MIDL: Mindfulness in Daily Life


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Talks on MIDL Mindfulness Meditation


This series contains detailed talks explaining the path of MIDL Mindfulness Meditation.




MIDL Talk 1 / 13:
Three Pillars of MIDL


MIDL mindfulness meditation is based on Three Pillars of skill: Softening Into, Allowing Stillness and Flexible Attention.

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MIDL Talk 2 / 13:
The Four Foundations


The Four foundations are the four areas that the Buddha recommended that we apply our attentions during meditation to develop Wisdom.

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MIDL Talk 3 / 13:
The Three Mental Factors


An understanding of the four mental factors and the way theuy interact is necessary for the development of mindfulness meditation.

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MIDL Talk 4 / 13:
Mindfulness of Body


Our bodies role is a sense organ that is not only sensitive to the touch of the world but also to the touch of our mind.

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MIDL Talk 5 / 13:
Mindfulness of Feeling


our relationship to pleasant and unpleasant feeling tone is the driving force behind everything we think, say and do.

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MIDL Talk 6 / 13:
Noble Eightfold Path


The eight factors of the Noble Eightfold Path need to be understood and cultivated by the MIDL meditator.

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MIDL Talk 7 / 13:
52 Mindfulness Trainings


This Mindfulness meditation technique trains the MIDL skill of 'grounding' awareness within the experience of calming to re-establish Mindfulness in Daily Life.

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MIDL Talk 8 / 13:
Grounding Your Awareness


Learning to ground awareness within the experience of the sensate quality within our body creates a reference piont from which to develop the skill of observing attention move.

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MIDL Talk 9 / 13:
Autonomous Breathing


Retraining of breathing patterns from chest breathing to diaphragmatic breathing greatly reduces the experience of anxiety within our life.

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MIDL Talk 10 / 13:
Initial Softening Skill


Softening is the first skill of MIDL offering the ability to deeply relax any participation towards pleasant or unpleasant feeling.

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MIDL Talk 11 / 13:
Natural Breathing


The ability to observe the experience of breathing free from control is a foundational skill for MIDL mindfulness of breathing.

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MIDL Talk 12/ 13:
Mindfulness of Breathing


Mindfulness of breathing cultivates and refines the mental factors, trains the Softening skill and creates the foundation of the MIDL Viewing Platform.

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MIDL Talk 13 / 13:
MIDL Viewing Platform


Creating a foundation of mindfulness immersed within your body is the foundation for the viewing platform from which to observe the mind / body process.

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