Thoughts screaming for attention like sensational headlines to stir me up and have me believing the worst….
Recently I’ve discovered that I’m starting to be OK with being uncomfortable…. With being challenged…. With being uncertain… Maybe I read something that brings up feelings of horror or sadness… Maybe someone says or does something that I feel at odds with… Maybe I upset someone… I pause…. I notice the physical sensations that IContinue reading “Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable”
Exploring spiritual practice in daily life. A podcast with The Bridge Center
There is more to teaching meditation than meets the eye.. It is worth considering that whilst meditation is extremely beneficial for most people, it can be potentially harmful to others who are suffering with severe depression, suicidal tendencies and other psychological problems. With our NHS over-stretched more than ever especially now, more and more peopleContinue reading “Is meditation safe for everyone?”
From an early age, I experienced deep feelings of compassion and concern for the world around me. I was often overwhelmed by fear and anxiety for the future of our planet. I worried about the depletion of rainforests, endangered animals and high levels of pollution. I was an enthusiastic member of the “Go Wild club”Continue reading “The beginning of my meditation journey”
This is one of my favourite quotes regarding meditation and progress in meditation. “Don’t doubt the value of meditation or underestimate your abilities. Be content with whatever progress you make because it reflects a part of the truth you are seeking. As such, it is something you can rely on” Mae Chee KaewContinue reading “Progress in meditation”
My definition of meditation Victoria Armstrong This is my understanding of meditation. A simple definition of meditation would be that to meditate is to turn your attention inward and focus your mind. Meditation cultivates awareness and acceptance, and can aid in our healing, enhancing our well-being. Each individual can encounter different experiences of meditationContinue reading “My definition of meditation”