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1301: Meditation in the Workplace: Decreasing Stress

9/16/2019
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All this week I am focusing on how meditation can help you at work. Today I talk about the places to meditate, how to recognize stress and how meditation makes you less reactive.

Duration:00:18:49

1300: The Lion's Roar - He's Playing His Cards Right

9/13/2019
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Scott Wellenbach is a buddhist who believes in giving. In fact, this year he has won over $672,000.00 dollars and is giving it all away to charity. It's a perfect story for a Friday.

Duration:00:08:34

1299: Lion's Roar - How Meditation Works (In My Life, Anyways) by Kate Lila Wheeler

9/13/2019
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Today’s article from The Lion’s Roar is a great take on how meditation has served the author for decades. It is interestingly written to express her take on the practice, while also weaving a meditation into the blog post. Check it out Links from the Episode: Lion's Roar - How Meditation Works (In My Life, Anyways) by Kate Lila Wheeler Sponsors: Amazon.com - Shop Amazon using this link and a portion of what you spend will go back to the show. Become a Super-Fan of the Show Support ZEN...

Duration:00:19:22

1298: Lions Roar - You Already Have What You Need

9/11/2019
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Tricycle magazine is an excellent resource for understanding Buddhism more completely. But they are not the only game in town. The Lion’s Roar is equally amazing at helping us understand how the kind and compassionate views of Buddhism can enhance our lives. Today, and all this week, I read articles that will better your understanding of meditation and Buddhism. Sponsors: Amazon.com - Shop Amazon using this link and a portion of what you spend will go back to the show. Become a...

Duration:00:09:24

1297: Robyn Spizman - Author of Loving Out Loud

9/11/2019
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Today I share with you my interview with Robyn Spizman, the author of Loving Out Loud: The Power of a Kind Word. Enjoy.

Duration:01:00:03

1296: Loving Out Loud by Robyn Spizman

9/9/2019
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Whenever I do an interview with a guest I spend some time telling you who it is exactly we are talking to. Lately, I thought of a better way to let you know, by reading a little from their latest book, when they have published one. Today I read an excerpt from Robyn Spizman’s latest book, Loving Out Loud. Then tomorrow you will hear my entire interview with her. Enjoy Sponsors: Amazon.com - Shop Amazon using this link and a portion of what you spend will go back to the show. Become a...

Duration:00:13:41

1293: Beginner Meditation - 3 Minute Session

9/5/2019
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The last meditation I recorded for you was a perfect starter meditation, two minutes. Well, once you feel comfortable with that, say a week or two, then graduate to this meditation of three minutes. You get what I am doing, right? :0) Links from the Episode: 3 Minute Meditation Audio File Become a Super-Fan of the Show Support ZEN commuter and get access to patron bonuses THANKS FOR LISTENING! Thanks again for listening to the show! If it has helped you in any way, please share it...

Duration:00:07:22

1295: Meditation Focus - Nature, Sensations and Pressure

9/2/2019
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Meditating in nature is often a blissful experience; connecting with the natural world can many times deepen your session. Today I talk about how that is the case when it comes to sensations you feel when you meditate outside Sponsors: Amazon.com - Shop Amazon using this link and a portion of what you spend will go back to the show. Become a Super-Fan of the Show Support ZEN commuter and get access to patron bonuses THANKS FOR LISTENING! Thanks again for listening to the show! If it...

Duration:00:13:52

1294: Meditation Focus - Sounds: Finding a Deeper Meaning in "Noise"

9/2/2019
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Yesterday I talked about music as a focus for your meditation. Not everything that you hear though is music. But as I will mention today, there are many ways to use sounds to focus your attention during a session. Even what you may consider noise has value. Let’s talk about it. Sponsors: Amazon.com - Shop Amazon using this link and a portion of what you spend will go back to the show. Become a Super-Fan of the Show Support ZEN commuter and get access to patron bonuses THANKS FOR...

Duration:00:15:04

1292: Meditation Focus - Mantras: They Are More Than Just Words and Sounds

9/2/2019
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The word mantra, while slowly slipping into the mainstream vernacular, is often misunderstood, even by meditation practitioners. Today I talk about the true meaning of the word mantra, and discuss how using it as a focus of your meditation can enhance your session. Sponsors: Amazon.com - Shop Amazon using this link and a portion of what you spend will go back to the show. Become a Super-Fan of the Show Support ZEN commuter and get access to patron bonuses THANKS FOR LISTENING! Thanks...

