Tom Von Deck

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The Deeper Meditation Podcast
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This ain’t your average meditation podcast. Learn to meditate your way as a unique individual and learn how to make meditation much much easier. You’ll get guided meditation techniques and top notch instruction designed for busy and non-busy people from all backgrounds and paths. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind – The Deeper Meditation Training Course.

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Health

Episodes

Concentration Meditation Techniques

Sep 29, 2014 8:28

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Meditation is the art of falling in love. Concentrative meditation techniques "falling in love" with your chosen object of meditation. Learn all about concentrative meditation, its benefits and how to do it. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. You can get more free training at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog Article with Video:  http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/concentrative-meditation-techniques/

Guided Grounding Meditation Technique

Aug 1, 2014 10:39

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This is a powerful guided grounding meditation exercise. If you ever feel spacey or your mind is chattery during meditation, try this first. It's a visualization that will anchor you into your body and release a lot of discursive thought. The grounding meditation is especially useful if you work with the upper chakras. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, meditation trainer, speaker and author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get more free training at http://www.deepermeditation.net Blog Article with Video: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/guided-grounding-meditation-exercise/  

Meditation in the Workplace – Meditation Rooms and Wellness Hours

May 9, 2014 9:17

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Learn how some companies are encouraging meditation in the workplace with meditation rooms and wellness hours. Some businesses consider such policies an effective addition to workplace wellness programs. Meditation breaks improve performance. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get lots of free meditation training at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog Article with Video:  http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/workplace-meditation-rooms-wellness-hours/

Meditation Tips: How to Meditate Deeply in the Most Hectic Times

Apr 25, 2014 9:09

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Learn how to meditate deeply in the most hectic of circumstances. These deep meditation techniques and tips are designed for beginners and advanced students. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get a lot more meditation tips at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog Article with Video: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/how-to-meditate-deeply/

Theta Brainwave State Guided Meditation

Apr 15, 2014 10:32

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Learn how to enter a Theta brainwave state in seconds without binaural beats or other external technology. You will also learn techniques for developing your intuition in this state of mind. If you do any kind of intuitive or manifestation work, you will be pleasantly surprised after learning this visualization and applying it to your practice. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get lots of free meditation training at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog Article with Video:  http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/how-to-reach-theta-state-of-mind/

Running Meditation: Build Your Stamina and Runner’s High

Apr 2, 2014 11:49

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You run, right? Sometimes? Try running meditation. This will boost your ability to get runner's high (it's essentially the same thing) and increase your stamina and mental toughness. You'll learn some variations here plus a mindful breathing technique that will send a lot more oxygen to your muscles when running. This breathing technique alone will build your running stamina, and running meditation adds to that. Many folks won't believe that running and meditation are compatible. If you want to lower stress, lose weight and foster a peaceful state of mind, this is a great technique. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get more free training at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog Article with Video: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/running-meditation-build-stamina-increase-runners-high/

Guided Zazen Meditation – Zen Buddhism Techniques

Mar 19, 2014 11:44

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Learn how to practice Zazen in a guided meditation. Zazen is the main Zen meditation technique. It's a pillar of Zen Buddhism along with walking meditation. This technique emphasizes the harmonization of body, mind and breath. You'll get all the Zazen instructions here. Once you learn them, you can practice on your own. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get more free meditation training at http://www.DeeperMeditation.net. Blog Article Instructions with Video: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/guided-zazen-meditation-zen-techniques/

What is Bhakti Yoga? Definition, Meaning and History

Mar 9, 2014 14:27

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What is Bhakti Yoga? Learn about its definition and meaning plus the egalitarian history of the Bhakti movement. Bhakti Yoga is also known as "the yoga of devotion". It transcends all religions. You may get a funny look calling a gospel singer a "bhakta", but this is exactly what they're doing. In the video, we'll also learn about the Bhagavad Gita's role in catalyzing Bhakti movements. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, meditation trainer, speaker and author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get lots of free meditation training at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog Article with Video: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/what-is-bhakti-yoga-definition-meaning-history/

Moon Gazing Meditation – Trataka Technique

Feb 23, 2014 8:59

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Learn how to do a moon gazing meditation technique in the Trataka tradition. You can practice this as a full moon meditation or reap even more benefits by doing it all month long. You'll also learn about the benefits of moon meditation and Trataka. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Blog Article with Video: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/moon-gazing-meditation-trataka-technique/

5 Meditation Myths & 5 Meditation Facts

Feb 10, 2014 7:27

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Learn 5 meditation myths and 5 meditation facts. There are tons of misconceptions about meditation. Its prominence is somewhat new to many of our cultures. There are also lots of lineages and dogmas within those lineages that produce a plethora of apparent contradictions. Meditation is simpler than many make it out to be. Learn some fun and interesting facts about meditation while dispelling the myths. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get tons of free meditation training at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog Post with Article: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/meditation-myths-and-facts/

Breath Counting Meditation for Concentration and Focus

Feb 5, 2014 3:33

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Learn a simple concentration meditation technique called breath counting. Counting breaths increases focus in all areas of life, including meditation and work. You'll learn a simple breath counting meditation and a more advanced one for the really ambitious. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get more free training at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog Article with Video: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/simple-concentration-meditation-breath-counting/

Secular Atheist Spirituality without God or Religion

Jan 31, 2014 13:22

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Atheist spirituality is not an oxymoron. You can find spirituality without God or religion. We'll talk about Buddhism, secular spiritual practices that are compatible with Atheism and meditation for Atheists. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get lots of free non-religious meditation training (among other types) at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog Article with Video: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/secular-atheist-spirituality-without-god-religion/

How to Practice Mindfulness Meditation

Jan 25, 2014 9:59

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Learn how to practice mindfulness meditation and what mindfulness is. You'll learn a few different approaches. Mindfulness is about being impartially present, on finer and finer levels, with experience as it arises. This builds equanimity and the ability to see the world clearly. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get more free training at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog Post With Video and Article: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/how-to-practice-mindfulness-meditation/

Deep Breathing Meditation Technique for Relaxation and Accessing Stillness

Jan 14, 2014 6:47

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This is a guided deep breathing meditation technique that is designed to help you to access that place of deep stillness within. It combines diaphragmatic breathing exercises with meditation to instill a very deep relaxation response. This meditation is perfect for those dealing with anxiety. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get more free training at http://www.deepermeditation.net.

