Ideas & Insights

How to do “Metta” or Loving Kindness Meditation

Loving kindness meditation or "Metta" is a traditional Buddhist prayer that wishes benevolence and good wishes toward oneself and another. It is not a religious...

We cannot sow seeds with clenched fists. To sow we must open our fists.

We cannot sow seeds with clenched fists. To sow we must open our fists. "No podemos sembrar con los pu├▒os cerrados. Para sembrar, hay que...

Surrender 3

Day 3 of Surrender Sadhana : Today marks the anniversary of the last combat troops to leave Vietnam in 1973. It did not mean the...

Manage Stress Anywhere, Anytime

Life happens. And depending on the situation, there may be nothing we can do about it in the moment. All of a sudden, hearts are racing,...

River Bat

I love the river. Its flow. Its constancy. It is here that I find my home. It is here that I rest. There is nothing...

Managing the gift of second sight and intuition, part 1

It is hard to say what is harder, having the ability to intuit and see or managing the ability to intuit and see. I say...

Heh Fascia, what are you anyway? And why should I care? part 2

The fascial system has 2 main purposes: Containment and Communication. Containment provides the basis of form and structure for the muscle tissue.  Tensegrity, coined in...

How to practice Tonglen meditation

www.johnscottartist.com On Tonglen: I started the community Worldwide Meditation for Healing and Compassion (www.facebook.com/MeditationHealingCompassion?ref=hl) after experiencing the practice of Tonglen in my meditation practice. Tonglen...