowhere By Zack Domes, 24 Religious Studies degree, St. Bonaventure University “A consistent thinker is...

Freedom

Freedom By Molly Taylor, 18 Current Student at Thacher School in Ojai, California Approaching the s...

There is Only Life

There is Only Life By Sage Stoneman, 18 Alumnus of Nordoff High School in Ojai, California What a curio...

Who Am I?

Francesca Michelle Lies KFA Intern Student, 2012-13 After having spent almost a full year living and working at the Krishnamurti Ed...

Think on These Things

Think on These Things by Amanda Lezra I began coordinating Think on These Things —an outreach program for young adults between 18 a...

Gangaji - Simply Stop Looking

Gangaji's Essential Invitation

Gangaji - What is your life about?

Gangaji - The Internal Dialogue

Gangaji - Discovering What Already is Perfect