Ready to Teach Meditation?

Meditation is fast becoming an on-trend activity.  Long time meditators, and some with relatively little experience, are seizing the opportunity to turn their meditating experience into possible teaching careers.  Some have what it takes to be quite successful, while others will fall far short of the mark.  If you are …

Living in Real-Time

Some 2600 years ago, Gotama Siddhartha (aka the Buddha) told* his followers, “Don’t dwell in the past, nor be concerned with the future. Concentrate the mind on the present moment.” The Buddha’s advice is excellent when it comes to preventing distractions when you’re trying to give something your complete attention, …

Sleep in Bed, Not in Class.

There are meditation programs that encourage you to attend sessions sleep-deprived.  The idea being that when you are physically tired your mind naturally slows down.  The problem is, fatigue also impedes your ability to learn, just ask any grade school teacher. In my opinion, any meditation program that limits your …

Breath Awareness

Breath Awareness is a technique of turning off your internal dialog while paying attention to your breath, as you breathe naturally. It’s usually easiest to feel your breathing at your nostrils, in your lungs as they inflate and deflate, or at your diaphragm as it raises and falls. Any time you …