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Why You Can't Let Judgment Affect Your Meditation Practice

When I first learned about meditation, I felt it was something big and far reaching that I would not be good at. After taking some<p>trainings and …

Meditation

The Big Chill-Out: How Meditation Can Help With Everything

Changing the way your genes express themselves, coaxing you to actually understand yourself, and finally letting you really relax: Meditation is well worth getting familiar with.<p><i>Are tweets, statuses, pins, pokes, and pixels dominating your life? This week, as part of our #unplug series, we’re</i> …

The Weird Reasons You Need To Pray

By Chrissy Stockton,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/11ybbyn<p>Nobody knows whether there is a god, whether the universe is sentient, whether the …

11 Moments of Zen

Many teachings from Zen-Buddhism are told in short and delightful zen stories. They are usually designed to develop the mind and to free it from …

How Taking Quiet Time for Yourself Helps People Around You

<b>“I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being.”</b> <b>~Hafiz of of Shiraz</b><p>“What I wouldn’t give for a …

Disability

Liquid Media: Hawaii Design and Marketing

Our servers are hosted and maintained by Liquid Web. Hosting costs are billed anually at in the first week of the year, we like to keep it simple, …

Web Servers

You Will Never Be Finished: Find Peace by Enjoying Where You Are

<b>“We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>“I wish I could do it all over again,” said my …

Positive Thinking

Meditation May Make You Nicer

Photo: RelaxingMusic<p>Traditional Buddhists meditate in the pursuit of enlightenment. Non-religious practitioners may try it out in order to find a bit …

Deepak Chopra: Your Brain Is the Universe

<i>By Deepak Chopra, M.D., Murali Doraiswamy, MD, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., & Menas Kafatos, Ph.D.</i><p>In our previous articles, we challenged a cherished …

Managing States of Consciousness With Meditation

Dr. Sunil Sharma, Guest Writer <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Meditation is often associated with either relaxation or spirituality. It can be either a relaxation …

7 Things You Need to Stop Doing Every Day

If you get decent value from making TO-DO lists, you’ll also get significant returns – in productivity, in improved relationships, in financial …

How to Be Fully Awake Instead of Living on Autopilot

<b>“To be fully alive, fully human, and completely awake is to be continually thrown out of the nest.” ~Pema Chodron</b><p>It’s tempting. Staying in the nest …

7 Obstacles to Mindfulness and How to Overcome Them

<b>“Peace of mind is not the absence of conflict from life, but the ability to cope with it.” ~Unknown</b><p>Mindfulness has allowed me to become more aware of …

Mindfulness

Integrating Mind and Body: Be Present, Reduce Stress

<b>“Don't let your mind bully your body into believing it must carry the burden of its worries.” ~Astrid Alauda</b><p>I don’t believe in the mind/body divide. …

8 Ways to Make Meditation Easy and Fun

<b>“The only Zen you find on the tops of mountains is the Zen you bring up there.” ~Robert M. Pirsig</b><p>I know meditation is good for me. I know it can do …

5 Expressions for Mindful Living

<b>“When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.” ~Buddha</b><p>It's sometimes difficult to give the principles we wish to uphold practical …

How to Correct Your Mind to Get Out of a Funk

<b>“If you correct your mind, the rest of your life will fall into place.” -Lao Tzu</b><p>You're stuck.<p>We’ve all been there. Even the things that normally make …

Meditation

10 Unexpected Ways to Meditate Every Day

Ready to get Zen? Meditation can do way more than people think—and it's not just for hippies. Practicing meditation regularly has legitimate health …

4 Simple Mantras to Help You Stay Positive and Happy

<b>“The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your own arm.” ~Swedish Proverb</b><p><i>Mantra, according to the dictionary:</i><p>Any sacred word or …

10 Unexpected Ways to Meditate Every Day

Ready to get Zen? Meditation can do <i>way</i> more than people think—and it’s not just for hippies. Practicing meditation regularly has legitimate health …