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Published: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 04:59:31 -0600

 



Zazen Meditation - First Experience

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 07:21:09 -0500

Meditation has been a part of my life for about 2 decades now. I have done many forms of meditation, mostly visualization, silence and guided. When I was introduced to Zazen meditation through a MeetUp group in my local area it blew my mind. There are three principles in the Buddhist tradition that the teacher went over. In this article I will discuss my first experiences with Zazen meditation and go over those three principles that are important to all of life.



Debunking The Exotic Retreat Myth

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:03:50 -0500

Hardly a week goes by when I do not receive yet another invitation to go on an exotic retreat. Yesterday it was Mount Shasta, last week I was asked to go on a cruise to clear my mind and reboot. The spin around exotic retreats has reached a point where I felt I had to point out some contradictions which should be obvious, alas most people are not aware of them.



Powerful Meditation Methods

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:04:25 -0500

This article is about powerful meditation techniques which will help you to begin your meditation with small and specific steps. This article share quick techniques which will support you in focusing on your mind and show you the simple path towards enlightenment.



5 Ways Technology Can Help You Practise Yoga and Meditation in the Comfort of Home

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 14:30:58 -0500

Technology often gets a bit of a bad reputation where mental and physical wellbeing is concerned. However, as well as the bad impacts of technology, there are lots of new technologies out there that have emerged to help us look after ourselves more. In particular, in this article I want to focus on 5 technologies that anyone can use to meditate or practise yoga at home.



You Think Meditation Is A Waste Of Time? Read On

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 07:05:17 -0500

So, you think meditation is a waste of time, your day is filled to the rim and the mere thought of adding yet another thing to your already overstuffed day is simply too much to contemplate. In a world that is full of distractions you may be forgiven to think like this.



Five Unknown Facts About Meditation

Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:53:12 -0500

Meditation has become a common term among the society right now. It has spread its roots deep down starting from the corporate world to the common mass. The number of yoga institutions has boomed recently and numerous terms for meditation practices are coined to attract people in this path. Here the author discusses about five myths that most of the people have regarding meditation.



Physiotherapy - Important Role in Treatment for Osteoarthritis and Frozen Shoulder

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:30:23 -0500

Many times people associate physiotherapy with back pain or sports related injuries; however, this is not so. Physiotherapy is a specialized science which deals with a plethora of physical problems caused due to disease, illness and injury or aging. One of the major aims of a physiotherapist is to enhance the quality of life of the affected individual and restore as much normalcy as possible.



Spending Time With Eternity

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 10:53:41 -0500

Spending time with eternity is an amazing experience. We can do this every day to get a new perspective on life. Because we choose to continue moving forward every day it is nice being able to direct it where you want it to go. We become a driver instead of being a passenger constantly. This important concept can help you to overcome any difficult time you may be having. How do you meet with eternity?



Various Health Benefits of Meditation

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 08:55:34 -0500

The ancient practice of meditation is gaining popularity again in modern times. As this practice goes main stream, more and more people are enjoying its benefits. Derived from the Sanskrit word 'Dhyana' meditation means attention and contemplation.



Meditation for Stress Relief

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 14:33:31 -0500

Meditation is a technique that has been used for thousands of years to bring a sense of calm and well-being to those who practice it. If practiced correctly, it can provide clarity of thought and inner harmony.



Meditation for the Body, Mind and Soul

Mon, 17 Jul 2017 09:50:45 -0500

The many wonderful benefits of mindful meditation. Meditation is an approach to training of the mind, meditation has so many wonderful advantages that can help improve your life. Some of the benefits include; reduce of stress, improving concentration, increases self-awareness and acceptance, and increased happiness and an overall calmness and relaxed state.



6 Types of Health That Make Up You Part V

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 21:24:02 -0500

Spirituality one of the six components of health needs just as much attention as the rest. Those who take care of their spiritual health have been known to thrive better in difficult situations than those who don't.



