Meditation for Pain Relief
Take a few minutes to read this article and you'll learn how only
a little over an hour of meditation training can dramatically reduce
both the experience of pain and pain-related brain activation.
Meditation May Lower the Volume on Distractions
This article reveals how mindfulness meditation can help you lower
your pain threshold while also improving your ability to deal with
distractions. This form of alpha wave meditation may help your memory,
Secret of Contentment
If you're hobbled by wanting all kinds of stuff (both material and
non-material), then you're not even close to feeling content with
your life. Well, read this blog entry of mine and I'll show you an
exercise you can do that'll put you on the road to being happy with
what you have instead of constantly wanting what you don't have.
If you've been thinking about taking up meditation to relax and improve
your overall peace of mind, reading this little article would be a
good place to start.
Meditation to Stop Mental Violence
With all the talking heads and endless writers blogging their violent
and opinionated content, it's damn near impossible to be serene these
days. Well, in this blog entry I share an incredibly useful and easy-to-do
meditation you can use to fill your mind with peace and love instead
of violence and anger.
Hey, if you've been wanting to learn how to meditate but haven't had
the time to take up the practice, you need to read this article which
provides all the "how to" details for a simple but powerful
meditation that'll only take you one minute to do!
Guide to Meditation and Meanings
Meditation has many important benefits, and meditation and pranayama
can help us live longer, happier, and more productive lives. It is
important to understand just what these terms mean, and this article
provides that information, along with a meditation breathing technique
that you can start practicing immediately.
Meditation Techniques Are Not the Same
As doctors increasingly prescribe meditation to patients for stress-related
disorders, scientists are gaining a better understanding of how different
techniques from Buddhist, Chinese, and Vedic traditions produce different
Helps Increase Attention Span
This article reveals how Buddhist meditation can improve a person's
ability to be attentive and finds that meditation training helps people
do better at focusing for a long time on a task that requires them
to distinguish small differences between things they see.
Although meditating is very easy, it does take some effort when you
first start. This excellent introductory article to meditation discusses
some of the challenges you'll have to overcome as a beginning meditator.
Associated with Structural Changes in the Brain
The regular practice of meditation appears to produce structural changes
in areas of the brain associated with attention and sensory processing.
Study Shows Meditation Offers Visual Memory Benefits
This study shows a Buddhist form of meditation helps your visual recall
Your Fear and Let It Go
Chet writes about his experience from using one of his favorite meditation
CDs: "For the first time since 1980, when something similar happened
to me, I felt completely at one with everything in the world - the
good and the bad, the beautiful and the ugly, the violent and the
Seeking Wisdom in Extremes
In this book review, Chet Day writes about Robert Kull's fascinating
yearlong adventure on a remote and isolated island off the coast of
Chile. If you're into self-growth and the quest for a fuller understanding
of what it means to be fully human, you'll enjoy reading Kull's book
as much as Chet did.
Choose How to React
"My grandfather took me to the fish pond on the farm when I was
about seven, and he told me to throw a stone into the water. He told
me to watch the circles created by the stone. Then he asked me to
think of myself as that stone person."
Stress with Chakra Energy
Use the ancient powers of Hindu spiritualism to utilize your body's
own energy and reduce your stress levels. It all starts with meditation.
May Reduce Heart Disease
This intriguing and promising study suggests meditation may reduce
the risk of heart disease.
and a Whiteout Blizzard
Shelley Armstrong describes an intense experience where she was caught
on the road during a sudden and very dangerous whiteout blizzard and
how she stayed calm and centered thanks to meditation.
I developed a 60-minute, two track CD to improve the quality of my
own meditating time. I bet you'd find it as useful as I do.
to the Spirit World
If you're interested in shamanism, you'll want to read this
interesting excerpt from the book Awakening to the Spirit
World: The Shamanic Path of Direct Revelation, by Sandra
Ingerman and Hank Wesselman. The excerpt is entitled Three Tools
of the Shaman, and describes the essential tools in the shaman's
kit: gratitude, seeing and blessing. It concludes with a lovely blessing
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