May 2020

The Daily Calm – May 31st, 2020

It can seem like there are more ways to fail than succeed at meditation. We plop down on a cushion, twist our legs into lotus pose and decide to give meditation a try, expecting a clear mind and sense of calm. 11 Meditation Myths You Should Stop Believing The cultivation and practice of Ichigo Ichie […]

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The Daily Calm – May 30th, 2020

There’s never a bad time to start meditating. But I believe the moment we’re in right now, this unprecedented moment of separation and suffering, is uniquely ripe for starting to sit down and practice being present with what is There Has Never Been A Better Time to Start Meditating But, if you’re someone like me—an […]

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The Daily Calm – May 29th, 2020

When you’re cooped up inside all day, any chance you can get to enjoy a walk is a welcome reprieve from the monotony of quarantine. How to turn your daily walk into a workout — or a meditation There’s a difference between solitude and loneliness. Loneliness is a life absent of people that results in […]

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The Daily Calm – May 28th, 2020

Many kids associate the words “practice” with batting cages, spelling words, or multiplication tables. But your child can also benefit from another kind of practice: Mindfulness for kids. Why You Should Be Practicing Mindfulness With Your Kids—And 15 Easy Mindfulness Activities to Get Started With A couple of weeks ago, I decided to try meditating […]

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The Daily Calm – May 27th, 2020

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably come into contact with an article or person extolling the virtues of meditation. Pandemic is Prime Time to Start Meditating “Ten years from now, when I look back at this decade of my life, am I going to be impressed with how I spent it?” I […]

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The Daily Calm – May 26th, 2020

The pandemic has forced us to literally stop and examine our lives. Many have stepped up their exercise routines, posting videos on social media on how they keep fit while practicing social distancing. Mindful eating, moderate exercise and ample sleep: How to stay healthy during pandemic Living amidst an ongoing pandemic forces us to make […]

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The Daily Calm – May 25th, 2020

Also known as zafus or bolsters, the best meditation cushions are supportive, made from quality materials, and the right size for your body. The 5 Best Meditation Cushions Mindful meditation may have its roots in Buddhism, but its effects are not a matter of faith. Scientific studies using MRI scans have shown that practitioners’ brains […]

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The Daily Calm – May 24th, 2020

Meditation is one of the most common practices to help with mindfulness. Ariyanivata explains the benefits of meditating and how to get started. Ease lockdown stress with meditation tips from Ipswich Buddhist Have you ever come across the term self-compassion, and how practicing it is crucial to having a happy and positive life? 5 Ways […]

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The Daily Calm – May 23rd, 2020

But frequently practicing guided meditation is proving to be a helpful resource in combating increasing levels of stress. How guided meditation can help ease anxiety during the pandemic In the west, mindfulness and meditation are used interchangeably. But they are two really different things Mindfulness vs meditation – What’s the difference? Thankfully, isolation has seemingly […]

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The Daily Calm – May 22nd, 2020

Today we’ll be talking about the importance of inner work. Let’s start by sitting on a cushion or chair or kneeling on a stool if that’s more comfortable. It’s World Meditation Day. Don’t forget to breathe I go hunting for podcasts. And in the era of Covid-19, there are a lot of great new podcasts […]

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