A daily seated practice of meditation is essential, yet not enough. For meditation to be truly transformative, it has to go beyond the cushion.

We have conditioned our mind day in and day out, for years, to function in a certain way. This automatic way of being limits our consciousness, and often brings stress, negative emotions, and much confusion.

In order to rewire these mental patterns, our meditation needs to be influencing our states moment after moment. This may sound like a very far-fetched ideal, but there is a solid way to walk in this direction. Every step counts, no matter how small. ...[Continue reading on Live and Dare]