Meditation Archive

3-Step Daily Mindfulness + Gratitude Practice

1. Be Grateful. Before you get out of bed in the morning, before the ‘to-do’ list comes to your mind, before you check your phone, visualize three people or things that you are grateful for in your life. Notice how the thoughts and visualization makes you feel physically and emotionally. Do you feel happy? Are [&hellip

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How Meditation Reduces Neck Pain

1. Notice the pain. Mentally note where the pain is, what it feels like, how your body is reacting to it, and so on. 2. Be present. Encourage yourself to drop into the present moment. Start by focusing on your breathing. You can do deep belly breaths or just concentrate on your inhaling and exhaling [&hellip

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The Free Life-Changing Health Trick

Daily meditation may be the smartest thing you can do to promote wellness. 1. Focus on your breath Close your eyes or softly gaze straight ahead. Breathe through your nose and gently focus on each inhalation and exhalation. 2. Choose a mantra Select one word or phrase, called a mantra, to repeat and focus on during meditation. An ideal mantra [&hellip

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7 Amazing Holistic Brain Benefits of Meditation

1. Stay Focused Learning to sustain one’s attention through mindfulness seems to improve overall ability to focus and maintain attention during everyday tasks. 2. Manage Anxiety and Depression   3. Reduce Stress Research suggests that mindfulness-meditation training not only reduces stress and anxiety following a stressful episode, but that practicing it can actually help mitigate [&hellip

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Find Your Meditation Style

If you are ready for enlightement Try vipassana: This Sanskrit word essentially means “insight.” It refers 
to a variety of meditation techniques that help the practitioner access 
a deeper level of consciousness, see “reality,” and experience impermanence. In classical vipassana, a 2,500-year-old Buddhist tradition, you 
first focus on breath awareness. Insight may come naturally, once [&hellip

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Everything You Need to Know About Meditation Posture

First Point of Posture: Sitting Down For those of us who are accustomed to sitting in a chair, you might be a bit intimidated by the notion of sitting on the ground in a cross-legged fashion. This is a good time to give it a try. If you find that it is difficult, you can [&hellip

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Six Ways to Sit for Meditation

Six Ways to Sit for Meditation 1. The Quarter Lotus Here you can sit on your meditation seat with your legs loosely crossed and both feet resting below the opposite thigh or knee. I recommend this method. 2. The Half Lotus         This is a variation on the above. Your legs are [&hellip

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Using the Root Lock in Meditation

Keeping the mind alert and focused while you meditate can be a challenge. Most of us know that the first step is to cultivate a stable, comfortable sitting posture, and the second is to quiet the breath. But if you’ve achieved both those goals and the mind is still roaming in the past and straying [&hellip

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Lovingkindness meditation

  Development of Lovingkindness, practice is one of the most ancient forms of Buddhist practice, one that has been passed down in an unbroken line for over 2,500 years. We’re often taught as children that we should love others. Religious teachings say, for example, that we should “love others as ourselves.” But how do we learn to [&hellip

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Movement Meditation

Meditation invokes a shift in consciousness, whether it be in stillness or action. Movement meditation can be a very accessible way to restore the equilibrium of the mind. When you are in the midst of your day and your mind is restless or disturbed, doing this simple movement meditation can create an immediate shift in conciousness, [&hellip

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8 Tips To Get Started With Meditation

By spending just a little time preparing for your meditation, you can actually have a deeper experience in meditation. The tips given below will help you prepare for your : 1. Choose a Convenient Time : Meditation is essentially relaxation time, so it should be done entirely at your convenience. So, after the meditation you [&hellip

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Meditation for personal and spiritual awareness

The desired purpose of each meditation technique is to channel our awareness into a more positive direction by totally transforming one’s state of mind. To meditate is to turn inwards, to concentrate on the inner self.There are many forms of meditation, such as chakra meditation, yantra meditation, vipassana meditation and mantra meditation. While the forms [&hellip

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Practice Mindfulness by Vipasana

In Vipassana, the object of meditation is one’s own consciousness in the present moment. While we continue to use the breath as an anchor to the present moment, it is no longer the primary object. Instead, we become aware of whatever the most prominent stimulus is in that moment, and we allow that stimulus to [&hellip

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Tantric Yoga Exercises: BREATHING EXERCISE

Sit upon a pillow on the floor with your legs crossed and the back streight. Empty your lungs completely. Breath in counting to 4. When breathing in, try to do it in three stages that proceed smoothely into each other: Use first your diafragm so that your stomack moves out.Then fill further by using your [&hellip

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Advantages of Meditation

People in disputes who are considering using mediation as a way to resolve their differences often want to know what the process offers. While mediation cannot guarantee specific results, there are trends that are characteristic of mediation. Basic Advantages Of Meditation Are : 1. Mediation is relatively inexpensive. Seeing a case through trial is an [&hellip

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