Category: Types of Meditation

Meditation on the Job | Practicing Mindfulness at Work

By Bart Mendel and Mindworks Team

Five ways to bring more meditation into your work life Meditation is an oasis of calm in our busy lives,...

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Buddhist Meditation Techniques & Practices

By Bart Mendel and Mindworks Team

Post Summary: Buddhist meditation practices stem from the Buddha's insights about existence: Shamatha (mindfulness) focuses on cultivating calmness, clarity, and...

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Mindful Listening

By Mindworks Team

Is there a relationship between effective listening and mindfulness? What is mindful listening? Mindfulness, in all its many forms, boils...

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What is Zen Meditation? Benefits & Techniques

By Bart Mendel and Mindworks Team

Post Summary. Zen meditation is an ancient Buddhist tradition originating in China and practiced in various Asian countries. Zen meditation...

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How to Manage a Business and Meditate Effectively

By Bart Mendel

Meditation for busy business executives Not so very long ago, meditation and entrepreneurship rarely occupied the same bandwidth. Nowadays though,...

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Morning Meditation

By Mindworks Team

Four mindful ways to wake up your body and energize your mind What are the benefits of morning meditation? As...

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Mindfulness of Sounds – Meditation Practice

By Mindworks Team

What are meditation sounds? How to use sounds in mindfulness practice Meditation is about paying attention in and to the...

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The Great Message of Impermanence

By Lama Jampa Thaye

Change and the law of impermanence — Life's great wake-up call One of the most powerful things about being alive...

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Finding Your Mantra

By Mindworks Team

Mantras are words or phrases used to increase positive energy, uplift, encourage, or connect. Classic Buddhist mantras in Sanskrit promote...

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Meditation in Motion

By Mindworks Team

6 Easy-To-Apply Methods to Practice Mindful Movements Every Day Even the Buddha, who is usually portrayed meditating in perfect stillness,...

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Noting Meditation Practice

By Pamela Gayle White

How to use labels to make a busy mind more manageable Oh, those pesky thoughts. When we’re in deep meditation,...

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What is Vipassana Meditation?

By Bart Mendel and Mindworks Team

Vipassana meditation, also known as insight or awareness meditation, can be summarized by Socrates’s famous maxim “To know thyself is...

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Meditation on the Power of Gratitude

By Lama Jampa Thaye

We all know that it’s important to appreciate the good things in our lives and to be thankful for the...

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What is Chakra Meditation?

By Mindworks Team

What is a Chakra? “Chakra” is a Sanskrit word that literally means wheel or cycle. In the context of spiritual disciplines...

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A Brief History of Meditation

By Mindworks Team

Meditators swear by the practice’s ability to bring enduring positive change into their lives. But where does meditation come from?...

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