alcohol dependence

Meditation To Help With Alcohol Dependence 

Meditation and Eastern tradition, in general, have exerted a strong influence on Mindfulness therapies such as Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT), etc. These therapies are often regarded as the most important constituents of the new generation of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment, which has been validated by numerous peer-reviewed studies. As […]

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Abundance Meditation

Abundance meditation is a relatively new form of deep contemplation of various aspects of life. While it draws upon the inexhaustible well of traditional meditative practices, abundance meditation is specifically tailored to fulfill the needs of people living in busy environments filled with stress and anxiety. What is Abundance Meditation? It is a set of […]

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How to Breathe Correctly: in Meditation and Beyond

What does proper breathing mean? Do you think it is a bit of a joke that breathing needs a separate how-to? Our automatic actions, like walking or breathing, by definition, don’t get much attention from our part. But automaticity does not guarantee that an action is carried out in an appropriate (and healthy) way. When […]

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Cruelty and the Nature of Violence

The Nature of Cruelty Sometimes it’s almost inconceivable that so many people are capable of unspeakable acts of cruelty. Some of them are very visible – abandoned pets, beaten up kids and domestic abuse. Yet some are inflicted on us by our own selves: constant negative rumination and beliefs that we are ‘not enough’. This […]

Values of Enough _ Meditation for Greed

Meditation for Greed | Minimalism vs Consumerism

Are we here at Ahimsa Meditation leaning towards ultra-minimalism or even asceticism? Are we trying to monetize meditation and create consumer products for this ever increasing market? Our stance is neither of these options. Let us disucuss consumerism, values of enough and how meditation for greed can help us all.  Whilst we think that healthy minimalism […]

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Meditation For Forgiveness

Forgiveness is not easy  We all carry a lot of grudges and that’s quite natural. Yet this ‘baggage’ is not really healthy.  We are hurt often and we feel guilty ourselves, but sometimes we also blame others. Well, it is inevitable that someone should be blamed for a failure or a mistake, don’t they? Funny […]

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Meditation for Beginners: Just One Thing You Really Need

Meditation is no longer a hype. Even though you can read about it from various magazines, newspapers and online, it is not a trendy thing anymore. It is here and will stay as an effective tool to cultivate one’s mind. Meditation for beginners could be confusing. Meditation today Similarly, as with nutrition, it started to accumulate […]

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Meditation, Love and Self-Compassion

Many people start on their journeys to meditate and cultivate their minds. It’s awesome! Yet for a majority of them, their practice of meditation is a sporadic tool or an activity that they need to find time for.  Surely, in our hectic and always changing world finding time is quite difficult. It is possible though […]