July 17 2012 Buddhism Newsletter
It's been awhile since I sent a newsletter - summer is flying by! This month I decided to get back to basics. If you've been wanting to start meditating, or know someone who has, check out this article on starting a practice, even if it's just for a few minutes once in awhile - every little bit will benefit you:
Starting a Meditation Practice
Regular meditation benefits your mind, body, and spirit, regardless of whether you are doing it as part of a Buddhist practice. Here are some tips for building meditation into your daily life.
I think there are a lot of myths surrounding meditation that keep people from starting. If you have found yourself saying "I'm just not a meditator", also consider listening to this discussion between myself and Janice Lundy at Awakened Living Radio, in which we attempt to debunk the myths surrounding meditation, and offer an easy way to get started:
I've posted some more new articles since my last newsletter, so be sure to check them out at the main Buddhism site page:
And of course visit the forum to share your own thoughts and challenges about meditation:
As always, I love to hear from you.
Lisa Erickson, Buddhism Editor
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