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A Guide To Spirituality Without Religion

Dear friends, For those of you who want spirituality without religion, I encourage you to meet Sam Harris. He wrote a wonderful guide to meditation as a rational practice, informed

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Parami

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Crossing the Floods A way of talking about transcendence, liberation or however you conceive of a spiritual path, is to use the metaphor of ‘crossing the floods.’ Interest

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Finding the Meaning in My Life

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Meaning, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Six Questions For Greater Accomplishment

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Accomplishment, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Small Boat, Great Mountain

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Ultimate and Conventional Reality The meeting of spiritual traditions, including that of Theravaμda wisdom teachings and Dzogchen, two great expressions of the Buddha-Dharma,

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Living with Personal Integrity

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Personal Integrity, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic – how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic – the emotions

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Aligning With Your Mission

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Aligning with your mission, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic – how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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The Art of Generous Learning

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Generous Listening, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic – how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic – the emotions

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You Are Engineered For Purpose

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.” – Zig Ziglar Instance 1 330 Mindfulness WorksheetsStep-by-step

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Make Exercise Fun

Most consider exercise to be an arduous task and make excuses to avoid it at all costs. When we think of exercise, we often envisage crowded gyms filled with sweaty people who occupy the machines we want

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Standing Up for Yourself

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Standing Up for Yourself, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Great Patient One

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Home Again It was night-time in Gaya, but things were still bustling. In the lighted shop fronts, father, mother, and a kid or two were still steadily at work— yet with bright

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Being Positive

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Being Positive, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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What is My Ultimate Purpose?

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Ultimate Purpose, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Overcoming Anxious Thoughts

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Anxiety, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Setting The Culture Is Not Enough

By Fred Kofman Philosopher and Vice President at Linkedin How did the programmer die in the shower? He read the shampoo bottle instructions: Lather. Rinse. Repeat. In a previous post, I argued that you

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Be a Smart Stress Avoider

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Stress Avoidance, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Warm Hands Visualization

In this mindfulness exercise on Warm Hands Visualization, you will imagine warming up your hands and feet as a relaxation technique for reducing stress.To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on the Warm Hands

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Letting Go of Your Story

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Letting Go of Your Story, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Letting Go

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Letting Go, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Identifying Personal Values

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Personal Values, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Activating with Mental Rehearsal

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Activating With Mental Rehearsal, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect

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Establishing Safety

This practice is about establishing safety that allows our mental resources to stop fending off outer threats and instead focus on our inner wellbeing.To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Establishing

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Savoring Success—Past, Present, and Future

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Savoring Success, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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My Favorite Things

This mindfulness exercise on My Favorite Things helps you focus on things that you enjoy, bring you a sense of comfort, and enhance your sense of security.To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on My Favorite

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The G.L.A.D. Technique

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on The GLAD Technique, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Integral Life Practice Version 1.0

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Integral Life Practice is a new approach to well-being, awareness, and transformation. Rather than focus on merely one aspect of the self, ILP brings a whole and balanced

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Beginning Our Day, Volume 2

Here Is Your Free Ebook: Avoiding the Second Arrow Luang Por Pasanno • November 2013 The obvious thing for me right now is carrying this cold around:a thick head and not much energy. It’s helpful

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The 70% Rule: Why 7 Is The New 10

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on The 70% Rule, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Autogenic Training

Autogenic training teaches the body to respond to visualizations or verbal commands that lead it to relax. This relaxation process promotes stress relief to our body and mind. To begin this

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Be This: Sense-Grounding Practice

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Sense-Grounding, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Affirmations

Affirmations help us to develop a positive mindset and thus break down the barriers that negative thinking puts up in our day-to-day lives. To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Affirmations, please

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Acting with Intention

Acting with intention before beginning any task or activity can help you guide your actions so that they are in line with your values. To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Acting With Intention,

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Dharma and Making Decisions [Audio]

Dharma and Making Decisions, by Oren J. Sofer:  

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Two Ways of Doing Anything (Or, How to Savor the Journey)

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on 2 Ways of Doing Anything, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect

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Conceptual and Methodological Issues in Research on Mindfulness

Download Free PDF   —Material on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License Instance 1 330 Mindfulness Worksheets Step-by-step

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Bringing Your Practice into the World [Audio]

Bringing Your Practice into the World, by James Baraz:   About James Baraz: I try to convey that the wisdom and compassion we are looking for is already inside of us. I see the practice as learning

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Palm the Present Moment

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on the Present Moment, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Releasing Limiting Beliefs [Audio]

Releasing Limiting Beliefs, by Tara Brach: About Tara Brach: A pervasive but often invisible source of suffering in our culture is self-aversion. We are a busy culture, and we move through our life

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Creating a Personal Intention Statement

Very few people consciously think about what values matter most & how this could change their lives. The nice thing about a personal intention statement is that it's uniquely yours. To begin

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Starting A Long Retreat [Audio]

Starting A Long Retreat, by Guy Armstrong:   About Guy Armstrong: What has always engaged me is working with practitioners who are deepening their commitment to the Dharma and then seeing them

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How to Lead with Mindful Purpose: Communication and Balance

Most people think that it’s hard to lead others.  This is because leadership entails a lot of responsibility.  When you’re a leader, the group is following you.  So if you make a mistake, you’re

