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Meditation Helps to Manage and Relieve Stress

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 Ariel Bravy (July 21, 2008)  Meditation is often talked about as a stress-reduction tool. Let's look at some of the benefits of meditation and see why it works the way it does. Most people today are unconscious. This means that when a stimulus comes up, the person automatically reacts in a certain way based on their beliefs and emotional surges. This is particularly dominant when the painbody overtakes the .. (Meditation)

The Art of Relaxation

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 Esther R. Kane (July 20, 2008)  I am probably not what you would call an ‘expert’ on rest and relaxation. In fact, I am writing this article on a national holiday; a day when most of my peers are sitting outside with their feet up sipping a cold drink and catching some rays. To be perfectly honest, I've never been very good at relaxing. But life has a way of making you learn things the hard way and thus, .. (Meditation)

Meditating on the Chakras

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 Kevin Forrester (July 19, 2008)  There are many chakras in the body but there are only seven main chakras. These are points in the body that corresponds to a specific area where multiple nerves crisscross. It is believed that through meditating on these specific chakras you can learn to control the energy in your body and experience everything from spontaneous healing to enlightenment. The level of experience and .. (Meditation)

Love Meditate to Increase Your Love

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 Tina T Willer (July 18, 2008)  I have been meditating for over 30 years. I started with a type of meditation, or Hatha Yoga, which was a little more physically difficult than what I practice now. We did a lot of asanas, or postures, literally putting our bodies in all kinds of positions. It was great for my health. After an extended search for a path I was more comfortable with, I embarked upon Surat Shabd Yoga, .. (Meditation)

Benefits of Meditation and Spiritual Awakening

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 Kevin Forrester (July 18, 2008)  The practice of meditation is no longer considered to be a far eastern mystical practice where you sit in an uncomfortable position, surrounded by candles and chanting mantras. Mainstream culture has recognized the benefits of meditation and you will find people of all ages and walks of life using this ritual to relieve stress, awaken the spirit, heal the body and unlock the mind to the . (Meditation)

The Meditation Handbook For Beginners

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 Jeff Behar (July 18, 2008)  Meditation is a discipline of consciousness that has been practiced for over 5,000 years by many different cultures by people from around the world. While different meditative disciplines emphasize different goals - from achievement of a higher state of consciousness, reaching greater focus, relaxation and psychological balance;obtaining creativity or self-awareness, or to cope with .. (Meditation)

Learn About the Magic of Mindfulness Vipassana Meditation

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 Jeff Behar (July 18, 2008)  Mindfulness Meditation (Vipassana) Mindfulness meditation involves  experiencing whatever thoughts goes through the mind, without reacting to them. By training your mind to observe, without reacting or thinking your mind becomes clear, and calm.   Mindfulness-based meditation is actually based on Buddhist Vipassana meditation. It was developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn at the University of .. (Meditation)

How Starting Meditation Using Holosync Meditation Solution is the Best Practice

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 Jolene Christopherson (July 18, 2008)  Walter Bagehot said, “No great work has ever been produced except after a long interval of still and musing meditation. " This may account for the reason that over the past 10 years, the number of people in the United States who practice mediation has doubled to 10 million. If you have decided starting meditation as an activity you want to incorporate into your daily routine, The .. (Meditation)

Eliminate Your Stress and Boost Your Health With Meditation

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 Keira Adams (July 17, 2008)  Nowadays we reside in a fast-paced society. Events occur so rapidly that frequently we don't get the opportunity to respond in a meaningful way. Too often, instead of thinking things over, we make sudden and impulsive decisions. However, it doesn't have to be this way. Each of us has to loosen up a bit now and then and relax. If not, tension will mount and impact how you handle the .. (Meditation)

Meditation For Self Discovery

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 Lailah Moridzadeh (July 16, 2008)  Practice meditation for self discovery when in search of an answer related to your life. This meditation is useful for figuring out your next path in life, when you're at a crossroads, or to tap into your inner self. Don't become discouraged if you don't receive an answer. Be patient and keep up your meditation practice. You may get your answer when you least expect it. During a .. (Meditation)

