You don't need to sit in the traditional Lotus position to meditate. There is a posture that needs to be maintained, but it can be performed in a regular chair with a supported back. To hear how to sit to meditate, simply tune in today.
Proper breathing technique is pivotal for meditating "successfully". Today I discuss how breathing properly enacts the parasympathetic nervous system to make you calmer
Today starts a week long class in the basics of meditation. For an extensive course, i recommend my Meditation in Minutes course. However, this week will give you the basics for starting a meditation practice.
There is one last distinction to make when it comes to meditation; how does it differ from yoga? For years I have heard them uttered in the same sentences at various times, and I never knew what the link was. Today I find out for the both of us.
There seems to be some confusion around what meditation is, in relation to visualization and guided imagery. This confusion can be why some beginners don't truly understand what meditation actually is. Today I clear that up so you can begin your practice with a full understanding.
Meditation is very popular right now and many people want to learn how to practice it. However, because of its popularity, there is a glut of information. This week I am going to focus on the absolute necessities for learning how to meditate.
You would think that with the myriad benefits of meditation, everyone would be practicing it. Even with its unprecedented popularity, there are still many who doubt its benefits. On today's show I will share 10 reasons why you are not meditating, and how it can benefit you if you do.
About fifteen years ago, a friend asked me what I wanted to do with my life. I told him I wanted to spread as much love as possible. My answer’s still the same.
I know life isn't always a party. It's often hard, sometimes brutal. My parents were shot to death when I was fourteen. My brother OD'd on heroin nine years later. I grew up around a lot of addiction, dysfunction and tragedy. And with too much shame over the fact that I was gay. I hid my pain, and I hid my truth. Not anymore.