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This is Your Brain on Meditation

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore the scientific results meditation has on the brain. The newest brain science has shown very specifically how meditation affects our brains. In the groundbreaking 2012 Yale stress study published in the online journal Biological Psychiatry, researchers found that stressful life events such as … Continue reading This is Your Brain on Meditation


Making Peace with Your Past

Greetings Spiritual Warriors! And welcome to another edition of The Source. This week, we continue the journey of making peace with our past – a process that impacts all of us – because each of us is holding onto some aspect of the past that prevents us from moving forward. Are you holding onto something … Continue reading Making Peace with Your Past


When an Obstacle Derails Your Plans

Hello Spiritual Warriors!!! Welcome to another week of self reflection in The Source. This week we’ve been diving into the power of listening. Listening to the world around you and listening to your Self. But, it’s really hard to listen when the noise around you and the noise inside of you is really loud. It … Continue reading When an Obstacle Derails Your Plans


Secrets of the Sweetspot Weekend Meditation

Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer. And let faith be the bridge you build to overcome evil and welcome good. ―Maya Angelou Happy weekend, Spiritual Warriors! Meditation is the pattern interrupt – the space BETWEEN our thoughts – that allows us to BE present and flow stillness … Continue reading Secrets of the Sweetspot Weekend Meditation


What does it really mean to “resist less”?

Hello Spiritual Warriors! And welcome to another transformational week of learning to resist less so we can receive more! As the Seventh Dalai Lama wrote: “All things found in the world and beyond are illusions created by one’s own concepts. Grasping at them but further distorts perception. Give up grasping and see things as they … Continue reading What does it really mean to “resist less”?


Four Pillars of Existence Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! Feel the Four Pillars of Existence merge inside of you… compassion, kindness, gratitude & love. Leonard Cohen’s song “Anthem” says, Ring the bells (ring the bells) that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything (there is a crack in everything) That’s how the light gets … Continue reading Four Pillars of Existence Weekend Meditation


When the Student is Ready the Teacher Appears

Hello Spiritual Warriors!!! Thirty amazing people recently completed my Masters of Wisdom & Meditation Teacher Training program that concluded this weekend. That makes 300 meditation teachers out in the world living their best lives, following their dreams and scripting their lives exactly how they want to live them. The next meditation teacher training session begins … Continue reading When the Student is Ready the Teacher Appears


Dream into Destiny Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, spiritual warriors! “San kalpa” is an intention, a positive affirmation. Plant an intention you’d like to see unfold. Invite it into your awareness. Welcome it, and open yourself to your destiny. Let’s make dreams come true. What does it mean to plant the seeds in fertile soil? It means inviting your intentions into … Continue reading Dream into Destiny Weekend Meditation


Have you ever wondered if you should give up on your spiritual practice?

Hello, Spiritual Warriors! Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source. Let’s talk about the temptation to give up. I’m in the midst of my Masters of Wisdom & Meditation Teacher Training session that began in June. It can be a pretty intense process for many who find themselves not only managing their studies but … Continue reading Have you ever wondered if you should give up on your spiritual practice?


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Ripple of Acceptance Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Aham brahmasmi Accepting this moment is a beautiful teaching with many different levels. It is the root and the foundation of many wisdom traditions including Buddhist compassion teachings, the Law of Least Effort, and Christ Consciousness. But regardless of your orientation to these belief systems, we can always find personal evolution and divine awakening … Continue reading Ripple of Acceptance Weekend Meditation


Flashback!!! to the 5 Myths of Meditation

“What’s the message in Metallica? There is no message, but if there was a message, it really should be look within yourself, don’t listen to me, don’t listen to James, don’t listen to anybody, look within yourself for the answers.” — Lars Ulrich Follow me on Instagram @davidjimeditation #wanderwithdavidji Welcome to this week’s edition of The … Continue reading Flashback!!! to the 5 Myths of Meditation


