Peace and Mind

Strategies for peaceful living, creativity and emotional balance
Meditations

Be aware of your emotions

When you feel rejected, assaulted, alone, depressed, angry; you are creating separation from the world, you disagree with it, you are judging it. The best thing to do is accept this moment and be fully aware of the emotion you're experiencing, without rejecting it,...

Ego…Do you have one?

There's no ego it's just a concept, but often we experience it as a voice within us that constantly complains, judges, evaluates, craves, escapes, desires or rejects. Actually what happens is a constantly arising of thoughts related to these mental afflictions. But if...

Recipe for your daily training

To help you design a daily practice you can follow this guide. A formal training session: Motivation. Start by defining our intention to train our mind. Divide your session into 3 parts: 1 practice for emotional balance: Compassion, Loving Kindness, Empathy or...

My teachers

I've studied with several teachers, Tibetan, Western, Zen, Theravada. In this photo I am with my teacher Chokyi Nyima Rinpoche in Nepal.   My main teacher is Alan Wallace, who is a disciple of the Dalai Lama, from whom I have received teachings too. Alan is a...

14 wise precepts from the great master Thich Nhat Hanh

I would like to share with you the “Thich Nhat Hanh’s 14 precepts” he is a very wise vietnamese zen master. 1. Do not be idolatrous about or bound to any doctrine, theory, or ideology, even Buddhist ones. All systems of thought are guiding means; they are not absolute...

Happy 2016!

Dear healthy minds, I'm writing to wish you a very happy new year! The resolutions I suggest for this year are cultivating greater peace, attention and developing a good heart. Let's resolve to create habits of being happy, better organized, empathizing with others,...

How to cultivate Loving Kindness towards yourself

I'm happy to share with you this wonderful meditation:   Sit with your legs crossed. Generate the motivation to devote a few minutes to cultivate loving kindness toward yourself.   Take 3 deep breaths, releasing any tension or anxiety in your body and mind.   Let your...

Meditation will change your life

These practices present a direct path that leads to the realization of our deepest nature and the potentials of our consciousness.

Genuine Happiness

Happiness arises when one leads an ethical life, helping others to be happy and cultivating kindness and compassion.

Mindfulness & Shamatha

Shamatha meditation is known as the cultivation of calm and concentration. Mindfulness is remembering our object of meditation and paying attention to our actions of body, speech and mind.

Wisdom

This is cultivated not with the intellect but through an analysis of reality to understand how we exist in relation to everything that surrounds us.