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UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center

UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center
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Full Moon Manifestation Meditation Once again the energy of the moon creates subtle influence in our life’s journey. The following is my interpretation of the full moon energies but feel free to look internally to what these energies mean to you and how they affect you specifically. Most people know about the full moon energies from old wives tales and folklore pointing to unusual behavior taking place during this time. For thousands of years there has been magic around the full moon and there is some spirit science connection to this in my opinion. First of all let’s make the biological connection (keep in mind this is just a theory) , the moon as well as our human body have interconnected electromagnetic fields. The moon has a large electromagnetic toroidal field around it as well the human body and all life forms mirror this structure. which are called ‘spring’ tides (nothing to do with the time of year). Our emotions wax and wane just as the movements of the moon herself. Wishing you all the moon magic imaginable,

Le regard intérieur (S'observer) Le regard intérieur Cette technique de méditation vous permet de vous découvrir de l'intérieur, dans votre monde intime et d'observer le corps et le mental jusqu'à que vous soyez un pur témoin. Durée : quelques minutes ! Instructions : Vous pouvez la faire maintenant sur votre chaise, devant votre ordinateur. Les yeux fermés, vous allez faire l'inventaire de votre organisme, membre par membre, organe par organe. Ensuite, entrez dans votre tête. C'est cela la méditation et si vous pouvez faire cela pendant quelques minutes, vous comprendrez que vous n'êtes ni le corps ni le mental. Maintenant, vous pouvez essayer... > Accueil meditationfrance Essayez une technique de méditation Pour trouver un stage, une retraite, une soirée de méditation consultez le calendrier.

Health Check: five supplements that may help with depression Over two-thirds of Australians are thought to use complementary medicines ranging from vitamin and mineral supplements to herbal to aromatherapy and homeopathic products. Mental health concerns are one of the reasons why people use supplements, but are they really useful? While there’s evidence for the efficacy of some supplements as potential treatments for depression, there’s none for others, and some have been found to be ineffective. And then there’s the issue of discerning between bone fide evidence from double-blind randomised controlled trials and slick company marketing campaigns. Of the supplements that have been studied for improving general mood or treating clinical depression, omega-3 fatty acids, St John’s wort, S-adenosyl-methionine (SAMe), N-acetyl cysteine (NAC) and zinc are the most researched and commonly used. Omega-3 fatty acids There are three types of omega-3 fatty involved in human physiology. SAMe St John’s wort Zinc A cautionary note

10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon | Photo Source: LiveLearnEvolve You know how you can hear something a hundred times in a hundred different ways before it finally gets through to you? The ten truths listed below fall firmly into that category – life lessons that many of us likely learned years ago, and have been reminded of ever since, but for whatever reason, haven’t fully grasped. This, my friends, is my attempt at helping all of us, myself included, “get it” and “remember it” once and for all… 1. We know deep down that life is short, and that death will happen to all of us eventually, and yet we are infinitely surprised when it happens to someone we know. LIVE your life TODAY! 2. Your life is yours alone. Remember, it’s always better to be at the bottom of the ladder you want to climb than the top of the one you don’t. And if life only teaches you one thing, let it be that taking a passionate leap is always worth it. 3. Busyness isn’t a virtue, nor is it something to respect. 4. Most mistakes are unavoidable. 5. 6. 7.

5 Questions to Ask Yourself about Why you are Here. Have you ever wondered why you were here? What purpose there could be to waking up each day? Well part of your purpose here is to find out why. Then once you find out why you are here, you can begin to make the difference that only you can make. If you don’t know where to start ask yourself the following questions. 1. I’m not talking about your Job or even the thing that makes you money necessarily. Are you building a community of people to live healthier? 2. Who have you impacted or inspired in your life? 3. One of the biggest hints the universe gives you about what your life purpose is, is by creating an exciting passion for that thing. 4. We all have an impact on those around us. Just ask yourself What is your Super Power? 5. If I am not living my dreams already what can I do right now to start moving in that direction? Remind yourself that you are connected to the divine. Check out this powerful video on living your life purpose! With all of my love, Kirsten Spirit Team

Comment agir sur ses cellules pour rester en santé? | Clémence Peix Lavallée Quantified Self Guide John Amschler Hi I'm a Wireless Technology Designer who likes to make great technology useful for everyone! I track Sleep, Activity, Weight, Blood Pressure, Heart Rate Variability, Location, Computer time and other data using Zeo, BodyMedia Fit, Digifit, Withings, Pol Tags: fitness, food, lifelogging, lifestyle, mood, money, sleep, location, health, iPhone, energy, relationships, productivity, gadget San Diego, California, United States

Oxford Mindfulness Centre A Little Quote to Help Us get through the Hard Stuff. Via Brian Westbye on Nov 11, 2014 Life-altering change is often painful, and it always comes on its own time. But sometimes life falls out of the sky and into our lap, and the change you need comes from the most unexpected sources in the darkest of times. One year ago this weekend my father-in-law, Andrew Gilmore, died suddenly in his home in rural Pierce County, Washington. He was 67 and had recently battled diabetes. My wife and I were preparing to split firewood with my parents when we got the Call That Changed Everything on that Saturday morning. Andy was truly a great guy. Andy was big and burly, a bus mechanic for King Country Metro and a fiercely pro-union guy. His sense of humor was wicked, and often born of exasperation. The best came when a piece of metal has hanging off our first beater car. We ended up taking the car into the garage. Andy’s death came out of nowhere, punching us in the gut with unwanted finality. Andrea and I flew out to Seattle for the wake in mid-December.

Il faut mettre la méditation au centre des thérapies Professeur émérite de médecine, Jon Kabat-Zinn enseigne la "méditation de la pleine conscience", technique destinée à aider les gens à surmonter leur stress, leur anxiété, leur douleur et leur maladie. Il promeut une compréhension plus approfondie des différentes façons de connaître et de sonder la nature de l'esprit, les émotions et la réalité. Médecine, méditation et neurosciences. Doit-on faire un travail sur soi avant de pratiquer la méditation ? La pratique de la méditation ne peut pas se déployer dans sa pleine potentialité, s’il n’y a pas un questionnement au regard de qui je suis, quelle est ma vraie quête, quel est mon vrai besoin. Cette conférence se situe dans la suite des conversations scientifiques avec le Dalaï Lama qui se sont tenues à l’Université de Strasbourg, le 16 septembre dernier. Jon Kabat-Zinn, fondateur de la clinique de réduction du stress, Center for mindfulness in medicine, health care, and society, University of Massachusetts médical school.