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Mindfulness for Life [Video]

Published on Jan 30, 2015Professor Mark Williams explores how mindfulness has the potential to transform our lives and help create a happier a more caring society. He introduces the concept

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You Are Worthy: Freedom [Audio]

You Are Worthy: Freedom, by Bob Stahl: About Bob Stahl: Bob Stahl, Ph.D., has founded seven Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programs in medical centers in the San Francisco Bay Area and is currently

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Resting In Awareness [Audio]

Resting In Awareness, by Phillip Moffitt: – Transcript: …in the body. This is the Buddha’s instruction. In the very first foundation of mindfulness, the core teaching on how to do mindfulness,

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“Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence” [Video]

Published on Dec 6, 2013 In Focus, Psychologist and journalist Daniel Goleman, author of the #1 international bestseller Emotional Intelligence, offers a groundbreaking look at today’s

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Connection to Life [Audio]

Connection to Life, by Guy Armstrong: The topic for the evening talk is “The Connection to Life.” We talked about a number of times about how we construct the sense of self through the process

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Accepting Who You Are: How to Lead Your Life with Mindful Purpose

I’m so fat. I’m not very pretty. She has it all together–why can’t I be more like her? It is easy to plunge into self-pity and self-loathing. We look at others and, for some

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Increasing Personal Mindfulness Through Coaching

The world moves fast-paced and it is easily swept along its currents. The constant advancements of technology means that we carry the load of a thousand cares with us via our phones. Facebook, Twitter,

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Three Instructions for Life [Audio]

Three Instructions for Life by Anushka Fernandopulle: So, I know you’re aware that this is the last evening of our retreat. And it can seem surprising. We can remember the first night here when

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How To Be An Earthling [Audio]

How To Be An Earthling by Wes Nisker: This is Earth care week. Group of Buddhists decided to take their bodies out the ___. To get out of the cushion, and become involved in what we are facing,

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Brain on Mindfulness: No More Questions, Your Honor

Remember when the Japanese were in the news, because their businessmen were so stressed out that they were having heart attacks left and right? Lately, Americans seem to be in the same boat: taking

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Moving Beyond a Sense of Lack [Audio]

Moving Beyond a Sense of Lack is an essential aspect of the spiritual path. Mindfulness exercises can increase ones ability to respond to sense of lack. Moving Beyond A Sense of Lack by Brian

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Understanding Judgment and Discernment [Audio]

Understanding judgment and discernment by Chas DiCapua: The theme I want to talk about tonight is I believe a really important one and certainly has been in my practice, and that is kind of learning

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Listening to, and Feeling, Life [Audio]

Listening to, and Feeling, Life – by Tara Brach: In the quietness, you might listen for a few moments in receptive way. Where the sounds, perhaps the soft sounds, in the room. Listening to

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How To Be Happy [Audio]

James Baraz talks about How to be happy. The practice as a path to happiness.That Buddha thought about suffering we tend to lose sight of happiness. A talk on happiness, by James Baraz: Tonight,

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Multiply Your Meditation Benefits

Multiply your meditation benefits – it grows when you have a sangha community to support you. It’s difficult to practice mindfulness all by yourself, and there’s no reason you have to go

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Mindful Self-Analysis

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Self-Analysis, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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What’s Been Important in Your Life

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on What’s Been Important, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect

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Utilizing Precious Resources

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Resourcefulness, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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What Story are You Believing

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on The Stories You’re Believing, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you

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What is Important to do Today

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on What is Important to Do Today, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect

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The Shaping Principle

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on The Shaping Principle, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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The I’s of Your Identity

The i's of your identity. This mindfulness exercise brings your thought to discern and know more about your identity. This activity increases awareness. To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on The

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Sensing Into Your Strongest Experiences

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Strong Experiences, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Recurring Recurring Thoughts

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Recurring Thoughts, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Noticing Intrusions

Mindfulness exercises help with noticing intrusions. It helps to increase one's ability to feel and respond. Explore the best mindfulness practices. To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Noticing

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Judging Your Future

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Judging Your Future, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Increasing Engagement with Your Life

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Increasing Engagement, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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How Do You Make Decisions

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Decisions, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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How Are You Investing Your Life Today

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Investing Your Life, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Gaining Strength By Making Smarter Decisions

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Smarter Decisions, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Finding Your Way of Being

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Your Way of Being, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Feeling Knocked Off Balance

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Balance, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Facilitating Your Listening

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Facilitating Listening, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Facilitating your Learning

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Facilitating Learning, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Doing What You Want

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Doing What You Want, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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Discovering My State of Mind

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on State of Mind, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Learning to Live More Positively

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Positivity, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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How to Set Realistic Expectations

Learn how to set realistic expectations with practices of mindfulness exercises. Check out this free worksheet and take time to reflect on the questions. To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Setting

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What Value Do You Have of People

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Your Value of Others, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this

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What Really Changes Your View on Things

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Changing Views, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect on this topic– the emotions

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Timing Your Contributions to Conversations

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Conversation Contribution, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect

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Opening and Closing to Life

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Opening & Closing to Life, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect

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Making Successful Requests

To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Making Successful Requests, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect

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Educating Others Effectively

  To begin this Mindfulness Exercise on Educating Others, please bring kind awareness to – why you chose this topic– how your belly, chest, and head each feel when you reflect

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