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Robin Sharma Personal Development Blog - How To Create a World C. While sleeping, head should face which direction ? Which direction you sleep? Do you know the consequences. Fit Hotties Rock! Instructional Video. Herschel Walker happy with MMA debut ... even if he never fights again - MMA Mania. Herschel Walker. Herschel Junior Walker (born March 3, 1962) is an American former college and professional football player and a former professional mixed martial artist.

He played college football for the University of Georgia, earned All-American honors three times and won the 1982 Heisman Trophy. Walker began his professional football career with the New Jersey Generals of the United States Football League (USFL), before joining the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League (NFL). In the NFL, he also played for the Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1999. Early years[edit] Walker was born in Wrightsville, Georgia to parents Willis and Christine Walker. High school career[edit] Walker attended Johnson County High School in Wrightsville, where he played for the Johnson County Trojans high school football team from 1976 to 1979. College career[edit] Recap[edit] 1980[edit] 1981[edit] 1982[edit] Herschel walker. Middle Pillar Ritual. Bringing Down the Light of the Golden Dawn: The Middle Pillar Ritual A powerful energy-invoking exercise used to bring down the Light of the Golden Dawn, the vivifying Light of our Order, into the body of the Initiate.

Once the Light has been installed in the Heart (point 9 below), it may effectively be channelled outward as healing and transformative energy. When used in this fashion, the Golden Dawn Light that has been installed in the Heart center in point 9 is channelled through the palm of the hand as a pure white Ray of force, towards whatever object is intended as recipient. This exercise stands by itself as an energy focusing work, and may be utilized by any Initiate on a regular basis -- and certainly ought to be activated before attempting any transmittal of healing energy. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Back to Rituals Index. Zen Guide: The Comprehensive Guide to Zen & Buddhism - Principles, Discussion, Practice, Community and Resources including RSS feeds. - ZENGUIDE.COM. Grand Master Mantak Chia, Universal Healing Tao Center, Tao Retreats. Sex Transmutation: Sexual Energy into Genius.

Sex is everywhere these days, isn't it? You can't turn on your computer without being hit by a hundred different sexually related emails. Porn sites have dictated the evolution of the internet, driving forward into new realms of marketing, design, sales technology, and god only knows what else. All that innovation driven by the energy of sex! Flip through a magazine, turn on the TV, and it seems that every other advert has some kind of sexual component used to sell everything from clothes to light bulbs (the ultimate turn-on!). Why? Sex moves us to action. Chat with Einstein... How sex drives the brain...Sexual energy is the lust for life in all forms. Everybody knows that males are promiscuous and ferociously competitive when it comes to sex.

For ages it was politely assumed that females--both human and of other species--are naturally monogamous. Do you get that? That's probably why we are the dominant species on this planet! Don't believe me? 1. 2. What about music? Paradise Portal? Solve Your Problems Simply by Saying Them Out Loud. How many times have you gone through explaining a problem to a friend, and before he could say a word about it you had already figured out the solution by yourself? The very act of explaining a problem out loud can, by itself, be enough to solve it.

How can this deceptively simple strategy work so well? How can we leverage it, transforming it in a problem-solving technique we can use at anytime? The Magic Behind Explaining Problems Out Loud Communicating your problems out loud has several advantages over silently thinking about them: 1. In order to put your problem in a communicable form you must clarify it, stating it in objective terms.

Putting your problem in words will tremendously help you grasp it: language is not only a tool of communication as many believe, but also a tool of thought (for more on that, check ‘Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary‘). 2. Explaining your problem to someone else is particularly effective when you assume no knowledge on the other person’s part. 3. Boost Your Brainstorm Effectiveness with the Why Habit.

If you’re stuck trying to find ways to achieve a goal or solve a problem, there’s a quick analysis tool that can put you back in perspective and save you hours of frustrated brainstorming. It’s as effective as it’s simple: all it takes is asking ‘why’… Finding Your Motivation Behind every goal you set or every problem you’re working on there’s a motivation. Even though the reasons we’re doing something are usually clear, next time you’re brainstorming solutions for a challenge you’re facing, take a few seconds and deliberately ask yourself: “Why do I want this?”

Knowing your motivation is the most fundamental step before taking any action; after all, if you don’t know the reason for doing something, why do it in the first place? Suppose you have the goal “Get more customers to my business”: —“Why do I want to get more customers to my business?” Don’t try to be particularly clever about your answer: just give the first and most evident reason.

