Monthly Archives: March 2009



How to Easily Expand Your Comfort Zone

What if I told you I’d give you $1,000 to make an important public speech? Would you take the offer? Like most of us, you probably recoiled immediately at the idea, even though it could be lucrative for you! Why didn’t this idea appeal to you? When the very thought of certain activities evokes fear or anxiety within you, it’s because they’re outside your comfort...

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Learning To Cope With Things Out of Our Control

At some point in your life, you’ve no doubt had to deal with a situation that was out of your control. Whether it’s a car accident, financial difficulties, or other challenge, these events cause stress and frustration, which negatively impact your health and mental outlook on life. Learning how to cope with events you can’t control will help keep you in a positive frame of...

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Coming to our senses

It might be good to clarify a few common misunderstandings about meditation right off the bat. First, meditation is best thought of as a way of being, rather than a technique or a collection of techniques. I’ll say it again. Meditation is a way of being, not a technique. This doesn’t mean that there aren’t methods and techniques associated with meditation practice. There are. In...

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Three-Part Breath – Dirga Pranayama

Focuses the attention on the present moment, calms and grounds the mind.This pranayama exercise is often done while seated in a comfortable, cross-legged position, but it is also nice to do while lying on the back, particularly at the beginning of your practice. When you are lying down, you can really feel the breath moving through your body as it makes contact with the floor....

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