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Dealing With Emotions With Meditation
It is important to appreciate the power of your feelings. We often disguise our true feelings – an apparent calm that hides emotions ablaze. Therefore, we unconsciously are affecting our well-being.Breathing Meditation – Your Safe Harbor in a Storm
Breathing meditation is one of the simplest and easiest mindfulness exercises. Focusing awareness on your breathing takes your attention away from the raging tempest of thoughts and emotions that usually accompany a time of great stress. When you feel like you are spiraling out of control on the way to rock bottom, breathing meditation can be a lifeline around your sanity. Let’s take a look at how easy and effective this can be.Walking Meditation – Awareness To Go!
Walking meditation may seem like a contradiction in terms. How can you meditate while you’re walking, you might ask; aren’t we supposed to be sitting in some special, contorted position? But if the purpose of your meditation is to practice mindfulness, then cultivating awareness of your body and your inner states while walking is an excellent place to start. It’s also very easy to incorporate into your day, because even when you have a million things to do, you’re always going to have to do some walking. So let’s see how you can take your meditation with you, wherever you go.Heart Wisdom
The heart is the captain. Looking to the mind for answers and guidance, at least for the important questions and problems, can only produce unsatisfactory results, for the head is the heart’s low second in command.Learn Ramana Maharshi’s Meditation Technique for Enlightenment
Self inquiry is one of the most powerful and effective meditation techniques used by thousands of people all over the world. Taught by the enlightened Guru, Ramana Maharshi, this meditation technique alone has helped many people experience profound states of meditation, samadhi and even self realization. At the most mundane level, self inquiry is asking “Who am I?Loving-Kindness Meditation and the Gamma Wave – A Marriage of Ancient Tradition and Modern Science
Of all the brainwave frequencies displayed by the human brain, perhaps the most fascinating is the Gamma wave, around 40 Hertz. When in a Gamma state, the brain seems capable of remarkable synergy, exhibiting a high level of holistic functioning that unites multiple senses, perceptions, and memories. In short, we become almost super-human. Interestingly, this state is commonly observed in experienced Tibetan monks engaging in a “loving-kindness” meditation. As we shall see, Gamma waves are not the only benefit of this practice.Is Location Important in Meditation?
There are lots of things where location is important but one question that gets raised quite regularly is whether or not location is important in meditation. As with most things in life, there’s no correct answer to this. The answer could be yes, no or maybe and it would still be correct. We’ll take a look at some different forms of meditation and assess the importance – or otherwise – of location for each of them.Meditation Tip: Meditating With a Chattering Head
Mind chatter. It just is. Our minds buzz and flit, even when we don’t want them to. It’s how we’re made. But even though you know it will happen, you can still learn to calm your mind.Mindfulness Meditation – Give Your Inner Squirrel Some Nuts!
The recent fusion of evolutionary neuroscience with psychology has shed a great deal of light on the workings of our brains and the reasons for our emotions. In an earlier article on this website, Mindfulness Meditation – How to Slay Your Inner Dragon, we looked at the fears that are often generated by the primitive “lizard brain” always on the look-out for threats (both real and imagined). In this article, we look at the emotional dimension of a later evolutionary structure – the subcortical region inherited from early mammals – and suggest practical ways to keep that little critter inside us happy.Getting Into the Rhythm of Binaural Beats With Brainwave Entrainment
The whole building trembled from the reverberations as the Japanese drummers of Kodo reached new crescendos. The traditional opera goers at New York’s Lincoln Center were engaged but not a toe was tapping. The rhythmic beats of the drums had lulled the crowd into a hypnotic trance. Drums have been altering states since ancient shamanic tribes began dancing on the earth, but the binaural beats behind this phenomenon have solely been observed consciously lately by modern man.