Motivation Comes in Layers 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. List of cognitive biases. Cognitive biases are systematic patterns of deviation from norm or rationality in judgment, and are often studied in psychology and behavioral economics.[1] There are also controversies over some of these biases as to whether they count as useless or irrational, or whether they result in useful attitudes or behavior.

For example, when getting to know others, people tend to ask leading questions which seem biased towards confirming their assumptions about the person. However, this kind of confirmation bias has also been argued to be an example of social skill: a way to establish a connection with the other person.[8] Although this research overwhelmingly involves human subjects, some findings that demonstrate bias have been found in non-human animals as well. For example, hyperbolic discounting has been observed in rats, pigeons, and monkeys.[9] Decision-making, belief, and behavioral biases[edit] Social biases[edit] Most of these biases are labeled as attributional biases. See also[edit] Improve Your Memory by Speaking Your Mind’s Language.

By learning the language your mind uses, you’ll be able to tap into your mind’s full potential and develop a remarkable memory. It’s easier than you think – and you’ll actually have fun doing it. Your Mind Thinks in Pictures Along its evolution, the brain has become amazingly effective in dealing with sensory data. It is by correctly interpreting the five senses that the mind understands the environment and takes decisions. Among the human senses, sight has become the most sophisticated and developed of all. For that reason, our brains have become extremely effective in storing and processing images; especially of concrete, real-world objects. Trying to memorize abstract symbols, such as words printed on a page, is very unnatural and inefficient.

Imagery is the real language of the mind. If I ask you to think about a horse, what comes to your mind? Visual Thinking and Memory Before getting to the technique, let me give you a simple challenge: memorize a groceries list of ten items. How to Become a Human Calendar. Mentally finding out the day of the week for any date is a skill you can easily learn. You don’t need to be an autistic genius – all it takes is basic memorization effort and some trivial math.

When I first learned this technique many years ago, I did it just for fun. With time, I learned to enjoy the convenience of not needing a calendar anymore. It’s far more useful than I first thought, and with just a little practice, you’ll be able to find out the days of the week much faster than when reaching for a calendar. The Method To find out the days of the week for any date, use the formula: [day of week] = (yearcode + monthcode + day) mod 7 If you’re not math-inclined, this may look quite scary at first, but don’t worry: using the formula is straightforward. Month and Year Codes The month codes are one of the formula’s most troublesome parts, since they don’t follow a clear logic. We also need the year code, which are also apparently arbitrary. Days of the Week The Calculation 5 means Thursday. 22 Ways to Overclock Your Brain. “I just found out that the brain is like a computer. If that’s true, then there really aren’t any stupid people.

Just people running DOS.” - Anonymous The brain is a three-pound supercomputer. It is the command and control center running your life. It is involved in absolutely everything you do. Your brain determines how you think, how you feel, how you act, and how well you get along with other people. Your brain is more complicated than any computer we can imagine. It’s simple, your brain is at the center of everything you do, all you feel and think, and every nuance of how you relate to people.

No matter what your age, mental exercise has a global, positive effect on the brain. 1. Research suggests that people who get plenty of physical exercise can wind up with better brains. 2. It isn’t just physical exercise that gets those brain cells jumping. 3. Our brains are wired to be curious. 4. 5. 6. Get out an old photo album or high school yearbook. 7. Can “bad” fats make you dumb? 8. 9. Build Brain Power with these 21 Resources - PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement.

10 Benefits of Laughter, and How to Use It. “Even if there is nothing to laugh about, laugh on credit.” - Anonymous There may be more to the lyric “Put on a Happy Face” than just a catchy tune — putting on a happy face is absolutely good for you, and those around you. For hundreds of years, it has been acknowledged that “Laughter is the best Medicine”. Breakthrough scientific research is shedding new light on the physiological beneficial effects of humor on health. Laughter can come in handy, whether it’s for dealing with an illness, the pressures of daily living, stress, coping at work even, laughter can dramatically change the quality and outlook of our lives.

And laughing makes us feel good for a reason. The physiological effects on our body do some pretty amazing stunts. 1. Laughter reduces the level of stress hormones like cortisol, epinephrine, adrenaline, dopamine and growth hormone. 2. A good belly laugh exercises the diaphragm, contracts the abs and even works out the shoulders, leaving muscles more relaxed afterward. 3. 20 Super Brain Foods.

