Category Archives: mindfulness

Mindful Breathing – Simple Instructions, Powerful Practice

This exercise can be done standing up or sitting down, and pretty much anywhere at any time. All you have to do is be still and focus on your breath for just one minute. Start by breathing in and out … Continue reading

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A Practical Exercise to Bring Compassion into Meditation

In the book The Heart of Meditation, the Dalai Lama describes a method for developing empathy into one’s meditation practice. A meditation exercise is given below.  The thesis of this book is that the thing that brings meditation truly alive is … Continue reading

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Anxiety Free – for the Moment!

Handling Anxiety Write it down. Acknowledging your worry takes away its obsessive power, so make a list of what’s bugging you. Say a prayer. Ask whatever deity or creative force or what/whoever you believe in for help, patience, and the … Continue reading

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Benefits of Meditation

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain. A fascinating article in the Washington Post, looks well researched. Based on the swork of the Mindfulness Based Stress reduction Clinic in Boston. Here is a free … Continue reading

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The Message of the Upanishads, Swami Ranganathananda

“Strength, strength is what Upanishads speak to me from every page. This is the one great thing to remember, it has been the one great lesson I have been taught in my life…. Freedom – physical freedom, mental freedom, and spiritual freedom – … Continue reading

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The Voyager’s Prayer Project

The Voyager’s Prayer Project Essential help for those in transition The Voyager’s Prayer Project is intended to offer guidance and support to voyagers everywhere. The Labyrinth Readers Society is an international group that for over 30 years has been offering readings from … Continue reading

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