Experiencing Emotional Roller Coasters Once You Begin Meditating

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 Ariel Bravy (July 15, 2008)  Meditation is often considered linked to ideas such as peace, stillness, happiness, freedom, and joy. People who begin meditating may certainly experience these states during meditation, especially later on down the line, but many times what they experience is the exact opposite, both during meditation as well as in day-to-day life. It is very common for meditators to begin to .. (Meditation)

How to Create PSI Balls of Energy

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 Kevin Forrester (July 14, 2008)  First and foremost the first thing you need to accept before you can try and create a psi ball of energy is to accept the fact that we are all basically energy beings. All life is sustained by means of the Life Force, which pervades the entire universe, and is evident in all dimensions of life and reality. There are many names for this Life Force but it is still fundamentally the energy . (Meditation)

Moving Meditation

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 Dave Teitler (July 14, 2008)  Reflections in the practice of tai chi, yoga and business philosophy My career in business and the internal arts has spanned 40 years. Interestingly enough I started both at approximately the same time. My business was started out of frustration while working for my father in his linen supply business. My father was the ultimate boss and quite a different person when he was at the .. (Meditation)

Secrets of the Meditative Mind

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 Dave Teitler (July 14, 2008)  Increase your meditative states through proper nutrition. Although it may not seem important to the student of meditation, nutrition is the dominate factor in the development of the true meditative state. Our blood PH (potential of hydrogen ions) must maintain a PH of 7.2-7.4. Our bodies operate efficiently and perfectly when all of our fluids are slightly alkaline with the exception .. (Meditation)

Zazen Meditation

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 Daniel Tobin (July 13, 2008)  Begin early in the morning with a splash of cold water in your face. Have a small cup of lemon tea. Do some stretching so you are not stiff. Shake off the bed bugs. Open your mental doorway. Let your sleep leave you. Now your wide awake. sit down on a wooded chair. Keep your back straight. Let your stomach bulge (don't try and suck it in or hold it in) just let go. Now just lower your .. (Meditation)

Why Meditation Leads to Success

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 Andrea Rose Lucas (July 13, 2008)  Meditation has become very popular in the New Age movement. Consequently, many have begun to associate mediation as being something spiritual. Yet, you don't have to be a spiritualist to benefit from mediation. In fact, even the medical community is starting to recognize the power of this practice. Not only does meditation help change your state-of-mind, but it also keeps you healthier, . (Meditation)

Benefits of Meditation to Your Overall Health

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 Joseph Reimu (July 12, 2008)  Meditation has been practiced by eastern cultures for thousands of years and is believed to offer many benefits including those that can help you become stronger and healthier. Each day more people from western cultures are embracing the practices of meditation and are realizing their potentially large benefits in multiple areas of your life. There are many meditative practices out .. (Meditation)

Conquering Stress Through Meditation

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 Roland Trujillo (July 12, 2008)  Most of us would like to deal with life's problems with calmness and understanding. Instead we find ourselves reacting and becoming upset. The more upset we become the more resentful we become toward others. We become impatient with them and then we become impatient with ourselves. Soon we start to blame others for our lack of control. Of course, this is unfair to others. So they react . (Meditation)

Great Meditations Contain 7 Essential Elements

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 Steve Pfaff (July 12, 2008)  There are many great reasons for practicing meditation and many methods available to learn. Here is a clear and concise list you can use when shopping for a style to learn or to evaluate the mediation practice you already have. 1. Only 20-25 minutes long. If some is good, more must be better, right? Wrong. It is much better to have short focused effective sessions that leave us both .. (Meditation)

Meditation the Art of Attaining Awareness and Realization

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 Sarfaraz Ali (July 11, 2008)  It is the art of attaining awareness and realization, away from the natural mental state into a recreational state instead. It is acknowledged by almost all religions and has been performed for thousands of years and is widely popular in the West in the current times. Depending upon the particular discipline it covers an extensive array of holy practices that attributes much prominence . (Meditation)

