Mala Beads: Meanings, Significance and Uses

Introducing Mala Beads A mala is a strand of beads, traditionally used for counting during mantra meditations. Malas can consist of 108 beads, 54 beads, 27 beads, 21 or 19 beads. Malas have been used since at least the 10th century as a meditation aid. They allow us to focus the mind on a single… Continue reading Mala Beads: Meanings, Significance and Uses

Meditation Suggestion: Get Out of Your Own Way with Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield just happens to be the creator of one of my favorite meditation DVDs. I use it all the time and have played it when others have asked me about meditation. “Jack Kornfield is one of the leading Buddhist teachers in America. A practitioner for over 40 years, he is one of the key… Continue reading Meditation Suggestion: Get Out of Your Own Way with Jack Kornfield

A Few Yoga Links Worth Sharing Today

Every once in a while we run across links related to yoga, meditation, or personal growth and spirituality that we feel like sharing. It may be a news article, an inspiration, a tip or new product; and sometimes it’s just something mildly interesting or amusing. Since our name is SHARE yoga, we always aim to… Continue reading A Few Yoga Links Worth Sharing Today

Friday’s Flow: Putting Your Attention on Inappropriate Attention

Playing Tetris the other day, I realized that while part of my mind was focused on the game, a big part of my mind was still “chattering” away with obsessive, neurotic worry. Worry about the economy. Worry about my weight. Worry about something someone said that offended me three months ago. Worry, worry, worry! Put… Continue reading Friday’s Flow: Putting Your Attention on Inappropriate Attention