Meditation Resources

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Videos:

Recommended Guided Meditation Videos

Spirit Healing Rainfall

The Seat

The Blessing Ball of Light

The 5 Minute Miracle

The Summer Meadow

Beginners Meditation 

Surrender Meditation/ Letting Go

Guided Imagery Meditation 

Meditation for Anxiety and Stress 

Chakra Cleansing Meditation 

Meditation For Anxiety, Worry, And Urgency


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by: Good Vibes – Binaural Beats


by: Meditation Relax Music


Articles:

  • How to Meditate  – When we meditate, we inject far-reaching and long-lasting benefits into our lives: We lower our stress levels, we get to know our pain, we connect better, we improve our focus, and we’re kinder to ourselves. Let us walk you through the basics in our new mindful guide on how to meditate…
  • I Don’t Like Meditating. Here’s Why I Do It Anyway  – 
    I don’t like meditating. But when I do it regularly, life is better. Stress is lower. My health improves. Problems seem smaller. I seem bigger…
  • “Meditation? That’s Not for Me”  – Breaking down common misconceptions about meditation. People have been meditating for thousands of years, but the field of clinical psychology has really only come to fully embrace the practice of meditation within the last few decades…

  • Mindfulness Meditation Helps Resolve Many Sex Problems  – Stress contributes to many sex problems. Mindfulness helps by reducing stress. Great sex and meditation have a good deal in common. Several researchers have shown that one type of meditation, mindfulness, helps resolve several sex problems. It focuses practitioners’ thoughts intently on the present moment…

  • 5 Easy Meditation Techniques to Practice at Work  – Work may sometimes feel like a place you’re forced to be – for more hours of the day than you want. But if you extend your time at the office for a few minutes to meditate, your day can be more productive and happier. The workplace can be a source of anxiety, stress, and burnout. While there is no way to totally eliminate stress from the workplace, more businesses are recognizing the importance of holistic, evidence-based practices to improve the health and wellness of employees…
  • How Meditation Can Help Lessen 7 Symptoms of Depression  – If you suffer from depression – whether mild, severe, or somewhere in between – then you likely know there are many tools at your fingertips to help. Have you given meditation a try? It’s free with no side effects! Everywhere you turn there are reports about the increase in stress, depression, and anxiety. It’s been referred to as an epidemic by the World Health Organization, which reports that the burden of depression is on the rise globally…
  • Gratitude Meditation: Connect to the Happiness Within  – Gratitude starts from within. Before you can express your gratitude in an authentic way, it’s important to connect to all of the goodness in your life in your own heart first. Gratitude meditation can set your day on a new course and can place your entire life on a different trajectory. Try this gratitude meditation on your own or with others to feel your happiness expand…
 

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by: Lions Roar

  • Thich Nhat Hanh on The Practice of Mindfulness
    by Thich Nhat Hanh on 22 January, 2022 at 2:40 pm

    The late Buddhist teacher Thich Nhat Hanh teaches five simple exercises to help you live with joy. The post Thich Nhat Hanh on The Practice of Mindfulness […]

  • How to Feed Your Demons
    by Lama Tsultrim Allione on 20 January, 2022 at 7:40 am

    Lama Tsutrim Allione teaches you an innovative technique, based on the Tibetan Buddhist principles of "Chöd," to turn your inner demons into friends. The post […]

  • How to Drop Into Your Body & Feelings
    by Tsoknyi Rinpoche on 15 January, 2022 at 12:57 pm

    A short drop-in practice from Tsokyni Rinpoche, who will be teaching at our Waking Up In Every Moment community retreat. The post How to Drop Into Your Body […]

  • Just Sitting, Going Nowhere
    by Lewis Richmond on 14 January, 2022 at 3:25 pm

    The Zen practice of just sitting, says Lewis Richmond, doesn’t help us to reach our destination. It allows us to stop having one. But how do you “go” […]

  • How to Practice Tonglen
    by Pema Chödrön on 14 January, 2022 at 12:00 pm

    Pema Chödrön teaches us Tonglen, “sending and taking,” an ancient Buddhist practice to awaken compassion. The post How to Practice Tonglen appeared […]

  • How to Practice Deep Relaxation
    by Sister Chan Khong on 7 January, 2022 at 1:33 pm

    Relaxing the mind is a big goal of Buddhist practice, but to do that you need to relax your body as well. Sister Chan Khong teaches us a three-step practice to […]

  • Set Your Intention & Rejoice in Your Day
    by Thupten Jinpa on 2 January, 2022 at 4:00 am

    Thupten Jinpa teaches us two great practices to start and end every day. The post Set Your Intention & Rejoice in Your Day appeared first on Lion's Roar.


