It’s Time to Climb Down off the Black Rock and Get Comfortable

I’ve been meditating on the same rocky outcrop each morning for the past month. Just north of this outcrop sits a tall lava-rock that lies out on a point, and – low tide permitting – I’ve been climbing up on top of it in the evenings and sitting there for sunset meditations. These two spotsContinue reading “It’s Time to Climb Down off the Black Rock and Get Comfortable”

Meditation Posture: Sit with Compassion

This is not the most exciting entry in the world, but if you meditate, or wish to – you want to assume the correct posture. Keep in mind, you will undoubtedly find yourself uncomfortable in the beginning and you can always sit comfortably in a chair; although, it would be hard for me to associateContinue reading “Meditation Posture: Sit with Compassion”

A Meditation Infographic from Happify

As a happify user, I was delighted to come across this meditation infographic in my assigned tasks today, created by meditation ambassador and mindfulness expert (and ABC news anchor) Dan Harris. As an aside – check out this video to see his story and how meditation changed his life. Enjoy the infographic. SO MUCH good infoContinue reading “A Meditation Infographic from Happify”

The Importance of Mindfulness and The Connection Between Mindfulness and Meditation

If I would have tried to conjure up an impression of mindfulness in my head a couple years ago I would have imagined an affluent woman in her sixties, drinking tea and looking out over her oceanfront view, with a warm and contented look on her face. Today, I’ve come to know better. Mindfulness isn’tContinue reading “The Importance of Mindfulness and The Connection Between Mindfulness and Meditation”

My Budding Romance with Meditation

Meditation has recently become a central part of my existence, and I’m in love. I started writing about it in Transcendental Realizations and as a follow-up entry I published A Cocktail for The Soul, which encompassed simple instructions for my current favorite meditation technique. Using the same technique detailed in the latter entry, I’ve enjoyedContinue reading “My Budding Romance with Meditation”

A Cocktail for The Soul

I just published what is unequivocally one of the most important entries this blog will ever have, Transcendental Realizations. While I did offer up the caveat that I am not a meditation teacher or a spiritual guide – and this isn’t the exact process I used, I would be doing present and future readers aContinue reading “A Cocktail for The Soul”