meditation, compassionate action, and unconscious bias – episode 195

meditation, compassionate action, and unconscious bias – episode 195

photo by debby hudson via unsplash.com   EVERYDAY MEDITATION PODCAST: EPISODE #195 What’s this episode about? Compassion meditations can boost your compassion and more. I talk about how that can be useful in your relationship not only with others, but also yourself. Plus, the one reason I’m ready to add a compassion meditation to my… read more

compassion and kindness – episode 188

compassion and kindness – episode 188

photo by debby hudson via unsplash.com   EVERYDAY MEDITATION PODCAST: EPISODE #188 What’s this episode about? What is compassion? What is kindness? I give you my off the cuff definition and, thankfully, the definition used by researchers in studying the effects of compassion meditation. What can I do with that? I’m a big believer in… read more

the science behind attention – episode 181

the science behind attention – episode 181

EVERYDAY MEDITATION PODCAST: EPISODE #181 What’s this episode about? A little bit of the brain science behind how meditation can help you improve your attention and focus. What can I do with that? I go into that in the episode! In brief, if you want meditation to help you improve the way you use your… read more

should meditation be easy or effortful? – episode 174

should meditation be easy or effortful? – episode 174

photo by jason leung via unsplash.com   EVERYDAY MEDITATION PODCAST: EPISODE #174 What’s this episode about? Attention (effort?) and meditation (ease?). Can you tell me more now? I thought you’d never ask! I’m taking a personal tack in today’s episode: I share what attention means to me and how it does or doesn’t come into… read more

finding the eye of the storm – episode 167

finding the eye of the storm – episode 167

EVERYDAY MEDITATION PODCAST: EPISODE #167 What’s this episode about? Meditation and how to calm stress in the short term. Can you tell me more now? Yup. I dive in to the reality of dealing with stress on the fly. Can you meditate and create stress reducing brain changes when you’re in the middle of chaos?… read more

how does meditation reduce stress? – episode 160

how does meditation reduce stress? – episode 160

EVERYDAY MEDITATION PODCAST: EPISODE #160 What’s this episode about? You’ve probably heard that meditation can reduce your stress. And, yes! It can! But in what way? And which kind of meditation? And how much do you need to do? Can you tell me more now? In today’s podcast, I tackle the answers to these questions… read more

why should you meditate? – episode 153

why should you meditate? – episode 153

EVERYDAY MEDITATION PODCAST: EPISODE #153 What’s this episode about? Today I’m talking about the question “why should you meditate?” — a question I’ll revisit often from various angles including those personal, scientific, anecdotal, and philosophical. Can you tell me more now? Sure thing. Here’s one key bit: There are so many reasons why you “should”… read more

using mantra in everyday life – episode 147

using mantra in everyday life – episode 147

EVERYDAY MEDITATION PODCAST: EPISODE #147 What’s this episode about? Mantra, where it comes from and what you can use it for. Define that for me. The word mantra means “mind tool” or something that “expands the mind”. You can use it to focus the mind in meditation and in everyday life. Can you tell me… read more

how meditation is like morning – episode 145

how meditation is like morning – episode 145

EVERYDAY MEDITATION PODCAST: EPISODE 145 What’s this episode about? How meditation is like morning. Plus how to practice a chakra kriya. What’s “chakra kriya”? A specific meditation practice. I describe the steps of the technique in the episode. Can you tell me more now? Okey dokey! Here’s one key bit: The practice references the 7… read more

bring a little sat yam into your day – episode 142

bring a little sat yam into your day – episode 142

EVERYDAY MEDITATION PODCAST: EPISODE 142 What’s this episode about? The “sat yam” of sat yam kriya. What’s sat yam kriya again? A specific meditation practice. I describe the steps of the technique in the episode. Can you tell me more now? Okey dokey! Here’s one key bit: The practice uses the mantra “sat yam”. And… read more

Love Your Moves
A Course to Help You Move Beyond Pain

next opening: september 2018

Learn More Now