5 Meditation Struggles & How to Overcome Them
There are plenty of reasons to meditate, and perhaps just as many meditation struggles that cause people to give up or not even try in the first place. Let’s talk about five specific obstacles and how you can overcome them. Resistance to wanting to meditate right now You’ve decided you want a daily meditation practice. […]Read More →
Meditating When You Have ADHD
Both of my sons have ADHD. Their father also has it, and for many years, I jokingly blamed it entirely on him that my sons have it. But in the last few years I have come to realize, though I have no formal diagnosis, that it is very likely they get it from me as […]Read More →
5 Benefits of Meditation That Can Help You Better Guide Your Life From Within
There’s a lot of talk about the varied benefits of meditation. Sometimes the benefits are so many that it’s difficult to get specifics on any of them or how to make the most of them. Today, let’s talk about five specific benefits that can help you guide your life from within. Guiding your life from […]Read More →
Meditation Primer: 6 Styles of Meditation
We talk about meditation as if it’s just one simple thing. It’s not. There are a number of ways to meditate. Each has benefits, and most people find that some kinds work better than others. This primer will introduce you to six styles of meditation. We’ll go over a brief description of the benefits, how […]Read More →
10 Reasons Meditation Isn’t Working For You
I often hear that meditation doesn’t work for someone. While I personally think that everyone could benefit from meditating, I also believe that if someone just isn’t into it, they won’t see the benefits and shouldn’t be forced. However, when I ask these people what didn’t work for them, I often find that the reason […]Read More →
Find Yourself Through Meditation
Meditation is an excellent way to find yourself, to understand who you are and what matters to you. It’s a way to connect with yourself and through a better connection to self, create better connections with others. To make the most of it, there are two goals you should seek in meditation: to understand yourself […]Read More →
Why Focus On the Breath?
In most meditations, you begin with a focus on the breath. It might be simply paying attention to the breath or it might be about taking deep breaths. It might be another variation, but I’d guess probably 95% of meditations begin with focusing on your breath. Is there a reason for that? There is. Among […]Read More →
What Happens When You Can’t Let Go Of A Thought?
We’re often told, when being taught or having meditation described, to let go of our thoughts. Let them pass by, don’t cling to them, let them be like clouds in the sky. This is a great way to describe meditation, and it’s a relatively accurate one as well. But what if you can’t let go […]Read More →