Memento Mori = "Remember you must die..." This podcast episode was quickly recorded the day Chadwick Boseman passed away. May he rest in eternal peace. Today we are reflecting on our mortality and the shortness and fragility of life; not so that we become depressed from that reality, but so that we can refocus on… Continue reading Memento Mori: Meditating on Death
Calm is something we all need to cultivate in our stressful adult lives. However, we're not limited to the obvious, more mainstream methods of therapeutic activity or meditative practices: yoga, meditation, journaling, reading, walking, etc. Here is a list of activities that are very calming because they are gentle or because they take keen concentration… Continue reading 15 Therapeutic and Meditative Activities for Calmness
Have you been considering yoga but you're unsure? Here is why I do yoga in hope of inspiring you to hit your yoga mat today!
Many people turn their noses up whenever someone mentions yoga or meditation. They feel that it is "not for them" even though they've never really tried it, or brush it off as hippie-dippie mumbo jumbo. Well, I'm here to try to convince the naysayers that meditative practices have a place in the Western world, and… Continue reading Why Our Society Needs Meditative Practices
Definition of meditation: "focus one's mind for a period of time, in silence or with the aid of chanting, for religious or spiritual purposes or as a method of relaxation." (or) "think deeply about (something)." The first thing you need to do in order to meditate is to stop thinking of it as boring, hard, or… Continue reading Ways to Meditate (That Aren’t Hard)