Archive for November 2017

HMC Day 4: The Body Scan

OK so you’re starting to get used to the idea of sitting without distraction for a few minutes at a time, your space is situated, you’re figuring out what time of day works best for you…what’s next? For the next few days I’m going to tell you about different kinds of meditation just so you…

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HMC Day 3: Choose a time

Do you like the idea of starting the day by getting a handle on yourself, your thoughts and your emotions? Does the idea of a quiet evening wind-down appeal to you? Or a lunch-time recharge? Meditation is beneficial no matter what time of day you want to integrate it into your routine. It’s a personal…

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HMC Day 2: Find your space!

HOLIDAY MEDITATION CHALLENGE DAY 2: FIND A SPACE I love talking about meditation spaces. While a special space is by no means necessary (you can meditate anywhere that it’s possible to sit uninterrupted), I happen to be fascinated with what people find calming and beautiful. I feel a deep sense of tranquility when I’m in…

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Holiday Meditation Challenge Day 1

DAY 1: WHAT “COUNTS” AS MEDITATION? A lot of people are hesitant to try meditation because they aren’t sure what it IS. Or they do try, but get preoccupied with whether they’re doing it right, and give up quickly because of their uncertainty. There are lots of different forms of meditation, some of which we’ll…

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Holiday Meditation Challenge

The holiday season may be the BEST time to start meditating. Stay with me here. Yes, it’s a busy time of year. Yes, the month of December is filled with random extra obligations, tasks and social events. So why add one more thing to the mix? Well, for starters, us busy people are exactly the…

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