How Meditation Helps You to Be Yourself

I have a self-confidence problem. It originates in my own mind with thoughts & assumptions. Meditation makes me better AWARE of this. The thoughts go like this: “you’re so stiff & creaky, what makes you think you can be a yoga teacher anyway?” Or, “You’re not...

Can Mindfulness Meditation Really Slow Aging? The powerful link between mind and body

Meditation has a lot of benefits for those who practice regularly. New studies are suggesting that meditation can even help slow down the complicated process of aging. While the work is still new, it’s quite interesting and finds support in a wide variety of studies....

Rx: Meditate in Nature – Wide open spaces are good for the body and mind.

Twenty-five hundred years ago, the Buddha meditated under the Bodhi tree. He was outside, in nature, when he attained enlightenment – not inside a monastery or palace. Whether you believe the story to be myth or history, people have long known that there is wisdom,...