The Wisdom Blog

Collected meditation techniques to help beginners find some peace

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

Apr 21, 2021

A Core Breathing Meditation

There are thousands of meditation techniques out there, but it would be remiss of me to miss out on simple, classic techniques like this one, in search of novelty. Sit comfortably and upright

Apr 19, 2021

Breath vs Non-Breath

Divide and Conquer is a strategy you might've heard of in the context of politics or war. It can also be used in less nefarious ways, to improve your own concentration. Sit comfortably,

Apr 16, 2021

Am I doing this right?

Meditation is not about doing anything, it's just about being aware. It's a different type of effort to what we're used to. We aren't used to sitting still for long periods of time.

Apr 14, 2021

60 Seconds of Mindfulness

When you don't have time to sit for a formal meditation session, even taking a short break in the middle of another activity can make a huge difference. For 60 seconds focus solely

Apr 12, 2021

Slow Down Your Breathing

Sometimes, even if thoughts are running through your head like crazy, the mere act of slowing down your breathing can make you feel more relaxed. Sit upright and relax. Close your eyes and

Apr 9, 2021

Focus your attention on the third eye

The gland between your two eyebrows is called the Pineal gland, and for a long time, it was considered the most mysterious part of the body. Mainly because at the time, no one

Apr 7, 2021

Walk in a Loop

In a traditional monastery, monks spend time on walking meditation as well as the more traditional, seated meditation that one might think of. In walking meditation, you focus on the walking itself. You