The ethics of suggestion in guiding meditation

The ethics of suggestion in guiding meditation

Suggestion forms such an integral part of our lives that most of the time we aren’t even aware of it. Every time someone says, ‘That was a great movie’, or ‘I’ve just been to my favourite restaurant’ they are making a suggestion. Advertising and marketing are built on...

Meditation Australia enters dynamic era with fresh appointments

As the practice of meditation continues to expand and find wider acceptance, a changing of executive roles at Meditation Australia (MA), the national peak body representing meditation teachers and promoting the growth of meditation, heralds a dynamic new era for...
The bliss of inner peace

The bliss of inner peace

Experiencing the deep inner peace which lies at the core of our being is one of the great discoveries of meditation. When people learn to meditate they realise that this doesn’t have to be left to chance, but is something they can learn to do for themselves whenever...
The art of decluttering

The art of decluttering

In the words of Yoko Ono: ‘Spring passes and one remembers one’s innocence. Summer passes and one remembers one’s exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers one’s reverence. Winter passes and one remembers one’s perseverance’ Escaping to the country is always a...
Writing a business plan for meditation teachers

Writing a business plan for meditation teachers

So, you’ve completed your meditation teacher training and you are ready to start a business as a meditation teacher.  No matter what type of business a person chooses to commence, writing a business plan is absolutely essential to the business’s success; that goes for...
3 simple steps to a meditation practice

3 simple steps to a meditation practice

Meditation is a simple, scientifically proven exercise that improves brain functioning and as a result has a multitude of associated health benefits. Although simple, mediation is often avoided purely because of the misconception that the aim is to completely clear...
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