How to Deal with Difficult Emotions? Say Yes to What Is

This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still, treat each guest honorably. He may …

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How to Release Your Emotional Baggage? Feel Your Feelings in the Body

Emotions are your gateway to the soul. Dive into the core of any emotion, let it overwhelm you and go right into the heart of it, opening and surrendering to it. -- Brandon Bays As discussed in Moving From the Head to the Heart: Let Emotional Energy Flow, every time we do not allow an emotion to …

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Moving From the Head to the Heart: Let Emotional Energy Flow

Your visions will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. -- Carl Jung Have you ever noticed how much time we spend each day lost in our thoughts? According to Dr. Fred Luskin of Stanford University, we have approximately 60,000 thoughts per day and 90% of them …

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How To Get Started with Mindfulness Meditation: Some Ideas to Help You Establish Your Own Practice

The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this lifetime. – Sogyal Rinpoche In Mindfulness Meditation: Why You Should Seriously Consider Giving It a Try and Mindfulness Meditation: What Are the Benefits for Your Brain? we learned that having a regular practice is extremely important to improve the …

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Mindfulness Meditation: What Are the Benefits for Your Brain?

One of the key practical lessons of modern neuroscience is that the power to direct our attention has within it the power to shape our brain’s firing patterns, as well as the power to shape the architecture of the brain itself. ― Daniel J. Siegel Once upon a time, prehistoric human beings lived in the wild, …

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Mindfulness Meditation: Why You Should Seriously Consider Giving It a Try

Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open? – Rumi Some of you may be thinking Meditation? It's not for me! or I'm too busy! or even It's too hippyish for me! Have you ever wondered why an increasing number of people are integrating mindfulness meditation into their daily routine? …

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