Easy Meditation Techniques Anyone Can Learn

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 Art Stanley (July 11, 2008)  Meditation is something that can be done at any moment in time, by anyone, anywhere. It costs nothing to experience the profound effects of a powerful meditative session, though it does take some practice to get to the point where you can enjoy the profound peace, as well as the other benefits associated with this ancient practice. There are many different ways to meditate. All have .. (Meditation)

Anti-Aging Meditation

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 Carson C Danfield (July 10, 2008)  Meditation along with yoga is one of the most effective ways of relaxing and eliminating or coping with stress. Meditation can help to rejuvenate the mind and the body and the balance that it can bring to your life can increase energy levels, eliminate insomnia and help give you a more positive attitude and outlook on life. People who practice meditation on a regular basis are calmer .. (Meditation)

Taking Your Meditation to the Next Level Taking Control of Your Mind

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 Victoria Purrzenko (July 08, 2008)  Meditation does not deal with your underlying problems, nor does it really, truly, allow your mind and body to relax. If you have a problem during meditation, your body and mind still know the problem is there, but you won't be as worked up about it because your aren't physically dealing with it- you are just sitting there thinking about it. Really deep, soul cleansing meditation can .. (Meditation)

Tantric Active Meditation

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 Angelique Shofar (July 08, 2008)  "The treasure is hidden within you as much as it was hidden in Buddha or Christ. " I am a Goddess! The very pronunciation of these 4 powerful words evoke and put light on the Goddess essence I embody. Sometimes I forget that I am a Goddess and my actions and words have me scrambling and struggling to become the Goddess I already am. I may get fixated on what I must do each day to .. (Meditation)

Meditation For Your Body and Mind

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 Cindy Browne (July 06, 2008)  Meditation is a type of natural process that helps to clear your mind and body from stress and other elements that can prevent you from looking and feeling your very best. It has been proven to help get the blood circulating in your body like it should. It also improves your level of concentration which means you can be more productive all day long. Being able to significantly reduce .. (Meditation)

Back Pain and Meditation Part 6

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 Glen Wood (July 04, 2008)  The transitions between sitting and standing in this method are an opportunity to practice meditation in action. Meditation must not be thought of as something that is only done in a physically rigid state, far removed from the world of work and play. The goal is to become meditative continuously, so that your very being becomes cosmically conscious permanently and irrevocably. When you . (Meditation)

Meditation Music Surefire Way to Relax and Relieve Stress

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 Lenox Smith (June 30, 2008)  When you see one person either sitting or standing quietly with preoccupied thought that are totally focused on a certain object or thought, you will probably assume that he is under meditation process. This idea is often easy to describe and define nowadays because meditation has grown to be so popular. Unlike before; when it was only practiced by some religious sectors like Buddhist .. (Meditation)

Meditation Techniques How to Remain Focused

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 Michelle Spencer (June 30, 2008)  While you are beginning to meditate, it is easy to bigger and bigger issue, until you are put off the entire practice, so it's important to have some basic techniques for dealing with distractions. Physical discomfort is a major one. First of all, make sure that whatever position you choose is actually comfortable for you. Although it is important for your posture to be good, there's .. (Meditation)

Can Meditation Cause an OBE? Astral Travel and Meditation Secrets Spilled

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 Tina Bardo (June 29, 2008)  In this article we are going to take a quick look at how many people use meditation as a powerful tool to have an out of body experience. If you are familiar with much of the philosophy behind both meditative technique, and it's natural affinity for altered states of consciousness, it shouldn't be too much of a surprise that the two practices are inextricably linked in theory and .. (Meditation)

Five Roadblocks to Meditation and How They Apply to Westerners

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 E. Raymond Rock (June 29, 2008)  The first hindrance to meditation is desire for sense stimulation. This can range from obsessive sexual lust, to compulsive socializing, to addictive intellectual pursuits. In the West, we tend toward the addictive intellectual pursuits because we have usually disciplined ourselves regarding lustful sex and compulsive socializing before becoming interested in meditation. There are, .. (Meditation)

