Meditation balances the inner world of thought and feeling and the outer world of people and objects. Some meditation techniques uplift feeling and emotions, others calm agitated thoughts, some teach us to bear the most painful tragedies and some empower the capacity to function effectively. Some of us need to strengthen our emotions and grow emotionally, some of us need to give up addictions, some of us need to discover the meaning and purpose of life, some of us need spiritual sustenance, and some of us need to deepen understanding.
When is the last time you did absolutely nothing for 10 whole minutes? Not texting, talking or even thinking? Mindfulness expert Andy Puddicombe describes the transformative power of doing just that: Refreshing your mind [...]
In this Ted talk, Psychiatrist Judson Brewer studies the relationship between meditation and addiction and asks "Can we break bad habits by being more curious about them, from smoking to overeating to all those [...]
On the International Day of Peace, the United Nations invites us to remember our common humanity. Annually, many events are held around the world to commemorate this day, each offering opportunity for people to gather [...]