Articles

Meditation

The Benefits of Meditating in Perfect Conditions

Surfing with a Hawaiian champion tandem surfer for an instructor – and a big push – gave me the opportunity to get up on the board after only a few attempts. Not only did it make the experience more enjoyable, but bailing off the board into 25+ degree Celsius water […]

October 30, 2015 ×

Psychology

Navigating Life Using the Hidden Intelligence of our Emotional Brain

The title of the article is a bit of a mouthful and even sounds a little mystical: Navigating Life Using the Hidden Intelligence of our Emotional Brain by Dr. Rick Hanson.

October 24, 2015 ×

Applications, Buddhism, Meditation

Introduction to Mindfulness – ‘The Issue at Hand’

Our biggest influence as individuals is with our own touch points to both our external and internal worlds. Cultivating a meta-awareness of these points of contact is a cultivation of mindfulness.

September 26, 2015 ×

Applications, Buddhism, Meditation

The 6 Sense Doors of Vipassana

In Buddhist philosophy, there are 6 sense doors – ways in which we allow information in. The 6 sense doors are the eyes, ears, taste, touch, body, and mind. A combination of factors are required to be at play for any stimulus to enter a sense door.

September 11, 2015 ×