Published: Sat, 25 Mar 2017 06:40:58 -0500
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:40:12 -0500My experience of learning to meditate in a Vipassana meditation centre. Ten days of silence with a bunch of strangers makes for an interesting journey!
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:18:52 -0500If you prepare well before meditation, you can get the most out of your meditation. In case you don't know, you can meditate at home. If you have no idea as to how to go about doing it, here are some tips for you. Read on.
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 05:42:18 -0600Meditation generally revolves around becoming one with your mind and in the process learning something you may not have known about you. There are different types of meditations designed to keep the mind and the body healthy. Most people get into meditation to deal with modern life stresses and anxiety whereas some even get into them to enjoy pain relief. Different meditation techniques are used to fetch specific results from the practice, but there are common types of meditation you should get familiar with and a number of ways you stand to benefit when you embrace regular meditations.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:11:55 -0600In present time, more people are affected by severe mental instability and depression. Even if thousands of over the counter medications and prescriptions are available, still most of them always prove ineffective against such conditions. Ancient Chinese traditions have a possible and sure solution for these problems - Qigong, also pronounced as 'chee-gung'.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:35:57 -0600First of all, I would like to say that meditation is not sleep. It is also not a state of perfect calm all of the time. Meditation can be many different things, just as there are different forms of consciousness, meditation can be many things. I will go into some of them here, and then after you read the article, you can take it from there.
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:27:29 -0600Focused breathing is the main ingredient of Mindfulness of Breathing, which is one of the two basic meditation techniques taught by Gautama Buddha (the other is Loving-Kindness). it is beneficial for both body and mind, specifically for elderly people.
Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:00:20 -0600Divine is the spirit so don't be sad when it leaves the body, rejoice because it is now part of the universe, a beautiful journey of the soul expanding into unknown horizons, where the sun meets the ocean, where dusk and dawn are one.? My sadness knew no boundaries having lost my mother to cancer and my brother in a freak accident early in life yet I still see them and enjoy their energies. Life is beautiful and precious and so is every living being on this earth.
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 14:33:18 -0600Life can be hectic at times and taking time to relax your mind is often the last thing on your list. Using these 6 tips you can begin putting meditation into your daily life to help calm your mind and find peace.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 07:41:16 -0600When you think about meditating, what do you hope to get from it? Is it stress relief? Feeling more peaceful? Do you want to improve your health and boost your energy? Do you hope to let go of negative thoughts, feelings, and beliefs, so you can manifest what your soul desires? Do you long to connect more deeply with your spiritual path and purpose? What if I told you there is one meditation style that is easier, feels better, and is more effective in achieving all the benefits you are looking for? In my experience, that technique is Qigong ("chee-gung") Meditation.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 07:40:24 -0600Did you know you can worry yourself sick? Fortunately, there's a simple action you can take to calm the stress you feel in the moment, increase stress resilience, and shift how you react to stress in the future. In this article, you'll learn what that is and how to get started.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 07:40:02 -0600Is your mind working overtime? Are you plagued by doubts, fears, worries, and concerns? Does your brain stream constant thoughts that stresses you out and keep you on edge? Because of that, do you long for just a few moments of peace? Do you wonder what it would be like to have a quiet mind? In this article, you'll learn simple tips to find the inner peace you're looking for.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:24:00 -0600We all know that meditation can be very useful for our body and mind, so that's why we created a brief guide on how to master the technique of Zen meditation. In this article we will explain the technique, the breathing, what is "mantra" and what is its purpose. Meditation is a great way to "reset", relax and gather your thoughts.
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:31:35 -0600I asked a long distance runner what he thought about while running for hours on end. He replied simply, "When I run, I run." "So you think about nothing?" I asked. "You could say that. I'm aware of the rhythm of my breathing, my footsteps pounding on the path and the route that I am following. Aside from that, I have only one focus and that is to keep running. If I try to work out problems or think about other activities, I will be distracted from running. Then I risk losing my rhythm, stumbling and falling."
