Just a Quick Ramble

My initial reason in creating this blog was to help people understand the kind of mental health issues I struggle with, and also inform them of other types of mental health struggles. I wanted to help people understand they are not alone. There are people out there that understand how you feel. And I have … Read moreJust a Quick Ramble

Meditation Doesn’t Just Happen In The Meditation Room

I recently started going to a meditation group. Having attended an 8-week Mindfulness Course in the past, and then subsequently sought out a weekly Mindful Yoga group at my local Buddhist Centre, I knew that these activities had the potential to have me floating around in the world (at least for an afternoon) in a serene, … Read moreMeditation Doesn’t Just Happen In The Meditation Room

Kundalini Meditation

Kundalini Meditation

“If you are doing the Kundalini Meditation, allow the shaking – don’t do it! Stand silently, feel it coming, and when your body starts a little trembling, help it, but don’t do it! Enjoy it, feel blissful about it, allow it, receive it, welcome it, but don’t will it.” –Osho What is Kundalini? Kundalini is … Read moreKundalini Meditation

PTSD and Events That Cause It

Anxiety is not PTSD. Anxiety is the fear of something that has not yet occurred. PTSD is anxiety related to a traumatic event that triggered a fight or flight event that the brain creates to protect an individual. Anxiety is still a traumatic disorder different circumstances cause the fear and stress, and there are modes … Read morePTSD and Events That Cause It

Be Here Now (and how to avoid building dangerous houses)

This was a mantra that I adopted when I was first introduced to Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) when I was suffering from depression and anxiety. It is an extraordinarily hard thing to do, and more than hard, it can be really, really scary. When I first started meditating, my mind would wander constantly (as I now understand … Read moreBe Here Now (and how to avoid building dangerous houses)

Inner child Pt. 2 (wounds)

So, I am not sure if you guys are familiar with the show : Iyanla : House of Healing … Basically it’s a life coach show and this one in particular is working on the stereotype of the,        ” Mad Black women “…. I actually have been following this show because I … Read moreInner child Pt. 2 (wounds)

Are You Making These 11 Mistakes In Meditation?

Are You Making These 11 Mistakes In Meditation

Do you meditate? I do. And meditation is like an heirloom to me. And one day I got a little worried. I didn’t feel much difference. I didn’t feel calm and peaceful like I was supposed to feel. In fact, I didn’t feel anything. Nothing has changed. I was still the irritable, depressed person that … Read moreAre You Making These 11 Mistakes In Meditation?