Mudita: Emphatic Meditation for Joy

I believe that meditation is familiar to most of you who are reading these lines and you practice meditation, or at least you've heard about this term at some point. Just in case, let's recap that meditation is a practice that involves training the mind to focus and redirect thoughts. It is often used to increase awareness, reduce stress, improve relaxation, and enhance overall mental and physical well-being. Meditating regularly can help cultivate mindfulness, improve concentration, and promote a sense of inner calm and clarity.

In this post we will broaden your horizons with one type of meditation which is called "Mudita". Mudita meditation originates from Buddhist traditions and is a practice that cultivates feelings of sympathetic joy or happiness in response to the success, accomplishments, and happiness of others. It is a way to counter envy or jealousy and develop a sense of interconnectedness and compassion towards others. Mudita (in Pali and Sanskrit) means joy, especially...

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5 Tips To Establish a Daily Meditation Practice

discipline meditation self-love | Posted Mar 27, 2022

As with any positive change we strive to make in our lives, there is a tendency to dig our heels in and go all out right away. For the first few days, everything is under control. Then a rain cloud forms over our heads and saps every last bit of energy we have. We say we'll do it tomorrow, then tomorrow comes, and we push it off again. 

Everyone who has tried to adopt a meditation practice knows this: showing up is easy when you're motivated. When the stars are aligned and the energy is high, you practically float onto your pillow. And then, when the chips are down, the opposite happens.

The good news is, there's nothing wrong with you. Success is all about having a winning strategy. As it stands, you may be making things harder than they need to be, and your approach could benefit from a bit of refinement. If that's the case, you've come to the right place.

Let's dive in.

Limit Your Sessions

There isn't a prerequisite number of minutes or hours one must spend on the mat...

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