Fri, 11 Nov 2016 07:17:57 -0600The Experiential Meditation mindset and method are based on the fact that in order to experience the truth of a thing you have to have some distance from it. For example, you can't read a newspaper held against your eyes. A space in needed.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:06:26 -0500Guiding your soul with the mala beads, balancing your chakras in meditation with the help of mantras, spiritual meditation is an excellent healer of the human body. 108 is a sacred number in Hinduism and Buddhism. Mala beads are a beautiful tool for keeping count during mantra meditations.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:25:39 -0500Do you remember when somebody last told you to calm down? Chances are it didn't help. We often feel that we, or others need to calm ourselves down in difficult situations but it can be hard to know how to do it.
Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:16:42 -0500Positive mental imagery can reduce stress, improve mood, promote relaxation, alleviate pain, lower blood sugar and cholesterol level, and boost the immune system. With proper guided imagery techniques, you can learn how to efficiently control functions that are normally controlled by the autonomic nervous system.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:30:29 -0500What if true relief from stress, anxiety, and depression could never be found in a pill? What if the cure for migraines, heart disease, diabetes, and cancer could never be found in drugs, surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy? In this article, you'll learn how you can take your mental-emotional-physical well-being in your own hands using energy meditation.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:30:06 -0500Today humans are subject to more nervous system stimulation than ever before. You can probably feel that in your own nervous system-perhaps as a slight edginess, uneasiness, or maybe as bouts of full-blown overwhelm. Over time this can lead to high-blood pressure, chronic anxiety, and depression, not to mention heart attacks and cancer. Fortunately, there's a lot you can do to handle this over-stimulation. In this article you'll discover three keys to restoring your natural balance of calm, tension-free energy.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:28:59 -0500What do anxiety, irritability, indigestion, and sleeplessness have in common? If you said stress, you're on the right track. In this article, you'll learn why your Vagus nerve is so critical and how to activate it to calm your nerves, rest and digest better, and support your body's natural healing powers.
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 11:46:30 -0500Meditation alone is not attached to a religion or any particular practice. It is an exercise to change the way the mind is working consciously. Meditation is used as a way of self-development to gain control over one's acts. It also has therapeutic applications.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 14:17:02 -0500Meditation is all about the relaxation of the the mind. By remaining completely focused on a single point of concentration, one can bring unity to mind, body, with higher consciousness, and all over bringing peace, harmony, and all the available benefits. The main practice of meditation is observed in removing stress and tension of mind.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:52:27 -0500Do you struggle to be present in life? Are you constantly looking forwards or backwards without noticing the present moment? This article is a short introduction to the benefits of meditation and includes useful links to get you started on your meditation journey.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:32:19 -0500Meditation is the act of concentration in thought. It is reflection, mind cleansing, a mental way to get your thoughts on a positive track. But, suppose that your mind does not cooperate with your attempts to focus. What is mind wandering?
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:10:42 -0500Sit silently. Doing nothing. Let the rains come. Let the grass grow by itself!
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:12:07 -0500Healing the heart takes time and can be aided by many means, the ingenious method used in the ancient days becomes all the more meaningful as we acknowledge that we are beings of energy. Mala beads and yantras together harness the energies that are needed to heal the specific chakra. The energy lines and the conflux of vibrations that are generated through mantra chanting the flow of energy occurs from the universe - the cosmic being to your heart - prana that is a part of the divine.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 07:31:53 -0500What do you understand by the term meditation? Meditation is a simple process of releasing your body tension, letting your energy flow in one point direction. Meditation often brings a state of inner peace and calms your mind.
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 08:59:47 -0500India has offered the twin gifts of yoga and meditation to the world. It has slowly percolated into the minds of people with its positive effects. This is why the world has begun to celebrate June 21 as the International Day of Yoga and Meditation every year. Almost all countries have agreed to participate in this celebration. This article is listing out some of the scientific bases for effects of meditation in the body.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:55:02 -0500Are you someone who would love to meditate but is just not able to make the time for it? Finding the time to meditate is holding you back from beginning the practice? Maybe you try to carve out the time, but your busy schedule gets in the way! Despite all your good intentions, you simply can't find a free hour to sit down. While extended meditation has its benefits, you can also boost your mindfulness with brief breaks of a few minutes or less. Try these tips for calming your mind on your busiest days.
Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:37:19 -0500The word "enlightenment" is one of those New-Agey, mysterious words that I wanted to understand the moment I heard it. The more I heard about this vague concept of becoming highly spiritual, the more elusive it seemed to be. It was like trying to catch a butterfly: it kept flitting out of reach the more I chased it. Months after I'd put all the asceticism behind me, it occurred to me out of the blue, when I wasn't even thinking about it, how the Buddha had attained enlightenment! The illusive answer had been right in front of me all along... why hadn't I seen it?
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:09:23 -0500Lie down and close your eyes. On each inhalation, picture a white light spreading from your heart throughout your body. Picture its soft light providing warmth and healing to each part of you.
Tue, 05 Jul 2016 06:45:09 -0500The only drawback of meditation is that to get to the dimension of absolute equanimity and bliss, when we are adults, we need to go through a quite uncomfortable area of consciousness that makes us see everything that revolves inside us, good and bad, until this too falls and we are finally quiet and peaceful. In children, such a state of pure presence is already in place; it's automatic, and the point is to help them continue to meditate providing a stable framework, structure, and strategy.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:56:16 -0500Meditation is a time of peace and tranquility in which we let go, for the time of practice, all of our daily thoughts, all the things that pursue us during our day and that sometimes weigh us a bit by lowering our level of contentment. When we relax and indulge in the quiet state of meditation and inner emptiness, in which we are abandoned in the arms of existence, we reload, we're fine and at peace, we are in touch with ourselves, go deeper and deeper into our being, and are happy.
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:39:19 -0500Life today has become very fast paced; everyone is in a hurry to get to places, get things done and what not. If you ask someone to just sit down for a little chat, you'll mostly hear- "Where is the time?"
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:21:26 -0500Meditation, particularly mindfulness meditation, has become exceptionally popular over the last couple of years. While meditation can be extremely simple, there are a number of common mistakes and misconceptions about meditation that you'll want to prevent if you're brand-new to the practice.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 06:43:41 -0500Do you desire a connected life filled with peace and joy? Mindfulness is your key to unlocking the life you are meant to live. This article provides a simple description of mindfulness and is a great starting point for your mindful journey. Discover the miraculous present moment Now.
Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:53:16 -0500Meditation pertains to a state of relaxation of body and focus of mind. Those who practice meditation say they notice an increase in focus, concentration, attention, along with a more positive outlook. You can learn to use meditation to reduce stress, gain focus and clarity in your life.
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 06:20:18 -0500It is something easy to do when one trains in the right way and that is where meditation and self-control comes in. As a spiritual person my brain underwent a period of adjustment to remove thoughts of worldly things. It was, however, helped by the Spirit which directed me. It took me through a learning period whereby many things were revealed and one of them was how to stop the brain from running wild when it is more desirable to have it under control.
Thu, 02 Jun 2016 06:37:13 -0500Before acting on a situation my usual position is to meditate on it and listen to how it should be resolved. This is the power of sitting quietly and listening to the inner voice which speaks to us and solves problems. It is the reason why we may go to bed puzzled over an issue that seems to have no solution but in the morning the answer is there ready to be enacted on.
Tue, 31 May 2016 12:20:22 -0500Thoughts and words can be a man's best friends or worst foes, depending on how they are put to use. The human mind has an amazing ability to maneuver his thoughts and actions in the direction he wants to. This forms the essence of positive affirmations, which are used for self-healing, motivation and achieving one's goals. Repeating positive affirmations specific to your situation can actually increase your ability to perform the task.
Fri, 27 May 2016 06:04:52 -0500Disease and sickness never spell doom for anyone. Instead, it is the inability to find what ails you and address it with vigor, which causes ultimate misery. The human mind and body has an inherent capacity to heal its ailments through will power, self-analysis and deep-rooted insights. When we bring our true inner zeal to full consciousness and put it to use, the most severe of sicknesses can be identified and healed.
Wed, 25 May 2016 15:02:32 -0500I learned to do deep breathing and meditation from a behavioral psychologist, a yoga teacher, and a Buddhist monk. I meditate to help my mental and physical well-being. This article will share what I have learned about meditation and deep breathing. Information intended for novices and people with some experience in meditation, who want to learn how to start up or improve their meditation practice.
