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Your Questions on MIDL Mindfulness Training

Questions On: Everyday Hindrances Within Mindfulness Meditation (10)
Traditionally there are five main hindrances to the development of concentration within the meditation practice.....

Creating Your Meditation Foundation


Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 1/52: Grounding Your Awareness (5)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 1/52 you develop your initial skill in grounding your attention by bringing awareness....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 2/52: Experiencing Your Whole Body (8)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 2/52 you develop the accuracy of your attention by intentionally moving your awareness....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 3/52: Retraining Autonomous Breathing (8)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 3/52 you retrain any habitual stress based breathing patterns to lower anxiety and....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 4/52: Training Softening Into (2)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 4/52 you develop your skill in softening your relationship towards all experience.....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 5/52: Skill of Softening Into (5)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 5/52 you refine your softening skill to bring deep relaxation within your mind through....

Developing MIDL Mindfulness of Breathing


Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 6/52: Experiencing Natural Breathing (9)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 6/52 you begin mindfulness of breathing by creating the conditions to observe habitual....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 7/52: Experiencing The Whole Breath (5)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 7/52 you begin mindfulness of breathing by observing the breath as its flows autonomously....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 8/52: Developing The Whole Breath (4)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 8/52 you develop your skill in mindfulness of breathing by becoming aware of whole length ....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 9/52: Deepening The Whole Breath (3)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 9/52 you change your perception from mindfulness of the breath as it draws in and out....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 10/52: Expanding The Whole Breath (3)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 10/52 you develop your awareness of the expansion and deflation of your whole body as....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 11/52: Calming The Whole Breath (4)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 11/52 you bring your softening skills developed earlier into your mindfulness of breathing....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 12/52: Arising & Passing of Breath (4)
In this MIDL Mindfulness Training we intentionally develop our perception of impermanence by changing the way that we....

Experiencing the Four Elemental Qualities


Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 13/52: Experiencing the Four Elements (4)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 13/52 we develop sensitivity to the four elemental qualities of experience. They are....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 14/52: Perceptional Borders (2)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 14/52 we further develop our perception of the four elemental qualities within all....

Developing the Flexible Attention Skill


Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 15/52: Observing Attention 1 (7)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 15/52 we turn our focus from observing the physicality of the experience of our body ....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 16/52: Observing Attention 2 (7)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 16/52 we continue to turn our focus from observing the physicality of the experience....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 17/52: Training Attention 1 (1)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 17/52 we intentionally train the accuracy of our attention by using counting techniques....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 18/52: Training Attention 2 (4)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 18/52 we learn the skill of clarifying where the centre of our awareness sits when it....

Developing Wisdom by Observing Mind


Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 19/52: Flickering of Attention 1 (7)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 19/52 we change from observing when attention moves towards experiences that arise....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 20/52: Observing Thinking (5)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 20/52 we have now developed the mental factors and skill needed to take thinking....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 21/52: Observing Thinking Patterns (5)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 21/52 we continue to release the mind, allowing it to think and following the process....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 22/52: Past, Present & Future (4)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 22/52 we continue to observe the habitual patterns within our mind but now direct it to....

Calming The Five Meditation Hindrances


Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 23/52: Deconditioning Emotional Charge (3)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 23/52 we learn the MIDL skill of deconditioning the emotional charge from thoughts....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 24/52: Calming Mental Activity (5)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 24/52 you learn the skill of abandoning all participation through developing....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 25/52: Expanding Awareness (1)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 25/52 you learn the skill of expanding your awareness to experience the field of....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 26/52: Using Touch Points (3)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 26/52 you learn the skill of using points of touch to develop momentary concentration....

Developing Mindfulness Within Movement


Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 27/52: Standing Meditation (4)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 27/52 it is now time to transition from seated meditation to standing in order to learn....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 28/52: Changing Meditation Postures (1)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 28/52 it is time for you to move from mindfulness of posture to full awareness of....

Reconditioning Habitual Emotional Charge


Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 29/52: Loving Kindness: Loved One (3)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 29/52 it is time to recondition your habitual defenses by cultivating positive qualities....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 30/52: Loving Kindness: Difficult Person (2)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 30/52 you take the foundation of loving kindness developed towards yourself & your....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 31/52: Loving Kindness: Pervasive (3)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 31/52 you take the foundation of loving kindness developed in the two previous trainings....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 32/52: Forgiveness: Healing the Heart (3)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 32/52 it is time to develop forgiveness towards yourself and others in order to put down....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 33/52: Developing Gratitude (2)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 33/52 you intentionally bring awareness towards the simple things within your life in order ....

Developing Your Skill of Softening Resistance


Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 34/52: Softening Door 1: Lifting Dropping (4)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 34/52 you cultivate the MIDL skill of abandoning the desire 'to do' within your mind....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 35/52: Softening Door 2: Diaphragm Breathing (2)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 35/52 you cultivate the skill of using slow, diaphragmatic breathing to borrow the....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 36/52: Softening Door 3: Gentle Sighing (4)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 36/52 you cultivate the skill of slowly releasing the out-breath through your nose, as if....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 37/52: Softening Door 4: Relaxing Eyelids (2)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 37/52 you learn the subtle skill of relaxing your eyelids and eyes to directly bring about....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 38/52: Softening Door 5: Frontal Lobes (2)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 38/52 you learn the deeper Softening skill of relaxing the frontal lobes of your brain....

Developing Your Skill in Allowing Stillness


Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 39 - 41/52: Allowing Stillness (4)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 39 - 41/52 you learn the simple skill of allowing the deep relaxation that arises through....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 42/52: Grounding in Stillness (0)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 42/52 you take your time entering stillness through gradually grounding awareness....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 43/52: Remembering Awareness (2)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 43/52 you change your focus from experiences that arise within the field of awareness....

Developing Sensitivity to the Six Sense Doors


Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 44/52: Seeing: Six Sense Doors 1 (2)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 44/52 you develop your sensitivity to movements of attention towards the sense door....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 45/52: Hearing: Six Sense Doors 2 (2)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 45/52 you develop your sensitivity to movements of attention towards the sense door....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 46/52: Smelling: Six Sense Doors 3 (0)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 46/52 you develop your sensitivity to movements of attention towards the sense door....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 47/52: Tasting: Six Sense Doors 4 (3)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 47/52 you develop your sensitivity to movements of attention towards the sense door....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 48/52: Touching: Six Sense Doors 5 (0)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 48/52 you develop your sensitivity to movements of attention towards the sense door....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 49/52: Knowing: Six Sense Doors 6 (0)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 49/52 you develop your sensitivity to movements of attention towards the sense door....
Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 50/52: Calming Mental Activity 60min (0)
In MIDL Mindfulness Training 50/52 you practice the higher skill of abandoning all participation through developing....

Self Guided Mindfulness Meditations


Questions On: MIDL Mindfulness Training 51 - 52/52: Self Guided Meditation 30min & 60min (3)
In MIDL Mindfulness Trainings 51 - 52/52 you refine all the different skills that you have learnt during the previous....