Qigong Global Summit 2020

Free Online EventQigong Global SummitSeptember 22-25, 2020 You’ll get access to over 20 of the foremost teachers in the field — including Master Mantak Chia, Daisy Lee, Damo Mitchell, Lee Holden, Dr. Roger Jahnke, Master Mingtong Gu, and many...

Kundalini and the Brain Waves of Enlightenment

Saturday, 26 September 2020 - 1:00 PM EST Judith Pennington and John Dupuy are offering a free live webinar: Kundalini and the Brain Waves of Enlightenment Topics include: Just what is kundalini?How to identify the signs of a kundalini experienceHow to prepare...

Happy World Meditation Day 2020!

Happy World Meditation Day 2020!   This year, World Meditation Day is being observed on Thursday 21 May. However you practice... I hope you are enjoying this day!

The Art Of Mindfulness | Why Mindfulness Matters & How To Practice It

Excerpted from John Parrott's terrific guide on mindfulness over on his blog at https://relaxlikeaboss.com/the-art-of-mindfulness/ - be sure to check out the full guide there!   Mindfulness has become a bit of a buzzword over the last few years. In this guide,...

Leaving the Burden of Guilt Behind

Sometimes even after letting go of our mistakes we still feel guilt. Feelings of guilt are distressing and draining. What can be done about it now? Get over your guilt with these strategies: Determine if you should feel guilty. Whose standards are you using? Your...

Meditation 101 – an Animated Guide

If you’re new to the idea of meditation, or just want to see a really clear, cutely-animated 2-minute explanation, this is the video for you!

I do want to point out that, while the video presents it as “the” way to meditate, in fact mindfulness is just one of many types of meditation. Among other types are Transformation Meditation, Zen meditation, guided meditation, Metta / loving kindness meditation, and mantra meditation – more on those in other articles.

For now, though, just notice your breath and enjoy Dan Harris’ narrated explanation:
 


 

You can read the story of how Dan Harris started meditating after an on-air panic attack seen by millions, as well as more information on meditation itself, in his book 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works–A True Story: