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I Should Be Meditating with Alan Klima: Guided Mindfulness Meditation and Discussion

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Sit down with Alan for guided mindfulness Meditation, talks, and questions answered to keep up a constant connection and reminder to be present. Each meditation contains tips, tweaks, new and surprising approaches to how we can pay attention, with many new takes on familiar practices like breath meditation, body awareness, loving kindness, and spiritual inquiry. It is perfect for a meditator looking to pick up new tools to investigate their experience so that we stay interested and inquiring, and mindfulness meditation stays fascinating.

Sit down with Alan for guided mindfulness Meditation, talks, and questions answered to keep up a constant connection and reminder to be present. Each meditation contains tips, tweaks, new and surprising approaches to how we can pay attention, with many new takes on familiar practices like breath meditation, body awareness, loving kindness, and spiritual inquiry. It is perfect for a meditator looking to pick up new tools to investigate their experience so that we stay interested and inquiring, and mindfulness meditation stays fascinating.
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Sit down with Alan for guided mindfulness Meditation, talks, and questions answered to keep up a constant connection and reminder to be present. Each meditation contains tips, tweaks, new and surprising approaches to how we can pay attention, with many new takes on familiar practices like breath meditation, body awareness, loving kindness, and spiritual inquiry. It is perfect for a meditator looking to pick up new tools to investigate their experience so that we stay interested and inquiring, and mindfulness meditation stays fascinating.

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English


Episodes

Mindful Choice Guided Meditation

1/26/2017
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There is a sweet feeling inside, the feeling of being alive, which everyone can contact. We can get better at that as we practice, but it all comes down to a simple choice, an act of choosing what we know is right. And we can practice that too. We can strengthen the recognition that we […] The post Mindful Choice Guided Meditation appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:14:13

Trusting Your Intuition to Meditate

12/29/2016
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Sometimes indecision stops us in our tracks. This simple guided meditation goes directly into that, to enhance your sense of power and ability to follow your heart, right at the micro-level of where indecisiveness arises. After each long thought phases passes, a moment of potential arises and in that moment you do what you intuitively […] The post Trusting Your Intuition to Meditate appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:21:44

Being Present Before Things End

12/21/2016
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How can we feel present in our life, and stay that way? In this talk we explore what it means to be mindful beyond trying to remember to “pay attention.” Typically, we’ll “remember” to be present for something when it is just about to end, whether it’s a meditation or even at the end of […] The post Being Present Before Things End appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:27:41

Appreciating Breath and Presence

11/23/2016
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Using the flavor of appreciation in your attention makes for a wonderful experience where you are grateful for meditation and grateful for life. The post Appreciating Breath and Presence appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:19:59

Your Instant Shift to the Heart of Meditation

11/15/2016
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This guided meditation is a pointing and a training in shifting to the heart of meditation, the source that keeps it going and alive and growing. For just a few moments here and there when the opportunity strikes cast aside all concerns for only just a moment no obligation for more and throw the power […] The post Your Instant Shift to the Heart of Meditation appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:15:07

How to Get to the Next Level in Meditation

11/11/2016
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Does your Meditation practice get stale? Does it still grow and grow in depth? Should you just accept plateaus? No, don’t fall for that. This talk is about real change, and what is the one thing that you MUST have in your meditation for it to keep flourishing. It wont last long, meditating like a […] The post How to Get to the Next Level in Meditation appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:32:25

Soaking In What It Is To Realize

10/20/2016
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In this meditation we bring our attention to ‘being present.’ without assuming what that is. What does it really feel like to be present now? What is it like when we recognize our presence, and attention is close to us, not dispersed and feeling like it is far? We observe what that state is like; […] The post Soaking In What It Is To Realize appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:21:24

The Inner Channel and Caring about Meditation

10/13/2016
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In this meditative talk we look closer into how meditation provides us with the tools to recognize that there are different channels – so to speak – that we can tune in to. Through an exercise of self-inquiry we sense that many things are going on at once in our bodies and minds. But through […] The post The Inner Channel and Caring about Meditation appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:19:41

Inserting Intention into the Mix of Meditation

8/19/2016
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Inject power of intention into your meditation. Intention is a temporary state where we have a feeling like we can choose. In this guided meditation we repeatedly exercise the ability to insert intention into the mix of meditation at the moments that it is possible, working with the breath and the moments when we have […] The post Inserting Intention into the Mix of Meditation appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:23:06

