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Meditation - Discussion Group

Discussion in 'General Discussion Subforum' started by Forest, Jun 27, 2013.

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  1. Forest

    Forest Beloved Grand Eagle

    Just as last week the forum seemed to be abuzz with threads that relate to the Feel Your Feelings portion of the recovery program (click here for details), this week the forum seems to be abuzz with threads about meditation. For example, Andrew Miller, MFTI has described Mindfulness Meditation as being key to his own healing in this post. Stock Trader has emphasized a mindful approach to guilt (link) and to panic (link) in two excellent posts in the forum and has also suggested mindful approaches in the chat room. Finally, Enrique has discussed starting to meditate in theMaking it to the Boston Marathon 2014 thread.

    If you are interested in learning about meditation, you can find all of our resources related to meditation and TMS using our custom TMS search engine at search.tmswiki.org:
    Of course, especially given that we are continuing our theme of discussing different parts of the TMS Recovery Program donated by Alan Gordon, his section on mindfulness is a great place to start:

    In the chat room, Stock Trader said that what got him into mindfulness meditation was this post:

    If you'd like an overview of mindfulness meditation, you can find it here:

    Should you want to go a bit deeper, Enrique described purchasing the following book in the Boston Marathon thread:
    I think it's a great book and learned a lot from it.

    Like last week, I'll open up the call half an hour early for an informal check-in. But, the official discussion will still start at 9pm ET/6pm PT. Hope to see you there! (and I do mean see - if you like, you can always turn on your webcam like Bruce and I do. They aren't recorded, either.)


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    Forest Beloved Grand Eagle

  3. Forest

    Forest Beloved Grand Eagle

    Just a reminder that the discussion group is tonight! Feel free to call in early (8:30pm Eastern Time / 5:30pm Pacific Time) for a (very) informal check-in, but the official discussion will start at 9pm ET. Don't forget to log into www.tmswiki.org/chat as well. Hope to see you there!

    This post is for announcement purposes only. To discuss the call-in discussion groups about the recovery program, visit this thread, located in the Alan Gordon Recovery Program subforum.

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