We say “no” all the time. Sometimes we do so subtly, as a way to deny an emotion, swallow our words, or feel the disgust of “Ugh! Not that again!” I don’ think I’m alone in this. No one likes to feel things which are uncomfortable…especially negative emotions. I was reminded of this recently when I made a […]
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 know how to prepare for meditation? We’ve all been told to ground ourselves, but have you ever thought about what that actually means? “Feel your roots grow into the ground.” “Feel heavy in your pelvis.” “Sink into the support beneath your body.” All of these instructions make sense—sorta. Grounding is a basic and […]
What is the difference between meditation and mindfulness. Recently I joined fellow meditator and Showrunner Harry Duran, the host of Podcast Junkies, to discuss this question and much more. We explore the importance of meditation teachers and mentors, the power of going on silent retreat, the difference between mindfulness and meditation, the incredibly short time we have […]
We are all practitioners. Whether we are just beginning to meditate or getting deeply into our meditation practice, we look for ways in which we can transform conflicts, wounds, stories, and beliefs that limit our capacity to function at our best. You may be familiar with practices in which the object of meditation is sound […]
This post was originally published on mindful.org. Not too long ago, most of us thought that the brain we’re born with is static—that after a certain age, the neural circuitry cards we’re dealt are the only ones we can play long-term. Fast-forward a decade or two, and we’re beginning to see the opposite: the brain is […]
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 […]