My Mindful Colonoscopy

Finding The Pleasant in the Unpleasant A couple of weeks ago I experienced a colonoscopy. Like most people I don't particularly relish the thought of an invasive medical procedure. However, throughout the experience I was able to find elements that were pleasant. In almost any circumstances we may be able to use our mindfulness practice [...]

By |2017-10-12T20:32:18+00:00March 29th, 2016|anxiety, Mindfulness, reflection, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hindrances to Meditation Part 2: Anger and Ill-Will

We are currently looking at the five traditional hindrances to meditation. These are five challenges that often come up, and seem to get in the way of our meditation practice. These are: craving and desire; anger and ill-will; restlessness and anxiety; sloth and torpor; and doubt and indecision. This week we will be exploring the [...]

By |2017-10-12T20:33:21+00:00November 23rd, 2015|Anger, anxiety, Meditation, Mindfulness|1 Comment
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