Still Not Meditating? Here Are 9 Science Backed Reasons to Start Now

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 09:51:47 -0500

You might be missing out if you haven't started meditating yet. Discover what science says about the benefits of meditation.



Do Something New (Here's How)

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 11:01:44 -0500

What would you like to change in your life? If you want to have a different outcome, you have to have a different approach - here's how.



Becoming Whole Again With Meditation

Wed, 10 May 2017 14:36:52 -0500

The mind is restless and you may find it challenging to sit for meditation. This is normal when you first start a regular meditation practice. The highly-charged world of action that we live in everyday constantly calls upon us to react and respond to all kinds of external stimulus. The most important thing to understand when starting to meditate is be patient.



Can Meditation Help Keep Your Brain Young?

Sun, 07 May 2017 07:59:01 -0500

As people age, their brain's lose weight and volume. These changes may start to occur in people as early as their mid to late 20s. Previous research has shown people who meditate to lose less brain mass over time than those who do not. In particular, research concluded people who meditated showed less of a decrease in their white brain matter.



The Health Advantages Of And Medical Conditions Helped By Meditation

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:59:01 -0500

You've likely heard about the health benefits of yoga in improving mental and physical health and improving flexibility, and you might assume that meditation is the same thing. Although meditation can certainly be incorporated into yoga, it is an entirely different practice.



5 Ways to Stop Thinking and Start Meditating - Dealing With Intrusive Thoughts

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 07:06:53 -0500

Meditation can feel like a thought-wrestling rodeo. But you're not alone - intrusive thoughts are normal, even for experienced meditators. Here are 5 ways you can move beneath those thoughts into deeper meditation.



Meditation - Key to Live an Ideal Life

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:03:05 -0500

What is meditation? Is it an activity through which human beings transform their mind and develop their positivism, patience, love and forgiveness or is it just a process to know yourself? This article is about the real meaning of Mediation and its benefits.



Chakra Malas, Cosmic Focuses Of Energy

Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:52:10 -0500

We are all beings of energy and part of this beautiful universe. The colors of the chakras or the seven cosmic energy centers in the body are related to the colors of the rainbow: violet, indigo, blue, green, yellow, orange, red. Much as all colors combine into purest white of the thousand petaled lotus, so also the energy centers are tuned up to access our supreme consciousness. Chakras are primal cosmic focuses of energy in the human vitality field. Situated along the central path of the body from the base of the spine to the highest point of the head, chakras are concentrations of vital prana that are always in motion, balancing the energies with the auras of the universe.



Learn to Meditate in 10 Days

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 12:40:12 -0500

My experience of learning to meditate in a Vipassana meditation centre. Ten days of silence with a bunch of strangers makes for an interesting journey!



8 Tips on How To Meditate At Home

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:18:52 -0500

If 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.



Meditation Types And Reasons Why You Should Engage Regularly

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 05:42:18 -0600

Meditation 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.



Getting Maximum Benefit From Ancient Chinese Tradition - Mastering Qigong!

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:11:55 -0600

In 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'.



Kindling The Fire Of Your Spirit: How To Consciously Practice Meditation In A Nutshell

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:35:57 -0600

First 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.



Of God, Mindfulness, Breathing and Meditation

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:27:29 -0600

Focused 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.



As The Spirit Rises

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 14:00:20 -0600

Divine 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.



6 Tips to Fit Meditation Into Your Life Each Day

Thu, 22 Dec 2016 14:33:18 -0600

Life 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.



Qigong: An Easier, Better-Feeling, More-Effective Meditation Technique

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 07:41:16 -0600

When 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.



Worrying Yourself Sick? Here's the Cure

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 07:40:24 -0600

Did 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.



Is Inner Peace Really Possible?

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 07:40:02 -0600

Is 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.



How to Meditate? Short and Effective Guide on Zen Meditation

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:24:00 -0600

We 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.



Clear Your Mind for a Mental Breakthrough

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 13:31:35 -0600

I 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."



