Category Archives : Meditation

Meditation, not detention?

Instead of punishing disruptive kids or sending them to the principal’s office, the Baltimore school has something called the Mindful Moment Room instead. The room looks nothing like your standard windowless detention room. Instead, it’s filled with lamps, decorations, and plush purple pillows. Misbehaving kids are encouraged to sit in the room and go through practices […]

Taming the Untamed Mind

Understanding the Benefits of Meditation Wow, what a wonderful 13 minute talk by Lily Hill.  She does a beautiful job of summing up a lot of information and making it accessible and useful.  WELL worth the watch. I had a meditation instructor years ago who told me, “the untrained mind is like a young puppy. […]

Meditation in the Board Room

I’ve quoted from this article before, and I just keep going back to it, because there’s so much here to inspire everyone to meditate (or use self hypnosis) on a daily basis. If busy CEO’s see the value enough to spend time in meditation, CEO’s who insist on a return for any kind of investment, […]

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Neuroscience brings meditation into the mainstream

MINNEAPOLIS — When the Rev. Ron Moor began meditating 30 years ago, he did so in secret. “When I started, meditation was a dirty word,” said Moor, pastor of Spirit United Church in Minneapolis. “(Evangelist) Jimmy Swaggart called it ‘the work of the devil.’ Because of its basis in Eastern religions, fundamentalists considered it satanic. […]