Walking Meditation – Taking Mindful Steps

Since The Buddha praises walking Meditation in one specific discourse (Cankama Sutta – The Discourse on Walking): “Monks, there are these five benefits of walking up & down. What five? One is fit for long journeys; one is fit for striving; one has little disease; that which is eaten, drunk, chewed, tasted, goes through proper … Read more

How to Deal with Challenging and Weird Thoughts

Sometimes when we sit down and meditate, we might suddenly be flooded by an array of crazy and weird thoughts. In this article I will explain why this usually happens and how to deal with this common phenomenon. I might also explain why the Buddha could have been an alien invader trying to brain-wash us … Read more

How Gratitude can help Change your Life Instantly

Change your life instantly! Use gratitude NOW and discover happiness for free!!! I know, the title of the blog might come across a bit cheesy, but bear with me. I actually mean to talk exactly about the fact that gratitude can help you to change your entire life in an instant. In this blog I … Read more

Presence and Goals – Adding Quality and Direction

How is it possible to live our life in presence while pursuing important goals? Are these two facets of being and doing not mutually exclusive? In this article I will talk about how to combine these two qualities skillfully. Having Goals & Navigating our Story If life was a journey across a vast ocean it … Read more

Looking Through the Fabricating Mind

If you are a human being born and raised in this world you may be familiar with the various habits of an overactive mind. You might have noticed the constant and unstoppable stream of thoughts, an endless narrative based on the way we are brought up and fed by culture, society, media and countless other … Read more

Attitude and Technique – Fundamentals of Meditation

There are many Meditation Techniques allover this world. A few of them are well known, others are only accessible to initiates. It appears to be the case that many people are concerned about these various techniques. They wonder which one to practice and for how long. But in our quest for the right retreat, the … Read more

Beyond Thinking – The Emptiness of Thoughts

What happens when you go beyond thinking? The space beyond discursive thought is essential to the practice of meditation. It’s the doorway to true insight. Without being able to go beyond thinking, the practitioner will stay stuck within confusion, agitation and many other basic obstacles. Therefore I will dedicate this article to the development of … Read more

Compassion and Pity – The Differences

It is often said that compassion and pity are near-enemies. In this article I will explain why that is so and how to practice in order to give rise to authentic compassion. The benefits of compassion are manyfold, therefore it makes sense to develop it. So let’s have a look at the differences between compassion … Read more

Time Management for Meditators – Three Times

How is meditation related to time management? They actually have a lot to do with one another. In fact – time-management is arguably one of the more important points when it comes to the integration of Meditation practice into everyday life. So talking about practicing Meditation but neglecting the aspect of time-management leaves the practice … Read more

How to Deal with Panic Attacks in 4 Simple Steps

In this article I am going to introduce you to a simple four-step approach that will help you deal with panic attacks efficiently. It is by no means the “only valid way” but I am confident that this method will at least work for some of you out there. I hope that this little technique … Read more