Why I Meditate: To Be Kinder To Myself

Photo by Amelia H. Krales My name is Sabina Ksiezopolska and I am a member of the Shambhala Meditation Center of New York. I would like to share with you how the center has become a second home to me. I had only been living in Brooklyn for less than a year when I was … Continue 

Meditation… in Everyday Life?

I always hated horror movies as a kid. Meditation courses nyc I remember running out of the room screaming whenever a commercial for the latest Nightmare On Elm Street sequel would come on the TV. Those commercials were not just a surprise; they were a betrayal – a cruel joke. You’re watching an image of … Continue 

Why I Meditate: Its Time I Friended Myself

I get so busy that its easy not to take time off to do things for myself… I’m on the computer all day at work and then come home and immediately sit down at my laptop and log on to Facebook and Twitter. The next thing I know its 1am and time to go to bed … Continue 

Why I Meditate: “Because It Works!”

I remember reading somewhere that the first step in getting disentangled is experiencing entanglement. You have to be able to see what’s going on before you can have a workable relationship with it, and this is what I’ve found meditation does for me. I don’t really know how meditation works or why it works – … Continue