Category: Mind

How to be Mindful

How to be Mindful

You may have heard that you should be mindful all the time, whether you are at home or in the office, or on the bus or in your car or in somebody else’s car, etc. You may interpret this advice to mean that you should keep your mind focused all the time on your breath. While driving, if you simply read more

Mindfulness Meditation for Teens

Mindfulness Meditation for Teens

Recently, we ran a 4 sessions mindfulness meditation workshop with our SLBS teens. Each session was conducted in 1 hour during the Sunday Dhamma class for 4 consecutive Sundays.

The focus was on mindfulness of the body, feelings and thoughts.

Below is a short write up (about 19 pages) on what we did read more

My Unfindable Self, by Dr. Diong Kok Hui

My Unfindable Self, by Dr. Diong Kok Hui

I once set out to get rid of my self.

My self was causing all sorts of problems, or so I thought.

It was seeking.

It was suffering.

Telling stories of self-importance.

My sole interest was to be rid of this pesky self. All happiness would come to me, once I was rid of this damn thing, or so I thought.

But read more

A Little Bit More Mindful

A Little Bit More Mindful

Teacher : So…have you been practicing as I have taught?

Student : Yes, sir. Apart from my timed sittings, I have also been trying to be aware of the times when I feel happy, sad or angry.

Teacher : And have you been successful?

Student : Not really. There are times when it takes me days before I realized read more