Things Are Getting Sticky

Next time you’re in the studio, be sure to pick up one of our free stickers, to tell people “I Meditated Today” or let them know straight-up that you’re “Chill AF.” It’s like the meditator’s equivalent of an “I voted” sticker. Let people know that you practice. You never know, it might spark a great […]

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Strategies for reaching your goals

  The end of the year is like a strong summer wind which brings with it the warmth of festivities and tradition, and the awareness that a new year is soon to be upon us – a new year, a new start, brimming with possibilities and opportunities.   And for many of us, just as […]

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Top 10 Reasons to Take Sound Bath Classes in the New Year

Sound baths are going mainstream. Last week, the Today show featured one, and they are the most popular classes at every meditation studio. Some call them “meditation for lazy people.” But they are so much more than that. If you are one of the few who are unfamiliar with the concept of a sound bath, […]

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Letting Go of Resentment

Resentment is something I’ve been processing lately. Until recently, I hadn’t recognized how much resentment I was carrying, or how toxic it was for me, until I took a hard look day after day at the thoughts that were occupying my mind. My process of grieving the loss of my mom is not over, and […]

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One New Year’s Resolution to Rule Them All: MBSR at Innergy Meditation

You want to experience greater happiness and well-being, right? Who doesn’t?  Innergy Meditation’s nine-week MBSR training starts January 12th, and gives you the keys.   Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is a scientifically proven, therapeutic system of mindfulness meditation that helps us develop better coping skills for the times when life throws us those unwanted curveballs: […]

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Becoming Your Best Self Through Meditation

  When I begin a meditation session, I usually begin by explaining to the students about meditation, and how it is an “umbrella term” that encompasses a wide variety of practices. Some examples of different meditation practices include Zen Meditation, Vipassana, LovingKindess, and Mindfulness meditation.   When I first started my practice, I had debilitating […]

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The Scar of Resentment

Things are not as linear as they might seen. I wish at times they were.   Sometimes I wish I could accumulate enough wisdom to be unharmed by life’s blows.   But challenges do like to stop by for tea rather often.   And they dress for the occasion.   They know how to throw […]

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On Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

When my mother passed away I experienced a rush of adrenaline with everything that needed to be done. Saying goodbye, literally and emotionally. Dealing with hospital administrators. Funeral arrangements. Not to mention everything that needed to be done during the final weeks before her death.   After she passed away I was high on adrenaline […]

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The Art of Mindful Relationships

  As human beings, we have a fundamental need for belonging.  Although there are individuals who crave infinite solitude, the great majority of us do rely on others: There is no doubt that we are social creatures. Yet social relationships, whether romantic, familial, or friendly, can be tough domains to navigate.   Some people challenge […]

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Arrivals and Departures

Your time on this planet is limited. The clock started ticking the moment your plane landed, when you arrived on terra firma through your mother’s landing strip. It was a bumpy landing. But you made it. As soon as the seat belt sign went off you were informed of three things: (1) you already have […]

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Four Ways to Deepen your Meditation Practice

  As with many things in life, our meditation practice can, at times, hit a plateau where progress seems to stall. During these dry periods, it can be difficult to find the motivation needed to sit on the mat and go on with our practice.   The first thing we need to remind ourselves is […]

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Healthy Mind, Healthy Body

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) views the body as an integrated whole. All cells, tissues, internal organs and systems coexist in a constant stage of change, interconnected and interdependent of each other. A healthy body creates a balanced foundation for a healthy mind, and a healthy mind creates a balanced foundation for a healthy body. This […]

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Good Night, Insomnia

  Sarah came into my office, bleary-eyed and frustrated. “Doc, I don’t understand it.  I am so exhausted but when my head hits the pillow, it’s like an on button for my brain.  I just can’t stop thinking!”   If you’ve ever had a restless night with an exhausted body held hostage by an unruly […]

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#MuteMyMind

We have about 70,000 thoughts per day, and apparently more than half are negative! It’s no wonder Buddhists coined the term Monkey Mind. Stilling the mind should be quite simple, right?! We live in the Information Age, have more access to technology than we may even want, and multitask like ninjas! Yet, we struggle to […]

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The Amazing Experiences and Results of Sound Therapy

Depth, clarity and insight come with space. Much of the inner riches that we admire come through leisurely wonderment. The act of receiving the beauty that surrounds us is a blessing and the act of seeking that beauty introduces us to new paradigms and ways of life. To live our lives in the light of […]

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