Psychedelics & Meditation – How They’ve Informed Each Other On My Path

FacebookTwitterStumbleUponTumblrRedditPsychedelics and meditation have both had a strong influence on my life and are somehow inextricably intertwined. I first got interested in meditation in the aftermath of first experiences with LSD, and now meditation, in […]

Transforming Everyday Habits Into Mindfulness Practices (+ 5 Habits To Transform)

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FacebookTwitterStumbleUponTumblrRedditHow’s your mindfulness practice going? Approaching monk like presence? Mind still wandering a lot? Either way, if you’re here, I’m sure you’re looking for ways to improve. Today I’m going to share a way for […]

5 Best Meditation Apps for Android

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FacebookTwitterStumbleUponTumblrReddit 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. […]

Neuroscientist Sam Harris On The Mind-Expanding Power of Psychedelics

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FacebookTwitterStumbleUponTumblrRedditCan 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 […]

Bill Murray Talks Deeply On The Power Of Mindfulness

FacebookTwitterStumbleUponTumblrReddit  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 […]

The Best Free Guided Meditation Resources Online

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FacebookTwitterStumbleUponTumblrReddit 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 […]

Ritual Cat [A Zen Tale]

FacebookTwitterStumbleUponTumblrRedditWhen 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 […]

10 Ways To Develop Your Meditation Practice

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FacebookTwitterStumbleUponTumblrRedditLooking to deepen your meditation practice? Here are 10 ideas… 1. Make It a Daily Practice If meditation isn’t yet a daily practice, make it one. I can’t emphasise the importance of consistency enough. Making it a daily […]

How To Make The Most Of Your 10-Day Vipassana Meditation Course

FacebookTwitterStumbleUponTumblrReddit10 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 […]

Crossing The River [A Zen Tale]

FacebookTwitterStumbleUponTumblrRedditTwo monks were on a pilgrimage. One day, they came to a deep river. FacebookTwitterStumbleUponTumblrReddit