Tue, 24 May 2016 12:46:19 -0500Feeling healthy, happy and energized at any age begins with creating a balanced lifestyle. While exercising and diet is great for the body, balanced living also means nourishing and nurturing the mind and spirit. Yoga, meditation and other forms of mindfulness practice provide that nourishment and also act as a natural counter-balance to the everyday stress of our hectic modern lives.
Wed, 11 May 2016 14:42:16 -0500There are many types of meditation that people around the world practice today. It's a personal exercise and people have their own reasons for wanting to practice the art. Some types of meditation suit different people better than others with spirituality, fitness, and concentration all playing parts in the exercise.
Wed, 11 May 2016 06:45:37 -0500Simple step-by-step teaching on how you can experience that everything is one consciousness in meditation. Learn how to transcend the mind and experience oneness.
Wed, 04 May 2016 14:42:54 -0500Add a mala blessed with a sacred intention to your altar and your vibrations will merge with those in the cosmos taking you to a higher plateau of conciousnesss. Mala beads strung with powerful intentions raise your kundalini and align your chakras.
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 08:18:59 -0500Meditation seems challenging to many people, and rightly so. It requires steadfast discipline, yet the benefits of regular meditation are extraordinary, including peace of mind and even enhanced physical health.
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 09:17:41 -0500It is also widely known by now that meditation is an old, but one of the most effective ways to reduce stress. Here we will see some of the handy tips that enable you to achieve a considerably successful stage during the process of meditation.
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 07:30:33 -0500Once you have learned how to meditate properly and started progressing in your practice, you will effectively benefit from a healthier body, with improved energy levels, immune system and longevity; a sharper mind, with increased mental strength, focus and memory retention/recall, as well as emotional well-being, with reduced stress, worry, anxiety and/or depression and enhanced self-confidence, optimism and vitality. On a mystical, more profound level, meditation also known as " the Fundamental Practice" confers the return to one's pure nature and mind, free from the emotional upheaval of suffering through the defilements of hatred, anger, delusion and other impure, mundane imperfections of the mind. As the mind goes passive, clear and serene, just like a mirror, with no thoughts of any nature ( good or evil), meditation will unfold naturally, allowing you to get in touch with your own self's nature through wisdom, liberating all that energy trapped by worldly illusions and bestowing upon you inner peace and a deep, intense kind of healing. Below is an easy, simple and useful 10-step guide to help you learn how to meditate correctly.
Wed, 13 Apr 2016 07:25:14 -0500What Is Meditation? Meditation is a simple, but life-transforming skill that can help you to relax, enhance understanding about yourself and develop your inherent potential. If that sounds a little vague, it's because there are many types of meditation done for different purposes.
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:47:46 -0500It's not hard to develop the basic tools, abilities and concepts to clear and calm the mind. Awakening your inner power is not something to be rushed into lightly. This is a path from which there is no turning back. You are going to see, feel and experience things that most people don't even believe in and some of those things are going to be unpleasant (to say the least!). When you start digging into your inner self you are going to have to deal with whatever you find.
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 08:57:46 -0500Some energy blocks can be released simply through intention. Get into a light meditative state and simply say to yourself "I'm releasing anything I don't need and anything holding me back". If you've built up any energy sensitivity through your meditation practice you'll feel your energy shift when you do this.
Thu, 24 Mar 2016 10:47:56 -0500Thousands of years ago meditation started when man were searching for answers to the meaning of life and the purpose of our existence, what the goal of our life is.. They discovered that by clearing your mind and delving into the hidden parts of your subconscious mind, you will find the answer to the most important question of Why? The answer to all our questions are revealed to us by allowing our minds to go into a deep meditative state, to clear our mind from our daily desires and problems and opening it to receive guidance from our inner self. By practicing the original and authentic way of meditation, we will receive clarity and insight into what our purpose is, what the reason for our existence is.
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 12:53:35 -0500This article describes a unique meditation experience that I enjoyed. It also describes a related dream experience that my friend shared with me. Meditation, dreams, and healing!
Mon, 07 Mar 2016 09:54:11 -0600Getting started in guided imagery would usually require first-time users to gain mastery of some exercises. There are various guided imagery exercises that will be shared or taught to you by a psychotherapist or other licensed practitioners or you can download online. To fully optimize and make the most out of these exercises, follow the tips shared below.
