Real Happiness and Meditation
Thinking about meditation is not the same thing as doing it, which of course
is much more difficult. I wrote the book Real Happiness in
part to give people the tools they needed to begin or sustain a meditation
practice, without having to join any religion, or group, or feel they had to
believe in something external in order to do the practice. All too often we
are told how to behave, what to wear, who we should be. Meditation brings us
into a space where we can begin to examine our assumptions about ourselves,
and the way the world works, and what brings us happiness.
An Ongoing Series by Sharon Salzberg
This column will feature excerpts from the book Real Happiness as well as reflections from some of the people who have committed to
28 days of meditation practice during the month of February (including
May all be happy!
Attention, Attention, Attention!
The 28-Day Meditation Challenge: Week 1
The 28-Day Meditation Challenge: Week 2: Mindfulness and the Body
The 28-Day Meditation Challenge: Week 3
The 28-Day Meditation Challenge: Week 4: Lovingkindness
The 28-Day Meditation Challenge: One Month Later
Meditation: What It Is...and Isn't
The 28-Day Meditation Challenge '12: Week 1: Concentration