Take 5 by Dr. Hyman

One of my favorite demonstrations of a simple but very effective breathing technique from my favorite doctor Dr. Mark Hyman. Try it, breathe, and breathe intentionally few times a day ūüôā Soft Belly Breathing from Dr Mark Hyman on Vimeo.   To your health, Elena

How to Meditate Without Even Trying by Peter Russell

This is a great article courtesy of¬†Peter Russell, an author and teacher focusing on consciousness and contemporary spirituality. He wrote this for¬†Eckhart Tolle’s newsletter and I thought is was brilliant. Plus he offers this wonderful¬†opportunity to get his¬†new online meditation course for¬†pay-what-you-wish. Course I hear is amazing, I am starting it myself and so I… Continue Reading

My first Sangha meeting

Last Sunday my husband and I, for the first time joined a Sangha meeting. This particular group follows teachings of Th√≠ch Nhat Hanh. It was a wonderful experience, especially for me, to be able to just sit there for 20 minutes with the only purpose of meditation, followed by 20 minutes of walking meditation, then… Continue Reading

My Day 1 of 21-Day Consciousness Cleanse

21-Day Consciousness Cleanse by Debbie Ford is offered for free on Oprah.com I¬†decided¬†to try it. I have practiced releasing using Sedona Method and 21-Day Consciousness Cleanse sounds like an interesting thing to do. I am sure it works and I want to see it’s effect on me. Consciousness Cleanse Day 1:¬†The Gift of Desire I… Continue Reading

Thich Nhat Hanh on mindfulness

This is a great article on Oprah.com. Oprah¬†interviews ¬†Thich Nhat Hanh, a Buddhist monk, who’s teachings in my opinion are of the same¬†essence¬†as teachings of Eckhart Tolle. This is quite a large article and for my own easy¬†reference¬†I wanted to post here only some portions of it that especially resonate with me at this time.… Continue Reading

Allowing for the future to happen

In my last post I mentioned that I feel somewhat stuck without knowing where today takes me. As I go about my daily activities I like to know that I am working toward something. I am speaking of my own personal¬†agenda¬†here. I need to know what it is that I want, where I want to¬†end-up.… Continue Reading

Meditation tips from Robert Aitken

These are couple of tips I found very useful while¬†browsing¬†Robert Aitken’s blog . There are many brilliant posts and I think his blog is a great place to visit for anyone on a Spiritual Journey. I like ¬†the two ¬†below as great meditation tips, where in first Aitken suggests before proceeding with your meditation,, to… Continue Reading

Prayer. Meditation. Summary.

5 Step Prayer, or¬†so is a great article by a wonderful blogger “In 2 Deep” This article is a perfect summary of what a meditation or a prayer should be. Davidya¬†walks¬†you¬†through¬†the¬†process,¬†explains¬†each step and provides¬†references. I find that if you are a beginner, it is helpful to get comfortable with the Silence – step number one,… Continue Reading