The Italian countryside whizzes past as I journey from Venice to Florence aboard a high speed train. I love train journeys. Free from anything to do, my mind wanders freely.
I feel a sense of clarity and purpose sharper than ever before.
I reflect on the week that has passed. I have had a joyful and profound experience in Berlin, with some very amazing people.
As I gaze at vineyards and a mountain with a castle on top of it, memories, images, faces, feelings flash through my consciousness.
My mind is updating itself and I am integrating new experiences into my spectrum of self-awareness.
Meditation is not a complicated process. It is simple but it is not necessarily easy. It is a perfect metaphor for how life plays out. Simple it may be to understand, easy it is not to implement.
To help build your understanding of how to meditate we’ve listed seven simple ways of how to practice.
Surfing is one of our favourite gateways to flow. The complexity of riding the raw energy of an ever-changing wave focuses the mind like few other activities do. When we achieve flow we feel what is possible by unleashing our full human potential. Training the mind through meditation and other mind-body practices can help bring this flow out of the ocean and into every day life.
Harvard professor Dan Gilbert has found that aimless thoughts occupy our minds 46.9% of the time. Mindfulness is simply about taking the reins of your mind so that percentage increases. This post explores how we can use mindfulness meditation to train our minds to be more productive. efficient and powerful. Read on for this mindfulness flow hack!
Much like minimalist architecture or sculpture, simplifying our lives can become an art form. Ask yourself, what can stripped away to add more beauty and efficiency to my life? By taking action like this you profoundly increase your capacity for achieving the sort of simplicity in which harmony and joy flow. Read on for more tips on creating flow!
Meditation is the only intentional, systematic human activity which at bottom is about not trying to improve yourself or get anywhere else, but simply to realize where you already are.” Simple.
Mindfulness involves practicing to solve the problem of thinking when we don't know we are thinking. The problem is not thoughts. It's being unaware and without control of our thoughts. The most common practice is to pay attention to our breathing, noticing when our thoughts stray from this, and bringing our attention back to the breath.