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 08:59:45 -0600Meditation is such a powerful practice that you will be awed to discover its contribution towards the betterment of your life and habits. No one can explain this to you until and unless you, yourself contemplate it. It augments your self-understanding that leads to more positive energy. As a result of this, you worry less about the discomforts that you face and learn to count your blessings and be grateful for them
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 15:57:31 -0600A lot of people today really struggle with juggling work and personal life. And as a result, they become stressed and lack the energy to think better. That's what stress does; it depletes you or robs you of the joy to live through life in a mindful and positive way.
Fri, 19 Feb 2016 06:23:12 -0600When you hear the word meditation, you probably think Yoga. That's because for a very long time, or at least over the past few decades, meditation has primarily been performed as a part of Yoga. But meditation, doesn't really have anything to do with Yoga. It is in fact an act in itself. Meditation is generally performed after doing Yoga asanas/postures, because yoga pushes you into a state of calm, which is perfect for meditation.
Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:53:00 -0600Meditation and its nature. Is it only an exercise or more than that? Meditation is indeed one of the steps to achieve 'yoga'.
Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:15:33 -0600Meditation is the method of synthesis which can commune us with the whole cosmos, making us one with the Absolute. It does not imply mere sitting in a specific posture and practising a few exercises or the very attempts of concentrating on a void.
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:31:06 -0600Do you want to meditate? Here's an introduction on how and why to meditate along with four ways that meditation is beneficial.
Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:45:11 -0600Meditation is the process of focusing on one thought, or focusing on the nothingness of the mind. Both methods involve getting rid of the mind's clutter. No personal growth process is complete without meditation. Even ten minutes of meditation every day can significantly improve all spheres of well being.
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 06:30:37 -0600Are you planning on starting a meditation practice? If you do, you might want to read this carefully. Starting a meditation class, especially for newbies, can be both exciting and demanding.
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:59:20 -0600From personal transformation to deep relaxation, guided imagery can influence your subconscious mind and allow you to unleash your full potential. The power of guided imagery meditation comes from its portability and simplicity. It is a practice where you create harmony between your mind and body through focused relaxation.
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:11:14 -0600Guided meditation is considered to be the most preferred one where following a leader to attain emotional calmness makes it worthwhile. They guide in the friendliest manner that would make you extremely comfortable. Read on to know more about it.
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:40:51 -0600Insights into a personal meditation: Mindfulness is an emotionally accepting and non-reactive state of mind. When one is mindful, we simply accept whatever arises, without judging it as good or bad. Mindful meditation calls for us to be concerned with whatever arises in the here and now, and having the self-awareness to return to port whenever thoughts threaten to take us elsewhere.
Tue, 19 Jan 2016 09:14:42 -0600Meditation and mindfulness has become very popular these days. Practice is the key and here are some things to do and things to avoid to have a successful practice and bring meditation and mindfulness into your daily life.
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 15:38:59 -0600Has meditation become more problematic than helpful? Then read on because it used to drive me up a wall - at least until I developed a method so simple a monkey could do it. Cheers!
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 10:37:55 -0600Meditation techniques can improve one's lifestyle. These techniques can also help individuals make their life better and peaceful.
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 07:50:43 -0600Many methods of meditation are in practice. People choose one or a few of them and bring about some peace of mind. While this approach is helpful, it is good to discover what it means to be in a state of awareness in which the meditator is absent. Such a meditative mind can lead to a peaceful and meaningfully spiritual life. Compassion flows out like a natural fountain.
Tue, 29 Dec 2015 10:19:50 -0600Health is the primary concern of everyone. Without health, one cannot enjoy his life. In today's highly competitive and materialistic world, people have no peace. They are badly stressed and suffering from various mental illness. This article illustrates how people can achieve health and happiness through Meditation.
Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:51:19 -0600Meditation is portable, profound, and powerful. It improves your life in all sorts of ways, ranging from the spiritual to the physical.
Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:08:05 -0600Meditation since ages has been considered to be the process of calming the mind and soul for adults as they are the ones who face a higher amount of stress and tensions. With the changing trends and the behavioural traits in children, they too are in need of mediation to release pressure and tension that they receive while competing with their peers to stay ahead in everything that they do.