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by: Reddit Meditation 


 

Newsfeed:

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  • Feeling stressed? UAMS is offering free mindfulness meditation sessions 24 January, 2022 6:50 pm THV11 - Arkansas UAMS is working to teach people about mindfulness, which has been shown to help people find calm, make better decisions, and appreciate their lives more. LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Almost two years into the coronavirus pandemic, many people still report being …
  • There Will Be No More Night review – chilling meditation on modern warfare 24 January, 2022 11:03 am The Guardian This hypnotic meditation on modern warfare from Éléonore Weber is an experimental cine-essay that feels closer to a gallery installation than a documentary. Watching it is a bit of a test of concentration: 75 minutes of helicopter airstrike footage from …
  • Sunday 1/23: Walking Meditation honoring Thich Nhat Hanh 22 January, 2022 4:35 pm Indybay - California Let us honor our beloved teacher, peace activist, Zen Master, and poet Thich Nhat Hanh, who joined the great majority. He was 95. It was midnight in Hue 22nd January, 2022 (9am PT 21 Jan 2022) as Thay transitioned. Thay taught, there is no birth and no …
  • Got a case of winter doldrums? Yoga and meditation can help. 22 January, 2022 8:38 am Miami Times - Florida (BPT) - Suffering from a case of “the blahs”? The holidays are over. Our get-up-and-go is more of a sit-there-and-stay. Those resolutions? Maybe not working out so much. The days are shorter. We’re not getting as much sun. We’re isolated, we’re cold, we’re …
  • Elliot Page's New Doc Is a 'Meditation on Trans Humanity' 20 January, 2022 8:32 pm Paper Magazine Elliot Page has a new documentary coming out that will center on the transitions of four friends. Variety reports that the doc, Nel Mio Name (or “In My Name”), finds Page as its executive producer and was created by Italian director Nicolò Bassetti. The …
  • ‘The Hand of God’ movie review: A beautiful meditation on the agony and ecstasy of being young 20 January, 2022 1:20 pm The Hindu Paolo Sorrentino’s achingly beautiful The Hand of God ends with a Neapolitan song by Pino Daniele, ‘Napule è’. The lyrics, “Naples is a thousand colours/ Naples is a thousand fears…” captures the essence of the film, which shows a gorgeous Naples, …
  • Mindfulness, Meditation, and Motivation: Tyler Brown’s Wake Me Up Podcast is the Morning Routine You Need 19 January, 2022 1:24 am LA Weekly Tyler Brown is the host and creator of the Wake Me Up Podcast; the number one morning routine podcast. His ingenuity could eliminate the need for a snooze button. Tyler Brown was guilty of hitting the snooze button one too many times, so he created a one- …
  • Meditation Sucks. Do This Instead. 18 January, 2022 5:22 pm Entrepreneur Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Meditation sucks. Yeah, I said it! The people sitting in the pants on the pillows with the third eyes might not appreciate my candor. But there’s a reason why Google searches for “meditation” …
  • SISTER DR. JENNA AUTHORS BOOK ON MEDITATION AS PART OF SACRED STORIES’ COMMON SENTIENCE SERIES 18 January, 2022 3:02 pm EIN Presswire The second book in a series of six features Sister Dr. Jenna as a guide to deepening meditative practices, spiritual connection, and grounding wisdom. SILVER SPRING, MARYLAND, UNITED STATES, January 18, 2022 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Sister Dr. …
  • Brian Blessed quiets booming voice for meditation sessions with Sir Kenneth Branagh 18 January, 2022 10:09 am Daily Mirror Brian Blessed and Sir Kenneth Branagh have been friends for years, and the Oscar nominated actor and director has been meditating with his thespian pal for more than 30 years Video LoadingVideo Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8CancelPlay now Brian …
  • Meditation, science, traffic & sports: Mumbai suburbs to get 4 theme parks in a year 18 January, 2022 6:39 am The Times of India
  • Basketball as Meditation in the Time of Covid 17 January, 2022 10:08 am EIN Presswire The birthday celebrations and the Christmas dinners and the morning bacon and the evening highballs and the many characters who played their roles on this living room stage, then went away. Updated  Jan. 17, 2022, 5:00 a.m. ET Miss. I remember again the …
  • Meditation anxiety: When clearing your mind isn't that easy 15 January, 2022 5:16 pm Stuff OPINION: “Have you tried meditation?” It is the question I get most asked when I casually mention to someone that I struggle with stress, anxiety, overwhelm and a pesky little phenomenon of not being able to fall asleep at night, despite being exhausted …
  • Zen School of Motoring: TV that will cleanse your spirit like meditation 15 January, 2022 6:19 am The Guardian I don’t know if you remember, but a few years ago, when YouTube figured out its algorithm and vloggers suddenly went stratospheric, there were a number of failed attempts to port internet-famous people over to actual TV. So, like, Zoella would turn up at …
  • Meditation that takes you beyond all limits 14 January, 2022 11:31 pm The Times of India By Ashok Vohra According to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, ‘Mankind was not born to suffer, mankind was born to enjoy. The purpose of life is to expand happiness.’ Human beings can get rid of their suffering, attain a state of happiness and share it with others by …
  • 4 Beginner Meditation Mistakes That Might Be Holding You Back 13 January, 2022 8:27 pm Cleveland Scene - Ohio You've decided you want to meditate. Maybe you've been reading about the health benefits, you're hoping it will help you cope better with stress, or you're simply curious. But, despite your best efforts to choose a spot in your home that …
  • Shore Offers Free Virtual Meditation Sessions for Cancer Patients, Survivors, and Caregivers 13 January, 2022 5:18 am Press Of Atlantic City SOMERS POINT — Stress is a very real part of a cancer diagnosis, for the patient as well as for their caregiver. Shore Medical Center, along with the office of Cancer Education and Early Detection and the Cape Atlantic Coalition for Health, wants to help …

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