I received a request for some advice and a meditation from a person who is struggling to overcome years of oppression in his country of birth. He feels unable to make much progress personally and professionally in the country he has immigrated to. He said:
“I have developed several emotional issues like lack of self confidence, [...]
I once saw that on a bumper sticker!
“Don’t believe everything you think!”
Excellent advice, if you ask me. Advice that meditation practice, including mindfulness meditation practice, will help you see the value of.
Not long after the car with that bumper sticker drove off, another car with this bumper sticker drove by:
This is the lab calling. Your [...]
I received this query the other day. You might be interested in it and in my response:
Hi there, I am wondering if there is a specific mudra or breathing exercise or meditation you can tell me of that will help me deal with a domineering intrusive father who keeps trying to control me. [...]
From Lucy’s album
The power of the universe is within you.
The very power that has brought all things into being.
The same power that keeps you alive and that you create with – all the things that you want as well as the things that you don’t.
Breath from abm-enterprises
As people get into the habit of observing their breath during meditation practice, it is easy for them to lose sight of the purpose of breath awareness. In fact, it is easy to fall into the trap of thinking that observing the breath is the purpose of meditation! It is not. It is [...]