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Difficulty meditating? Try with mala beads

Difficulty meditating? Try with mala beads

When I first started meditating, my mind was all over the place. And to be honest, it sometimes (uhm, most of the time) still is! One day during yoga teacher training we were introduced to mala meditation and it made such a difference. Now, whenever my crazy monkey mind keeps racing and ‘normal’ sitting meditation […]

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What is meditation and why is it good for you?

What is meditation and why is it good for you?

What is meditation? A very loaded question, this. Contrary to popular belief, meditation isn’t something that you do. It’s a state being, a state of mind, or a state of consciousness. Through the practice of meditation we quieten the mind. The aim of meditation is not to suppress any thoughts, but to detach yourself from […]

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Sh*t you think about when you meditate

Sh*t you think about when you meditate

I get so much inspiration to write from conversations I have with people I meet. The other day I was talking to someone about meditation. He was convinced he couldn’t meditate, he wasn’t doing it right, and because of that, he had decided meditation was not for him. Well. If you want to get me […]

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Diary of a silent meditation retreat

A couple of weeks ago I did a 9 day silent meditation retreat at Tushita Meditation Centre, Dharamsala. I’ve been wanting to do one since forever… Here I am finally sharing with you my thoughts and experiences. Day 1: start of the silent meditation retreat 1pm. Check-in time. Oh boy. It looks like it’s going […]

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