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A Brief Introduction to Meditation

What is meditation? Meditation can be thought of as resting attention as accurately as possible on what is presently occurring while ignoring impulses to think or act. What might I notice during meditation? The rising and falling of the diaphragm and the passing of air through the nostrils or mouth from one breath ...

Distractions and Restlessness: Common Problems During Mediation

The excited mind: Sometimes during a meditation session, with the best will in the world, our mind simply will not settle. The all too common "monkey mind" is jumping from one thing to another. Uninvited thoughts keep popping into your consciousness. Thoughts about the past, both pleasant and not so pleasant. ...

The Benefits Of Sleep Meditation

There is nothing worse than tossing and turning when trying to get some sleep. Knowing that one must get up and go to work the next day or that an important interview is pending does nothing to improve the situation. Taking sleeping pills, in many cases, makes one so groggy ...

Enhance Your Meditative Experience With Woody, Aromatically Calming Essential Oils

Inhalation of essential oils during your meditation practice can create a sense of comfort for you while magnifying your meditation experience. Familiarity with these scents can even induce the meditative feelings. You can choose an essential oil to inhale during your meditation practice for health, emotional, or personal preferences. Frankincense, ...

Your Guide To Meditation

Meditation is a method of relaxation, but those who meditate regularly say that it has more benefits than just mere relaxation. For many people, it is the best way to relieve stress and get better sleep. Meditation is more than just a means of relaxation. It is also a means ...

An Introduction to the Practice of Meditation

We can look at meditation practice under four different headings as follows: 1 What meditation is, 2 Methods and Posture, 3 The benefits of Meditation and 4 Integration. 1 What meditation Is Meditation is a skilful means for working with our distracted minds. Through the practice of mindfulness and awareness, we bring our ...

5-Minute Meditation Exercise

Many people in this modern society are extremely busy and just the thought of spending and hour or more on meditation is enough to make them give up before even getting started. But meditation does not have to be that long and can still be beneficial as short 5 or ...

Radiate Love To The World

Many people ask what they're supposed to do when they meditate: silence the mind, be aware of the thoughts, visualize an outcome, or focus on an object? The truth is, there is no right or wrong. Sometimes, it feels right to have an empty mind; other times, you have questions or problems to deal with, so ...