Water Fountains Will Help Create Your Own Retreat

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 Kristina L (June 29, 2008)  Our lives are filled with external and internal noise. From the moment the alarm clock goes off in the morning, through the roar of traffic, to the static noise of the workplace, there's no end. That's where weekend retreats come into the picture. They don't have to cost a lot of money, involve hyped weight loss plans, or offer the promise of catching a glimpse of a celebrity. The only .. (Meditation)

The Benefits of Meditation

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 Andrew Tomkinson (June 28, 2008)  "Select a clean spot, neither too high nor too low, and seat your- self firmly on a cloth, a deerskin, or kusha grass. Then, once seated, strive to still your thoughts. Make your mind one-pointed in meditation and your heart will be purified. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . " These words originate from the Bhagavad Gita, one of the best known and most .. (Meditation)

Meditation The Art of Non Doing

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 Alex Race (June 28, 2008)  It's a Daoist thing. And often mistranslated and misunderstood, non-doing sounds pretty lazy! Daoism is actually the science of how the universe works (and us included, since we are part of it). We're starting to learn that Daoism dates back to before there are written records in China, which makes it 7000 years old. It's believed that Daoism is really just the way people lived back in .. (Meditation)

Practicing the Art of Meditation

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 Ken Long (June 26, 2008)  A friend of mine recently shared a powerful example of the effect that meditation can have on the performance of your investment system, and your personal life. Her personal story motivated me to share some of my own insights with meditation and how it has helped me. Even without a great deal of experience, the practice of meditation can have profound positive impacts in many .. (Meditation)

Techniques How to Meditate

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 Tim D Wright (June 26, 2008)  Many people have asked about different techniques how to meditate. There are a variety of different ways, but the basic principles are universal. Meditation in some form or another seems to be a part of most cultures. The methods and techniques are different, of course, but the practice of meditation in some form is found almost everywhere. The most common techniques of meditation as .. (Meditation)

What is Yoga?

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 Vikram Kirthi Krishnan (June 24, 2008)  Methods of Yoga have its origin in the East, particularly India. India remains the sole power house of Yoga. It's believed that, the enlightened masters of yester years created yogic techniques with guidance from the Gods themselves. Even though, volumes of books were written on the subject, until now, these techniques were guarded in secrecy and the knowledge was transferred across .. (Meditation)

Meditation and Mind Wandering

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 Katherine C. H. E. (June 24, 2008)  I've been meditating off and on since I was about 13, and I have read tons and practiced ALL SORTS of different kinds of meditations. My conclusion: there is no one right way or wrong way to meditate. It can be helpful to have different approaches to use at different times, depending on the intention or needs at the time of meditating. It is nice to have several different approaches in . (Meditation)

Meditation Basic Information

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 Katherine C. H. E. (June 24, 2008)  Before you begin to meditate, there are a few things you should keep in mind. When you meditate, it is important to wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. You don't want to be distracted by what you are wearing or to cut off circulation to a part of your body. Sit in a position that is comfortable enough to maintain for an extended period of time. If you sit on the floor, try .. (Meditation)

Real Meditation The Nature of Liberation!

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 Benjamin Langley (June 23, 2008)  I teach a variety of different skill-sets from a variety of traditions. The goal of the whole thing, however, is liberation. . . freedom. Currently, most of the people in the world are slaves to their programming. . . neurological slaves. Whatever patterns are in their nervous system, are basically who they are. Most of us have no idea what patterns we are living out. There are methods .. (Meditation)

Meditation The Deeper Aspects

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 E. Raymond Rock (June 23, 2008)  When we begin meditation, we might begin with a mantra, or a word, or perhaps concentration on the breath. We do this to replace the never ending cycle of thoughts and emotions that circle round us day and night. We replace our everyday thoughts with one new thought so that we can break this cycle of a very coarse mind. At this beginning point, it is important to concentrate on a very .. (Meditation)

