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Centerpointe Makes Meditation Easy

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 Michael McGrath (June 20, 2008)  When everyone else was listening to Guns N’ Roses, wearing tight jeans with baseball boots and perming their overgrown hair, a man called Bill Harris was busy creating a truly unique personal development product. Harris's product centered around the idea that you could listen to a CD and enter a state of meditation skin to that of a Zen Budhhist Monk. Before we take a look at .. (Meditation)

Types of Meditation No Head Stands Or Crossed Legs For Me

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 Suzanne Early (June 20, 2008)  There are various types of meditation, from meditation for beginners, through to free guided meditation and self meditation. Ahhh, if only I could get the internal chattering to stop and both eyes to stay shut! Some types of meditation are silent, some are accompanied with a sound like OOOOMMMMM, to help focus your mind and breath, so it doesn't wonder off to compile your grocery list! .. (Meditation)

5 Easy Steps to Guided Imagery Meditation

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 Art Stanley (June 19, 2008)  With most things in life, having a guide - particularly at the beginning - makes it easier to master. Learning this process to gain the full benefit of this glorious gift is also easier when you have some help. That's what guided imagery meditation and visualization is all about. It's like having a qualified guide or coach to take you through the process, anytime you want. Here are 5 .. (Meditation)

A Deep Release Meditation

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 Jason Daves (June 19, 2008)  Here's a way to release daily stresses and concerns while establishing inner strength. Or, take it a step further for some inner-explorative experiences. This technique is not religious and requires no meditation experience. A Deep Release Meditation Have a seat anywhere you like, and make yourself comfortable with your back straight and erect, you can cross your legs if you wish. .. (Meditation)

Solving Money Problems With Meditation Techniques A New Approach

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 Laurie Desjardins (June 16, 2008)  Recently, it seems that more and more Americans are climbing higher and higher into debt, especially after last summer's subprime fallout. According to the AP, the value of credit cards 30 days late was $17.3 billion in October 2007, a 26 percent jump from what it had been earlier in the year. Debt has a way of mounting, and those caught in it start to feel like they have no way out. .. (Meditation)

The History of Meditation

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 Laurie Desjardins (June 16, 2008)  "Yoga" and “meditation" seem to have become trendy words recently, and even trendier practices. But for all their modern applications, both yoga and meditation have been around for a long, long time. For more than five thousand years, meditation has been a part of human life. Though it has its roots in Hinduism, most religions throughout the globe practice one form of meditation .. (Meditation)

What is Brainwave Entrainment ?

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 Eklavya Shekhar (June 02, 2008)  If you have any interest in the products that helps you achieve a meditation state instantly, them you must have heard the name of “Brainwaves Entrainment. The brainwave entrainment is a revolutionary concept that has made the attainment of an instant deep meditation states a realty. In this article we shall try to understand the phenomenon of brainwave entrainment and how it .. (Meditation)

Transformational Healing Through Dynamic Meditation

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 Joy Idries (May 29, 2008)  Let me invite you to be still and hear the voice within. You CAN effortlessly access an inner wisdom that has the answers to your heart's desires simply by becoming still and bringing all of your attention to a single focus, then witnessing or listening to the promptings and messages given to you from within and acting on them. Through guided or focused meditation you can learn to see . (Meditation)

Proper Zen Meditation Technique - Part 1

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 Ted Hanulak (May 27, 2008)  There are many different kinds of meditation techniques. The following is for floor seated meditation called “counting the breaths" in Soto style Zen. Let us begin with posture. You should choose a zafu (meditative pillow) filled with kapok or buckwheat hull. A kapok filled zafu provides a firmer zafu which is conducive for longer meditative periods. The buckwheat filled zafu .. (Meditation)

Should I Use A Meditation Timer? Why Not Try This Instead?

