Meditation

Sharon Salzberg, cofounder of the Insight Meditation Society and one of America’s leading meditation teachers, offers insights into the practical tools of meditation.

 

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Packing can always be a stressful endeavor, especially during the holidays. Not only do you have to remember the essentials like your toothbrush, pajamas, and extra socks, but you might also have to change time zones or account for totally...

Above the entrance to the Oracle at Delphi were written the words, “Know Thyself.” Jesus came along and added a sense of urgency and consequence to the ancient idea when he said, “If you bring forth what is within you, what you bring forth will...

Omega:  In your talk, you said, “We’ve built our economy around a metaphor that has more to do with the Cold War than with life.” Can you explain what you meant?

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“The truth can be found right here. The Great Spirit is within and that’s the truth.”

Bob Berkebile shared this wisdom at the 2013 Omega Center for Sustainable Living...

Omega: You described an experiment in which you ask people go into the woods, sit, observe, and let nature come to them. It seems the same exercise could have been designed by a meditation teacher. "Do you have a meditation...

Self-criticism, rumination, and thought suppression are frequently associated with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD; Bennett & Wells, 2010), as is depression (Krupnick et al., 2008). There is evidence that self-compassion is negatively...

To begin this simple but relaxing meditation, select a quiet time and place. You can be seated on a cushion or chair. Take a upright yet relaxed posture, as though with the quiet dignity of a king or queen.

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Sometimes we try so hard on our spiritual journey that we get in our own way. David Harshada Wagner describes how dropping all effort and spending time in nature...

How do you love without fear? David Richo, a teacher and a psychotherapist known for drawing on Buddhism, poetry, and Jungian perspectives in his work, describes how...

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