Meditation 101: A Great Introductory Video on Mediation for Beginners

I stumbled on a great video today which I thought I’d share with you all! YogaVibes is a great website that offers full length yoga classes online – and you can trial these for free for 15 days! They also offer short introductory videos on different poses and mediation and the image below links to […]

Dalai Lama

Be kind wherever possible… It is always possible. This quote from Dalai Lama is my all time favourite saying! It links in beautifully with a passage I recently read in The Tibetan Book Of Living & Dying… Do I remember at every moment that I am dying, and everyone and everything is, and so treat all […]

Richard Dawkins

After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isn’t it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we […]

Remind Yourself That Life Is Beautiful

When I’m not studying I have a part-time job in a supermarket. On Saturdays I do a day-long shift and whilst to most people it might seem like a boring job, it’s always so busy and by the time I’m back at mine I’m wiped out until around 11am the following Sunday. This Sunday was […]

7 Health Benefits of Meditation!

Today I read an incredible article published here on… It describes an experiment conducted by Harvard Medical School who discovered that meditation can actively encourage the following physical changes to our body: Increased immunity Emotional balance Increased fertility Relief from irritable bowel syndrome Lowers blood pressure Acts as an Anti-inflammatory against Stress Calmness of […]

A Timescale is Not An Ambush

I bet if I was ask the majority of you how you felt after meditating there would be a general consensus towards positive words. “Calm; Serene; Encouraged; Optimistic; Hopeful; Confident; Buoyant…” I’ve noticed that one of the most beautiful things about meditating is that when you first close your eyes, you are closing them to […]