Tag Archives: Meditation

Resolute Self Compassion

It’s that time of year again – New Year’s resolutions that bud in December and fade by February, forgotten by March. Resolution is a form of resolute. Webster defines resolute as “marked by firm determination”, and lists some of its … Continue reading

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2013 Challenge – Add Silence Practice this Year and Change Your Life

I’ve issued an invitation to everyone on the meditation reminder list, and am repeating it in this post. I plan to commit to daily silence every day in 2013. Please see this page for further details on how you can … Continue reading

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The Fruits of Wholehearted Practice

I think this poem really captures the process and result of a wholehearted practice: Unconditional Willing to experience aloneness, I discover connection everywhere; Turning to face my fear, I meet the warrior who lives within; Opening to my loss, I … Continue reading

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Practicing Peace

Given all of the aggression and fear in the air right now as we head to the polls, this free recording could be helpful in working with such feelings. Check it out soon because I don’t know how long it will … Continue reading

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Guided Meditation by Christopher Germer

Hi All, Seems like I’ve been talking a lot about self-compassion this week – with clients, in meditation group, and working on it for myself, as well. I am amazed at the changes that have occurred with a simple shift … Continue reading

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The Unexpected Benefits of Meditation

When people first become interested in mindfulness practice or meditation, it’s usually for stress relief or relaxation. The problem with this is that after the immediate reason for practice is alleviated, the motivation to practice wanes, until the next bout … Continue reading

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Upcoming Free Satsang

Mark your calendar – there’s another free Adyashanti radio broadcast this Wednesday, 9pm EST. Just go to the broadcast page before 9 to listen. I plan to tune in. I’ve only ever gotten to call in once, but I’m always … Continue reading

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New! Guided Meditation on YouTube

Just uploaded the first guided meditation recording from the beginners meditation class I facilitate – get it here: http://youtu.be/phyLGxSFKKc. I hope it is the first of many, and that I will be able to include recordings of the entire class … Continue reading

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Free Book Chapter for FB Friends of Pema Chodron

  Just found in my Facebook feed: Link to request a download of chapter two of Pema’s latest book, Living Beautifully With Uncertainty and Change not due in stores until October! Here’s the Pema Chodron FB page if you would like to … Continue reading

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Good Reasons to Take Relaxation Seriously

I recently ran across this excellent description of what happens with your autonomic nervous system and how it affects your body and brain under chronic stress from the Wisebrain website. The website is a nonprofit effort of Rick Hanson and … Continue reading

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