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On fertile ground

Just like gardening, meditation is usually not very glamorous, but over time, our lives can become ‘fertile ground’ for growing the seeds of what we value.

Deep meditation

‘As we see it, the most compelling impacts of meditation are not better health or sharper business performance but, rather, a further reach toward our better nature.’

An antidote to busyness

‘Zazen (sitting meditation) is in and of itself the alternative to our usual state of grasping, clinging, and goal-orientated life in general. By sitting down, we have arrived.’ Barry Magid

A good meditation

When we reflect on the expectations we have of ourselves, we might notice that we often tend to set the bar pretty high.

Excessive doubt

The final of the five hindrances to meditation in the Buddhist tradition is excessive doubt, sometimes also called paralysing doubt.

Stilling the mind – Part 2

Fortunately, mindfulness offers us a whole range of practices which can be very helpful when we are dealing with ongoing restlessness and anxiety.

Restlessness

Restlessness and worry are the forth of the five hindrances to meditation in the Buddhist tradition, and it’s one that probably most of us can relate to quite well!