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The Practice Of Stillness | Fascinating Meditation Facts

Meditation is still a very unusual and even mysterious concept that remains difficult for most people to wrap their heads around. Growing in popularity, meditation has become a little-known secret of our modern world. Something special that has influenced the lives of many in remarkable ways. With increased awareness shedding light on the many life-enhancing benefits, science and research has also been able to play an important role in uncovering some of the mysteries that meditation contains beneath the surface. Aside from being an effective way to find peace and inner stability, there are many more facts about meditation that … Read More

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What Does It Mean to Stay Grounded?

With so many things fighting for your attention each day, do you ever feel like you are being pulled in many directions at once? When the constant stimulation of daily life gets to be a little much, the feeling of ‘flying off the handle’ or ‘losing a grip’ can be a good indication of falling out of balance — this is something that every human being can attest to experiencing at some point. When we encounter a tough challenge or an emotionally charged circumstance where things become too heavy on the mind, being grounded is what keeps us firmly rooted within ourselves and in reality. To be grounded … Read More

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How to Use Daydreaming to Your Advantage?

According to various studies, the average person will daydream 47% of the time, every single day. Whether you’re at work or at rest, your brain will always find time to explore and zone out. And while daydreaming gets a bad rap, an ever-growing body of work suggests that not all mind wandering is a waste of time. Spacing out at work or school, for example, is seen as the ultimate display of laziness, incompetence, and lack of focus. It turns out that this notion could be wrong in more ways than one; your moments of distraction could actually be instances of … Read More

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Introduction to Chi Energy Meditation Techniques

“If you want to find the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration.” – Nikola Tesla Quantum Energy and the Building Blocks of Nature One of the most fascinating and mysterious revelations of science, and more recently quantum physics, is that everything in the universe is made up of energy. This energy is at the core of nature and the building blocks of all matter. What we have been learning from the work of Nobel physicists (among many other scientists around the world) such as Niels Bohr — Danish physicist who contributed significantly to understanding atomic structure and … Read More

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Open Monitoring Meditation & Focused Attention Technique

Meditation is the silent art of awareness and observation. By bringing the activity of your mind into alignment, meditation helps reduce mental and physical stress by cleansing your mind into a natural process of release. When it comes to meditation, there are two main techniques that correspond with different aspects of this alert focus. Open Monitoring Meditation When you are awake and conscious, your mind is constantly flowing with activity. The thoughts that occupy your mind are like a stream of energy that moves in frequencies of slow and fast. In open-monitoring meditation, you are open to anything that is taking place in your thoughts, or that enters … Read More

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Is Hypnosis Therapy Real or Fake?

Hypnosis therapy is not something new. This technique has existed for thousands of years but still remains a difficult concept to fully understand and accept in terms of today. The process of hypnosis therapy (hypnotherapy) is a form of treatment used to bypass someone’s voluntary action response in order to activate subconscious change in behavior, habit, attitude, thoughts, and reaction. In a hypnosis therapy session, the subject is able to enter an enhanced state of focus and concentration without distraction. This is achieved by reaching a state of induced consciousness through imagery, mental triggers, and guided suggestion. Here we take … Read More

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The Seven Virtues of Bushido

In the medieval times of Japan, the samurai warriors were employed to serve with nobility and protect the land of the wealthy. Although the samurai are no longer active, the influence of these great warriors still exists at a deep level in Japanese culture. During the Heian period (794 – 1185), warrior clans skilled in mounted combat became the Emperor’s preferred tool for shutting down rebellions. With the help of political backing and powerful resources, the samurai had risen to power. In 1160, the Taira clan beat the Minamoto clan in order to establish the first samurai-led government. From the … Read More

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Positive Affirmation Meditation – The What, Why and How

The words we use each day are far more powerful than we usually notice. The power of language has a huge impact on the energy that you are contributing to your surroundings and the quality of interaction in your everyday relationships. Each word contains a specific frequency, and the words you use act as signals that trigger meaning, emotion, and reaction. But what carries even more power than the words you speak with others are the words you use with yourself. The Space of Meditation to Communicate With Self When practising meditation, we are learning how to transcend the ordinary … Read More

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The Illuminating Benefits of Gamma Brainwaves

Beneath the surface of your thoughts and feelings, there are billions of neurons in constant communication with each other. By sending and receiving signals of electromagnetic impulse, brainwave patterns can describe the resulting frequencies of this activity. As you move through each day, and even while you are asleep, your brain is operating at different frequency levels. For example, when you are alert and fully awake you are in the Beta brainwave state — associated with normal waking consciousness. The Delta frequency is experienced when you are in very deep, dreamless sleep. Everywhere in between is where you experience other states such as Theta — associated with deep meditation, visualization, and intuition … Read More

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How To Trigger The Relaxation Response?

Modern life is fast-paced and often quite frantic — people are literally running everywhere. It has become difficult to figure out how to relax and let the mind be at peace, and yet, this is something we all so desperately need.  which in large quantities can be cortisol, If we can’t relax, the body continues to build extremely bad for our organs and our body’s ability to heal. In medicine, this hormone is often referred to as ‘the stress molecule’. Finding ways to relax and allow the mind and body to rest has never been more important. A pioneer in mind-body medicine, Dr. … Read More