Developing compassion for oneself and others, is an important personal tool for maintaining happiness and calm, particularly during stressful times. Pema Chodron, beloved meditation teacher, leads us through the practice of Tonglen in this beautiful practice.
Join Dr. Tara Brach, PhD psychologist and renowned Buddhist teacher and author, for a free on-line event starting January 21, 2020, “Radical Compassion“. This ten-day journey into compassion for self and others will provide daily teachings, meditations and activities by Tara Brach and many other luminaries from around the world including Drs. Jon Kabat-Zinn, Dan Seigel, Kristen Neff, and Dacher Keltner. Other notables include Maria Shriver, Sandra Oh, and Elizabeth Gilbert. Quite a line-up!
What a great way to start off the new year. This is a gift you can give yourself that is free, and does not involve dieting, denial or exercise!
9 Ways to Help Yourself When You’re Going Through a Hard Time
Hard Times? Who hasn’t had them? Maybe you are going through some right now.
I just read this article, and wanted to share it with you. If you are going through a difficult time in your life, see if any of these tips give you some peace and calm. Enjoy.
Re-living negative events in our lives and re-playing negative thoughts constantly re-create negative emotion. “Sensation Meditation” can help you allow the emotion to be experienced without judgement, and then released. Over time, those painful emotions will gradually lose their hold on you, giving you a greater sense of peace and well-being.
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Stressed? Depressed? Chronic pain and inflammation?
Researchers have found that meditation not only reduces your stress levels and calms you, it can also reduce inflammation in your body and boost your immune system.
The result? A decrease in depression; less inflammation; less pain; fewer infections; better physical health.
Sound waaaaaay out there? Click on this link to check out what WebMD says!