why you should start practicing Visualization Meditation

Why you should start practicing Visualization (as backed by scientific evidence)

Visualization - it’s one of those terms that brings up a lot of connotations of woo woo hippie communities, spiritual practices, and the law of attraction. “If you want a better life just visualize it and manifest it!” (Eye roll) I’ve always been very skeptical of visualization practices and their ability to bring the future … Continue reading Why you should start practicing Visualization (as backed by scientific evidence)

The mind is a good fisherman

The mind is a good fisherman – don’t take the bait

The mind always needs to be thinking about something. Solving some problem. Remembering some memory or envisioning the future.   It’s always coming up with some new thought. Trying to bait me into thinking. This was one of my biggest takeaways from the first time that I did a 10-Day Vipassana retreat - when you … Continue reading The mind is a good fisherman – don’t take the bait

50 ways love self love me myself

50 Ways to Love Yourself

Loving yourself is hard work. Takes commitment. It’s uncomfortable. Requires swallowing the bitter medicine. Especially for men, the concept of self love does not come naturally to us. Even if it doesn’t come naturally, we can still learn it. We can work on, and get better at, loving ourselves.  To help you on your journey, I created … Continue reading 50 Ways to Love Yourself

Meditation Gratitude Self Love

My meditation for gratitude and self love

My favorite part of every 10-Day Vipassana Meditation retreat is at the end, when you learn to practice a technique called “Metta”, or peace loving kindness meditation.  In a nutshell, I like to look at it as a meditation on gratitude, forgiveness, and love - for myself, for my friends and family, and for the … Continue reading My meditation for gratitude and self love