The Wisdom Blog

Meditation Techniques for those who have tried and failed

Jul 19, 2021

Counting your Breaths

When you sit to meditate and try to focus on your breath, your mind will inevitably wander. One technique to get your mind back on track is to count the breaths. Once you

Jul 12, 2021

Look Up!

Making the smallest changes can sometimes have the effect of snapping us out of autopilot and really appreciating the present moment. This is the fifth in a series of posts about mindfulness exercises

Jul 5, 2021

Silly Walking

Making the smallest changes can sometimes have the effect of snapping us out of autopilot and really appreciating the present moment. This is the fourth in a series of posts about mindfulness exercises

Jun 28, 2021

Secret Acts of Virtue

Making the smallest changes can sometimes have the effect of snapping us out of autopilot and really appreciating the present moment. This is the third in a series of posts about mindfulness exercises

Jun 18, 2021

Use Your Non-Dominant Hand

Making the smallest changes can sometimes have the effect of snapping us out of autopilot and really appreciating the present moment. This is the first in a series of posts about mindfulness exercises

Jun 14, 2021

Seeing the Good Within

Sit or lie down and relax. To start, think of one good thing you did yesterday. It doesn't have to be anything big. Maybe you smiled at a stranger, or maybe you were

Jun 7, 2021

LovingKindness Meditation

Sit down comfortably, close your eyes and relax. Start by repeating this phrase to yourself: May I Be Safe, May I Be Happy, May I Be Healthy, May I Live with Ease. Repeat

May 5, 2021

A Hack for Jealousy

Sometimes in life it's natural to feel a little envious, rather than feeling happy for someone, as you know you "should".  If you're feeling like that: ask yourself this following question: What would

Apr 30, 2021

An Introduction to Lovingkindness Meditation

Lovingkindness meditation is the practice of taking an interest in and caring about ourselves and those around us. Lovingkindness meditation usually works in stages. You start with yourself, then express lovingkindness to a

Apr 28, 2021

Not Just for Hard Times

When things are going smoothly, you might be lulled into believing that you don't need to meditate regularly and that you're "too busy". But that would be a mistake. Working on our minds