Awakening Your Cosmic Energy Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend spiritual warrior! We are all in the same boat of conflict and confusion. Everyone is doing their best from their own level of consciousness. This weekend, let’s raise our vibrational level and shine our brightest light, elevating everyone and everything around us. We can live life from two vantage points: We can point … Continue reading Awakening Your Cosmic Energy Weekend Meditation


Ignite the Fire of Transformation Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! I love this photo. It was taken during my week-long retreat in Maya Tulum. Shanti Maria, a Mayan shaman, led us in a powerful, release ceremony that cleansed our souls. We’re going back to Maya Tulum this November. I’d be honored if you joined me. Wherever you are in your life … Continue reading Ignite the Fire of Transformation Weekend Meditation


What’s CFL? It’s How to Change your Attitude about Change!

Dear (Lord, God, Universe, Higher power, divine creator, or whatever feels right to you): Grant me the serenity to ACCEPT THE THINGS I CANNOT CHANGE. The courage to CHANGE THE THINGS I CAN. And the wisdom TO KNOW THE DIFFERENCE. Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we tackle the only constant … Continue reading What’s CFL? It’s How to Change your Attitude about Change!


Body Scan Guided Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior! I released this body scan meditation earlier in the year, but I’m bringing it back because self-care — mental and physical — is so important. I recently read an article on Vox.com titled “100 million Americans have chronic pain. Very few use one of the best tools to treat it.” I … Continue reading Body Scan Guided Meditation


Can You Wait Until the Mud Settles and the Water is Clear?

Welcome, Spiritual Warrior, to another edition of The Source in which we explore what happens when we find ourselves at a crossroads. It never fails. Life tosses you a curveball; throws off your mojo; lays difficult decisions at your feet.  And, we find ourselves at a crossroads feeling confused and overwhelmed about what we really want. We … Continue reading Can You Wait Until the Mud Settles and the Water is Clear?


Saying Yes to the Moment Weekend Meditation

Photo sourced from thespiritscience.net Happy weekend, spiritual warrior! Abundance is the magnificence of the universe, which is whole, infinite … and everything that flows through it does so with ease. Resting at the core of our very being is abundance, and you can tap into it by opening ourselves — our most genuine self — … Continue reading Saying Yes to the Moment Weekend Meditation


The Thoughts Just Keep Coming! How Do You Make Them Stop?

Hello, spiritual warrior, and welcome to this week’s edition of The Source! Whats the first myth of meditation? The first thing you need to do is to clear the thoughts from your mind or at least stop the thoughts. You have about 75,000 thoughts a day. That’s approximately one thought every 1.2 seconds. They’re coming … Continue reading The Thoughts Just Keep Coming! How Do You Make Them Stop?


Expanding Our Vibration Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior! If we’re vibrating at a high frequency, we can sense all things around us. If we’re vibrating at a low frequency, we’re trapped in our mind. Immune to all sounds, emotional interpretations. Every thing is about attention and intention. The only way to raise our vibration is to start with the … Continue reading Expanding Our Vibration Weekend Meditation


Personal Transformation is Only 40 Days Away!

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source. If you follow me on social media you’ve heard about my new, upcoming book, Sacred Powers: The Five Secrets to Awakening Transformation, releases December 12. Each of us has the Sacred Powers of Transformation resting deep within. Not simply the power to change but to truly transform … Continue reading Personal Transformation is Only 40 Days Away!


Soothing Your Tender Heart Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior! This weekend let’s focus on self-kindness and self-compassion though this meditation on soothing your tender heart. Remember, all compassion starts with self-compassion. If you are not rooting for yourself in every moment, how can you root for others? If you can’t empathize with your own plight, then you are not connected … Continue reading Soothing Your Tender Heart Weekend Meditation


Healing Power of Touch Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior! Our skin is the largest organ in our body. In fact, the average human is covered in 18 square feet of flesh!! And because of that, the nourishing power of touch can have a profound healing impact on every cell that rests only millimeters beneath the surface. Whether you receive a … Continue reading Healing Power of Touch Weekend Meditation


