Category Archives: Meditation Basics

How not to meditate

Wear your tightest jeans not the stretchy kind the ones that pinch at the waist so your midriff folds over and it’s hard to breathe. Recall a recent conversation where you felt misunderstood and analyze what you should have said. … Continue reading

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Meditate on Gratitude

  Susan Morales, M.S.W. Reprinted from Huffington Post Healthy Living Nov. 22, 2011 A few years ago, our British guests were touched and in awe at our Thanksgiving dinner tradition of telling each other why we are grateful. My 3-year-old … Continue reading

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Sitting cross-legged on the floor can benefit your meditation

  The first fundamental I propose in setting up a meditation practice is to get comfortable. (See Fundamentals post in March, 2011.) So, is sitting on the floor out of the question? I hope not. To begin with I’ll try … Continue reading

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Three Fundamentals of Setting Up a Meditation Practice

  You’ve read you can increase your brainpower or you want to enhance your sports performance. Perhaps your doctor told you it’s time to learn stress reduction. In yoga class you’ve become aware of the possibility of enlightenment, understanding your … Continue reading

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