Stressed by Thoughts? Remember, They Aren’t Real!
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by Jerome Stone
1M ago
This morning, I received an email from one of my readers who wrote, "One question that I have about thoughts is, if they're not real, how do you know if they're 'true' or not...The way I've always viewed my thoughts is, well if I thought of them then they MUST be true." Do you ever wonder the same thing? If so, read on... The post Stressed by Thoughts? Remember, They Aren’t Real! appeared first on Minding The Bedside ..read more
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To Meditate, Practice Unreasonable Happiness!
Minding The Bedside
by Jerome Stone
6M ago
Is happiness unrealistic? Can you really be happy with the things that you chase after in life? Is there a way to achieve a happiness that remains regardless of challenges in your life? What I've found is that through my meditation practice, I'm able to return, again and again, to a state of happiness despite troubles and challenges that may be occurring in my life. It's this kind of happiness that I consider to be "unreasonable." The post To Meditate, Practice Unreasonable Happiness! appeared first on Minding The Bedside ..read more
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Meditate on Suffering – The Power of Engaging What Bothers Us
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by Jerome Stone
6M ago
Imagine meditating while you're suffering, what does that feel like? What if, instead of trying to run away from your disturbing emotions, you engage with them and see them for what they really are, temporary and impermanent? How do you think your life would change if you were able to be with whatever arises within your mind in a state of grace and peace, instead of constantly running after the good thoughts and fleeing what makes you suffer? Would your life be different? The post Meditate on Suffering – The Power of Engaging What Bothers Us appeared first on Minding The Bedside ..read more
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How To Meditate: An Amazing Breakthrough in Meditation
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by Jerome Stone
6M ago
For anyone who meditates, or who has ever tried to meditate, dealing with the thoughts, emotions and sensations that arise during one's mediation practice can be a real challenge. In fact, these temporary phenomena can be such a challenge that many people abandon their attempt to meditate because of them. The post How To Meditate: An Amazing Breakthrough in Meditation appeared first on Minding The Bedside ..read more
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For Black Friday…Meditate! How to Use Meditation to Spend Less…
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by Jerome Stone
6M ago
Well, it's that time of year again. Time to...meditate? No, shop! Or, is it time to meditate on why we shop, why we consume hoping to find some outer reward to our thirst for something...new, different? Time to find happiness in...Target? Nordstroms? Amazon? How often have you felt an urge to go out and buy [...] The post For Black Friday…Meditate! How to Use Meditation to Spend Less… appeared first on Minding The Bedside ..read more
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Walking Meditation, Every Moment is Extraordinary!
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by Jerome Stone
6M ago
Walking meditation is a practice in many contemplative traditions. The object of this practice is to use the simple act of walking as an opportunity to practice moment-to-moment awareness. Meditation is moment-to-moment awareness. Meditation is about not being distracted in the moment. The post Walking Meditation, Every Moment is Extraordinary! appeared first on Minding The Bedside ..read more
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Meditate on Suffering – The Power of Engaging What Bothers Us
Minding The Bedside
by Jerome Stone
6M ago
Imagine meditating while you're suffering, what does that feel like? What if, instead of trying to run away from your disturbing emotions, you engage with them and see them for what they really are, temporary and impermanent? How do you think your life would change if you were able to be with whatever arises within your mind in a state of grace and peace, instead of constantly running after the good thoughts and fleeing what makes you suffer? Would your life be different? The post Meditate on Suffering – The Power of Engaging What Bothers Us appeared first on Minding The Bedside ..read more
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Are You Stressed By Holiday Madness? Try Meditation…and Compassion!
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by Jerome Stone
6M ago
As you learn to meditate more and realize how much of your every day suffering from jealousy, worry, anxiety and fear, are due to your mind, you'll begin to get an experience of compassion for others who also suffer the same "mind sickness" that you experience. That's the compassionate presence that you'll find in your meditation practice. The post Are You Stressed By Holiday Madness? Try Meditation…and Compassion! appeared first on Minding The Bedside ..read more
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To Meditate, Practice Unreasonable Happiness!
Minding The Bedside
by Jerome Stone
6M ago
Is happiness unrealistic? Can you really be happy with the things that you chase after in life? Is there a way to achieve a happiness that remains regardless of challenges in your life? What I've found is that through my meditation practice, I'm able to return, again and again, to a state of happiness despite troubles and challenges that may be occurring in my life. It's this kind of happiness that I consider to be "unreasonable." The post To Meditate, Practice Unreasonable Happiness! appeared first on Minding The Bedside ..read more
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Are You Stressed By Holiday Madness? Try Meditation…and Compassion!
Minding The Bedside
by Jerome Stone
6M ago
As you learn to meditate more and realize how much of your every day suffering from jealousy, worry, anxiety and fear, are due to your mind, you'll begin to get an experience of compassion for others who also suffer the same "mind sickness" that you experience. That's the compassionate presence that you'll find in your meditation practice. The post Are You Stressed By Holiday Madness? Try Meditation…and Compassion! appeared first on Minding The Bedside ..read more
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