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Chocolate meditation for chocolate week

It’s Chocolate Week from 10th to 16th October 2016 in the UK, and I thought this would be perfect timing to describe a meditation practice that almost everyone will enjoy, even if (or especially if) they haven’t done any meditation before, because it involves chocolate! And almost everyone likes chocolate. Plus dark chocolate may even…

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Meditation – a beginner’s guide animation

I really love the simplicity of this video by Happify explaining the principles of meditation in a very simple way. It’s short, it’s simple, and it’s engaging. I like the graphics which show the gradual erasing of all the brain chatter as you breathe and meditate. It’s a really good video for anyone new to…

What is happening in the brain when you meditate?

If you’ve often wondered about what’s happening in the brain when you meditate, you might find this picture helpful. It shows which brain waves are activated during the different stages of meditation. The brain produces varying proportions of brain wave types, depending on its current levels of relaxation, focus, and other mental states. Each type…

Have you got two minutes in your day?

If you’ve got two minutes in your day, you can practise this two minute meditation technique which is a breath-focused technique and can be done anywhere, any time. If you’ve only got one minute spare, you can practise this one-moment minute meditation which again can be done anywhere. There’s a really fun video that explains…

Free 21 mantra meditation journey

Are you interested in meditation or mantra? Do you not know where to start with mantra meditation? Then you may want to sign up to a free 21 day online mantra meditation journey with world leaders in mantra meditation Deva Premal and Miten. From 23rd April 2013 they’re running a free online 21 day mantra…