Teaching meditation classes for over twenty years, there is always at least one person who claims "I can't meditate"! If you are one of those people, I have good news, I can help you. That is if you are willing to just settle down and try again. Yes, no, maybe? Ok, I can work with that...Let's examine this "I can't meditate" issue and get you back in the game. Here's the short answer: Your mind wandering endlessly is a very normal human process, it just works that way. 5000 years of humans … [Read more...] about I Can’t Meditate! 3 Reasons You Don’t and How To Fix It…
Through many years of study and research, I have always looked for a way to deepen my spirituality along with the mind and body. Here are some of the meditation techniques I have found that you can use as well.What are the spiritual benefits of meditation? When mind, body, and spirit are in harmony, then everything seems right with the world. Finding inner peace through spiritual meditation is not altogether an easy thing if you won't make time for it. So let's take a closer look at … [Read more...] about What Are The Spiritual Benefits Of Meditation?
Should you learn how to meditate in bed? Will it help you to relax and sleep better?Meditating before you go to bed can significantly enhance your ability to reduce stress and anxiety. This can result in you sleeping better and deeper, without waking up in the middle of the night. Furthermore, it could prevent you from intense dreaming and sleep disruptions that can really make for a long night!Hello, Don Weyant/Founder of MeditationLifeSkills.com here. When I first became serious about … [Read more...] about Should You Learn How To Meditate In Bed? Is It OK?
Meditation for seniors using mindfulness techniques may help elders to find peace within themselves and improved memory with daily practice meditating. Since meditation is a mental exercise that trains the mind to remain focused and aware of “drifting” into unwanted thought patterns, meditating regularly can actually improve a senior’s cognitive abilities involving concentration, memory, and attention.Research indicates that mindfulness for the elderly is an encouraging … [Read more...] about Meditation for Seniors – Improves Mood and Emotional Control
Insight meditation offers teachings and practices in mindfulness and insight meditation (vipassana). These teachings are suitable for everyone in all walks of life. Insight meditation (Vipassana) is the ultimate expression of Socrates' dictum, "know thyself." The Buddha discovered that the cause of suffering can actually be erased when we see our true nature.This is a radical insight. It means that our happiness does not depend on manipulating the external world. We only … [Read more...] about Insight Meditation: Let The Power Of Your Mind Create Inner Peace
Mindfulness meditation for kids at each developmental stage can be useful for decreasing anxiety and in promoting happiness in school and at home. Mindfulness meditation for kids and mindfulness, in general, is a simple meditation technique that emphasizes paying attention to the present moment in an accepting, nonjudgmental manner — has emerged as a popular mainstream practice in recent decades.It is being taught to executives at corporations, athletes in the locker room, and … [Read more...] about Mindfulness Meditation For Kids – How Young Is Too Young?