Meditation As A Mirror

Meditation As A Mirror

Sometimes we may hope to use meditation as a way of withdrawing and protecting ourselves from the external pressures we feel building up around us. There are times when it might be helpful for that. But meditation is about focusing attention and listening to signals...
What Is Meditation For?

What Is Meditation For?

In order to make it more palatable for Western culture, the name ‘meditation practice’ might have been replaced with ‘mindfulness practice’. But as far as I can tell after digging in, they are synonyms for the same category of practices, though...
Moving Forward Despite Fear

Moving Forward Despite Fear

Fear is a feeling that is meant to keep you away from danger. Sometimes fear is triggered when there is a false sense of danger, or you might feel fear that is out of proportion with the actual danger. And sometimes fear is triggered when there is some kind of real...
Getting Started With Breathing Better

Getting Started With Breathing Better

There is a lot to learn, a lot of nuance to master in order to have superior breathing at rest. It’s a bit frustrating that this is so, because isn’t this suppose to be something we do naturally? I mean, our body takes care of breathing automatically,...