Posts Categorized: Meditation

Guest Post: “Meditation Retreat” by Dan Harris

An excerpt from 10% Happier: How I Tamed the Voice in My Head, Reduced Stress Without Losing My Edge, and Found Self-Help That Actually Works—A True Story by Dan Harris It was the longest, most exquisite high of my life, but the hangover came first… Continue Reading

Mindfulness For Children #3: Mindful Breathing

Here is another guided mindfulness exercise for children from my InnerKids class. Mindful awareness exercises help children develop concentration and self-awareness. In this exercise, children are guided through a process of paying attention to their breathing. There are two versions of the guided exercise – the first is the full exercise and is intended for children who have... Read more »

Mindfulness For Children #2: Mindful Hearing

Here is another exercise from my InnerKids class, designed for children ages 6-10. Mindful awareness techniques help children develop concentration and self-awareness. In this exercise, children are guided through an experience of paying attention to sounds. After some practice, children may find this exercise to be helpful in their daily lives – before doing homework,... Read more »