Loving-kindness Meditation

loving kindness guided meditation

The original name of loving-kindness meditation is metta bhavana, which comes from the Pali language. Metta means ‘love’ (in a non-romantic sense), friendliness, or kindness: hence ‘loving-kindness’ for short. It is an emotion, something you feel in your heart. Bhavana means development or cultivation. The practice of Metta meditation is a beautiful support to other … Read more

How to Let Go of Fear

How to Let Go of Fear

She Let Go She let go. Without a thought or a word, she let go. She let go of fear. She let go of the judgments.  She let go of the confluence of opinions swarming around her head. She let go of the committee of indecision within her. She let go of all the ‘right’ … Read more

MINDFUL BREATHING

Difficulty: CASUAL | Frequency: 1X/DAY | Duration: 10-15 MINS WHY YOU SHOULD TRY IT Stress, anger, and anxiety can impair not only our health but our judgment and skills of attention. Fortunately, research suggests an effective way to deal with these difficult feelings: the practice of “mindfulness,” the ability to pay careful attention to what you’re thinking, feeling, and … Read more

What is Self Happiness?

What іѕ self Hарріnеѕѕ

Most оf uѕ probably dоn’t believe we nееd a fоrmаl dеfіnіtіоn оf happiness; we knоw it whеn wе feel it, аnd we often uѕе thе term to dеѕсrіbе a rаngе оf positive еmоtіоnѕ, іnсludіng jоу, рrіdе, соntеntmеnt, and gratitude. It is a fееlіng of іnnеr реасе аnd satisfaction. It іѕ usually еxреrіеnсеd, when thеrе аrе nо … Read more

Walking Meditation

walking meditation

One of the most useful and grounding ways of attending to our body is the practice of walking meditation which is a form of meditation in action. Walking meditation is a simple and universal practice for developing calm, connectedness, and embodied awareness. It can be practiced regularly, before or after sitting meditation or any time … Read more

12 Unexpected Ways to Make Meditation Easy and Fun

12 Unexpected Ways to Make Meditation Easy and Fun

When I recommend meditation to my stressed-out friends, they often open their eyes wide and scrunch up their nose. “You mean, sit for an hour and think about nothing? I don’t think I can.” I understand. When you think of meditation, the first image that comes to mind is probably a yogi, sitting with a … Read more

The Power with Gratitude and Appreciation

The Power with Gratitude and Appreciation

What Is Gratitude? Gratitude, thankfulness, gratefulness, or appreciation is a feeling or attitude in acknowledgment of a benefit that one has received or will receive. Robert Emmons, perhaps the world’s leading scientific expert on gratitude, argues that gratitude has two key components. Firstly, it’s an affirmation of goodness. We affirm that there are good things … Read more

Clothes DON’T Make The Man. The Man Makes The Clothes.

“Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” ― Mark Twain While we attribute this famous quote from the great American bard Mark Twain, the roots of this phrase’s sentiment goes back to Shakespeare’s Hamlet and is spoken by Polonius to Laertes.  We also have heard the end of this … Read more

Printable Self Esteem Worksheets for Kids, Teens and Adults

Printable Self Esteem Worksheets for Kids, Teens and Adults

Self Esteem Worksheets for kids, teens, and adults focus on helping you change the way you think and also they are printable. Printable self-esteem worksheets give you the tools necessary to build new brain pathways. But doing them once is not enough. Building positive self-esteem requires consistent regular practice.  For an overview of this process, the must-see … Read more