Behind The Thoughts Podcast

Episode 17

In this podcast we explore taking the curiosity that we spoke about last time out into our daily life. Also how meditation allows us to replay events from our lives so that we might gain greater familiarity with what we are challenged with.

Episode 16

This episode introduces the quality of curiosity. When we are curious about a subject we become interested and want to know more. This idea can be a big help in our mediation.

Episode 15

Episode 15 see us returning to the original meditation instruction of watching the breath, and refining it. Looking at different ways to aid our focus and awareness.

Episode 14

In this episode we explore how qualities of mind like peace of mind and patience don’t come from changing the world around us, but from the new perspective that meditation can bring to our lives.

Episode 13

What is your relationship with silence? When we sit in meditation, we are sitting in silence with ourselves. This episode explores how we can manage our comfort or discomfort with silence.

Episode 12

Sometimes the meditation instruction can seem so simple but by sticking with it we can achieve our meditation goals.

Episode 11

Looking deeper at managing those difficult thoughts that can arise in our mind.

Episode 10

This episode explores sitting with the uncomfortableness of thoughts that arise that we wish weren’t there.

Episode 9

Exploring how can we keep our meditation habit going in the midst of a busy life.

Episode 8

In this episode we look at the reason why we meditate and how that can inform our meditation.

Episode 7

In this episode we explore how meditation can be used as a tool to ground us and bring us back to ourselves when life overwhelms us, and different ways to focus on the breath.

Episode 6

In this episode, recorded outside, I look at the traditional seven point meditation posture and how you might adapt it for your own physical needs.

Episode 5

Meditation as a rehearsal for daily life, helping stay present. (And there is the new, clearer Tibetan bowl to start and end the meditation session.)

Episode 4

Introducing the new name for the podcast, “Behind The Thoughts,” and then exploring what your meditation space might look like.

Episode 3

Exploring the right time to meditate and being wary of waiting for the “ideal” conditions.

Episode 2

Starting the exploration of what meditation is…and what it isn’t.

Episode 1

An introduction to the podcast series and what it will be about.