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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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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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  • How to Do Metta
    by Jack Kornfield on 15 November, 2022 at 4:00 am

    Jack Kornfield on beginning this time-honored, heart-opening practice. The post How to Do Metta appeared first on Lions Roar.

  • How Does Meditation Work?
    by Phakchok Rinpoche on 11 October, 2022 at 3:27 am

    Phakchok Rinpoche and Erric Solomon say meditation works by giving your distracted mind a job. With practice, you can learn to be present with whatever […]

  • Who Am I?
    by Melissa Myozen Blacker on 20 September, 2022 at 2:40 pm

    Melissa Myozen Blacker teaches the Koan practice of asking again and again, "Who am I?" Every time an answer arises, set it aside. Eventually, answers stop […]

  • Just Sitting, Going Nowhere
    by Lewis Richmond on 20 September, 2022 at 2:25 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” […]

  • A Practice for Developing Kindness Toward Yourself
    by Valerie Mason-John on 20 September, 2022 at 12:05 pm

    Valerie Mason-John shares a meditation for cultivating a positive relationship with yourself, and, by extension, the world. The post A Practice for Developing […]

  • Am I trying too hard in meditation?
    by Tenku Ruff on 16 September, 2022 at 7:17 pm

    Tenku Ruff examines finding the balance between trying too hard and too little in meditation practice. The post Am I trying too hard in meditation? appeared […]

  • How to Start a Home Meditation Practice
    by Norman Fischer on 16 September, 2022 at 7:53 am

    Zen teacher Norman Fischer proposes a two-week trial run to get your meditation practice started and looks at how to deal with some of the obstacles you may […]


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  • Eat, Pay, Love — a Meditation on Holiday Spending 3 December, 2022 2:53 pm PYMNTS.com It turns out that dining, shopping, and even paying for such delights is uplifting. As in scientifically, and numerically as the case may be for top-line-minded businesses. In homage to Elizabeth Gilbert’s inspiring story of one woman’s quest to follow her …
  • Get 83% off this guided meditation and sleep assistance lifetime subscription 3 December, 2022 12:17 pm Mashable TL;DR: As of Dec. 3, you can get the Mindfulness.com Plus Plan: Lifetime Subscription(opens in a new tab) for just $69.99 instead of $399.99 — that's an 82% discount. Your loved ones may not be able to leave all their stress at the door during the …
  • One Day Session on Meditation and Mental Health 3 December, 2022 1:26 am E-Pao One-Day Session on Meditation and Mental Health Rajiv Gandhi University, Rono Hills :: December 2, 2022 RGU Joins Har Ghar Dhyan Campaign with a One-Day Session on Meditation and Mental Health A one-day session was organised on “Meditation and Mental …
  • RGU organizes session on meditation 2 December, 2022 11:38 pm The Arunachal Times RONO HILLS, 2 Dec: Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) in collaboration with Art of Living (AoL) foundation organized a one-day session on meditation and mental health as part of the nation-wide campaign Har Ghar Dhyan under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav here on …
  • New Meditation Center in the Bay Area Helps Youth with Mental Health 2 December, 2022 6:49 am EIN Presswire Amid National Mental Health Crisis, New Meditation Center in the Bay Area Focuses on Helping Kids and Teens OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, December 2, 2022 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- Mosswood Meditation, a new center for mindfulness and …
  • What is meditation and why is it good for you? 2 December, 2022 5:33 am The Guardian (Nigeria) Relaxation techniques are a great way to help your pursuit to reduce stress. Relaxation isn’t just about peace of mind or enjoying a hobby. Relaxation is a process that decreases the wear and tear of life’s challenges on your mind and body. Whether you …
  • Meditation 101 1 December, 2022 7:54 pm The Johns Hopkins Newsletter - Maryland This past year, I’ve found that even on days when I feel like I have no spare time, I still need to make time to take care of myself; in fact, it’s especially important that I practice self-care on those days. Meditation has become one of my favorite ways …
  • Raynham's Buddhist meditation center a remarkable sight open to all 1 December, 2022 9:41 am CBS 4 Boston - Massachusetts RAYNHAM - It's not something you think you would typically see in the middle of Raynham, but there's a Buddhist meditation center here. Wat Nawamintararachutis opened to the public in 2014. "Pretty remarkable! It was unthinkable to think that …
  • Meditation Instead of Medication in Type 2 Diabetes? 30 November, 2022 10:05 pm Medscape A recently published meta-analysis suggested that the utilization of mind-body practices in people living with type 2 diabetes can help significantly improve glycemic control. Multiple media outlets extolled the findings that these techniques could lead to …
  • The Kumara Institute Announces the 2023 Spiritual and Meditation Tour to Egypt 30 November, 2022 8:09 pm EIN Presswire KumariDevi will lead an unforgettable spiritual retreat through the mysteries of ancient Egypt, all while enlightening the spirit and awakening the heart. ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, UNITED STATES, November 30, 2022 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- KumariDevi …
  • Daily Digest: Baking is like meditation for this Mount Pleasant resident 30 November, 2022 1:03 pm The Post and Courier - South Carolina This is part of The Post and Courier’s Daily Digest series, in which one of our food reporters asks a local to describe a day of eating in detail. Interested in being featured in Daily Digest? Email pmilner@postandcourier.com. Andrea Chiorazzo lives in …
  • ‘Lux Aeterna’: Metallica releases an inadvertent Advent meditation 29 November, 2022 11:56 pm Aleteia As they prepare for their eighth world tour, Metallica has released a new single and strangely enough it shares the same title as a Catholic hymn, the first words of the communion antiphon of the Latin Requiem Mass. “Lux Aeterna” is the first single from …
  • Why Giving Up Meditation Was Good For Me 29 November, 2022 3:25 pm Patheos Do you plan to meditate every day and then struggle to keep going? Do you see meditation as the only way of being a good Buddhist or spiritual practitioner? Read on for a Gentle Buddhism approach to meditation… I have had a regular meditation practice, on …
  • Listening, journalling and meditation: why leaders should work on mental health 29 November, 2022 11:26 am Campaign
  • This photo of a busy intersection in Downtown L.A. is a meditation on infinity 28 November, 2022 5:59 pm Los Angeles Times “I am trying to make the dead/ clap and shout.” So ends the first section of poet Robin Coste Lewis’ new book, “To the Realization of Perfect Helplessness.” The “dead” Lewis refers to aren’t simply her direct forebears, though the book is rife with …
  • Kate Hudson wears a face mask for her meditation sessions 28 November, 2022 4:22 pm The Geelong Advertiser During an interview for Vogue's Beauty Secrets series, the Almost Famous actress detailed some of her go-to products, with Soap & Glory Puffy Eye Attack Brightening Under Eye Mask and Neutrogena's Moisturizing Hydro Boost Hydrating Face Mask …
  • A FEAST FOR SAINTS BARLAAM & JOSAPHAT: A Meditation on Syncretisms of Several Varieties 27 November, 2022 8:11 pm Patheos       A FEAST FOR SAINTS BARLAAM & JOSAPHAT A Meditation on Syncretisms of Several Varieties James Ishmael Ford There is a tradition. It tells us one of Jesus’ apostles, Thomas, who we know as the Doubter, carried the message of Jesus all the way to …

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