CategoryMindfulness & Meditation

Climbing out of the river of thought. 

When we practice mindfulness meditation, we are practicing climbing out of the middle of the river, and settling onto the bank, where we can watch the river flow. No matter how fast the river is moving, you can climb out. Watching the river flow, simply means just noticing what kinds of thoughts are crashing around in your head, and trying not to judge them.

You are too busy!

One consequence of busy-ness is that your nervous system never has time to settle. Which means that you may experience constant feelings of stress. When you want to relax or go to sleep, your nervous system is too amped up to let you rest.

Meditations for Bones and No-Bones Days

Image of Noodle the pug with the words "Meditations for Bones and No Bones Days" on a cloud background

Noodle is the most famous pug in the world, and he has the gift of divination. Each day he reports with great precision, the expected quality of the day ahead. If he holds himself upright it’s a Bones Day; if he collapses gently back into his soft bed it’s a No Bones Day.

Here are ideas on meditations to use depending on whether it is a Bones or No Bones Day.

Give yourself a break during winter break.

Learn mindfulness with Koru Mindfulness this winter break.

Winter break is almost here for students everywhere, but thanks to our global pandemic, this winter break may not seem like much of a break. You may really, deeply, truly be looking for a way to make yourself feel better during these troubled times. You could use this extra time over winter break to learn mindfulness, a skill that has the potential to positively transform your life. Check out our...

The Mindful Twenty Something by Holly Rogers
“Wise, but not obscure. Practical, but lighthearted and inspiring.”

— MIRABAI BUSH, co-founder and Senior Fellow of The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society

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