Archive: September 2015

Sitting Comfortably

Sitting Comfortably

07 September, 2015 | Posted in Meditation + Philosophy

As I continue to approach my meditation practice with enthusiasm, I find myself leading more and more meditation sessions in class, conference, or workshop settings. In these settings, the most common deterrents to beginning a meditation practice I have noticed are not knowing how to: 1) Sit comfortably; and 2) Guide oneself through a meditation session. As a result I break down these two obstacles below in the hopes that it’ll make things more accessible.

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Is Meditation for You?

Is Meditation for You?

01 September, 2015 | Posted in Meditation + Philosophy

Meditation is a practice that encourages staying in the present moment with awareness. Through this awareness, you learn to see your thoughts without reacting to them. Imagine yourself lying in the grass one sunny day, gazing up at the clouds, and after seeing a cloud that you really liked you got up to run after it. A little absurd, no? Meditation teaches us not to run away with our thoughts, regardless how pleasant or unpleasant they are.

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