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 |2017-09-21T17:41:00+00:00September 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 |2017-09-05T21:59:25+00:00September 2nd, 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 |2017-08-01T03:17:00+00:00July 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 |2017-03-13T20:59:22+00:00March 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 |2017-01-01T20:24:29+00:00December 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 |2016-12-30T20:17:26+00:00December 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 |2016-11-16T14:54:19+00:00November 6th, 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 |2016-08-11T05:12:43+00:00August 8th, 2016|Meditation|0 Comments