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Do we suffer all the time?

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According to Buddhists we are all suffering all the time! It's a bit pesimistic isn't it.

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Impermanence - (the quintessential meditation)

Tree and sky 500The Meditation on impermanence is one of the most powerful and useful meditations on the planet. Full stop!

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Why do a retreat?

Buddha anjali mudraA retreat is a chance to make a complete break from the freight train or our normal lives

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Meditation with kids

meditation with kidsMeditating with kids at home is not easy.

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Story about learning to let go

Yogi in the Himalayas smlDo you find it hard to stay motivated at meditation? This captivating liffle story illistrates the need to let go.

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Motivation - The Tibetan Way

MonksittingA monk deciding to meditate on his own for years at a time needs a lot of motivation. Have you ever wondered how they do it?

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Tsunami of change coming!

change aheadAs we start a new year I am taking a departure this week to my normal blog format to think about the future.

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Meditation for a Calm Heart

heart 261717 640You are invited.... to join Mardi for a 40 day Meditation For A Calm Heart Challenge. Doing a daily practice like this really allows the benefits to work their magic into your body and mind.

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9 stages of meditation

9 stages of meditationHave you ever wondered what regular meditators experience? What happens to people if they go into long retreats to meditate?

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Baseline Happiness

happiness faceA study in 1978 however a study showed that even after big events like winneing a lottery or becoming paraplegic we eventually go back to that baseline level of happiness.

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Got a Problem you are Stuck on?

painted faceThis meditation can help. I have used it hundreds of time on retreat and always get a good response from people who try it.

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