Meditation instructions

How can we create world peace?

How can a single individual living in San Diego help the world achieve peace? It seems like a dauntless task with every contribution being so small compared to the world’s challenges and conflicts. To create lasting world peace far beyond fleeting negotiations, truces...

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Best places to meditate outside in San Diego

San Diego has some of the best places to meditate out in nature. San Diego also has some of the best weather for sitting and meditating on its assortment of spectacular views. The purity, beauty, vastness and harmony we can enjoy meditating in these spectacular spots...

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3 Keys to Happiness

We’re all familiar with the practice of seeking happiness through acquisition of material possessions or through attainment of success in the “outer” world. The irony of this pursuit is that all too often, these things become obstacles to happiness. Our true self, our...

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How to Meditate at Work

Finding time to meditate at work can be a powerful boon to both your inner peace and outer satisfaction during the day. The poise, patience and intuition in handling both negative and positive situations that comes from a practice of meditating is rewarding in many...

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Meditation with Music

Just as music has a powerful sway over our emotions and outer energy, it also has the capacity to inspire our deep meditations. Listening to music that was composed and performed in a high state of consciousness gives us the opportunity to aspire to that state as...

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Building Your Meditation Practice

There is only one good way to get better at meditation and to receive more benefits and that is regular as well as punctual practice. There are no short cuts. Here are some tips that will help you build a daily practice into your busy life. 1. Choose a good time -...

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The Benefits of Group Meditation

In addition to a routine of daily meditation on your own, you will likely find that regular participation in a group meditation will help you considerably in achieving your spiritual goals. Meditating with a group of people who have similar aspirations and beliefs can...

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Stressed While Driving?

Is the freeway a Parking Lot? Travel the inner highway. Take a deep breath. Heck, take two or three! Breathe in deeply through your nose and out through your mouth. Let each breath become gentler and gentler until you can hardly tell the difference between the...

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Simple “Dos and Don’ts” for Starting Meditation

When – The best time to meditate during the day is first thing in the morning, just after you get up. Make sure you set your alarm to get up 15 minutes earlier than usual. Another excellent time to practice meditation is right before bed. You will find it easier to go...

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Increasing the Capacity to Meditate

Typically we aspire to increase our capacity to meditate as we begin to appreciate its benefits. At times we reach a certain height or depth in our meditations but find that our progress does not meet with our inner hunger for more light, peace and bliss. One of the...

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A Quick Meditation Exercise for Nervousness

The experience of being nervous! We have all experienced nervousness at one time or another when facing a new or challenging endeavor.  There are any number of situations that can bring nervousness to the fore including public speaking, performing in front of a live...

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Can’t Sleep at Night?

  Don’t count sheep, count your breath. Lying relaxed on your back, take your mind off the world and yourself. Just breath in on “one” and out on “two.” Imagine that out-breath disappearing into infinite space above. Follow it all the way to infinity and then...

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Meditation and Creativity

When we sit down to a blank canvas, a blank piece of paper or a silent instrument and search for inspiration to create something new to offer to the world, where does that inspiration come from? Where do those truly phenomenal and aspiring works that awaken both the...

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Learning Meditation for Stress Reduction

Stress inhibits our natural abilities to live our daily lives in a healthy, clear and peaceful manner. Stress can build up in our body mind and emotions. There are many mental techniques for relieving stress in the short term, but most have found that they do not...

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