Simple, sensible answers to common meditation questions. Fun to listen, easy to apply, satisfying to share.
How long does meditation take to work
Beginner meditators often wonder how long it will take for meditation to work. The answer lies in what exactly it is we want meditation to do for us. We look at various meditation objectives and how long each of them typically and historically takes to accomplish.
Why is meditation making me more irritated and angry?
Can meditation make us MORE irritable and angry? You’ve finished meditating, you’re in your happy place, you’re blissed out, it’s awesome. Then you do something else or interact with someone else and get super-annoyed with situation.
In this episode we look at why this happens and what we can do to avoid it.
What is the difference between meditation and mindfulness
Is mindfulness the same as meditation or is meditation the same as mindfulness? We look at the history of each of these to figure it all out.
How can I meditate to music and what is kirtan?
One of the most popular music meditation traditions is the Indain kirtan traditions. What is it and how can we use it to meditate?
Can I meditate to music? Early Buddhist traditions.
Some meditation traditions encourage the use of music during meditation while others discourage it. In this episode we look at the reasons you might NOT want to use music during meditation.
Do I need a timer to meditate?
The benefits and drawbacks of using a timer or timer app during meditation.