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Awesome Variations on Meditation

Awesome Variations on Meditation
Meditation is simply the training of the mind. It has been used, primarily for spiritual practices, for thousands of years. The effects are numerous. In the same way training the body gives rise to numerous benefits, so does training the mind. From achieving incredible states of focus (now being recommended as self-therapy for ADHD) to having insights in the nature of reality and dealing with stress, anxiety and depression. Throughout history these practices gave rise to many men who were pure of heart, loving, compassionate, wise, patient and extremely disciplined. Since everything you’ve ever experienced and know is in your awareness, the end goal is understanding That which is Aware. “Give up defining yourself. Once you’ve explored this concept long enough you slowly get a sense of what he is hinting at. “The perfect man uses his mind as a mirror. This is why staying in the Now is such a powerful practice. Darkness Meditation – Intermediate – Min. 1 day This is one of my favorites.

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How to Meditate "If there is something you truly want to know, then you truly want to listen to your own wisdom. You know, meditation is learning how to listen with your own wisdom, so that you can see. I think why meditation is amazingly important, is that somehow our unconscious world is much bigger. Smile Into Your Organs: “A smile is an inexpensive way to improve your looks” Charles Gordy I love the idea that smiling is used as a healing and meditation practice by many ancient cultures. Taoists believe that holding a smile on your face and directing it inwards towards your organs and inner body, is the key to good health and longevity. Traditional Balinese healers know that a smile washes away bad energy and recommend smiling meditation as a simple way to calm the mind and bring health to the soul. The inspirational Thich Nhat Hanh has always encouraged us to smile as part of our daily practice for a more peaceful world, and as an essential ingredient in any walking meditation. Photo by stuck in customs:

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Higher Density Blog In5D.com. By now, pretty much all of us know and accept that meditation provides a plethora of benefits, including reduced tension and stress and improved focus and concentration. However, how and why meditation does this has long remained unknown—until now! Harvard University scientists have published the results of an 8-week study that used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to examine the effects of meditation on the brain. Participants in the study practiced forms of mindfulness meditation every day for approximately 30 minutes.

How to Use Meditation to Help You Out of a Depressive State By Robert L. Rupp Guest Writer for Wake Up World We live in interesting times. How to Keep Yourself Energetically Clear, Balanced and Centered All Day Long Posted by admin on June 15, 2014 HJ: Life can get intense and hectic at times, which is why it is so important to know how to keep yourself energetically clear, balanced and centered all day long. Left unattended, we can end up feeling scattered, drained and emotionally shot after just a normal day out in the world.

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35 Must-Read Spiritual Books You’ve Never Heard Of Author Amateo Ra: You might have had an experience many of us share: We get an idea, a thought or even a dream with a theme that truly inspires us, stretches our minds or opens us up to a greater understanding ourselves and our lives. And, like magic, within a day or so, we find a book which not only confirms our thoughts and feelings, but goes deeper into the very idea we had than we even did. How cool is it the Universe works with such magic & synchronciticy?

Binaural Beats: A Meditative Gateway to Altered States of Consciousness By Polly Anne Rice Guest Writer for Wake Up World Many people struggle on their path to meditative states of consciousness, becoming downtrodden when their minds refuse to obey the orders to be silent and blank. NEGATIVE ENERGY CLEANSING Free Weekly Syndicated Advice Columns Published Every Wednesday Afternoon (PST) Question: "The question that I have deals with negative auras. I have recently been to a few psychics in the New York area and all have informed me that I have a 'negative aura'. I started to question many events that have occurred in my life - especially romantic relationships. All the psychics were in agreement that this is the reason why I have not found love, or love has been slipping away from me.

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