Meditation and Blogging

On October 22, 2013, in Meditation, by Emily

In my ‘real job,’ I do a lot of reading about social media, marketing, and blogging.  If asked, I could probably come up with a top 50 list of tactics which you can use to increase your blog’s traffic, popularity, or what have you.  One of the articles that I recently read was about consistency […]

Meditation is as easy as breathing

On October 21, 2013, in Meditation, by Emily

How many times have you heard that something is as easy as riding a bike, breathing, walking, blowing, or one of a hundred other things that are supposedly easy?  Yeah.  So have I.  You know what that does to the person who’s not able to do it?  It makes them feel really small and pretty […]

Replacement Thoughts For Better Meditation *twitch*

On October 18, 2013, in Meditation, by Emily

Harry tells the story about how his body would twitch violently durng meditation, and what he does about it.

Competitive Meditation

On October 17, 2013, in Meditation, by Emily

Would your meditation sessions be better if it were competitive meditation? Today’s meditative musing is about how we’re gifting the world with meditation.

Cats and Meditation Don’t Mix

On October 16, 2013, in Meditation, by Emily

Let me start by saying that I love our two cats.  We have one which is extremely mellow and loving.  The other one is high strung, curious, and aggravating as anything.  I love them both for different reasons.  I love them because, just by living, they teach me about meditation.  Their presence, however, is not […]

Gunshots are Bad for Meditation

On October 15, 2013, in Meditation, by Emily

Gunshots aren’t good for meditation.  I know you’re sitting there reading this and going, ‘Well, duh!’ about that.  Perhaps a supplementary thought that you’re having is, “why are there gunshots in your area?  Shouldn’t you be, I don’t know, paying attention to your survival rather than meditating?” Our next door neighbor likes to shoot targets […]

Monk Meditation Superpowers Part II

On October 14, 2013, in Meditation, by Emily

I am unabashed in my admiration for Buddhist monks. These are dudes (and some chicks in a few traditions) who have taken on a whole lot of responsibility. They have decided that they’re going to be champions for the ending of suffering. And, they’re going to do that through the most noble of methods: teaching […]