Tall Mountain Mindfulness and Meditation

Thoughts Lie Sometimes

Seen on Twitter today: ‘Thoughts lie sometimes.’ How often do we question our thoughts? Are they always telling us the full truth or is it something else?  

Leading neuroscientists and Buddhists agree: “Consciousness is everywhere”

A fascinating read about the agreement of scientific research into consciousness and 2500 year old Buddhist teachings. “The theory says that any object with a phi [a theoretical measurement of consciousness] greater than zero has consciousness. That would mean animals, plants, cells, bacteria, and maybe even protons are conscious beings.” Leading neuroscientists and Buddhists agree: …

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5 Mindfulness Practices from Thich Nhat Hanh

Dear Friends, We hear about mindfulness and its benefits but how do we actually do it? Master Thich Nhat Hanh clearly explains 5 practices that we can all do, any time and any place. Enjoy! Thich Nhat Hanh recommends 5 meditation techniques that rewire your brain to live in the present moment

Meditation Tips: Focus

Focus in meditation is an interesting thing. In my own practice, I’ve had days where my mind feels razor sharp and focus comes naturally. Other days, it’s as if my mind is a whirlwind. Environment seems to contribute to this as do the events of a day. Our mental state is influenced by everything around …

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Another Point of View

As vivid as our perspective may seem, there is always an alternative perspective right there as well. It’s much closer than we think. Certain thoughts and memories can feel overwhelming and challenging but the opposite is just as possible. There cannot be one without the other.  

A Self-Compassion Practice

A wonderful self-compassion meditation from the Lion’s Roar magazine. It is usable by anyone, anywhere. I practice a similar one myself and it has helped me greatly during difficult moments. May it be of benefit to you.   Meditation: Be Kind to Yourself