Tips for an in-home meditation retreat

Recently, I mentioned that I was going to do a week long meditation “retreat” at home. I also invited others to join in at some point. If you want to do a meditation “retreat” at home, then here are a few tips:
1. Decide how serious the retreat will … Continue reading

Binaural Beats: What are they and can they help you?

Beginners in meditation may wonder: I wish there was an effortless way to get deeper into my meditation. There may be a way for this wish to come true through binaural beats. Binaural beats are sounds played through stereo headphones. They are actually at two different frequencies, but the brain … Continue reading

The “Right Way” to Meditate

Online, you will see websites and youtube videos that say “Meditate the right way” or “The right way to meditate.” They usually then give you a technique and instructions. Is this, however, the right way to meditate?

The way I see it is this. There is no universal “right way” … Continue reading

What you can sit on for meditation?

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Generally when someone sits and meditates, they sit on something soft. This something can be an old pillow, or a folded up blanket. Now these can work fine for a meditator-as long as he or she is comfortable. … Continue reading

How to Meditate-Video

Below is a video on how to meditate. It covers what posture you should sit in, and how to practice meditation.

First, you get into a comfortable position, close your eyes, relax your body, and focus on the inhalation and exhalation of your Continue reading