Do you ever feel like people take advantage of you, judge you, or even victimize you? Do you get hit with some upset frequently that causes you some kind of internal or external pain? Did you know there is something you can do that will actually change the way people treat you? Most people believe you
Make all of your normal preparations for meditation by selecting a comfortable setting and eliminating any disturbances. Now settle yourself comfortably in a position for meditation. Take a moment to arrange yourself so that each and every part of your body is loose, free, and comfortable. Adjust yourself so you don’t feel any pressure or
In Buddhist tradition, mindfulness is a step on the path toward enlightenment, and in a state of mindfulness, unpleasant emotions such as greed, shame, anger, and vengeance are completely eliminated. In contemporary self-help literature, mindfulness applies more generally to a broad variety of strategies used to cultivate internal peace, improve self-awareness, and calm an anxious
Meditation is a practice used for stress reduction, emotional control, develop a focused mind, improve sports performance, as well as attain spiritual goals. However, there are many types of meditation and it is important to find the right one for you and the goals you have before enrolling in classes or start a program or
Meditation mantras have been used by practitioners of all major spiritual disciplines for thousands of years, and they are just as vital today as they have ever been for calming the restless “monkey mind” as well as progressing a person along a spiritual path. Step 1: What is Meditation? Meditation is generally distinguished from prayer
Why do I think this article is so important? Because it explains in a condensed essay what the source of human difficulties is and what you can do about it. There is a saying of Jesus that says, “blessed are the poor in spirit for they shall see God.” And then in another place, in
With the advent of meditation mp3 recordings we now have a means of accessing guided meditations at our convenience. In fact, they are perhaps the easiest and most effective way to get into a meditative state and discover the wonders they offer. This holds true for anyone that wants the results in a variety of
Spiritual meditation is the art of inner listening, but the word actually has a lot of different meanings depending on one’s perspective. To many, and perhaps most, especially in the Western world, meditation is used in the sense of pondering such as: meditation on a gorgeous sunset, or meditating on beautiful music, or, “meditating” on
If you’ve tried meditation thinking it would be quiet and peaceful you have probably been surprised to discover that it is quite a challenge. In a Zen meditative practice you are taught to meditate often for hours at a time in a seated position with an emphasis on maintaining a fixed posture. Usually, one’s posture
Having a guided meditation script can help you know what to do, how to do it, and better stick to the practice. There are several phases to keep in mind as you develop your daily meditation practice. First of all, meditation is not an intellectual process, but rather an experiential process of discovering first-hand what
I do a lot of counseling and over the years have done many workshops, retreats, and classes on self-improvement and success. I utilize a lot of guided visualizations, and positive affirmations to deeply impress the subconscious mind and bring about inner transformations which result in outer successes. Sometimes the results seem to be almost miraculous.
Some forms of meditation are quite easy if your goal is to merely attain stress relief or a peacefully relaxed state. I have a wonderful meditation for beginners course for this. But if you are seeking deeper levels of awareness, spiritual awakening and enlightenment, you will find it requires deep dedication over a long period of time.
An article I read describing the experiences that long-term practitioners of meditation achieved shocked me! I had to read it several times to be sure I read it correctly. The article reported the results of a study conducted by world-renowned authorities on meditation. I’m sure the results of this study will shock you as well,