How to Stop Thinking Too Much and Quiet Your Mind Effortlessly

Jan 4, 2014 7:33

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Learn how to stop thinking too much and quiet your mind using time tested techniques that can be integrated into everyday life easily. Why do we think so much? We're addicted to our own thoughts. How do you stop thinking so much? The answer is very paradoxical. You don't just try to stop thoughts. You continually interrupt the patterns of thought while making friends with them at the same time. You'll learn a few methods for accomplishing this so that you can finally quiet your mind. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get more free training for quieting the mind at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog Article with Video: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/how-to-stop-thinking-too-much-quiet-your-mind/  

Open Your Third Eye Chakra – Guided Meditation Technique

Dec 29, 2013 14:26

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Learn how to open your third eye chakra safely with this guided meditation. Opening this chakra is an ongoing awakening process. It is not either open or closed. It is also not "supernatural". This term should be changed to "super-our-IDEA-of-what-is-natural". With this meditation, you will train yourself to take in more subtle information than what the brain is normally accustomed to. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get more free training at DeeperMeditation.net and The Deeper Meditation Blog. Blog Article and Video: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/open-third-eye-chakra-guided-meditation/  

Meditation Science on Empathy and Compassion

Dec 19, 2013 7:07

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You've heard about all the benefits of meditation. Meditation research shows that some of the greatest benefits bless not only you, but all those around you. We'll talk about scientific studies that show that meditation improves both empathy and compassion and the ability to recognize and respond to people who need our help. The methodologies are more important than the conclusions of meditation research, so we'll get to the real "meat" of the matter. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get more free training at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog Post with Article: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/meditation-improves-empathy-science-research/

Loving Kindness Compassion Meditation – Spoken with Script

Dec 11, 2013 10:10

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A guided loving kindness meditation using a simple spoken script. This practice is also known as compassion meditation or Metta Bhavana. It is designed to instill feelings of love and kindness toward self and others. It is also designed to gradually awaken the capacity for compassion in the long term. Loving kindness meditations are great warm ups for other meditation techniques. Hosted by Tom Von Deck, author of Oceanic Mind - The Deeper Meditation Training Course. Get more free training at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog post with video and article: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/loving-kindness-compassion-meditation-spoken/

How Long Should You Meditate For? Can You Meditate Too Much

Dec 3, 2013 6:46

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How long should you meditate for and how often? Is too much meditation dangerous? Can you really meditate too much? Tom Von Deck answers all these questions and provides tips for a solid and safe meditation practice. Get more free training at The Deeper Meditation Blog and http://www.deepermeditation.net. Knowing how long to meditate varies from individual to individual. Some people even meditate constantly while carrying out their daily duties. You may have to work yourself up to that point under normal circumstances. Just keep an eye on yourself and don't hurt yourself. Neuro-circuitry is quite complex. Source blog post with article: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/how-long-should-you-meditate-for/

How to Do Zen Walking Meditation Techniques: Kinhin Instructions

Nov 27, 2013 10:04

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Learn how to do walking meditation techniques in the Zen tradition. These instructions are for Kinhin, a practice that Zen monks do in between Zazen sitting sessions. You will learn a couple mudras (hand positions) plus a few different traditional Zen walking meditation methods so that you can discover what is right for you. Hosted by Tom Von Deck and brought to you by the Deeper Meditation Blog. Get more free training at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog post: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/zen-walking-meditation-techniques-kinhin-instructions/  

Drum Meditation: The Healing Power of the Drumming Circle

Nov 20, 2013 15:44

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Six drum circle participants speak about the healing power of drum meditation within the context of drumming circles. The interview is from the full moon drum circle in Prescott, Arizona. Drum circles are very powerful catalysts for personal and community healing. Brought to you by the Deeper Meditation Blog and DeeperMeditation.net. Blog Post: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/drum-meditation-healing-power-of-drumming-circles/

Pure Present Moment Open Awareness Meditation Technique

Nov 12, 2013 6:23

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Learn an open awareness meditation technique that awakens your capacity to enter present moment awareness on deeper and deeper levels. Each moment is vast and infinite, and you will discover this as you practice. Blog Page: http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/pure-present-moment-open-awareness-meditation/

Eye Gazing Partner Meditation

Nov 5, 2013 4:55

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The eye gazing meditation is a partner meditation that greatly increases the capacity for both intimacy and compassion. You can do this meditation with a partner or solo with a mirror. Get more free training at http://www.deepermeditation.net. Blog Post (video and article): http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/eye-gazing-partner-meditation/

The Different Types of Meditation Techniques and How to Choose One

Oct 22, 2013 12:26

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Learn the different types of meditation techniques and how to choose the one you're most compatible with as a unique individual. This simplifies everything. Blog Post (video and article): http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/different-types-of-meditation-techniques/

Guided Visualization: Meditation on a Waterfall

Oct 16, 2013 4:21

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A guided visualization with a waterfall as the meditation object. Blog Post (video and article): http://www.deepermeditation.net/blog/guided-visualization-meditation-waterfall/