Meditation for Dummies

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “(Your Thing) for Dummies.” I’m sure someone has already published a book with this title, but I’m up for the challenge of writing a blog post named the same to satisfy the “My thing for Dummies” challenge Many years ago, before I found a qualified teacher, I used…

Where Should a Meditation Space Be?

How do you choose just the right place or room in your home or apartment for your meditation space? 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 life, so why treat the selection of where…

Morning Meditation

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Early Bird. There is almost nothing better than an early morning meditation (ok, maybe a cup of coffee after). I love to wake up early before the sound of cars and kids begin to echo in the neighborhood. I open the window next to my prayer…

Meditation Cushion Stuffings and Material

Meditation cushions are an expensive investment for most people, so choosing the right one is important. It can also be something you have for a long time, so you want it to be a good quality cushion, versatile and adjustable. No matter what shape you chose, the inside stuffing and outside materials are just as…

Meditation Space Videos

I’ve collected a few really excellent videos on Youtube that are about creating a meditation space within your home. The idea is consistent with all that you can read  here on this site, and a few other ideas to add. Enjoy watching, being inspired, and I hope these stories give you inspiration like they have…

Meditation & Crystals

I’m not a crystal specialist, and I only have a very broad knowledge about how to use them during meditation, but I can share some basics that I’ve been taught, and I’ll collect from some resources on the web about using crystals during meditation. It’s not been scientifically proven that crystals can have any kind of…

Small Meditation Spaces

Many think that because they live in a small space, townhouse, apartment or studio, they can’t have a space for meditation. Take heart! That is not true. Here are some ideas on how you can create a space out of almost no space at all. This little room is the loft office in my townhouse….

Just for Meditation?

Happy Easter! It’s sunny, quiet and very conducive to meditation. Most people go to church, or a temple of their choice and do prayers, contemplate on the life of a great being by the name of Jesus, and his resurrection. Then they go home and eat with their family, watch tv and fall sleep. Well,…

Zafu & You – the Right Cushion

There are many different types of meditation cushions, and that is probably because there are just as many different body types, levels of tolerance, and flexibility. Don’t worry, if you are the ‘I don’t need a cushion because I’m flexible with a lot of padding.’ type, or “I can’t possibly meditate because I can’t sit…