Meditation

Guided Meditations: Imagery for Deep Healing Review

  Everyone could use a break from the hurry and stress of life with guided meditations. Dhanpal-Donna Quesada’s Guided Meditations and Imagery for Deep Healing & Relaxation contains seven guided meditations that will bring relaxation and healing to your mind, body and spirit.   Donna’s soothing voice and poetic language guides you through effective relaxation [...]

By | September 24th, 2017|Meditation|0 Comments

Reflections on Teaching Mindfulness in Recovery

I am always filled with anticipation and curiosity when I walk into the workshop room. On this particular foggy morning (there is often morning fog in the central coast town of Pismo Beach), there are seven people in recovery ranging in age from 19 to roughly 55. There’s a jovial friendliness between the men and [...]

By | September 2nd, 2017|Meditation|0 Comments

Sri Prem Baba on Cultivating Silence on the Path to Purpose

  Sri Prem Baba is a man on a mission leading a movement to awaken love and inspire people to experience a new way of living life.   The new way that he suggests is one based on our ability to experience greater self-knowledge rather than continually chasing material rewards. Through this, we can live [...]

By | August 27th, 2017|Meditation|0 Comments

Yogic Tips for Handling Depression

  Depression comes to all of us to some degree. It can be debilitating or subtle, and it shows up in a number of different ways including fatigue, anxiety, anger, or even becoming frozen in our lives. It wastes much of the precious time that we have been allotted here on Earth. After all, it [...]

By | July 29th, 2017|Meditation|0 Comments

A Sensitive Person’s Protective Meditation

Photo of Garth Hewitt by Jeff Skeirik/Rawtographer Protective Meditation is helpful for sensitive people and empaths to release other people's energy. Are you someone who feels everything, often to an extreme, with a flimsy guard up between yourself and others? You may be an empath. If you are, taking the time to meditate [...]

By | March 2nd, 2017|Meditation|0 Comments

The Art of Teaching Meditation

Photo by David Young-Wolff Millions of people want to learn to meditate, and yoga teachers may not be ready. In a typical 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training, there might be as few as one to three hours of instruction in teaching meditation; the quality of meditation instruction in yoga studios tends to reflect [...]

By | December 31st, 2016|Meditation|0 Comments

Meditation: Love and Train your Busy Brain

Photo of Marti Nikko Bradley by David Young-Wolff. Marti is meditating and wearing top by Balini Sports and pants by Bali Dog. The Sanskrit word Yoga, has a dynamic meaning that suggests joining things together for motion and power -- to get things done in the world. The first definition for yoga is [...]

By | December 29th, 2016|Meditation|0 Comments

7 Questions to Transform Your Mind

Ora Nadrich is the author of Says Who? Portrait by Denise Malone. Styled by Keirstin Selvage   “Yoga is difficult for one whose mind is not subdued.” Bhagavad Gita To quiet the mind is to know our soul. Yet, how can we do this when we have approximately 40-70 thousand thoughts going through [...]

By | November 6th, 2016|Meditation|1 Comment

David Lynch, Meditation, and Yoga Gives Back

    Yoga Gives Back: How did you get involved with the practice of Transcendental Meditation? David Lynch: Sometime in the late 1960s or early 1970s I heard a phrase, “True happiness is not out there—true happiness lies within.” This phrase had a ring of truth to it for me. But it is a frustrating [...]

By | August 11th, 2016|Meditation|1 Comment

Meditation on the Ocean

Sunset over Santa Monica Photo by Jeff Skeirik/Rawtographer The word ocean is so beautiful that it is a mantra all by itself. Listen to the sound of it––Ooooohhhhh turning into shhhhnnnnn. It has a susurration* that lends itself to meditation, a variation on OM. The physical reality of the ocean is a great [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Meditation|0 Comments