The Method, Mindset & Power of Experiential Meditation

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 07:17:57 -0600

The 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.



Mala Beads and Meditation

Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:06:26 -0500

Guiding 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.



Calm Down!

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:25:39 -0500

Do 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.



Guided Imagery And Its Benefits

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:16:42 -0500

Positive 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.



Overlooked Cause of Anxiety, Depression, Migraines, Heart Attacks, And Cancer

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:30:29 -0500

What 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.



3 Keys to Calm, Tension-Free Energy

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:30:06 -0500

Today 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.



Anxious? Irritable? Trouble Sleeping? Turn Your Vagus On!

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 08:28:59 -0500

What 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.



Meditation and Buddhism Connection

Fri, 07 Oct 2016 11:46:30 -0500

Meditation 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.



Meditation and Its Benefits

Thu, 06 Oct 2016 14:17:02 -0500

Meditation 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.



An Introduction to the Benefits of Meditation

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 10:52:27 -0500

Do 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.



The Wandering Mind

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 07:32:19 -0500

Meditation 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?



Meditation - What? How?

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 11:10:42 -0500

Sit silently. Doing nothing. Let the rains come. Let the grass grow by itself!



Healing the Heart, The Ancient Science of The Sages

Mon, 12 Sep 2016 09:12:07 -0500

Healing 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.



Therapy Singing Bowls and Meditation Bowls

Fri, 12 Aug 2016 07:31:53 -0500

What 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.



10 Scientifically Proved Benefits of Meditation

Mon, 08 Aug 2016 08:59:47 -0500

India 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.



How To Meditate In Just 3 Minutes

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:55:02 -0500

Are 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.



Chasing Enlightenment: The Buddha's Secret

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 13:37:19 -0500

The 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?



Have You Tried Meditation, But Couldn't Get It to "Stick"?

Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:09:23 -0500

Lie 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.



The Drawback Of Meditation

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 06:45:09 -0500

The 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.



A Time Of Peace And Tranquility

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 10:56:16 -0500

Meditation 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.



Meditation - A Vacation at Home

Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:39:19 -0500

Life 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?"



16 Simple Strategies for Meditation Newbies

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 15:21:26 -0500

Meditation, 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.



Mindfulness: Your Link to the Universe

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 06:43:41 -0500

Do 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.



Learn the Basics of Meditation

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 12:53:16 -0500

Meditation 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.



How Meditation Unravels the Brain and Solves Problems

Thu, 09 Jun 2016 06:20:18 -0500

It 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.



Hearing God Speak Through Meditation

Thu, 02 Jun 2016 06:37:13 -0500

Before 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.



How to Incorporate Your Affirmations Into Your Daily Meditation

Tue, 31 May 2016 12:20:22 -0500

Thoughts 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.



Manifesting Your Life: The Power of Meditation

Fri, 27 May 2016 06:04:52 -0500

Disease 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.



Meditation and Breathing - Suggestions for Beginners

Wed, 25 May 2016 15:02:32 -0500

I 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.



Blissfully Better: Powerful Age-Defying Benefits of Yoga, Meditation & Mindfulness

Tue, 24 May 2016 12:46:19 -0500

Feeling 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.



Meditation: The Mindful Art Of Relaxation

Wed, 11 May 2016 14:42:16 -0500

There 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.



How to Experience That Everything Is One Consciousness in Meditation

Wed, 11 May 2016 06:45:37 -0500

Simple 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.



Shiva Lingam Mala Beads

Wed, 04 May 2016 14:42:54 -0500

Add 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.



Advice About How to Meditate Effectively

Mon, 25 Apr 2016 08:18:59 -0500

Meditation 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.



Tips for Successful Meditation

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 09:17:41 -0500

It 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.



Learn How To Meditate Correctly With This Simple 11-Step Guide

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 07:30:33 -0500

Once 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.



