A Meditation to Get Your Goals Back on Track

You started the year with great intentions, boundless energy, and ambitious goals. Yet, today you may find yourself back at square one. And on top of that, you’re beating yourself up for the lack of progress. If you’ve veered off your path, it’s not too late to get back on track. Follow these two simple steps, including a meditation for self-compassion.

Create Your Own Loving Kindness Meditation

The Mettā, or Maitrī, meditation is a loving-kindness practice. Mettā is the Pali word, Maitrī is the Sanskrit word, literally translating to mean unconditional friendliness to oneself and others. The practice is ancient and stems from the Buddhist tradition of cultivating compassion. But really, a Mettā practice need not be affiliated to any religion, culture […]

How to Practice Breath Retention

“There is one way of breathing that is shameful and constricted. Then, there’s another way: a breath of love that takes you all the way to infinity.” ~Rumi
 Kumbhaka is the Sanskrit word for this powerful type of breathing exercise, where you focus your attention on the pause at the top of the inhale and/or […]