Meditation Spaces

Why is it important for meditation spaces to be dedicated? How do you choose just the right place for a meditation space in your home or room? What do you need to consider in that choice? By now you probably have an understanding that this adventure of creating your own meditation space can change your…

Why Do We Need a Cushion?

While sitting in meditation it’s important that your shoulders, back, neck and hips are aligned for three reasons. One is for comfort and good health, two – so you have good blood, energy (or chi) flow, and three – to enable the subtle and ordinary breath to be comfortable and relaxed. All of these have…

One Meditation Room

I’m really just a simple student of the dharma, and I’ve been trying to get deeper in the practice of meditation for 10 years. I have had some changes – I can sit for longer – I can keep my mind focused longer – but….. I’m not really accomplished at all. Still, I have a…

Meditation Room Flooring

I’ve noticed when meditating in a room with hardwood or bamboo floors the energy feels better and brighter. But without padding, (a cushion or rug) different parts of the body tend to fall asleep.  Ankles get really uncomfortable after an hour unless the cushion is thick and your feet and legs will tend to loose circulation….

Choosing a Meditation Cushion

How Important is the Right Cushion? How do you start in choosing the right meditation cushion?  In truth, a perfect meditation cushion can support the perfect meditation, and an uncomfortable cushion can ruin the best effort even if the intention is perfect. Most people don’t realize that this important decision depends completely on each individual’s…

Do You Have a Meditation Space?

So our minds almost never rest until we fall exhausted into bed. In todays world our minds are being constantly entertained by phones, tablets, tv’s and computers – so much so that we almost never have a moment to quiet or calm our thinking. In truth, our minds almost never rest until we fall exhausted into…

Creativity to Benefit

I was born with the gift of creativity, finding a way to share that with others in a way that can bring such benefit is a real blessing. Many people have set the intention to meditate, but most lose sight of that intention in their busy day-to-day world. Without a doubt having a dedicated meditation…