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?

Easy Ways To Powerful Chakra Meditation: All Things Need-to-Know

Chakra Meditation

Do you know how to practice a chakra meditation? Before we get to the actual chakra meditation, let’s go over what your chakras are exactly.  They are the seven main energy centers in your body. What is Chakra The Sanskrit word Chakra literally translates to wheel or disk. In yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, this term refers … Read moreEasy Ways To Powerful Chakra Meditation: All Things Need-to-Know