Did you know that learning to deep breathe through stress can help you relax, calm down, and become more focused? Deep breathing is most effective for dealing with physical or emotional pain. It can lower blood pressure, reduce anxiety and generally improve one’s mood and concentration. Typically, we take about 12-14 breaths every minute. With… More Learning to Breathe Through Stress
If you did not read Part One on Elizabeth Lesser, you can find it here: Mediation Thoughts from Elizabeth Lesser In this article, we will explore further into Elizabeth Lesser’s techniques as outlined in her book: Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow Elizabeth’s Ten-Step Mediation Techniques and Practices Place and Time: Find… More Meditation Techniques from Elizabeth Lesser, Part Two
Meditation is such a wonderful spiritual tool to draw us closer to learning the inner truth about ourselves. In my search for meditation thoughts to share, I happened upon Elizabeth Lesser’s book: Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow Before I share the meaningful quotes from her book, let me share a bit… More Meditation Thoughts from Elizabeth Lesser, Part One
We live in a world of movement. Most of us are constantly on the go, doing this or doing that — whether it is physical or mental movement, we are always active in some form. And now, with current conditions where many of us are staying home due to the coronavirus, finding stillness, real stillness… More Finding Stillness Among Movement
Continuing our discussion, from last week, on meditation… Meditation is one of the most popular forms of spiritual practices within the New Thought movement as well as many other western and eastern religions. Eckhart Tolle shares a unique lesson that is learned through a type of meditation referred to as “being present in the moment”.… More Being Present through Meditation
The ancient practice of Meditation is used by many different religious and spiritual groups in the western and eastern world. But what exactly is meditation? Wiki defines meditation as “a practice where an individual uses a technique – such as mindfulness, or focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity – to train… More Spiritual Practices: Meditation
An Empty Boat (Original Author Unknown but told by Randy Fikki) A monk decides to meditate alone, away from his monastery. He takes his boat out to the middle of the lake, moors it there, closes his eyes and begins his meditation. After a few hours of undisturbed silence, he suddenly feels the bump of… More An Empty Boat: Dealing with Anger!