Wed, 16 Dec 2015 13:18:55 -0600The clutter, piles of paperwork, bills, emails, text messages, social media posts, clothing, dishes, AHH! It's all overwhelming and you're on the verge of a panic attack if it all doesn't get organized! Whether it's at home or your office, things can just seem to pile up and feel like there is an uncontrollable chaos. We've all been there. We crave calmness and tranquility but there doesn't seem to be time to even create your own meditation space to Sit. Relax. Breathe. There are meditation classes, meditation CD's and even meditation books but sometimes all you need is a space of your own to meditate.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015 11:50:27 -0600Mindfulness and mindfulness techniques can have a positive impact on your life. By living in a mindful way and in the present moment, we learn to appreciate simple everyday pleasures, that may otherwise go unnoticed. Mindfulness training techniques can be very easily mastered and some can be practiced in under a minute. There are many benefits to living in the here and now, including lowering stress levels and anxieties as well as helping us to manage physical and emotional pain.
Tue, 08 Dec 2015 08:49:37 -0600"There are things that drift away, like our endless numbered days... That's a wonderful line from a song.
Wed, 02 Dec 2015 08:00:07 -0600Depression is a clinical disease that engulfs the normal self of a person when the stress levels are high, and one doesn't feel normal about their lives. There may be several reasons for depression like professional strain, problems in the family or a serious issue with an important aspect of one's life. It can be cured with the help of medicines, but the best way to get over it is meditation and Yoga. Meditation involves sitting in solidarity and thus reducing the levels of stress by performing relevant activities. There are ways that meditation can normalize a brain and get rid of depression. They may be categorized as follows -
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:44:16 -0600Meditation is all about training your mind to concentrate and focus on your inner self. It is about sitting in a corner, at peace and closing your eyes and breathing in the correct condition so as to make sure your mind is at peace and rest. This is not an easy task for most of us, especially if you are a beginner and a new person to the whole phenomenon.
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:30:34 -0600Making meditation fit into your life is important, because we are all busy, and we are all stressed. Therefore, we need meditation.
Wed, 18 Nov 2015 06:09:32 -0600Living with constant pain and fatigue can be very difficult. Negative thoughts and emotions can plague an arthritis and fibromyalgia sufferer. Meditation can really help individuals to come to terms with their pain and neutralize some of the negative effects of living with the disease. Meditation can make life much easier and much happier for an arthritis and fibromyalgia sufferer. In this article, I show arthritis sufferers how to do this.
Mon, 26 Oct 2015 10:11:53 -0500The ever changing lifestyle has given birth to various diseases. This has given birth to various deadly diseases. One such disease in stress. This is a root cause of various diseases.
Fri, 23 Oct 2015 10:43:45 -0500For thousands of years, religious leaders, priests, and monks have used meditation as they search for salvation, revelation, and enlightenment. Now women who want to attain inner peace can utilize the same principles and through meditation be better equipped to deal with the everyday stresses they face. Today, meditation is a scientifically proven method of inducing mind and body relaxation, benefiting people of all ages and cultural background.There are many benefits of meditation and it includes the removal of stress from the body. This is the reason why a lot of women are considering this practice.
Thu, 22 Oct 2015 12:23:50 -0500Many people are familiar with the idea of meditation, but they aren't exactly sure why people do it or even how to do it. While meditation is something that has been around for thousands of years, researchers have been pointing to the fact that there are some health benefits to this age-old practice, including for those who suffer from chronic pain.
Wed, 21 Oct 2015 13:07:58 -0500If you are just starting to learn about and practice mindfulness meditation, there are some tips you can follow to achieve mastery in this form of meditation. You can read some of these below.
Tue, 20 Oct 2015 09:16:01 -0500What Is Meditation Really? Meditation is most commonly thought of as a process of relaxation and contemplation for spiritual purposes, or simply for becoming more in tune with your body. Actually, there are lots of reasons to meditate from emotional wellbeing, to very real benefits to your health.
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:48:08 -0500Does meditation take great mental discipline and many years of practice? No. A quiet mind is a state of mind when there is nothing to be achieved.
