Meditation for Beginners

Meditation for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Quieting the Mind

Meditation is the art of focusing 100% of your attention in one area. The practice comes with a myriad of well-publicized health benefits including increased concentration, decreased anxiety, and a general feeling of happiness.

Although a great number of people try meditation at some point in their lives, a small percentage actually stick with it for the long-term. This is unfortunate, and a possible reason is that many beginners do not begin with a mindset needed to make the practice sustainable.
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Don’t be afraid…

Don’t be afraid of doing good. It’s another name for happiness, for all that is dear and delightful–this phrase “doing good.”

Whoever would live well, Long lasting, bringing bliss
Let him be generous, be calm,
And cultivate the doing of good.

By practising these three bliss-bringing things,
The wise one lives without regret
His world infused with happiness.

Compassion If …

Compassion
If someone behaves negatively towards you, it helps to remember that he or she is a human being like you and to distinguish between an action and the person who does it. If counter measures are needed to prevent someone doing harm, it’s always better to do it with a calm rather than an agitated mind. If you act out of anger, the best part of your brain fails to function. Remember, compassion is not a sign of weakness

Life Lessons fr…

Life Lessons from Buddha:

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”

We need to live in the now. By allowing ourselves to focus on something that isn’t the present we create anxieties and stress in our lives. Leaning to live in the moment is one of the greatest feats for anyone who seeks to develop and clear their mind.

Life Lessons fr…

Life Lessons from Buddha:♥
Life is never easy!As Buddhism states ?A jug fills drop by drop,? it implicates that life must be full of patience and in order to succeed. As jugs are filled one second at a time, people also attain success one step at a time. Those who are willing to start small will end up filling their jugs and harvesting the fruits of their labor. All people start from drops in their jugs and without patience and sacrifice, they can never see their jugs fill up. So Buddha inculcates in people?s minds that patience is a virtue in this world where life never starts from success, but begins small

Real satisfacti…

Real satisfaction does not come from having an easy life and plenty of money.
These days I have a fairly comfortable life, even peace of mind, but that alone does not give me the greatest satisfaction.
Real satisfaction comes when I can do something that really helps someone else without any hope of getting something in return, such as fame or a good reputation.
The chance to give people something that truly benefits them does bring the greatest satisfaction.