Meditation is on the rise. As it grows, so do the number of meditation apps, and there are now so many available that I wouldn’t be surprised if you felt overwhelmed at the choice. Not […]
Can psychedelic substances offer a glimpse into another mode of consciousness? In this bigthink video, neuroscientist, ‘spiritual atheist’ and author of Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion, Sam Harris talks of the virtues of psychedelics […]
The other day I stumbled upon this short video which begins with an interviewer saying to Bill Murray: “Tell me what it is that you want that you don’t have.” His answer is surprising and […]
Guided meditations are one of the best ways to get started. Just like a class, an experienced meditator will walk you through it and tell you what you should be doing. Before you know it you’ll […]
When the abbot and his disciples practised their evening meditation, a cat who lived in the monastery made so much noise that it distracted them. So one day the abbot ordered that the cat be […]
Looking to improve or nourish your meditation practice? Eager to refine your focus and develop your continuity of practice? Look no further, here are 10 foolproof ways to boost your practice…
10 Day Vipassana meditation courses are available all over the world. This post is intended to give you an idea of what to expect on the course and, if you decide do one, to make […]
Two monks were on a pilgrimage. One day, they came to a deep river.
Bestowing an apparent wealth of benefits, meditation and mindfulness are growing like wildfire, but why? What are the benefits and why should you meditate?
I started meditating in 2012. I kept it up as a daily habit pretty well, with one major exception- when I’ve been travelling. Finding the time and a place to meditate whilst travelling was difficult, […]