Duration:00:16:16

1291: Meditation Focus - The Breath: 4 Things You May Not Have Known

9/2/2019
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Meditation is all about training your mind to observe; to observe thoughts, emotions and feelings without becoming entangled in them. The way this is done is through focus, focusing on one thing and one thing only. This week I am going to focus oh…well, focus. I will talk about the different things that meditators use as focus, starting with the most common one, breath. Sponsors: Amazon.com - Shop Amazon using this link and a portion of what you spend will go back to the show. Become a...

Duration:00:15:13

1290: Meditation Benefits - Recovering From Addiction

8/29/2019
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Recovering from addiction can be very challenging. Intense therapy, support groups and even medical intervention is sometimes warranted. However, despite the myriads avenues of treatment, one often overlooked tool is demonstrating remarkable results. Today I share a post from Psychology today that discusses the benefits of meditation for addiction recovery. Links from the Show: Mindfulness Meditation and Addiction by Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. Become a Super-Fan of the Show Support ZEN...

Duration:00:10:27

1289: Meditation Benefits - Discovering Your Authentic Self

8/28/2019
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I could spend a month talking about all the individual benefits that meditation offers, but how about I focus on the one with the biggest return on your investment. Today I talk about how meditation helps you become familiar with the truest nature of who you are, your authentic self. Become a Super-Fan of the Show Support ZEN commuter and get access to patron bonuses THANKS FOR LISTENING! Thanks again for listening to the show! If it has helped you in any way, please share it using the...

Duration:00:17:08

1288: Knowing When to Follow a Thought

8/27/2019
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In the past I have talked about the process of following a thought in regards to insight meditations. In those talks however, I did not mention what you should consider when deciding to continue with an insight meditation. Today, those questions are answered. Links from the Episode: Register for free Webinar - How Meditation Can Help You in Life and In Career Audio File for the 2 Minute Meditation Become a Super-Fan of the Show Support ZEN commuter and get access to patron...

Duration:00:10:59

1287: Knowing When and How to End a Meditation Session

8/26/2019
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I would never recommend that you stop meditating altogether, but I would tell you that at certain times it si okay to end a session. Today I talk about how to end a session in the midst of meditating, and when exactly you would want to. Come Listen. Links from the Episode: Register for free Webinar - How Meditation Can Help You in Life and In Career Audio File for the 2 Minute Meditation Become a Super-Fan of the Show Support ZEN commuter and get access to patron bonuses THANKS FOR...

Duration:00:13:09

1286: Beginner Meditation - 2 Minute Session

8/23/2019
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It’s been a while since I have uploaded a meditation, and since I have been speaking about creating a consistent meditation habit I thought I would share one that is perfect for beginners. This one minute meditation is the perfect starting point for those who are just starting out. Links from the Episode: Register for free Webinar - How Meditation Can Help You in Life and In Career Become a Super-Fan of the Show Support ZEN commuter and get access to patron bonuses THANKS FOR...

Duration:00:11:27

1285: Feet, Headphones and Social Media: Your Questions Answered

8/21/2019
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Many times I get questions from listeners that are important, but don’t have enough fullness to allow me to designate an entire show to them. So today I thought I would gather up a few of them to answer and share them with you. Come listen. Links from the Episode: Register for free Webinar - How Meditation Can Help You in Life and In Career Become a Super-Fan of the Show Support ZEN commuter and get access to patron bonuses THANKS FOR LISTENING! Thanks again for listening to the show!...

Duration:00:11:07

1284: What to Do With Your Hands While Meditating

8/20/2019
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Hands are great for hugging, shaking or doing work, but what do you with them while you are meditating? Let's talk about it. Links from the Episode: Register for free Webinar - How Meditation Can Help You in Life and In Career Support ZEN commuter and get access to patron bonuses THANKS FOR LISTENING! Thanks again for listening to the show! If it has helped you in any way, please share it using the social media buttons you see on the page. Also, reviews for the podcast on iTunes are...

Duration:00:11:27

1283: 6 Uncommon Tips for Engraining a Meditation Habit (R)

8/19/2019
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Many people are excited to start new habits that will have them living a better life. Of course, many people will turn to meditation for that very thing; which is great. However, creating a consistent habit is not always easy. Today I talk about 6 ways to make it easier.

Duration:00:19:17

1282: Tricycle Week - Changed by Brightness by Sam Mowe

8/16/2019
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Sam Mowe is a contributor to Tricycle. Like many contributors, he shares his awakenings with the reading audience so that they can glean something from his life. Today he shares a story about a trip he took with his wife and new daughter Lila to Mount Koya in Japan. On this pilgrimage he learns about peace, acceptance and lineage. Links from the Episode: Tricycle Magazine Changed by Brightness by Sam Mowe Support ZEN commuter and get access to patron bonuses THANKS FOR...

Duration:00:20:05