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How long should I sit for when I meditate?
How long should I sit for when I meditate?

A couple of days ago we gave a response to the question “What are one of the first things to do when one wants to begin a meditation practice?” and we ended the blog post with the question “How long should I sit for?” Here’s our response to that question. Well if you’ve ne...

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Meditation’s first steps (Part 1)
Meditation’s first steps (Part 1)

What are one of the first things to do when one wants to begin a meditation practice? I often get asked this question. One of the first things you should do is to make an appointment with yourself each day. The appointment with yourself involves sitting down for a period of time each day by…

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Meditation Workshops in St. John and St. Thomas, USVI
Meditation Workshops in St. John and St. Thomas, USVI

This coming weekend I’ll be conducting a series of workshops in the US Virgin Islands. I would love for you to join me if you are on the islands. Below is the schedule of workshops plus links (click the workshop name) to further details on each of them. St. Thomas 16 March, 7pm Indian Cooki...

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How do I concentrate better?
How do I concentrate better?

The following question came in on email to me and below is my response. How do I concentrate better – I manage a good quality 5 mins at most with minor drifting but then my mind wonders massively after this…? The best way to learn how to concentrate better is to practice it more. We&h...

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I can’t concentrate!
I can’t concentrate!

A question came in to me on email asking for some insights on concentration. “I can’t concentrate. Please help.” Here are some of my thoughts on concentration. Most people can’t concentrate because they have not been taught how to concentrate and they do not practice the a...

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How do I concentrate better?
How do I concentrate better?

Today’s question on meditation comes in from Louise from the Philippines who asks “How do I concentrate better – I manage a good quality 5 mins at most with minor drifting but then my mind wonders massively after this…?” The best way to learn how to concentrate bette...

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How do you know a meditation technique is good or not?
How do you know a meditation technique is good or not?

On the 7th of January I was asked “what are the techniques of meditation” and responded to that on the blog. The natural next question to follow from that was asked…which was “How do you know a meditation technique is good or not?” It’s hard to know this answer...

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What are the techniques of meditation? 
What are the techniques of meditation? 

I received a question on email from Rupa in DC who asked “What are the techniques of meditation?” There are many meditation techniques around. You should pick one that you resonate and feel comfortable with. Different techniques work for different people. Stick to it once you’ve...

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