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Science now shows that meditation and mindfulness really work. For example, we now know that meditation not only lowers stress and improves mental sharpness but it also strengthens our immune system, gives us more youthful and healthy brain tissue, and can be as good or better than prescription drugs for treating mental illnesses like depression, addiction, and PTSD. So maybe there is something to what all those ancient masters were talking about. Turns out when you strip away the religious and institutional covers, they figured out how to feel happy, healthy and fulfilled and told us how to do it. On this podcast Zebediah Rice provides an easy way to access the simple meditation and mindfulness practices developed by the wisest masters to have graced this planet. It is an easy and free way to learn to meditate, become more mindful, energetic, happy, peaceful, and mentally sharp.

Science now shows that meditation and mindfulness really work. For example, we now know that meditation not only lowers stress and improves mental sharpness but it also strengthens our immune system, gives us more youthful and healthy brain tissue, and can be as good or better than prescription drugs for treating mental illnesses like depression, addiction, and PTSD. So maybe there is something to what all those ancient masters were talking about. Turns out when you strip away the religious and institutional covers, they figured out how to feel happy, healthy and fulfilled and told us how to do it. On this podcast Zebediah Rice provides an easy way to access the simple meditation and mindfulness practices developed by the wisest masters to have graced this planet. It is an easy and free way to learn to meditate, become more mindful, energetic, happy, peaceful, and mentally sharp.
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Science now shows that meditation and mindfulness really work. For example, we now know that meditation not only lowers stress and improves mental sharpness but it also strengthens our immune system, gives us more youthful and healthy brain tissue, and can be as good or better than prescription drugs for treating mental illnesses like depression, addiction, and PTSD. So maybe there is something to what all those ancient masters were talking about. Turns out when you strip away the religious and institutional covers, they figured out how to feel happy, healthy and fulfilled and told us how to do it. On this podcast Zebediah Rice provides an easy way to access the simple meditation and mindfulness practices developed by the wisest masters to have graced this planet. It is an easy and free way to learn to meditate, become more mindful, energetic, happy, peaceful, and mentally sharp.

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Episodes

Grateful For My Teacher (45 min)

3/26/2018
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With the very best teachers, just being around them feels good. And even reading a true master’s words, when those words are truly understood (or, to use the words of the Diamond Sutra, are “received and retained”) will put you in the frequency of happiness and love. But 'receiving and retaining' a master’s teaching isn’t a straightforward exercise. Which is part of why this podcast exists: to help you receive and retain and understand and experience the teaching of the illuminated ones of...

Duration:00:45:01

Grateful For My Teacher (30 min)

3/25/2018
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We all have teachers. Some are ancient master who have long been dead. Some are with us today. Some we know well, some we’ve never met. Some don’t even know they are our teachers (any parent of a small child or a teenager can attest to that!). Our teachers hold a special place in our development as people, on our path to self-mastery. So today we are going to thank them. And because of gratitude’s special power, we will be able to use this meditation to activate their teaching within you...

Duration:00:30:11

Grateful For My Gifts (10 min)

3/19/2018
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We all have so much to be grateful for. Yet we rarely take time the time to be grateful for all the things we do have. Use this opportunity to be grateful for all the many gifts you have been given. (NOTE: This is a 10 minute version of the Grateful for my Gifts meditation.)

Duration:00:10:24

Grateful For My Gifts (30 Min)

3/19/2018
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We all have so much to be grateful for. Yet we rarely take time the time to be grateful for all the things we do have. Use this opportunity to be grateful for all the many gifts you have been given. (NOTE: This is a 30 minute version of the Grateful for my Gifts meditation)

Duration:00:30:03

Grateful For My Gifts (20 min)

3/18/2018
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We all have so much to be grateful for. Yet we rarely take time the time to be grateful for all the things we do have. Use this opportunity to be grateful for all the many gifts you have been given. (NOTE: This is a 20 min version of the Grateful for my Gifts meditation)

Duration:00:20:42

Gratitude - You are strong, beautiful and loved (1 hour)

3/12/2018
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(One hour version). You are strong, beautiful and loved. But you probably don't feel like this all of the time, or even most of the time. Why? The primary function of your body and your mind is to keep you alive and create copies of your genes into the next generation. It is a highly efficient, capable entity finely crafted to achieve these goals. So when you suffer, whether from physical or emotional pain, this is they way that you know to change course. This is how you keep yourself...

Duration:01:00:01

Gratitude - You Are Loved (30 min)

3/12/2018
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You are loved. It may not feel like that right now, but it is true. You have to recognize that any time you don't feel loved, anytime you are suffering, you are the one creating this experience. You have some belief that is preventing you from releasing the suffering and feeling loved. Your beliefs then manifest as your experience. But you get to decide what your beliefs are. So why not change them? You can do that now. Let's do that now. (NOTE: This is a 30 minute version of the You Are...

Duration:00:30:00

Gratitude - You Are Strong, Beautiful, and Loved (45 min)

3/11/2018
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You are strong, beautiful and loved. But you probably don't feel like this all of the time, or even most of the time. Why? The primary function of your body and your mind is to keep you alive and create copies of your genes into the next generation. It is a highly efficient, capable entity finely crafted to achieve these goals. So when you suffer, whether from physical or emotional pain, this is they way that you know to change course. This is how you keep yourself alive. The organisms and...

