Substance abuse & addiction meditation

Some consider addiction a state of consciousness. Traditional medicine considers it a type of brain disorder, evidenced by “compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences.”  Addictions are almost always the result of stress (<— link to stress and anxiety category) and traumas that have not been dealt with at their root. The point of […]

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Best Way To Fall Asleep – Beat Insomnia

Getting to sleep each night may not be a problem for some people who are just about falling asleep while watching television, but for some getting a good night sleep can be a major challenge. The best way to fall asleep is to be comfortable but setting yourself up to achieve this comfort requires some […]

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Anxiety & stress management meditation

Stress is defined as a state of mental or emotional strain resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances. It is also what triggers the human body into a fight-flight-or-freeze response, complete with squirts of cortisol, the stress hormone. Despite the severe harm that stress causes our minds and bodies, it has been normalized into most lives. […]

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Dealing with rejection through guided meditation

“After careful consideration, I can confirm that we will not be progressing your application further, as we feel there are other candidates whose skills and experience come closer to meeting our search criteria.” That dreaded rejection e-mail causes a nauseating level of emotional trauma, feelings of inadequacy and shame in us. However, rejection is one […]

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How To Do a Walking Meditation

Meditation comes in many forms in many cultures. Some cultures perform a meditation while counting off beads on a cord. Others form meditation while staring at a flickering candle. One of the most widespread forms of meditation, practiced around the globe, is a walking meditation. What Is a Walking Meditation? A walking meditation is a […]

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Meditation Basics

Our modern world can seem jammed to overflowing with stress and chaos. It seems that phones chirp and ring at all hours of the day or night. The lines between work, home, and school blur and fade. Voices raise and health suffers. Meditation is the answer. Meditation has been treasured by nearly every culture throughout […]

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