Beginner Meditation

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How To Unplug from the "Eleventh Problem"

How To Unplug from the Eleventh Problemby Barbara Burke. For the ten problems of life — family troubles, work problems and money worries, finding your way in the world — I have no solution. But you have an eleventh problem. For that one I have help...

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Learning to Love Your Meditation

Learning to Love Your Meditation by Nicola Phoenixby Nicola Phoenix. The word 'meditation' comes from the Latin meditari, 'to heal'. If you were to ask me what we are healing, I would say that apart from rejuvenating and calming our whole self, we are healing the disconnection with our real self — the authentic part of us that is in touch with the whole universe...

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Developing Meditation Muscles: From Light Weight to Super

Developing Meditation Muscles: From Light Weight to Superby Ian Gawler & Paul Bedson. When we first go to the gym to develop physical fitness, we start with light weights and gradually increase these weights over time as our muscles develop. It is the same with meditation...

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How to Relieve Stress and Live Stress-Free

stress freeby David Ian Cowan. Part of letting go into the flow of life lies in realizing that you have never really been in control of your life, at least not from the perspective of the conscious mind. You simply have been mak­ing choices based on a very limited scope of awareness dictated by...

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Making Soul Contact

Duane PackerSanaya Roman

I breathe in light. With each breath in, I feel the light within and around me increasing, until light is radiating from me. I am becoming radiant with light.I draw light into the cells of my body. The light within each cell is growing...

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Clearing the Mental Chatter

Kamal Sarma

Why go to all the trouble of learning to meditate? Isn't it all too hard? The short answer is that learning to meditate will invariably help your well-being. One of the best answers is that you will feel the benefits almost immediately, which is definitely one of the greatest...

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Overcoming Resistance -- in Daily Life and in Meditation

Overcoming Resistance -- in Daily Life and in Meditation

by Tulku Thondup. When we start to do something meaningful, excuses come up that prevent us from giving it our whole heart and attention. We can fritter away days and nights on mindless diversions, but when it comes time to meditate, suddenly all sorts of obligations, false expectations, or doubts arise...

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What is Meditation?

meditation sunsetby Franz Metcalf.

Seems like it should be an easy question, but it's like asking what is love. There are so many aspects of it, so many perspectives on it, and so many ways to experience it that meditation doesn't lend itself to being reduced to one quick answer. The best I can do is this: Meditation means ways of making the mind understand itself.

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How to Practice Meditation

by Diana Lang.

Diana Lang

Meditation is simple and practical. In a curious way, it is as ordinary as it gets. Many people who try it at first don't think they are doing it right; it's so simple and unextraordinary, they think meditation must be something more complex or esoteric than what they're doing.

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How To Meditate

Discover Meditation by Dariel Hall.by Doriel Hall. Meditation does work. Millions of learned and loving people have practiced it throughout the ages, because it clears the mind and opens the heart. The current interest in meditation has inspired many modern teachers to simplify the ancient techniques...

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Beginners Meditation

by Catherine Sutton.

The purpose of meditation is to slow down so that we can see clearly into the nature of the mind, making it possible for us to become fully present in each moment, to gain understanding of the way things truly are. It can give rise to the deep sense of calm that comes from really knowing something for yourself.

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Barriers to Meditation: Eleven Misconceptions

Barriers to Meditation: Eleven Misconceptions by Victor N. Davich.by Victor N. Davich. Meditating sounds easy. Sitting. Breathing. Focusing in a relaxed kind of way. So why isn't everyone doing it? Why do so many who start meditating, or open a book on the subject, fail to carry through and make meditation a part of their daily lives? 

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Meditation is Easy

Louise L. HayAs a society, we've made meditation into something mysterious and difficult to achieve, yet everyone can meditate now; it's easy. All we have to do is to sit or lie down quietly, close our eyes, and take a few deep breaths...

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Meditating 101: Simple, Quick, Easy

Meditating 101: Simple, Quick, Easyby Sandy Goodman. I am probably the last person that should be saying how, when, and where to meditate. I have set a goal of daily meditation at least a hundred times, and I haven't succeeded for more than three consecutive days. It isn't a matter of not liking to meditate. I do..

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Keys to Meditation Success

J. Donald Waltersby J. Donald Walters.

How long should you meditate? The first rule is, Don't be ruled by what others do. What works well for them may not work for you. Accept that in certain ways you are unique. Intensity of effort is far more important than the time spent in meditation. Never meditate to the point of mental fatigue, strain, or boredom...

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