Fri, 02 Oct 2015 05:48:12 -0500Thinking about the nature of reality deeply often changes it. Meditation and powerful active thinking are not an exception. Being overly busy and overly active changes reality less than being "inactive" and doing some sort of meditation or deep thought that goes down deep into the reality controlling parts of the brain, spirit and mind.
Tue, 22 Sep 2015 09:58:19 -0500This article is to designed to help you discover the magic in your own mind. It can help you find out more about meditation and how you relate your inner world to the outside world.
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 07:50:50 -0500Mindfulness can change the structure of your brain and help you heal. This article describes how mindfulness practice helped the author heal from a life-threatening illness.
Tue, 15 Sep 2015 13:25:36 -0500Along with regular exercise, excellent nutrition and as much daylight as possible, the other tool in my anxiety toolkit is daily meditation. And so I wanted to write a post for anyone who has thought about meditating, or thinks it might help them, but don't know how to get started. Just like exercising, you need to find a way of meditating that is not too much of a chore, otherwise you won't do it.
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:57:25 -0500Scientific research shows that mindfulness meditation lowers levels of stress, improves your inter-personal relationships and improves your ability to sense your intuition,even within as short a time as eight weeks. Studies show that certain qualities traditionally cultivated within a religious context are good for both our psychological and physical health. Those of us who have a disposition for forgiveness have an increased resilience to stress and greater mental and physical health, compassion and gratitude have similar health benefits.
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 08:27:34 -0500In today's world, life is more stressful than ever. Working long hours, attending school, raising a family and more take a toll on people's physical and emotional health. As a result, stress management has become a top priority for everyone. While there are many ways to battle stress, one of the most popular and effective involves the use of mindfulness techniques. Simple, convenient, and effective, they can be used anywhere at anytime to battle the daily stress we all encounter.
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 14:45:15 -0500Ever wonder why you are so unsure about meditation? Have you been meditating for a quite some the and getting nowhere? Well, you are not alone! Check out the top three reasons that you are lost in your mediation practice.
Wed, 05 Aug 2015 09:46:23 -0500During my many long years of meditation practice I've often received a visit, while I was still and motionless as a statue, in the lotus posture, from insects that turned around me. I always tried to figure out what they wanted from me in those specific and precise moments or what was the message they wanted to convey.
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 14:21:33 -0500Does meditation sound scary to you? Perhaps you have tried it and could not do it but love the idea of using it as an outlet for your stress? If you are willing to be open and change your perception of what it means to meditate, then keep reading because meditating doesn't have to mean sitting in silence... empty headed for one hour or more every morning.
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:26:43 -0500It may surprise some that you can meditate for health and money. There are mountains of studies regarding the many health benefits of meditation. One study (1) that summarizes others breaks down the benefits into five categories.
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 07:26:01 -0500So... long-lasting, comfortable, never-tiring happiness is not something you should be thinking of finding in your next holiday trip or the next big gift you buy yourself, it's really more about self-contentment, theattitude-of-gratitude for everything and everybody you already have around you - the simple things and the complex personalities that make up your life... and with the help of meditation, happiness is a whole lot simpler to achieve than you would think..! A Quick Preamble: Happiness... that state of mind, that state of internal being, that can sometimes be pretty damned elusive if you let it be so - so don't.
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:50:29 -0500Meditation can increase your joy levels and decrease stress. This ancient practice is easy to fit into your busy day by following these seven tips.
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:53:29 -0500Our true nature is bliss consciousness. But, if this is true, I hear you say, why are so many people unhappy in the world? Answer: because they don't realize that they're living through programmed mind-sets or conditioning. In seeking happiness it's vital that we don't see it as separate from our true nature -- something to be imported from outside sources or given to us by others in some format.
Wed, 15 Jul 2015 07:18:47 -0500Meditation and breath awareness are synonymous. Breath gives us life, though we don't usually give it much thought. Most of us most of the time do not breathe deeply enough. Breathing deeply provides a host of benefits such as properly oxygenated blood that feeds our cells, opening up a channel of communication to our Souls, and much more. We will discuss meditation, what it is, how to do it, its benefits, and how it can help us reach our fullest potential and discover peace.