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Negative Visualization: 3 Meditations on Suffering and Tragedy

Trying to only think positively can give you a distorted and unhealthy view of reality. It doesn’t prepare you for the hardships and tragedy that many of us will often face throughout the course of our lives. There’s a tool called negative visualization that can help you build a more grounded and realistic view of […]

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The Wisdom of Body Awareness

Body awareness is any form of awareness that is directed toward our physical appearance, movement, and sensations. There are many different ways a person can improve their body awareness through different forms of meditation. For example, a “breathing meditation” focuses on the sensations of breathing, a “walking meditation” focuses on the sensations of walking, and […]

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Question Your Feelings

One of the first pillars of emotional intelligence is self-awareness. This is the process of better understanding your feelings through self-observation and self-inquiry. It requires that we look at our emotions from an objective viewpoint, and then be honest about what’s causing them and how they are influencing our actions. Emotions guide human behavior. They […]

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Mind Garden Meditation: How to Connect More With Your Subconscious

The “Mind Garden” meditation is a mental exercise you can do to build a stronger connection with your subconscious mind. The basic idea is to imagine a garden inside your mind, and then revisit this garden on a weekly basis to see what signals your subconscious is communicating to you, as well as how to […]

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3 Common Problems When First Starting Meditation

Meditation is simply a practice of developing inner awareness toward our experiences. It can be easy in theory, but difficult in practice. Many people try meditating once or twice, but never develop a steady routine. A big part of this is beginners often get discouraged by common problems that they experience when first starting out. […]

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