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Our Next Session Will Be Sometime in September

Our Next Session Will Be Sometime in September

Hi everyone, our next session will be sometime in September at 10:30 a.m. at Living Yoga and Health, 105 Wyndham St. N. downtown Guelph. The sessions will be  every other week, and will run for about an hour and a…

A Meditation about the Circles of Cause and Effect

A Meditation about the Circles of Cause and Effect

Circles of Cause and Effect Prepare for the sit. Open with intention. Calm the mind. Recite 1, 10, 25, 50 or 100 times. “All beings are the creators of circles of cause and effect. Their happiness and unhappiness depend upon…

Connection Matters

Connection Matters

Connection Matters Prepare for the sit. Open with intention. Calm the mind. Recite 1, 10, 25, 50 or 100 times. “Everything is connected, therefore my actions matter.” See clearly, whatever arises. Close with intention. Share on:

Things Change…

Things Change…

Impermanence: Prepare for the sit. Calm the mind. Recite one, two or all of the sayings: 1, 10, 25, 50 or 100 times. “Everything changes. Nothing stays the same.” “Everyone changes. No one stays the same.” “Everywhere changes. No place…

A “Joy for Others” Meditation

A “Joy for Others” Meditation

“A shared joy is a double joy.” Swedish Proverb Here is a brief “Joy for Others” meditation: In the morning, recite: “I look forward to seeing the happiness, kindness and success of others.” x7 During the course of the day,…

A Brief Joy Meditation on Gratitude

A Brief Joy Meditation on Gratitude

A Brief Joy Meditation for the Morning “I look forward to the unknown blessings that are already on their way” X7 A Brief Joy Meditation for the Evening “I am grateful for the blessings of this day.” [Name two or…

A Compassion Meditation

A Compassion Meditation

“May I be free of pain and suffering.” x3 “May (my friend) Sally be free of pain and suffering.” x3 “May ‘the bank teller’ be free of pain and suffering.” x3 “May (my opponent) Mike be free of pain and…

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Here are three MBSR teachers. in the area: Barbara Wilkinson  http://www.barbarawilkinson.com/ and here is one that is OHIP covered in Kitchener: http://hannahsnidermd.com/services/mindfulness-based-cognitive-therapy-groups/ Also: Simon Peter K. Smith, C.Psych.Assoc. Phone: 519-836-1277 x310 Email: simon.smith.nps@gmail.com http://www.norfolkpsych.com/associates.aspx I took an 8-week program with Simon this fall….

Equanimity toward Difficult Beings

Equanimity toward Difficult Beings

“All beings are subject to intense and compulsive karmas (conditioning), therefore I take very little personally.” “I am subject to intense and compulsive karmas (conditioning), therefore I am very careful about my judgements and reactions.” “If you are only happy…

Equanimity towards Beings

Equanimity towards Beings

Equanimity towards Beings: Recite each verse of the series 1, 5, 10 or 25 times. “I am the creator of my circles of cause and effect. My happiness and unhappiness depend upon my own actions and not upon the wishes…

Jacqueline is Starting to Teach Again!

Jacqueline is Starting to Teach Again!

Jacqueline Gilbey is a wonderful and dedicated yoga and meditation teacher. She is relaunching her career and her first two classes will be at Flo Space Studio on Waterloo. Here  are descriptions of them: OPEN HOUSE Sunday Jan 17th, 11am-1pm An…

A Short Lovingkindness Meditation

A Short Lovingkindness Meditation

These phrases are magical. Say them three times in the morning and three times at night, and your heart will grow and grow. You can say them more times, if you want. If you are inspired by your experience, please…

Exchanging Your Self for Others

Exchanging Your Self for Others

“May I think about others more than myself.” “May I think about the happiness of others, more than my own.” “May I think about the pain and suffering of others, more than my own.” Share on: