I notice that if I am doing a lot of multi-tasking or in an environment where I am interrupted frequently (in person or even instant messages) my brain gets fragmented and can feel a little chaotic. But after a good meditation or focusing on just one task without interruption for a little while I feel [...]
I find this diagram helpful with my meditations.. I can move my awareness to one of six major points.. and rather than trying to immediately calm my mind (and be more present) I just move it to the most dominant "attention grabbing" point first.. then move it around to each point until eventually I can [...]
Underlying every problem is an opportunity to be thankful for.. right up until our last breath. The secret is to come from gratitude energy as you seek to solve the problems that arise because of all your opportunities.
The mind fragments the now and is good at it. Packaging concepts into labels. Understanding stories and fables. But the one sure way to beat the mind at its own game, is to label things under two main categories: Now, Not-Now And once you have identified a Not-Now, grab the lesson and run back into [...]
Good morning! Its a great day to remember that all things are temporary including your own face. Not to feel sad about this truth but to appreciate everything you come into contact with, with the understanding you will never see it in this form again.
If you are going to be perfect in anything try relaxation first. There should be a masters in relaxation - it's far more useful than most degrees out there. Mastering relaxation will serve as a foundation to balance out anything else you do. A simple practice: lay on your back with eyes closed and try [...]