Maintaining Focus & Clarity Weekend Meditation

Photo Credit: Todd Huffman via Compfight cc Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior! I’m in the middle of an epic adventure jet setting from San Diego to Texas to Amsterdam to Dublin to Cork to Utrecht. Follow me on Instagram to see the world from my eyes! Follow me on Instagram @davidjimeditation #wanderwithdavidji I’ll be speaking in … Continue reading Maintaining Focus & Clarity Weekend Meditation


Meditation Should Be the Bookends of Our Day

Follow me on Instagram @davidjimeditation #wanderwithdavidji Hello Spiritual Warrior, and welcome to another edition of The Source. This week’s theme is “doing it right.” For the past 15 years I’ve been stressing the importance of meditating twice a day. Just like the minimum requirement of brushing your teeth is twice a day. Why is it … Continue reading Meditation Should Be the Bookends of Our Day


Taking a Deep Breath with the Universe during the Solar Eclipse

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Source — just in time for the North American total solar eclipse!!! Can you imagine a more profound moment to meditate?!?! When the New Moon merges with the sun creating a sweet pattern interrupt, and taking in a deep breath to refresh our world!!! I’ve created a special … Continue reading Taking a Deep Breath with the Universe during the Solar Eclipse


How do you choose to see the world?

Follow me on Instagram @davidjimeditation #wanderwithdavidji Hello Spiritual Warrior!!! I hope this edition of The Source finds you thriving! I’ve just returned from a week in Whistler, British Columbia – and all I can say is OMcanada!!! I’m still rippling from the experience. I was invited to teach at the Wanderlust Festival, which attracts some … Continue reading How do you choose to see the world?


Relax, Release & Relief Weekend Meditation

Photo by Julie Steelman Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior! If you’ve found yourself caught up in the swirl of family, work, kids, pets, stress, LIFE…  this weekend let’s practice extreme self-care with this Relax, Release & Relief Weekend Meditation. Then treat yourself to something special!!! Enjoy a massage, take a long walk on the beach, beautify your … Continue reading Relax, Release & Relief Weekend Meditation


The 10 Commandments of Osho – What codes do you live by?

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore various moral codes people live by, including the 10 “commandments” of Osho. What set of codes do you live by? Maybe it’s the Ten Commandments or the Four Agreements or the Seven Spiritual Laws. Or perhaps you live by the Golden Rule or … Continue reading The 10 Commandments of Osho – What codes do you live by?


Fire of Emotional Freedom Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! This weekend let’s return to our most divine, infinite state — stoke the fire of emotional freedom. Allow yourself to surrender to the fire of transformation — let go of what no longer serves you — and invite your true self to shine through. Forgive and love yourself with this meditation. … Continue reading Fire of Emotional Freedom Weekend Meditation


Awaken Your Best Version Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! Welcome to this week’s guided meditation. Each day, we SELF-domesticated ourselves as we created agreements in our mind of who we should and shouldn’t be, and what we should and shouldn’t do. And at a certain point that became engrained into every muscle in our body – every fiber of our … Continue reading Awaken Your Best Version Weekend Meditation


This Too Shall Pass Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! Welcome to this weekend’s meditation in which we place attention on the adage, “this too shall pass.” Life is filled with peaks and valleys, rabbit holes, long climbs, highs and lows, crossroads and dead ends; we can use this powerful tool when we find ourselves stuck, unwilling to on, when we … Continue reading This Too Shall Pass Weekend Meditation


How Do You Know if It’s a Sign or Merely a Thought?

Hello, Spiritual Warrior, welcome to this edition of The Source in which we explore tips for distinguishing thoughts from signs from the Universe. Coincidences are the universe tapping you on the shoulder whispering to pay attention! As we live our lives in the material realm, coincidences are “signs from the universe” that we are actually united with realms … Continue reading How Do You Know if It’s a Sign or Merely a Thought?


When the Student is Ready the Teacher Appears

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Source in which we explore treating every precious moment as a teacher. Some of the most profound messengers of peace, awakening and truth have graced the planet for thousands of years; and as we have evolved and grown, we have resonated with differing voices and different messages depending … Continue reading When the Student is Ready the Teacher Appears


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