Meditation - A Beginner's Guide

Wed, 13 Apr 2016 07:25:14 -0500

What 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.



Take Control of Your Energy

Tue, 05 Apr 2016 15:47:46 -0500

It'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.



Clearing Energy Blocks

Mon, 04 Apr 2016 08:57:46 -0500

Some 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.



Divine Chiropractics

Wed, 23 Mar 2016 12:53:35 -0500

This 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!



How To Get The Most Out Of Guided Imagery Exercises

Mon, 07 Mar 2016 09:54:11 -0600

Getting 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.



6 Tips for Meditating for the Beginners: A Revelation

Mon, 29 Feb 2016 08:59:45 -0600

Meditation 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



Effective Tips For Mindfulness Meditation

Fri, 26 Feb 2016 15:57:31 -0600

A 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.



Meaning of Meditation

Fri, 19 Feb 2016 06:23:12 -0600

When 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.



Nature of Meditation

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:53:00 -0600

Meditation and its nature. Is it only an exercise or more than that? Meditation is indeed one of the steps to achieve 'yoga'.



What Is True Meditation?

Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:15:33 -0600

Meditation 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.



4 Benefits of a Daily Meditation Practice

Wed, 10 Feb 2016 10:31:06 -0600

Do you want to meditate? Here's an introduction on how and why to meditate along with four ways that meditation is beneficial.



The Glow of Self Awareness: Meditation Techniques

Fri, 05 Feb 2016 09:45:11 -0600

Meditation 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.



Meditation Styles For Beginners

Thu, 04 Feb 2016 06:30:37 -0600

Are 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.



How Effective Is Guided Imagery Meditation?

Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:59:20 -0600

From 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.



The 3 Major Benefits of Guided Meditation

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:11:14 -0600

Guided 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.



Meditation, Close to Home and at a Distance

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 13:40:51 -0600

Insights 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.



Top 5 Do's and Don'ts of Meditation Practice

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 09:14:42 -0600

Meditation 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.



Meditation of Frustration

Mon, 18 Jan 2016 15:38:59 -0600

Has 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!



The Advantages Of Mindful Meditation Techniques

Thu, 14 Jan 2016 10:37:55 -0600

Meditation techniques can improve one's lifestyle. These techniques can also help individuals make their life better and peaceful.



Can There Be Meditation Without the Meditator? A Matter of Inward Journey

Mon, 11 Jan 2016 07:50:43 -0600

Many 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.



Meditation - Finding God in It?

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 06:42:05 -0600

For some people, there appears to be no presence of God in the world and in their lives. No God in religious ceremony. No God in sacred writing. No God in prayer. If you cannot find God in these ways then you might wonder, 'Can I find God in meditation?'



Top Five Benefits of Meditation

Tue, 29 Dec 2015 10:19:50 -0600

Health 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.



Meditation for Improved Sleep and Happier Holiday Time

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 11:51:19 -0600

Meditation is portable, profound, and powerful. It improves your life in all sorts of ways, ranging from the spiritual to the physical.



5 Easy Steps to Initiate Meditation for Children

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 08:08:05 -0600

Meditation 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.



10 Ways to Create Your Own Meditation Space to Sit Relax Breathe

Wed, 16 Dec 2015 13:18:55 -0600

The 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.



Mindfulness Let's You Let Go of Stress

Tue, 08 Dec 2015 11:50:27 -0600

Mindfulness 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.



The Art of Doing Nothing With Our Endless Numbered Days

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.



The 4 Major Effects of Meditation on Depression and Stress

Wed, 02 Dec 2015 08:00:07 -0600

Depression 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 -



How To Start Living Your Life With Meditation

Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:44:16 -0600

Meditation 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.



Fitting Meditation Into Your Life

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 13:30:34 -0600

Making meditation fit into your life is important, because we are all busy, and we are all stressed. Therefore, we need meditation.



The Importance for Arthritis Sufferers to Meditate

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 06:09:32 -0600

Living 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.