Guide For Breathing Meditation Techniques

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 Linus Rylander (June 23, 2008)  One of the most important concepts when it comes to meditating is your breathing, it needs a certain rhythm and that can be hard to find sometimes. Well, throughout this article I'm going to give you some tangible tips you can apply to your next meditating session. First of all, I'm just going to talk a bit about the Alpha State of mind. This is where you want to go when you're .. (Meditation)

Meditation Its Positive Effects

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 Ernesto Banawa Jr. (June 22, 2008)  Amidst the daily grind to survive in the modern setup of 21st century era, wear and tear of physical vigor of man is already a given result. Health experts are unanimous in the diagnosis of the modern man as an individual living under the pressure of a stressful life brought about by the reality of a rat-race lifestyle. More than this, the modern man also is beset by void of any .. (Meditation)

Learn Meditation How to Meditate and Easily Experience Deep, Blissful Peace

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 Kip Mazuy (June 21, 2008)  Would you like to learn meditation? It can be incredibly confusing with all of the different information about meditation out there to know where to begin. But after attaining very high states of meditation, I can easily help you do the same. This article will teach you a true and easy way to meditate so you will be on the road to attaining, deep, nurturing states of peace. First, .. (Meditation)

10 Ways to Use Meditation to Improve Your Life

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 K Lowe (June 21, 2008)  Many people see meditation as something that is ‘new age’ or ‘alternative. ’ Nothing could be further from the truth. Meditation, which has become more and more popular in recent years, is actually a lost art form, which has been practiced for thousands and thousands of years. So, how can the lost art of meditation improve your life? 1. Through meditation, you .. (Meditation)

Meditation on Hard Boiled Eggs

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 Kat Tansey (June 20, 2008)  I placed two carefully chosen, unpeeled hard boiled eggs in my favorite white ceramic bowl. These are very special eggs laid by free range hens who are not given steroids, hormones, or antibiotics, and are fed only organic or natural grains. While all of these features are important to me, what I like most is that each of the eggs in a carton of twelve is a slightly different color, in .. (Meditation)

Meditation The Magic of Yes!

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 Benjamin Langley (June 20, 2008)  What do sales, hypnosis, and meditation all have in common? Yes. All three involve internal acceptance, or saying “Yes. " We have to soften ourselves for any of these to happen. We have to relax the mind-body. We have to accept. In sales, obviously, a customer must say “yes" in order to make a purchase, but more important than the external yes, is the internal yes. Usually, . (Meditation)

The Power and Energy of Meditation

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 Yachika Verma (June 20, 2008)  We often hear people propagating the benefits of meditation. People are enriching their lives with meditation, healing with meditation, reducing stress with meditation, and literally transforming their lives in numerous ways with it. Meditation has the tremendous power to affect our lives. Meditation affects different areas of our lives because it involves interaction with a Universal .. (Meditation)

Daily Meditation The True Way to a Stress Free Life

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 Tom Black (June 20, 2008)  Meditation is an ancient technique that has been practiced for over 5000 years. It is a part of every religion but it is also practiced outside the religious realm. Meditation is the best way to reach a total relaxation state. There are different types of meditation each of which serves a specific purpose. If you are a beginner and you want to learn meditation techniques on your own, .. (Meditation)

Rush Hour Meditation

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 Rodrigo Pocius (June 20, 2008)  The Rush Hour can be a noisy environment and the ride to work may leave one exhausted and moody, making for a bad day. The following exercise can increase your energy for the day and allow you to arrive to work in a positive mood. It can be practiced on a train, bus or plane. Find a seat. You may also do this standing up, but make sure that you and your property is secure Once you .. (Meditation)

Meditation The Scientific Method of Self Study

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 Benjamin Langley (June 19, 2008)  Metaphysics, Meditation, and spiritual matters in general tend to be plagued by sloppy thinking. While we do want to be open to new possibilities (this is at the core of properly applied science), we want to have a structured approach to our practice, whatever it may be. What follows is the modified scientific method for the study of the self. 1. Recognizing a Problem 2. Perform some .. (Meditation)




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