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 Tina Bardo (May 23, 2008)  In this article we are going to discuss using a meditation timer as a conduit to providing more structure to your practice. Simply stated, many people use a timer to essentially block out the appropriate amount of time they will be spending in the meditative state, and find it adds a layer of reliability and predictability to the process. The Zazen “bell" for example, is not a .. (Meditation)

Should I Use A Guided Meditation Script? Readers Questions Answered

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 Tina Bardo (May 23, 2008)  In this article we are going to take a look at the advantages of using a guided meditation script for deep meditative, transformational experiences. Lots of people want to jump on the supernatural surfboard, but find themselves UNABLE to attain the levels of concentration, awareness and deep, ineffable focus to play in these warm and inviting waters of altered states of reality. And no .. (Meditation)

Meditation - Great Reasons To Learn

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 Bertil Hjert (May 15, 2008)  Meditation is a unique form of art wherein an individual learns to focus and concentration levels. Most people consider meditation as the best method to transform one's personality or change one self into a good human. Some are confused about why they should focus on learning meditation. They are totally unaware of the benefits of meditation. Here are some top reasons coming straight .. (Meditation)

Meditation - How To Learn Meditation?

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 Bertil Hjert (May 15, 2008)  Meditation is an art that focuses on total concentration. It is a unique union of body and mind one experiences while in the state of meditation. Most people meditate regularly. Different set of people meditate for different purposes. Some aim to find solace and relief from the problems they face in their daily life, some desire improvement in health, desire want to enhance memory and .. (Meditation)

Meditation - Advices On How To Meditate

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 Bertil Hjert (May 15, 2008)  With a lot of awareness related to meditation and its’ immense benefits on the individual who practices it have increased the curiosity of million of people across the globe. They are highly inquisitive about learning meditation and all related to this unique form of contemplation that unites body, mind and soul. Experts who have been practicing meditation for years feel that .. (Meditation)

Meditation Cushions - How To Choose The Best

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 Bertil Hjert (May 15, 2008)  Meditation requires an individual to sit in a particular position for longer period of time. This process has a lot of health and mental benefits on the meditator. However, there are also certain problems one faces while engaging in meditation. These include strain in Back, back pain, distraction, pain in the neck and the like. If you want to meditate, don't worry about these problems .. (Meditation)

Meditation Class - Join Meditation Classes

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 Bertil Hjert (May 15, 2008)  With meditation attaining a lot of popularity these days, many people have expressed their curiosity to learn this unique form of art. However, people are confused on how to go about it. The reason is that with so much of commotion existing in our lives and the stress we face on a daily basis, it has become extremely difficult for an individual to practice meditation through self help .. (Meditation)

Zen Meditation - Techniques To Learn

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 Bertil Hjert (May 15, 2008)  Zen meditation is also referred to as Zazen. It is a type of meditation that works centrally. It is actually the study of oneself. Most Zen Buddhists are also referred to as “Zen". When attaining enlightenment, Buddha was seen in seated meditation. Today, Zen meditation has come with the same seated meditating tradition. This type of meditation was pursued for long 2500 years and . (Meditation)

Meditation Retreat - Create One At Your Home

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 Bertil Hjert (May 15, 2008)  Meditation is a word that stands for self realization or complete focus and contemplation. The process of meditation involves thinking and breathing exercises that helps in removing all sorts of turbulence available in the mind. It further helps in providing the best of positive energy and new direction to the mind. Initially, a ‘guru’ or teacher was supposed to perform .. (Meditation)

Meditation Music - Know About the Importance of Music in Meditation

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 Bertil Hjert (May 12, 2008)  Meditation music is a type of music widely used to enhance your session of meditation. This music is made up of gently sounds and rhythm. Meditation music works towards assisting you to obtain a deeper sense of calm, relaxation and peace. It has been proved that sound and rhythm can create emotional environments. Researches were conducted in the 1920s and the connections between music, . (Meditation)

Meditation - Immense Benefits to Enjoy

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 Bertil Hjert (May 12, 2008)  Meditation can be referred to as the science of paying utmost attention to a particular object that would help you to know the finer aspects of yourself that you were unaware of in the past. The art of meditation was introduced into this world by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi during the sixties. During this period, he taught ‘The Beatles’ to meditate transcendentally. The basic .. (Meditation)

