5 Reasons to Meditate
You don't have to live with chronic anxiety, stress or depression. Meditation really helps undo those patterns.
Human lives and human minds are precious. Meditation gives you the time to admire them each day.
Life is short and uncertain. What better time than now to do something fine with your beautiful mind?
What you do with your mind matters. It shapes everything else. Meditation makes you an artist of the mind.
Try not to put energy into things that harm you. Instead, pour it into things that make you flourish. Meditators are better at this.
"I can't meditate. My mind's too jumpy."
Everyone's mind is too jumpy!
We live in a world that breeds jumpiness. Which is precisely why I think you'd benefit from Mindsprings meditations.
We start from the assumptions that all our minds are crazy, jackin-the-box madhouses and go from there.
But don't just take my word for it...
What Mindsprings folk report:
All the understanding and encouragement Alistair provided in the course itself - and in his email responses; It has all helped me so much. I truly feel that I am able to deal with my anxiety - rather than allow my anxiety to control my life."
I wasn't sure what to expect and was really surprised at how profound some of the techniques Alistair teaches in the course can be.
I really loved doing this course! Alistair has given me practical information and exercises to deal with my anxiety. Even after finishing it I often come back to the videos to support my daily exercises. Alistairs guidance was inspirational.
I found Tapping into Freedom an incredibly uplifting experience. As someone who suffers from anxiety I feel lighter and buzzing with excitement. I have been introduced to a wealth of tools to create lasting positive changes, all of which are within my own control.
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"Can I trust you? My mind is sore, vulnerable. Sometimes I'd rather not look."
You don't have to trust me with your precious human mind. Mindsprings is only here to help in your own exploration and development. Ultimately, you are the sole proprietor of your mind.
That said it's good to have someone to hold your hand.
I've been meditating for more than 2 decades, teaching for more than 15 years. I'm a qualified psychotherapist with lots of clients. Most importantly, I know first-hand what anxiety and mental anguish feels like.
You can experience the relief and liberation of meditation straight away with our powerful self-study courses. Take a look below:
If you know deep down it's time to love your big beautiful mind...
Take your time and peruse some of the stuff on offer here:
Lots that you can access completely free, including the anxiety-busting mini-course 'Cut through Anxiety. Quickly'
Hours of free teaching and guided meditation in the Mindsprings Video Library.
Years of archived blog wisdom and wittering
Information about in-person retreats and weekends in London, Scotland, Yorkshire, Sweden and elsewhere.
Immediate access to the block-buster self-study courses Mastering the Monsters of Anxiety, Transforming the Trigger Thoughts, Beingfulness and Tapping into Freedom
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