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Category: Meditation Tips

I Can’t Meditate – Overcoming 3 Common Obstacles to Meditation

There are tons of reasons why meditation is important, but, for a lot of people, there’s a huge gap between knowing you should take time to start a meditation habit, and actually sitting down to do it. Sometimes, it feels like there are overwhelming obstacles keeping you from doing it, so, in this post I…
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5 Meditation Exercises You Can Do At Work

Do you want to start a meditation habit, but can’t seem to find the time? Meditation is proven to make you happier, less stressed, and more focused, meaning that a consistent practice can benefit just about anyone, regardless of your job or career. The trick is figuring out how to incorporate your meditation into a…
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What To Do If You Keep Falling Asleep While Meditating

Do you keep falling asleep during meditation? Does it feel like every time you sit down to finally find some peace and quiet you’re always nodding off? If so, then these tips are for you. In this post I’ll give a few suggestions to help you stop falling asleep while meditating, and start focusing your…
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How To Teach Your Child To Meditate

Meditation is increasingly being recognized as an essential life-skill for all ages. If you’ve seen first-hand the transformative power of meditation in your own life, then you may be wondering how you can teach the same important skill to your children. Meditation has many health benefits, and most of the positive effects it has in…
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3 Simple Meditation Techniques to Reduce Stress

If you suffer from stress or anxiety, then one of the best habits you can develop is to begin a practice of meditation. Whether your stress is a one-off occurrence or a chronic issue you’ve struggled with for years, beginning a meditation routine is virtually guaranteed to help. Whether your stress originates at work or…
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How To Do Yoga Nidra At Home

Yoga Nidra, also known as sleeping yoga, is a powerful, restorative yoga practice that relaxes the body through a deep meditation sequence. While there are many different variations on a yoga nidra practice, there are a few common steps to take to ensure you achieve the optimal state of relaxation, which borders just on the…
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How To Prep for a Silent Meditation Retreat

If you’ve been meditating for a while and are looking to take your practice to the next level, one of the best ways to do so can be to find a meditation retreat that fits your style and approach to meditation. Retreats can range from weekend workshops to month-long programs of intensive study and meditation.…
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5 Tips for Starting a Meditation Routine

If you’ve been thinking about starting a meditation habit, one of the best practices you can do to help you succeed is to start a meditation routine that you establish and stick with for a set period of time. Your routine doesn’t have to be everyday, but it does have to be consistent. I do…
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Can I Meditate Lying Down?

One of the biggest challenges many meditators face revolves around their posture. We tend to have an image of the Buddha sitting in a perfect lotus position, and yet the reality for many of us is that cross-legged postures can be extremely uncomfortable, or even painful. This leads a lot of people to ask an…
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When Is The Best Time To Meditate?

There are many different schools of thought about what is the best time to meditate. In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the most common practices, and tips to help you figure out how to fit meditation into your daily routine. Fitting Meditation Into Your Schedule The basic rule is simple: There…
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