Talk on Ekhart Tolle Power of Now – Part 3: What Keeps Us From Harming Others

8/4/2016
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The third part of the talk series on Eckhart Tolle’s The Power of Now. In this conversation we delve into how our state of being present relates to arising negative or violent feelings and reactions. We ask what is our behavior like when we are in our being? In answering this we look into how […] The post Talk on Ekhart Tolle Power of Now – Part 3: What Keeps Us From Harming Others appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:13:50

Talk on Ekhart Tolle Power of Now – Part 2

7/25/2016
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The second installment of a series of talks on Eckhart Tolle’s The Power of Now. Alan Klima discusses questions sent by listeners regarding Eckhart Tolle’s book. Join in for an interesting discussion reflecting on trust. What does it mean to find the right balance between everyday life and what we are truly seeking for? What […] The post Talk on Ekhart Tolle Power of Now – Part 2 appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:19:43

Talk on Ekhart Tolle The Power of Now

7/12/2016
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Part one of a series, listeners submit questions and Alan takes up some of the top things that come to mind when reading this book. The talk delves into questions like what relation our past history has to who and what we are as being, and whether or not it is necessary to suffer first […] The post Talk on Ekhart Tolle The Power of Now appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:49:06

Meditation on After Thought

6/27/2016
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In this mindfulness meditation session learn to notice thoughts and mental activity while developing your awareness for intentionally being present. Going from the tensions in the body and hectic mind activity to subtly playing with your inner mental attitude. Sometimes we call it the wandering mind, but there really only is wondering and then it […] The post Meditation on After Thought appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:21:34

Pleasant Body

6/20/2016
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Relax into this mindful body scan and start developing skills to make the experience of the body joyful and interesting to play with. We move our attention through every inch of our body kindly noticing and becoming aware of what is already there. It is a simple technique to get in touch with bodily sensations […] The post Pleasant Body appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:34:21

Training with Two Kinds of Thoughts

6/16/2016
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Have you ever wanted to quiet your thoughts? To be able to silence all distractions, negative thinking, or simply noise in your head? This talk on mindfulness meditation as well as a meditation practice helps you develop a technique to begin to distance yourself from thoughts, but more importantly to distinguish between different forms of […] The post Training with Two Kinds of Thoughts appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:20:04

59: Release into the Abdominal Breath

6/13/2016
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Recognize the quality of attention, how experiencing the breath shifts and changes things so easily around. Release into the sensation of breath and allow thoughts, feelings, and tensions to be present while the breath becomes the center of attention. Explore the body through the breath and notice how much can be observed by simply focusing […] The post 59: Release into the Abdominal Breath appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:24:02

Talk 9: Two Great Skills in Meditation

6/9/2016
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A talk and a meditation. A contemplation of life. Use this training to get acquainted with and understand in your bones two meditation skills that are most important to finding a natural way to practice meditation, not forced, not pressured. Our ability to enjoy life is to accept that all is temporary and we can […] The post Talk 9: Two Great Skills in Meditation appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:34:29

Quickfire Meditation

6/6/2016
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It’s great to train the attention to be fast and agile and play a kind of game to see how fast you can bring the attention home, or how fast you can hop off the train of the thought. It’s a great training skill with some profound effects in your everyday life, where things happen […] The post Quickfire Meditation appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:07:36

58: Dwelling in Presence

6/2/2016
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What is it like to be present? In this guided meditation practice of looking inwardly, you return to that sense of presence to find another way of feeling, another way of being. Dwelling in presence, recognizing it, checking it out. Understanding the delicate task of looking inwardly, of just being. It is there that freedom […] The post 58: Dwelling in Presence appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:26:04

57: Guided Training in Two Meditation Skills

5/30/2016
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[Podcast] Life is constantly in flux, often presenting changing situations you need to adapt to. This guided meditation is a practice in two (or maybe three) techniques for training to become flexible, adaptable. Understanding that peace of mind can already happen. Here. Now. By practicing mindful meditation we become well rounded and ready for anything. […] The post 57: Guided Training in Two Meditation Skills appeared first on I Should Be Meditating.

Duration:00:22:05