Types of Meditation Cushions

October 25, 2013
Types of Meditation Cushions

Tweet Meditation cushions deepen your practice by promoting the physical comfort necessary to get you to stop fidgeting, stop thinking about your body and how uncomfortable you are, and allow you to enter a state of very deep meditation where all sense of the physical self disappears. Many Westerners aren’t used to sitting on the […]

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What is Zen Meditation?

May 15, 2013
Zen Meditation

Tweet Zen is a form of Buddhist meditation that originated in China in the 6th Century; the word Zen is a Japanese pronunciation of the Chinese “Dzyen”, derived from the Sanskrit “Dhyana” or ‘meditative state’. Zen emphasizes wisdom gained through experience as opposed to theory. Zazen, or ‘seated meditation’, is at the heart of the […]

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Why Hypnosis Can Cure Social Anxiety

May 1, 2013
Social Anxiety

Tweet Why do you think we have emotions? Wouldn’t life be simpler without them? Do we have emotions to give middle class people something to talk about or to provide soap opera writers with script material? Of course not. As with everything else in human makeup, emotions exist to keep us safe and alive and […]

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How Neediness and Emotional Insecurity Destroy Relationships

May 11, 2012

Tweet “Please, clouds, don’t rain!” It’s not going to work, is it? And neither will trying to reassure someone who just can’t be reassured. They will go on fretting, no matter how you plead. Chronic insecurity in your relationship is a major problem. Why? Because relationships really, deeply matter. Your health, your wellbeing, your happiness […]

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What is a Healing Crisis?

February 12, 2012
Healing Crisis

Tweet Your body is excellent at maintaining health, given the right conditions. What are these conditions? Good nutrition, exercise, fresh air and a non-toxic environment including low stress. Good luck with that, right? In today’s hyper-stressed, activity-overloaded world of fast food and conveniences such as automobiles, we are putting our bodies through a lot of […]

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Types of Meditation

January 30, 2012
Types of Meditation

Tweet Since the dawn of mankind, meditation has created altered states of consciousness and taught self-mastery. Of course modern-day stresses are drastically different than those that primitive hunter-gatherers endured; but the prehistoric man’s fascination with the flames of a campfire – resulting in non-structured meditation – has remained central to what it is to be […]

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Benefits of Meditation

January 16, 2012
Meditation Benefits

Tweet Although meditation began as a spiritual practice where one strives to achieve enlightenment, inner peace and unity, it is also a tremendously powerful form of self-discipline that results in absolute mastery of one’s mental, emotional and physical aspects. Meditation – Antidote For Stress Today, it is the perfect antidote to the frantic pace of […]

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History of Meditation

January 8, 2012
History of meditation

Tweet Meditation has been used for thousands of years primarily as: a spiritual practice of quieting the mind and turning one’s focus inward shutting out the worries of the world, and entering a profoundly relaxing, trance-like state of unity with God and/or all that is. It is highly regarded as a discipline of self-mastery on […]

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Healing Light Lifts Your Energy

December 28, 2011
Light Healing

Tweet Using light and colour as healing therapies is an ancient practice that spans most of the cultures of the world. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Anyone who has suffered from Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, knows how important exposure to sunlight is, both physically and psychologically. People who are depressed for any reason often feel […]

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How To Mend A Broken Heart

December 22, 2011
How to heal a broken heart

Tweet Healing a broken heart takes more than time, more than keeping busy, and much more than putting on a happy face and getting on with your life. Well-meaning friends and family sometimes make the situation worse by urging you to do things that are supposed to help, even if the timing is all wrong […]

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