May is National Meditation Month. Many people I talk with daily say they want to begin a meditation practice but always have a myriad of excuses: no time, no teacher, fear of the unknown, and confusion of what meditation really is. Meditation just means discovering and creating moments of serenity and peace in your life.
Each of us is different. We have different personalities, different life experiences, and different likes and dislikes. After practicing and teaching meditation for over 30 years I have realized that different types of meditations work for different people. Which meditation draws you into your inner sacred space of peace and love? It is important that
When managing pain there are medications, exercises, and even certain foods that can help, but that’s not all. A new study also shows that mindfulness meditation can reduce pain. A study published in the Journal of Neuroscience researched how mindfulness meditation, placebo meditation, and placebo medicinal cream eases participants’ pain in lieu of medication. The results
A= Awareness Awareness is creates understanding and clarity. Humans experience stress as suffering. The greater the stress for you the greater is your suffering. Negative emotions (such as fear, anger, worry, and jealousy) are like clouds. These clouds get thick and strong, dense and stop the light of the heart and mind to shine through.
Here are some simple tips to help you stay in the present moment to live a healthy and happy life. Remember your breath. Take short mindfulness breaks during the day. This is your first line of defense for your stress and busy life. Develop the practice of taking a deep breath, or two or three, before