You’re exhausted. Your breath is shallow. You’re clenching your teeth and your shoulders are in knots. And the next thing on your to-do list is to meditate. Feels like a joke, right? Sitting for meditation seems like last thing you can do when you’re stressed. And sitting still? Forget about it. You feel anxious just […]
The OneMind Podcast with Morgan Dix: Meditation | Mindfulness | Health
How on earth can you squeeze meditation into the accelerating pace of a 21st century lifestyle? On OneMind we explore the art of meditation and mindfulness and interview meditation teachers and every day practitioners. We share tips and find stories that illuminate why this ancient practice matters now more than ever. You’ll learn the latest science and how to bring the benefits of meditation into your work, your health, your play, your relationships, and your life. OneMind is brought to you by AboutMeditation.com.
Do you struggle with stress? Are you uncertain of how to deal with it? Then you might consider developing your capacity for the relaxation response. Allow me to explain. In 1971, a Harvard trained medical doctor published a landmark book. It was called The Relaxation Response. It was a revolutionary moment that’s easy to see in […]
Do you suffer from anxiety or stress? One of the most popular forms of treatment for stress is called Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction or MBSR. Developed by meditation expert Jon Kabat-Zinn over the course of 35 years at the UMass Medical Center, MBSR has an extensive body of scientific research to document and demonstrate it’s effectiveness. What […]
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation. ~Marcus Tullius Cicero Do you pay attention to silence? Have you ever noticed that silence is all around us all the time? I believe silence is one of our most undervalued natural resources. And it’s more or less inexhaustible. And I don’t mean that figuratively. I was surprised to […]
Let me admit it up front. Really good quotes disarm me. You could easily woo me into conversation with a few words from some author or teacher I’ve not heard before. For me, good quotes are like metaphysical shots of Italian espresso that go straight to my head. There’s no shortage of excellent quotes out there. In our […]