How to Meditate Every Day

How to Meditate Every Day

Photo by Roberto Poveda. Diana Winston on committing to meditation practice. Featuring her “Ten Suggestions for Having a Regular Daily Practice Even if You Would Rather Be Thrown into a Shark-Infested Ocean.” Your unforgiving alarm rings for all it’s worth. It’s 7AM. You crash out of bed, slamming your toe on your bedside table. You … Read more

How to Deal with Toxic People

How to Deal with Toxic People

Toxic people can be self-centered, manipulative, judgmental, negative, and controlling. Also, a toxic individual will experience difficulties when managing anger. This kind of destructive behavior will minimize your odds of being happy and productive. Most toxic people are trying to cope with underlying problems, such as addiction, trauma, or unhealthy relationship. The probability of changing … Read more

OM103 – Filmmaker Sanjay Rawal On Meditation, Running, and Self Transcendence

OM103 - Filmmaker Sanjay Rawal On Meditation, Running, and Self Transcendence

In this episode, filmmaker Sanjay Rawal and I explore our shared experience with Sri Chimnoy (my first spiritual teacher) and discover–to our shared surprise–that we joined Sri Chimnoy’s community around the same time and attended some of the same events. We explore the inspiring work of Sri Chimnoy and his extraordinary and hugely influential teacher, … Read more

The mind behind the mind – spontaneous thought and beyond – The Meditation Blog

The mind behind the mind – spontaneous thought and beyond – The Meditation Blog

Acem Webinar on 10 April, 2021 (Saturday) 16:00-17:00 (Central European Summer Time) A link to the event will be distributed via Acem’s e-news. Subscribe to Acem e-news.  People have meditated for thousands of years, partly for health and well-being, partly for self-improvement, and partly for something numinous beyond such this-worldly concerns. While Acem’s approach to … Read more

The Most Effective Way I’ve Found to Stay in the Moment

The Most Effective Way I’ve Found to Stay in the Moment

Tobin Dale is a Nashville-based rock and roll guitar player and vintage guitar enthusiast. He recently shared with us his experience practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique and how it has helped him with his mental health. How long have you been practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique, and what inspired you to learn it? I started … Read more

On Mahamudra Meditation Retreat with Vajrayana Master Daniel P. Brown

On Mahamudra Meditation Retreat with Vajrayana Master Daniel P. Brown

In early 2020, before any of us had heard anything about a lethal virus emerging from Wuhan Province, China, I attended a life changing 8-day Mahamudra meditation retreat with Harvard neuropsychologist and Vajrayana master Daniel P. Brown PHd. After a nine year pause on spiritual retreats, this was my first extended in-person retreat with a … Read more