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October 29, 2019

More and more we are presented with evidence of how important it is to t

urn away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and sit quietly. There are even claims that meditation is the fountain of youth for the brain!

Most people tell me that they are unable to sit st...

April 9, 2019

A 2015 study published in the Journal of American College of Radiation found that "Listening to guided meditation significantly lowered biopsy pain during imaging-guided breast biopsy; meditation and music reduced patient anxiety and fatigue without compromising radiol...

December 31, 2017

Sit. Stay.

These are commands we give our two dogs every day. Sometimes they listen; sometimes we need to repeat ourselves several times. Today one of my dogs came over to me while I was sitting for meditation and just waited for me to acknowledge her. I could feel her...

September 2, 2016

In my previous post, Clearing the Filters Part 1, I wrote about the importance of maintaining the "filters" of the body (lymphatic system) and mind (thoughts and emotions) through asana and meditation. But what happens if there is a breakdown of the flow and congestion...

September 2, 2016

Any home or car owner understands the importance of filter maintenance. You clean your lint filter each time you use your dryer, you change your oil filter in your car multiple times a year, and if you have ever had to change the filter in your dishwasher, it is a smal...

March 15, 2016

Recently The Onion, an online source of satirical commentary, posted about meditation and I found one line in this funny article to be especially interesting:

 

"With consistent practice, you should start developing calluses on your chakras in no time."


This made me chuc...

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