In an environment where meditation is being promoted for a whole range of mental health problems, a line should be drawn between the problems meditation can help with, and those it can’t. There’s a tendency in spiritual communities to infer spiritual causes to well-known and documented medical conditions. If you look for it, you’ll find […]
As many of you know, I’ve always been more than happy to answer your meditation-related questions by email or directly here, in the comment section. Teaching meditation is something I find enjoyable and beneficial for others and myself. A few months ago, i read about an opportunity to apply for a teacher training course with […]
Readers have been asking me what meditation position they should adopt. However, the best way to learn how to sit for meditation is not by reading about it, so I recorded a video in which I demonstrate 4 basic meditation positions. Let me know what you think about this format. If you prefer, you can also read the content below.
Practicing meditation can enrich your life. But to get benefits, you have to do it right. You need to know how to meditate effectively.
You might have heard that there’s no such thing as “bad meditation”. I disagree. If you just sit down and ruminate negative thoughts for 20 minutes, you might as well not meditate at all.
Here are 5 sure signs that you’re not approaching meditation properly. Keep an eye out for them!
A common conception in so-called “spiritual circles” is that we should willingly and directly try to be less egocentric, think more about others and become more compassionate.
I disagree, as I find this to be a dangerous, ignorant, idealistic and self-culpabilising approach to the development of compassion.