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Latest Post: June 20, 2019
Leaving no trace
The wind blows through the sky and flies over continents without settling anywhere. It traverses space and leaves no trace. Thus should thoughts pass through our minds, leaving no residues and not altering our realization of fundamental simplicity. Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
Taking time for what matters.
Latest Post: June 19, 2019
A Mindfulness of Breathing Exercise with Neuroscientist...
The sequence of events in this practice are: focus, sustain attention, notice, and redirect attention back to the breath when it wanders. This is what we might call a "push-up" for your attention. The post A Mindfulness of Breathing Exercise with Neuroscientist Amishi Jha appeared first on Mindful .
Latest Post: June 17, 2019
Mindfully Shifting Your Approach to a Task Can Shift...
By Leo Babauta There’s a subtle, mindful shift that we can make as we tackle any task, enter any project, start any conversation, move into any activity … and this small shift can make a huge difference. The shift is a softening, a warming, an opening. And that might not sound very powerful, but...
Latest Post: June 16, 2019
Candle Flame Meditations 2
We can take the candle flame meditation a bit deeper in terms of experience. Notice is that after studying the flame for several minutes, intently, and with minimal blinking, it will appear either in the mind’s eye or vividly against a white wall [look away from the candle in this last instant] in...
Latest Post: June 14, 2019
Overcoming resistance to meditation (a self-compassionate...
There can be lots of reasons for why we avoid meditating. We might not want to experience particular feelings. We might have built up a sense of failure around our meditation practice. We might worry that doing something for ourselves is selfish. We might be concerned that if we meditate we won’t...
Wayne C. Allen - a simple Zen guy - writes about living and relating...
Latest Post: June 10, 2019
Botox, Migraines and Insight
Botox, Migraines and Insight — what do migraines and Botox have to do with insight? Read on! Psst! Hey! ** Want more great writing designed to help YOU to shift your behaviour? ** Want to learn how to find, build or deepen your principal relationship? ** Want to know more about Zen living and...
Refuting the mystical, metaphysical concept of the existence of...
Latest Post: June 9, 2019
Everything is Vibration
May you seek, discover and embody, the profound peace, kindness and...
Latest Post: June 8, 2019
Ready to Start Meditating?
Would YOU benefit NOW from starting a meditation practice eg by taking an 8-week Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course? "Timing" ("readiness for change") really is everything! In broad terms, if you're happy & feel that life will remain rosy, you probably don't want anything...
The fear of life is the cause of all our anti-social,...
Latest Post: June 3, 2019
Get Off the Bus
In this episode, we discuss how your thoughts are yours to understand and to use, but they are not you. If you have negative thoughts about a present situation and there is something you can do to change it, you are free to follow those thoughts and use them to solve the problem. But if there is...