I have minimal experience acting or performing, and recently I pushed an edge of mine and took an 8-week class in improv comedy which culminated in a showcase performance. My personal goals with taking the class were to spend more time out of my analytical mind and be more fluid and let my natural […]
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.
When the great mystic poet Rumi was asked, “How should one meditate?” his reply was simply, “Close your eyes and surrender.” Entering the unknown Meditation is a conscious practice of letting go of the mind. That means consciously entering into a space in which we authentically and literally know nothing. This is a very practical […]
Meditation is a desirable habit to cultivate. There are hundreds of scientific benefits associated with regular meditation, and it is a key life habit that also sparks a chain reaction for other good habits to take hold, such as: Quality sleep Enhanced mood Better relationships Increased self-awareness If you’ve been wanting to start a regular meditation […]
When we meditate it is good to remain as still as we possibly can and here’s why. Our physical stillness in meditation is a metaphor for not moving inwardly. In deep meditation we discover an inner stillness that is not an act of being still as much as it is a discovery of an […]
Stress is a killer. The science is clear. With all our success and achievement, there is an invisible cost. Our physical, emotional and psychological health take a beating over time. And sometimes there is no return. Stress is also addictive. Just like caffeine is the magic ingredient that powers our love for coffee, chronic stress […]