Author Archives: Mataji
Meditation is fantastic, but leaves out direct work on the mind processes that account for your outbursts and moods in the first place. Learning Resilience at Blackburn Meditation and Mindfulness overcomes that. Continue reading
Four hacks for handling Christmas Stress – and change your life: When you begin to feel stressed – particularly Christmas stress – and you feel frustrated, put upon, rushed, angry, remember these fours simple truths that will change your Christmas … Continue reading
Meditation research has an upside and a downside – the upside is that it is more reliable than personal stories; the downside is that what is left out may be as important as, or more significant than, what is currently tested for. Continue reading
Spring – Time of Renewal and Growth – and the Equinox Spring has come to Melbourne with it burst of lush and colourful growth. And with it, a magical moment – the Vernal Equinox. Two fantastic aspects of the natural … Continue reading
New to meditation? Here are some tips on getting yourself established.
Your physical body, spiritual body… can it be so, or do you suppose that the body is totally matter, perishable and not at all spiritual? That the mind is spirit while the body is only the vehicle?. There could be something quite back-to-front … Continue reading
Hello, here is a brief rundown on Christmas 2016 I’m at Buln where it is very peaceful.
Uncertainty is a major stress factor for most people. It goes hand in hand with lack of control, which often freaks people right out. We can face uncertainty in a strong and empowered way, or we can be irrational, inept … Continue reading
Here is a conversation I had recently with a student: Nothing external can cause an internal response What causes our emotional reaction is the black box full of assumptions (in the mind) by which we make inferences about how we … Continue reading