Tag Archives: Concentration Meditation

Learning Concentration Practices

Metta Meditation/Loving Kindness Practice                       Becoming Safely Embodied:  A Concentration Practice There are classical phrases used in the practice, yet it’s important for you to find the right words and phrases that work for you.  If these classical phrases don’t work, adapt them.  Find something that you know resonates with you, maybe qualities of being that […]

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Concentration Meditation

Redirecting Your Course with Concentration Meditation Concentration meditation encourages the mind to grow in the direction you want it to away from those areas you don’t want it to grow. –Gehlek Rimpoche Those who have suffered from trauma know how hard it can be to focus the mind or stay directed without losing course. We […]

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Classic Phrases of Metta

Classic Phrases of Metta Loving Kindness Meditation The classic way to practice metta is to recite four phrases over and over again silently, letting each phrase be savored before going on to the next. Sharon Salzberg is the Buddhist teacher who popularized this practice in the West. She wrote a beautiful book Loving Kindness: The […]

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Even With The Complications of PTSD Meditation Can Help

  Developing meditation skills will give you the life you want to live, freeing you from a life your history propels you into Meditation is one of the oldest, most reliable ways to bring forth calm and ease, helping to shift the overwhelming thoughts, feelings, somatic imprints left behind by trauma. Unfortunately, finding inner quiet […]

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