Vipassana Meditation Course - The Objective and Benefits

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 Bertil Hjert (May 12, 2008)  Vipassana can be referred to as an ancient technique of meditation. The technique was rediscovered by Gautam the Buddha. This rediscovery was made about 2500 years ago. This asana (posture) is taught by several instructors in India and many countries abroad. The instructions are mainly provided under the guidance of Sir S. N. Goenka. He is widely acclaimed as the principal teacher of .. (Meditation)

What You Must Know to Succeed With Crystal Meditation (Part 1)

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 Glen Lim (May 06, 2008)  Crystal meditation means more than selecting a crystal and meditating with it. In part 1, I will provide you the overview of the 3 out of the 7 areas must know to ensure success with crystal meditation. The rest will be delivered in part 2. So stay with me. Simply put, meditation begins from working on your environment and ends with managing your inner self. And first 3 things you .. (Meditation)

Spiritual Meditation - Technique to Learn and Benefit From

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 Bertil Hjert (May 06, 2008)  Spiritual meditation emphasizes on allowing an individual to get acknowledged with your inner self. One is also able to discover the wisdom and peace that exists deep within. This is possible via developing awareness and harmony in a person and can be of great help. One can employ various techniques in order to achieve best results. This meditation usually involves either physical or .. (Meditation)

Meditation Chair - How Effective Is One?

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 Bertil Hjert (May 06, 2008)  Practicing meditation is the best way to relax the stress one is experiencing in one's life. It is also a great way to keep oneself in great health and good spirit. Most people these days are aware of the awesome benefits of performing meditation. However, they are not able to obtain the best benefits out of meditation. The reason is that they are not able to concentrate in a better .. (Meditation)

Using Compassion as a Meditation Practice

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 Eklavya Shekhar (April 29, 2008)  Compassion is one of the most revered divine qualities of human being. It is compassion that separates us from other animals. A loving and sympathetic attitude towards every living creature on earth is one of the most important qualities a spiritual person can have. In this article we shall discuss how compassion can be used as a meditation practice. Meditation is a process to know who . (Meditation)

What Is Guided Meditation?

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 Eklavya Shekhar (April 29, 2008)  Meditation is one of the most important self help tools to attain peace of mind and inner calm. In view of the stressful lifestyle of today, the popularity of meditation is increasing day by day as more and more people discover about its wonderful benefits. Guided meditation is one of the most popular forms of meditation being used by millions of people everyday. In this article, we .. (Meditation)

3 Astral Projecting Secrets Making Astral Voyage Easy

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 Troy Nantais (April 29, 2008)  Learning how to succeed at astral projecting is something that can be difficult for most people to do. A lot of people who try to make an astral voyage and then fail might only attempt the process a couple of times then quit trying. This is usually because people make astral projection a lot harder then it actually is. This is because people tend to overcomplicate things, and .. (Meditation)

How To Astral And Have An Out Of Body Experience

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 Troy Nantais (April 28, 2008)  How to Astral travel is something that has been studied by scientists and enthusiasts interested in learning more about out how to have an out of body experience. Astral projection is a simply where the soul can move freely in parallel world that we call the astral plane. Astral travel has been written about in many old ancient mystical texts and has more recently gained popularity .. (Meditation)

3 Astral Projection Secrets to Help You Astral Travel Tonight

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 Troy Nantais (April 28, 2008)  The steps behind astral projection and learning how to achieve astral travel successfully can be difficult. The reason why, is simple. We make astral projection more difficult then it really is to do. Our minds have an uncanny ability to over analyze everything. The main reason why we do so is often because we fear going outside of our comfort zones. Experiencing new things and new .. (Meditation)

What Meditation Can Do For You

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 Eklavya Shekhar (April 25, 2008)  Ok let's be honest. If you are planning to learn meditation as a result of some advice from your friends or relatives, you must know beforehand what meditation can do for you. Staring meditation with some sort of false expectation will only brings disappointment and frustrations. In this article we shall discuss what real benefits you can expect from meditation. The first and the most .. (Meditation)