Duration:00:45:17

Grateful - You Are Loved (15 Min)

3/4/2018
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You are loved. It may not feel like that right now, but it is true. You have to recognize that any time you don't feel loved, anytime you are suffering, you are the one creating this experience. You have some belief that is preventing you from releasing the suffering and feeling the love. Your beliefs then manifest as your experience which then confirms your beliefs as being true! But you get to decide what your beliefs are and therefore what your experience of life is like. So why not...

Duration:00:14:44

Grateful - You Are Beautiful (15 min)

2/25/2018
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You are beautiful. You may not realize it but it is true. If you don't feel incredibly beautiful right now, you have some belief that is preventing you from seeing this truth. But you control your beliefs so you can shift your beliefs and this, in turn, will change your experience not just of this moment but of your whole life. But it takes practice. Lots of practice. Let's do that now in a simple but powerful meditation to help you remember just how beautiful you really are.

Duration:00:10:20

Grateful - You Are Strong (10 min)

2/25/2018
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This is a simple but beautiful and powerful technique to bring a positive mindset into dominance. The intelligence of your emotional and physical self is excellent at generating the feelings and movements to keep you alive in the primitive and dangerous settings that life developed in over the last few million years. Unfortunately, it isn't well-adapted yet to the relative safety and comfort of today's world. So we have to do the work to train the brain to adapt to this new environment....

Duration:00:15:26

Grateful - You Are Strong (30 Min)

2/25/2018
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The intelligence of your emotional and physical self is excellent at generating the feelings and movements to keep you alive in the primitive and dangerous settings that life developed in over the last few million years. Unfortunately, it isn't well-adapted yet to the relative safety and comfort of today's world. So we have to do the work to train the brain to adapt to this new environment. You have to recognize that any time you are suffering, you have some belief that is preventing you...

Duration:00:45:20

Grateful - You Are Strong (20 Min)

2/19/2018
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The primary function of your body and your mind is to keep you alive and create copies of your genes into the next generation. It is a highly efficient, capable entity finely crafted to achieve these goals. So when you suffer, whether from physical or emotional pain, this is they way that you know to change course. This is how you keep yourself alive. The organisms and people in our distant past that weren't good at that didn't pass down their genes. But these techniques that are so...

Duration:00:28:18

Forgiveness - The Health 'Hack' Of The Ancients (10 min)

2/12/2018
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There used to be a belief that illness, trouble in life and what today we might call psychological distress were caused by past or ongoing errors or transgressions against the gods or spirits by the sick person. In those ancient days, the cure for the illness was therefore to seek forgiveness from the gods or the ancestral spirits through prayer or the people involved with these errors or transgressions through ritual. Like many of these ancient techniques, the explanations of old may not...

Duration:00:09:48

Forgiveness- The Health 'Hack' Of The Ancients (20 min)

2/12/2018
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In ancient times there was a belief that illness, trouble in life and what today we might call psychological distress were caused by past or ongoing errors or transgressions against the gods by the sick person. The cure for the illness was therefore to seek forgiveness from the gods or the ancestral spirits or the people involved for these errors or transgressions. Like many of these ancient techniques, the explanations of old may not accord well with our modern scientific understanding....

Duration:00:18:59

Forgiveness And A Smile (25 min)

2/4/2018
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When we talk about forgiveness, we are not talking about allowing ourselves to be treated badly or giving ourselves permission to act badly towards others. We are talking about taking control of our emotional well-being; about achieving self-mastery. But how do we do that? The complexity of our minds rivals that of our universe. And like the cosmos, our minds follow certain rules. Burned deep into our neural circuitry are vast networks that perform silently and invisibly beneath our...

Duration:00:21:41

Meet Me in the Field of Forgiveness (20 min)

1/28/2018
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Haunted by something in your past? Regretting something you did? You're not alone. But sometimes there are experiences so difficult that they require a special focus in order to reach a state of forgiveness. This meditation is going to help bring you to a place where you can experience forgiveness even with the toughest situations. Remember that forgiveness doesn't mean that you will allow yourself to be treated badly in the future or that you ever need to see someone that has wronged you...

Duration:00:16:00

Meet Me in the Field of Forgiveness (30 min)

1/28/2018
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The mindset of forgiveness is one of the happiest spontaneous side-effects of meditation generally. But sometimes there are experiences so difficult that they require a special focus. This meditation is going to help bring you to a place where you can experience forgiveness even with the toughest situations. Remember that forgiveness doesn't mean that you will allow yourself to be treated badly in the future or that you ever need to see someone that has wronged you again. This is an...

Duration:00:23:55

Welcoming Forgiveness (30 min)

1/25/2018
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The art of forgiveness is an ancient practice for healing illness, life troubles and psychological distress. It has so much power that some Buddhist teachers recommend practicing forgiveness to ourselves and others twice a day for months on end. When forgiveness is practiced with such steady devotion, forgiveness starts to seem almost like a field of energy. A field is anything that has a physical quantity at any point in space. Anywhere you look in the universe, even in a vacuum, you will...

Duration:00:33:16

Welcoming Forgiveness (20 min)

1/21/2018
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Forgiveness is a sacred art with profound healing potential. It has so much power that some Buddhist teachers recommend practicing forgiveness to ourselves and others twice a day for months on end. When it is practiced with such steady devotion, forgiveness starts to seem almost like a field of energy. A field is anything that has a physical quantity at any point in space. Anywhere you look in the universe, even in a vacuum, you will find fields. We are all familiar with physical phenomena...

Duration:00:24:04