Archive for » February, 2018 «

Beginners and Practitioners Feedback 2/17/18

The first Open house for Beginners and Practitioners was off to a good start with 2 people who were beginners for this style of meditation but practiced other styles of meditation. A summary of their feedback is posted below.

My purpose in joining this group

– To learn new meditation techniques to help me with stress and sleep
– Learn to meditate in a more effective way

Today’s ‘Take home’ ideas

– All of them!
– Count your breaths

Overall evaluation of the session

– Very useful  2

Suggestions for the future

– None

I plan to attend the next meetup

– Yes  2

My sources of stress

– Relationships with my ex-husband and my mother
– Lingering health problems are frustrating
– My work demands
– Home
– My health

I cope with my stress by

– Exercise
– Meditation
– Yoga
– Talking
– Eating
– Watching movies

Books on meditation taken with deposit

– Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness by Sharon Salzberg $7
– An End to Suffering: The Buddha in the World Paperback by Pankaj Mishra $4
– Crucial conversations by Kerry Paterson & others $8

Total love donations offered – $2

If you like this page share it with your friends.

Category: Relaxation to Meditation  Comments off

‘Beginners’ Feedback 2/6/18

Three people attended. One of them was a 15 year old teen who came along with her mom. A set of my handouts was given to each participant (1). A summary of their feedback is posted below.

I will use this technique for my

– Stress, Anger
– Trouble sleeping, Anxiety, Relationship stress

Today’s ‘Take home’ ideas

– Counting breaths
– Can be done with eyes opened, Do it routinely
– Counting my breaths! Love the segment mode

Overall evaluation of the session

– Very useful  2
– Useful  1

Suggestions for the future

– Keep food nearby (a lollipop was offered)
– If possible, weekly classs

Books on meditation taken with deposit

– Finding the quiet
– Transformation and healing

Total love donations offered – $40

(1) Documents for download

If you like this page share it with your friends.