Enjoy Meditation to Remain Fit

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 Tom Chuong (April 24, 2008)  What is meditation? It is a process of thought and concentration, which reduces stress, worries and obesity. People, who are conscious about their weight, do meditation to the fat of their body. Meditation is safe, healthy and affordable. Meditation is a component of yoga from past 50000 years. Meditation increases the energy level present in the human body. There are many people who .. (Meditation)

How to Astral Project

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 Troy Nantais (April 22, 2008)  How to Astral Project is something that a lot of people who have tried mastering astral projection have struggled with. We all have heard and practiced many different types of relaxation techniques and yet the majority of people still find it difficult to astral project. While mastering astral projection is something that like anything else takes persistent practice, it doesn't however .. (Meditation)

Understanding The Medications That Trigger GERD

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 Cindy Heller (April 02, 2008)  GERD is a term of condition which is also known as gastroesophageal reflux disease. This common disorder occurs when the stomach contents make their way from the stomach back up from the stomach and into the esophagus. This can root the painful situation known as heartburn, which for many patients can almost feel as if they were having a heart attack. This condition can array from being . (Meditation)

How To Be More Creative

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 Rohit Tomar (March 28, 2008)  Meditation is an important part of the creative experience. Relaxing your mind and putting aside physical tension for sometimes can be helpful. It has been well said that the essence of good taste is understatement. A person whose feeling run deep does not shout them. Braggarts hope by boasting to be heard by as many as possible. Sincerity speaks softly. It offers the truth it utters. .. (Meditation)

Meditation to Achieve Your Goals - How to Use the Power of Your Subconscious to Create What You Want

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 Katie Evans (March 27, 2008)  Imagine you are walking along a path in an open forest. You notice the sky above you and the sun shining gently overhead. You feel safe and secure and you're just enjoying yourself. You begin to notice the life in this forest, the trees, bushes, grasses, flowers. You can smell the plants and trees. Perhaps you even reach out and touch a leaf or the bark of a tree. You feel alive and .. (Meditation)

Mastering the Techniques of Chakra Meditation

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 Nigel M (March 24, 2008)  Meditation comes in numerous different styles and one of these is becoming very popular. The number of people studying Chakra Meditation is on the increase and this is mostly due to the fact that it is easy to learn. Not only is Chakra Meditation easy to learn but the techniques are easy to remember. Once people have learnt these techniques they don't want to learn any other forms of .. (Meditation)

Meditation to Increase Your Metabolism - Use Your Subconscious Mind to Create Your Ideal Body

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 Katie Evans (March 13, 2008)  Daily exercise is crucial for increasing your metabolism and burning off what you eat instead of storing it as fat. In conjunction with your exercise program, it is important that you begin to significantly reduce foods that impair your metabolic functions. These foods include , alcohol, refined sugars, salt, fats, starches and simple carbohydrates. Pay attention to your physical and .. (Meditation)

The Importance of Meditation for Procrastination

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 Jason Hobbs (March 11, 2008)  It would be a better option to consider meditation for procrastination, especially for those people, who suffer from procrastination largely because their mind is replete with stress. It is estimated that meditation offers a best solution for stress, since it helps in decreasing the levels of tension from the mind. Hence, it is mostly used in the far eastern regions of the world with .. (Meditation)

Deepest State of Meditation - 3 Secrets to Help You Improve Your Meditation

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 Alex I. Lee (February 28, 2008)  With so many different techniques, choosing and starting a Meditation sometimes becomes a tough chore. Most beginners find it hard to enter state of meditation, that is when one's brain wave enter the Alpha state. This state is where one's brain wave is at 8 Hz - 12 Hz or light relaxation state. Deeper state of meditation is achieved when one's brain wave is reduced between 4 to 7 Hz, .. (Meditation)

Shopping For Meditation Supplies - An Introduction

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 Laxmi Keshav (February 20, 2008)  Frankly speaking you do not need any kind of accessories to perform meditation. The only requirement, probably, is quiet environs. But, there are many people who believe in the need for meditation supplies. If you are serious about performing meditation successfully, then there a few things you should take care about. The first and foremost among them is space. Ideally, you should keep . (Meditation)

