Meditation Coach Fimo Mitchell on Using Mindfulness to Deal with Pain (and the Anger of Police Brutality)

“I’ve never met a human being who doesn’t suffer. We all suffer. But we’re not taught how to deal with our suffering.” – Fimo Mitchell It’s hard to understand how Fimo Mitchell touched on so many important topics in such a short amount of time. In this short post-meditation discussion, Fimo shared his wisdom on:Continue reading “Meditation Coach Fimo Mitchell on Using Mindfulness to Deal with Pain (and the Anger of Police Brutality)”

5 Ways to Bolster your Meditative Practice

Meditation is a paradox: it is a very simple practice, and yet it is unparalleled in its ability to revolutionize your life. Your experience of life is inseparable from your experience within your mind; and so, at its core, meditation is a catch-all solution to every problem. Before delving into ways to strengthen your meditationContinue reading “5 Ways to Bolster your Meditative Practice”

This is How Meditation Actually Works

People often get frustrated at the beginning of a meditative practice. They are not “less calm”, peaceful, or enlightened. Sometimes, they’re more miserable than before. But in reality, they’re not actually more miserable than before, they are just more acutely aware of the underlying misery or anxiety or whatever it was they were experiencing—things theyContinue reading “This is How Meditation Actually Works”

The Many Methods of Mastering the Mind

Masters of all kinds highlight the importance of cultivating stillness of mind. For most of us, our capacity for stillness is about that of a squirrel. So how do we succeed in our search for stillness? Although I am an unwavering proponent of meditation, there are several paths to stillness. So, while the following methodsContinue reading “The Many Methods of Mastering the Mind”