Peace and Mind

Meditations and strategies for peaceful living, creativity and emotional balance

Introduction to Meditation

The word meditation is sometimes used to refer to the act of reflection or relaxation. But in the context of contemplative traditions meditation involves habituating the mind, training it to cultivate specific mental states, habituating it to think or to visualize in...

Meditation

Meditation is to relax our mind, but at the same time to keep it alert, present, awake and clear. There are many methods for meditation, some rely on visualizations, others on recitations of mantras, etc. But there are many misunderstandings about what meditation is....

Contemplative Practices

Contemplative practices can be summarized in the "Three Trainings": 1. Ethics: We cultivate Loving Kindness and Compassion to benefit those around us and we try to avoid damaging people, animals and the environment. Developing generosity, patience, discipline, empathy...

Define your direction in life

Do not let your days go by while you are only doing what is urgent or what others expect of you. Start by defining what you would like to achieve and receive from the world. Then reflect on how you would use these things or qualities to become the best version of...