What’s the Deal With Humming Meditation?

Lately, it seems about a million new types of meditations have been invented and popularized. I get asked about a lot of them and while I don’t address every single one, Humming Meditation is one that seems to come up time and time again.Unlike a lot of other new-age types of meditation, using the voice in various ways — such as chanting, singing, or saying a mantra — has been…

How Visualization During Meditation Leads to Manifesting Miracles

There is nothing you need to believe or disbelieve in regards to manifestation. It is a fact, we are manifesting beings. From thought to implementation, human beings manifested every single thing in our modern society.When we visualize not just what we want but the steps to actually make it happen, we can then take action to manifest the life we desire. Anything that is possible, is possible through manifestation.We may…

My Experience at Buddhist Thai Monastery Taught Me This

Buddha often speaks of the middle path. You can think of it as the Goldilocks path — not too hot, not too cold. But this doesn't just apply to food. It applies to our spiritual path as well. We don't want to be too lazy and get no results, but we also don't want to be too rigid so that we either burn out or we become too extreme about it…

Build Self-Discipline with Meditation: 6 Easy Steps

In this article, I’ll explain in just 6 easy steps how you can build self-discipline with meditation. Despite all of the remarkable technology at our fingertips, our society seems busier than ever. But these days, more and more super successful people are learning that spending a little time tuning out helps them be more self-disciplined so they can perform at their best.What does Jack Dorsey, the CEO of two massively…

Do You Think You’re Too Anxious to Meditate?

If you think You're Too Anxious to Meditate? Think Again.As a wise Buddhist monk once said, “If you’re too busy to meditate for an hour a day, meditate for two hours a day!” As I like to say, “If you’re too anxious to meditate, then you definitely need to meditate!”Every single person on the planet can meditate. Meditation—i.e. being present—is our natural state of being. And those who find it most…

The Don’ts Of Meditation: What Not to Do

Meditation is an antidote to modern life. More and more people are beginning to understand this. Most of the world is now either planning to shift or has already shifted to this divine and magical world of meditation. However, there are some don'ts of meditation. Here are a few rules of meditation that are good to keep in mind before beginning.How Not to MeditateMany people ask me if there’s a…

Mantra Meditation vs Breath Meditation: Which One is Better?

Depending on who you learn meditation from, you’re most likely going to be taught either mantra or breath meditation. Your instructor will most likely tell you that their technique is the best. But what is the truth between mantra meditation vs breath meditation and which one is better?I have spent thousands of hours practicing both. I’ve also pored over the scientific literature about both.In this article, I’ll give you the…

Practical Ways to Add Mindfulness to Everyday Life

Meditation isn't about the time we sit down with our eyes closed. It's about how that time impacts the rest of our day and our life. While the benefits of meditation naturally spill out into our day, there are a few easy things we can do to bring even more mindfulness, peace and patience into our daily life. In this episode, Todd shares those tips and tricks for living our…

Can Christians Meditate or Is It a Sin?

Along with the rapidly growing popularity of meditation, there has also been an explosion of confusion centered around this ancient practice. As a result, I thought of clearing one of the confusion around it. The question of can Christians meditate or is it a sin?These days, people online will claim that just about anything is meditation, whether it’s listening to someone whisper instructions to you in your headphones or even…

What the Recent Harvard Study Says About Meditation

What the Harvard Meditation Study DidOver 8 weeks, participants spent an average of 27 minutes per day dedicated to the three mindfulness practices. To put it quite simply, the results were astonishing, and all the participants had no real prior experience with meditation or mindfulness.What the Harvard Meditation Study Found1. An Increase in MindfulnessCompared to the control group, the mindfulness practitioners experienced significant increases in measurements of mindfulness (acting with…