Category Archives: Meditation

So Hum meditation – still your mind, make life easier

Day after day let the yogi practice the harmony of the soul. Bhagavad Gita So hum is a technique we can easily learn as a basis for meditation. It focuses the mind on one point and this takes us beyond the chatter and thoughts that naturally arise when we are still. So hum is an internal mantra…
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Heart mudra meditation – love, compassion, connection

All you need is love. So the great song goes. This simple, beautiful heart mudra meditation practice creates a feeling of loving warmth, wellbeing and gratitude. It brings a sense of connection. With the use of a hand mudra – a yogic hand ‘gesture’ or ‘seal’ – our energy or prana (life force, breath) is…
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Walking meditation: re-balance, reconnect

I first came across walking meditation on retreats in which no physical yoga was practised. It was alternated with periods of seated meditation in blocks of 45 minutes - a welcome break - walking mindfully back and forth in silence over the same short distance outdoors. In everyday life, walking meditation takes just a few minutes and is a…
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The 4 essentials of daily meditation

I'm often asked how to make meditation a daily habit. It's actually very doable. Meditation might not always feel easy - the monkey mind loves to jump about - but when we accept this and trust the practice it is incredibly simple. It's also a beautiful, transformational practice that takes very little time - as little as a couple of…
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