We know that the foods we eat affect the body but they can have even more influence on how well our brain functions. What we eat can have a POWERFUL affect on our brain’s energy, how the mind handles tasks, and our general mood. Our focus here is on those particular nutrients found in foods that enhance neuron firing and cross-linking in the brain. The foods listed below can help you: concentrate, increase memory, tune sensorimotor skills, keep you motivated, speed up your reaction time, control stress, and even slow down the aging of brain cells! So here is a list of 20 different food types that we can add to our diet, their effects, and how they function: 1. Wholegrain Foods Whole grain is a great brain stimulator because it contains high percentage of folate. Wholegrain breads and cereals are rich in Vitamin B6, an important brain vitamin.

Nuts 2. Both literally and figuratively speaking, walnuts are “brain food”. Walnuts may also help correct the human brain’s seratonin levels. 3. 4. Meno, by Plato. PadmaSamBhava : Hatha Yoga Cleansing Practices. Yoga is therapeutic We all know this. We experience its benefits every time we practice, whether at home or in a weekly class. In the Satyananda system of Integral yoga, in addition to favourites such as Yoga Nidra, we have a set of practices that cleanse our bodies, and clear our minds. We need therapy to counteract disease. If disease manifests in the physical body we often emphasise physical therapies.

The digestive system is the base of many diseases. So how can yoga help us get rid of toxins and maintain a healthy gut? The body releases toxins via the breath, the skin and the bowels. Jala Neti – (nose cleaning) In this practice one cleans the nostrils using warm salty water from a special container or neti pot. This practice has many benefits and has been found to: – Kunjal Kriya - (stomach cleansing) In this practice you clean the stomach by drinking warm salty water and then regurgitating it. This practice has been found helpful to: – Shankhaprakshalana (full intestinal cleansing) USDA's - Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Eight-Fold Information Rite. Background: This rite is intended to aid the magician in directing her exploration of the unknown universe.

The magician states 8 particulars she'd like to gain more information about. The particulars can range from trivial gossip to nuclear physics to finding local covens. It is in stating one's will that one starts accomplishing it. The most successful magick I've done has involved figuring out what I wanted and then getting it soon afterwards by fortunate coincidence. The Ritual: -1. 0. 1. As every uttered word is registered For eternity upon still air, So let these words register to the farthest reaches Of the known and the unknown. While saying this the magician "sees" these words (words being the seeds or building blocks of information) surrounding her, visualized as a flock of birds. 2. 3. Let me reap the rewards of information. 4. AutonomatriXCorpus Fecundi Index. Listening to the Ground.

LISTENING TO THE GROUND A Divinatory Red Rite Introduction: This rite is essentially a divination spread, and if preferable, just the divination spread without the rite itself can be used. The extra actions beyond the divination are included to put the participant in a particular frame of mind and focus. This rite is a prepatory red rite in that it is used to assess your standing with an adversary. When you feel someone is possibly meaning you some harm or you feel uncomfortable with a situation and yet cannot quite put your finger on what exactly is going on, the divination spread in this rite is meant to give you more information.

Materials Needed: - Divination Tools. (Because the author is partial to the Tarot, the cards are used in the text of this rite. Procedure: The metaphor used for this rite is one of a warrior in a jungle, observing the sights and sounds in nature for clues about an unseen enemy who is moving closer. The Rite: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Notes: The Gayatri Mantra Om Bhur Bhuvaha Swaha. Frank Zappa. Frank Vincent Zappa[1] (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American musician, bandleader, songwriter, composer, recording engineer, record producer, and film director. In a career spanning more than 30 years, Zappa composed rock, jazz, orchestral and musique concrète works. He also directed feature-length films and music videos, and designed album covers.

Zappa produced almost all of the more than 60 albums he released with the band the Mothers of Invention and as a solo artist. While in his teens, he acquired a taste for 20th-century classical composers such as Edgard Varèse, Igor Stravinsky, and Anton Webern, along with 1950s rhythm and blues music. Zappa was a self-taught composer and performer, and his diverse musical influences led him to create music that was often difficult to categorize. He was a highly productive and prolific artist and gained widespread critical acclaim. Early life[edit] Zappa was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Musical influences[edit] Synclavier[edit] Theodore Roosevelt.

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