How To Enhance Male Fertility - Things You Should Keep In Mind

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 Apurva Shree (February 20, 2008)  How can you enhance male fertility? The sperm from a healthy male unites with the egg of a female to form a baby, a real human life. This is a fascinating thing to happen. But how much do you know of your own reproductive system, what enhances male fertility and what harms it? What can you do to stay healthy, so that your child is born well and without birth defects? Infertility is not .. (Meditation)

Meditation - A Simple Healthy Approach To Feeling Better

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 Andrew W John (February 19, 2008)  We live in a very fast paced where, where demands are high, obligations are many and time is something there isn't enough of. These are the reasons that we forget to take time for ourselves. Or worse if we do take five minutes we feel guilty because we have a never ending list of things that need to be done. We overlook the importance of taking time for ourselves, replenishing our .. (Meditation)

Meditation As Therapy - Rewards And Benefits

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 Richard Hamon (February 17, 2008)  Meditation has long been ignored as a therapeutic device in the West, but is now gaining favor as an effective treatment for a variety of conditions. This article will help you to understand the possible benefits of meditation and how you can access them. The art of meditation is a complex process, not easy to study or understand. Yet it is a practice that can be helpful in a number of . (Meditation)

4 Guides For Teaching Meditation Classes

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 Ashira R (February 14, 2008)  There are as many ways to practice meditation as there are ways to try and explain it. My experience has been that the best way to explain something to another, is to teach another. For in teaching another, it is when I begin to learn and understand deeper what meditation is and the depths within that it can touch. In my personal experience of teaching others meditation in different .. (Meditation)

Decrease Depression Through A Simple Meditation Technique

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 Richard Hamon (February 13, 2008)  New research shows compassion meditation helps people overcome depression. This article will show you how to apply these exciting ideas to your life and relationships. My practice has provided numerous cases where clients have benefited from thinking in more compassionate ways. No expensive anti-depressants were needed to help many clients. I view compassion meditation as a .. (Meditation)

Meditation Practice and the Chameleon

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 E. Raymond Rock (February 01, 2008)  "Becoming" is a word used to describe, among other things, striving to attain states of transcendence in meditation practice. We intellectually figure out a goal, and then imagine that we have somehow attained that goal. This is the trick of a clever ego; a chameleon in the ways in which it can conceal itself. Once we fool ourselves by thinking that we have attained a goal, such as .. (Meditation)

Meditation, Chakras, and Kundalini Oh My

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 Kim Mcginnis (January 30, 2008)  I recently went to a new meditation session in the Thousand Oaks area. Bala, the man that runs it is a friend of my husband's. His background is in engineering, but he has been running meditation sessions for over 30 years. He has been inviting us to come for past few months, so I decided to head on down the office where it was held. (Mark stayed home with Danny, his 14-year-old). We .. (Meditation)

Why Meditate?

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 Kim Mcginnis (January 30, 2008)  At my last meditation session my instructor, Bala, asked if we were doing our meditations every day and every night as he suggested. I felt like a little kid who had not done her homework. Ever since I started working from home I am on my own schedule, rather than being run by somebody else's. So, I confessed I haven't been doing the twice-daily meditations. Bala responded patiently, .. (Meditation)

Overcoming Blocks When Meditating

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 Kelly Ballard (January 11, 2008)  Over the years, both through meditating myself and supporting my clients in their practices, I have discovered some blocks that may be halting your progress with meditation. Here is some guidance to help you through these blocks. . . 1. “I can't quiet my mind. " I believe this is the first big hurdle in meditating to overcome. First, try guided meditation instead of attempting to . (Meditation)

Frequency Following In Brainwave Entrainment - How Meditation Audio Works

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 Jake Murphey (December 31, 2007)  Brainwave entrainment utilizes binaural frequency harmonics to achieve altered states of consciousness quickly and easily in the human mind. Fundamentally this technology works through two different oscillating frequencies interacting to produce a third frequency known as the binaural beat. The resulting binaural beat is a frequency that is too low for human ears to perceive but that .. (Meditation)




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