Meditation seems like it should be easy…. right? After all, you’re just sitting there. But if you’ve spent any time doing it, you know that meditation isn't easy! Don’t get me wrong… meditation is wonderful and life-changing. But... Meditation Isn't Easy, Because Sometimes.... Your … [Read more...] about Meditation Isn’t Easy… Here’s How To Overcome the Biggest Challenges!
Do you ever get triggered by things you read or hear people say? If you're like most of us, the answer is yes! And what happens next probably goes like this: You get triggered Uncomfortable feelings – like anger, jealousy, and fear – come up You do something – anything – to diffuse the … [Read more...] about Are You Trying To Outrun Yourself?
As a meditation teacher, I often find myself telling students that they need to be their own meditation teacher. That may sound counter intuitive, but it actually makes a lot of sense. With meditation becoming increasingly mainstream, the number of resources available is staggering. So many … [Read more...] about How to Be Your Own Meditation Teacher
When people hear that I teach meditation, they often tell me what bad meditators they would be, saying things like: "Oh I could never do that, my mind is too busy;" or "I can't sit still, I could never meditate." Recently someone said, quite poetically, "I have never been able to free my … [Read more...] about Confessions of a Bad Meditator
Working with Fear Do you feel fear when you read the latest headlines or think about certain parts of your life? If so, this post is for you! When we feel fear, it's always about the future. We think bad things are going to happen (or continue to happen). As I'm writing this, Trump has … [Read more...] about How to Turn Fear into Fearlessness
A lot of people are angry these days. If you sometimes feel anger, read on! Whether burning slow or erupting like a volcano, anger has tremendous energy. This emotion generally gets a bad rap, because it often leads to bad behavior. But anger has an upside as well. In the midst of all the … [Read more...] about Harnessing the Wisdom of Anger