When Keeping a Quiet Mind is Inappropriate

When Keeping a Perfectly Quiet Mind is InappropriateHaving a quiet mind is lovely, and there are some simple man­ual tasks that you can do with a quiet mind: washing dishes, rak­ing leaves, sweeping floors. But there are other tasks that are a bit more complex, where keeping a perfectly quiet mind may be inappropriate or even unsafe.

Motion och meditation Rein negativa tankar

Motion och meditation Rein negativa tankarForskare har känt ett tag att båda ensamma dessa aktiviteter kan hjälpa till med depression ", säger Tracey Shors." Men den här studien visar att när det görs tillsammans, det finns en slående förbättring av depressiva symtom tillsammans med ökningar i synkroniserad hjärnaktivitet.

Learning to Trust Your Intuition Through Meditation

Learning to Trust Your Intuition Through MeditationLearning to trust your intuition takes time. The only way to accomplish this is through meditation — by silencing the mind and listening inward. If you have meditated before, especially on a regular basis, you know how much the practice can improve your mental fortitude. As a medium, I recognize that it is absolutely critical for me to have a clear and open mind...

Taking Refuge: Receiving and Radiating Spiritual Strength

image cropped from: flickr.com/photos/maiabee/2441672616Bombarded by the intensity and complexity of our life, it is easy to feel overwhelmed: “How can I possibly manage this situation?” We all need help, guidance, and inspiration to find our way and to stay the course at times when we may become distracted or dis­heartened.

The Power of Meditation and Meditative Prayer

The Power of Meditation and PrayerMeditation is receiving from God. Prayer is petitioning God — it is a giving out. Meditative prayers are a type of supplication to the divine. In this type of meditation, you are making a specific request to the Higher and then receiving the blessing that the divine wishes to give you.

How To Weave Meditation Into Your Daily Life

How To Weave Meditation Into Your Daily LifeThough there is some advantage in doing meditation practice now and then, the real benefits come through establishing the discipline and momentum of daily practice. This is analogous with physical training: intermittent exercise may feel good on occasion, but does little to really develop strength, health, or vitality...

Send Love Ahead and Make Your Dream Come True

Send Love Ahead and Make Your Dream Come TrueBefore you start any action toward your Dream—a call, meeting, class, exam, presentation, creative session, difficult situ­ation—use this visualization technique: Send Love Ahead. I learned this most precious method from a study group in En kurs i mirakler. Here’s how it works...

Hur meditation kan göra dig att må bra, naturlig, och full av liv

Hur meditation kan göra dig att må bra, naturlig, och full av livEfter att ha undervisat meditation över trettio år till tusentals människor, kan jag verkligen säga att det är den enskilt viktigaste du någonsin kan lära sig för att påskynda och berika ditt andliga liv. Allt du lär dig i skolan, genom analys eller genom studier, kommer att exponentiellt fördjupas eftersom du mediterar.

I Don’t Have Time To Be Spiritual

I Don’t Have Time To Be SpiritualOver mild wine with a friend, I steered the conversation to one of my favorite topics, spirituality. After my second eloquent sentence, she burst out, “Oh, I don’t have time to be spiritual!” I started to clarify but she changed the subject to her impossible office job.

How We Can Restore The World To Wholeness

How You and I Can Restore The World To WholenessIt is said that every tiny bit of restoration of wholeness within ourselves directly contributes to the restoration and awakening of all beings and of the whole world. The impulse of every movement toward healing, every moment of mind­fulness, every act of kindness we generate within ourselves, is directly shared or transmitted...

Recharging Your Commitment to Yourself with Nondirected Meditation

Recharging Your Commitment to Yourself with Nondirected MeditationFinding and connecting with your spiritual core is both intensely personal to your beliefs, needs, and outlook as well as deeply necessary for strength and replenishment. Find time every day to stop, detach yourself momentarily from the hectic pace of ticking things off of to-do lists, and take part in a relaxing or meditative activity.

Meditation for Life: Odla aliveness och vitalitet

vitalitet 3 15Vitalitet är naturligt för oss. Vitalitet är en aspekt av vårt liv fakultet. Ordet vitalitet härrör från dess rot, "vitala", de två betydelser som gäller för vårt liv fakultet. Vital betyder "väsentlig" eller "nödvändig." Vital betyder också "med energi" och "förmågan att frodas."

Imagination and Morphing as Tools of Perception and Cure

Imagination and Morphing as Tools of Perception and CureThe subconscious is powerful but—by definition—not medveten. It has its routines, and it continues with them until something calls forth other reactions. That “something” can be an emergency of some sort, but it can also be us.