Tag Archives: breath-exploration

Quiet in Every Way – Breaking the Mind’s Chatter

I just finished a 14-day intensive meditation/metta retreat at home, which is why I haven’t posted for a while.  Looking back at the 2 weeks work, I couldn’t help but think of this article by Thanissaro Bhikkhu. One of the things that became so evident to me, day after day “on the cushion” or in […]

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Developing the sensitivity that lays golden eggs

This post is a “supplement” to “How to Become a Loving Presence in the World,” because it speaks to developing the kind of presence that is a sensitivity, a deep mindfulness, of what’s going on. (This mindful sensitivity is the very opposite of the “sensitivity” that is reactive, fearful, and self-defensive!) If we aspire to […]

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Mindfulness of Breathing-Exploring the breath is interesting!

“…if you find that the breath is boring, it’s because, one, you’re not paying attention; and two, you’re not asking the right questions.” This post in the second of this week’s focus on anapanasati—mindfulness on breathing. See also: Mindfulness of Breathing-a short teaching by Thich Nhat Hanh Bathing in the Breath to Heal Body and […]

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