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Excavating the Heart Through Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation

 Photo: Deirdre Fay c2011   Noah Levine Excavating the Heart Through Buddhist Mindfulness Meditation Re-blogged from the Huffington Post —  Posted: 04/25/2011 1:00 am When I first heard the Buddhist teachings on loving kindness, compassion and forgiveness, I was incredibly skeptical. Coming from a background of drugs and violence, I saw those heart qualities as […]

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Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation allows you to notice your life without getting lost in it or overwhelmed by it As a trauma survivor you can benefit from mindfulness meditation by cultivating your ability to witness life. With that you can notice what’s happening without getting carried away by it, or need to shut down around it. Mindfulness […]

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Benefits of Meditation Mindfulness

Benefits of meditation for mindfulness practice and the possible cautions for the practice for those with PTSD symptoms. Lately the benefits of meditation have created a buzz especially in terms of mindfulness practice. The psychtherapeutic community has endorsed it’s application, taken it on and run with it. There’s no doubt about it’s incredible usefulness, but […]

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Bare Attention

Bare Attention / Bare Noticing The full rounded path of meditation begins with mindfulness meditation, proceeds to developing insight (vipassana) and ends in enlightenment. The task of the first phase is to gain in mindfulness. As we develop mindfulness we break apart our habits of mind. Our natural tendency is to find shortcuts to living […]

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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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