Expert Panelist on KABC’s show “The Doctors Roundtable”
When our lives are designed and controlled to avoid painful experiences such as fear, we live in reaction to avoiding disturbance rather than by what is meaningful and worthwhile. As we learn to build awareness and observe our inner experiences …
Over the past 30 years countless research studies have shown the significant benefits of regular meditation to our mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. The traditional practice of mindfulness meditation involves developing heightened awareness of one’s experience of the present moment, with observation and acceptance, rather than judgment and reactivity. By practicing 15-20 minutes each day one can learn to develop self-awareness, quiet the mind, act rather than react, tolerate difficult emotions, live in the present moment, lower stress levels, and increase concentration, creativity, and self-acceptance.
Please click here for a list of various meditation techniques to help you get started. Practice each one several times before trying a new one. Like anything else that’s worthwhile, it requires practice and consistency.