How to meditate

how to meditate

How to meditate How to meditate! Do you meditate? This meditation exercise is an excellent introduction to give you an insight into meditation. Sit on a chair or lay down to make yourself comfortable. If you are sitting on a chair, sit with your back straight and with head straight up. Sit whit your legs […]

Not enough time to meditate?

What should I do if I don’t have enough time to meditate?

What should I do if I don’t have enough time to meditate? Many of us have a hectic and stressful life and we feel like we don’t have enough time to meditate? So, this is a god and relevant question that all of us can relate to. For many of us time is a luxury. […]

Intense pressure in a chakra point

I’m finding myself experiencing intense pressure in a chakra point. What does this mean?

Intense pressure in a chakra point I’m finding myself experiencing intense pressure in [a chakra point]. What does this mean? This is perfectly normal. This can happen when we practice energizing body and mind meditations. It is just something that happens. It’s part of the human condition. It is perfectly normal to feel a little bit […]

Trouble keeping the rhythm during fast pranayama

I have trouble keeping the rhythm when I do fast pranayama. What should I do?

I have trouble keeping the rhythm when I do fast pranayama. What should I do? Trouble keeping the rhythm during fast pranayama? This is something that happens to most of us when we are introduced to and start practicing the fast pranayama meditation technique. For many of us this starts when we are introduced to […]

Energizing meditations when pregnant or menstruating

Energizing meditations pregnant menstruating

Energizing meditations when pregnant or menstruating? Can I do these energizing meditations when pregnant or menstruating? This is an important question. Let’s start with the short version of this two-part question. When practicing energizing body and mind meditations you should not practice any meditation techniques that engage the abdomen really strong. And when menstruating, listen to […]

How can I meditate if I can’t sit still?

How can I meditate if I can’t sit still?

How can I meditate if I can’t sit still? This is a question that is often asked. We have all been there and sometimes it feels impossible to sit still when meditating. But there are many different kind of meditation techniques. Our traditional view on meditation is sitting still. But with the energizing body and mind […]

Do I have to breathe through my nose or mouth?

Do I have to breathe through my nose or mouth?

Do I have to breathe through my nose or mouth? It depends on the meditation technique you are practicing. But usually in meditation techniques like transcendence meditation, mantra and present moment awareness we emphasize breathing through the nose. When practicing breathing meditations like pranayama we often use the nose as well. When we breathe through […]

Dreaming, sleeping and being awake at the same time

I feel myself having experiences that feel like dreaming, sleeping and being awake at the same time. What does this mean?

I feel myself having experiences that feel like dreaming, sleeping and being awake at the same time. What does this mean? Dreaming, sleeping and being awake at the same time. This is a wonderful state of consciousness that we can achieve through meditation. This experience of dreaming, sleeping and being awake at the same time […]

What should I do when my mind wanders during meditation

What should I do when my mind wanders during meditation?

What should I do when my mind wanders during meditation? What should I do when my mind wanders during meditation?  Our mind got its own way of behaving. It’s often occupied with something from the past or worrying about the future. So, when your mind starts to wander during breathing focused meditation, like mindfulness and […]

My mind is wandering while you are guiding me

My mind is wandering while you are guiding me. What should I do to focus?

My mind is wandering while you are guiding me. What should I do to focus? My mind is wandering while you are guiding me. This happens to all of us. Our mind will always have a will of its own. Our mind is always chattering and wandering off. This happens to all of us when […]