Humans have been fascinated by reflections since the dawn of time.
We’re drawn to them, because a part of us recognizes that they are representative of the deeper truth of reality: everything is a reflection.
This meditation came from attempting something entirely unrelated, yet turned into this simple, yet world-altering technique.
Continue reading The Mirror Meditation
This is one of the first words we learn in life.
It’s no wonder that we use it so often, really.
Continue reading This… Not This
One of the biggest misunderstandings of meditation that I’ve found, both in myself and others, is that to meditate, one must sit silently and do nothing for a specific period of time.
If you’re a naturally “still” person, this can be bliss in, and of, itself.
If you’re a more active kind of person, this can be friggin booooooooooring!
(Ironically, that boredom might be exactly what you need to master your inner stillness!)
However, meditation isn’t just sitting in lotus position on a yoga mat on the floor and breathing in incense.
So let’s clear up a basic meditation misunderstanding.
Continue reading The Meditation of Doing
In over a decade of research and practice, I’ve come across literally thousands of meditation techniques, hundreds of explanations as to what meditation is, and, were I to rely on all of this, I still wouldn’t be able to tell you!
However, I am a big fan of Occam’s Razor and gravitate toward the absolute simplest of explanations.
So, let’s ask the question, “What is meditation?”
Continue reading What Is Meditation pt. 1
It is now time to play with our minds.
One of the things that frustrated me during my quest for knowledge was the sheer bewildering variety of meditation techniques, tips, tricks, and styles. One thing that tied them all together was that they all seemed to require hours per day to perform.
Continue reading Meditate… Quickly