Category Archives: Meditation

Untangling the Knot of Fear

By Wes Annac, Editor, Openhearted Rebel

Meditation is wonderful.

By bringing your attention to your subconscious, it helps you become aware of things deep within that either help or hurt you. If you meditate for long enough, it’ll reveal the answers to your deepest questions.

Without meditation, I don’t think I could receive the guidance I’ve needed to get through countless problems in life.

Meditation was there for me each time I realized I can’t find what I need in the material world. By becoming silent, still, and willing to listen to the nothingness, I discovered a higher consciousness and the potential to plunge deeper.

Within the meditation-induced nothingness, you discover the intuitive stream of thought that leads to positive places through positive choices. If you can tune in and listen to this intuitive thought stream, it’ll help you stay on the right path.

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Love Bubble Meditation

By Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D.com

The following is an easy meditation that anyone can do, any time!

1. Envision that everybody around you is part of your family.  You can think of it as a family reunion.  By doing so, you will eliminate any judgments or preconceived ideas about any person you may encounter.

2. Imagine your aura expanding outwards. If you are on a city street, you may want to envision your aura covering the entire sidewalk that you are on or even the entire street.  No matter where you are, you can make your aura as large or as small as you like. Continue reading Love Bubble Meditation

How Your Brain Changes After Mindfulness

By Michael Forrester, Prevent Disease, Thanks to The Mind Unleashed

Mindfulness-based teachings have shown benefits in everything from inflammatory disorders to central nervous system dysfunction and even cancer. Training groups in mindfulness has become a powerful tool in preventative intervention. Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) are studying how cognitive therapy that uses mindfulness techniques serve as an alternative to pharmaceuticals. Continue reading How Your Brain Changes After Mindfulness

How Music and Meditation Address Memory Loss

By Josh Richardson, Prevent Disease, Thanks to The Mind Unleashed

Meditation training program can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating. The effects are even more pronounced with music. In a recent study of adults with early memory loss, a West Virginia University research team lead by Dr. Kim Innes found that practice of a simple meditation or music listening program may have multiple benefits for older adults with preclinical memory loss. Continue reading How Music and Meditation Address Memory Loss

True Meditations Should be Effortless – Are Yours?

By Frank M. Wanderer, The Mind Unleashed

“Meditation is a subtle, barely perceptible stream, in which you will experience a radical shift of the center of gravity. The manifestation, limited in time and space, thick and heavy, that you have formerly regarded as yourself, changes into a weightless but ubiquitous point without limits and dimensions. The massive creature, bound to the earth that used to be you, is now free from its bonds and begins to soar.” Frank M. Wanderer

An Effective Remedy for the Overburdened Mind

Our Mind is one of the most sophisticated, most complicated instruments in the world. In this modern, rushing world, however, the Mind is bombarded with information to the extent that it virtually overflows. On those occasions the amounts of unprocessed information whirl in the Mind so fast that we are sometimes afraid of going mad. All the unprocessed information demands our attention, naturally, every single idea may appear to be very important for us. Our body reacts to the rushing stream of our thoughts, and sometime we fall ill because of the stress caused by our overburdened Mind. Is there anything that we may do to alleviate the burden of our Mind, is there a medicine to treat the problem? Continue reading True Meditations Should be Effortless – Are Yours?

Meditation For Kids – 4 Ways To Start Kids Meditating

By Sarah Herrington, Thanks to Body Mind Soul Spirit

In a world of sensory overload and school, family and internal pressures, kids need meditation as much as adults. Meditation helps kids develop focus, regulate their own emotions and learn how to pay attention inside and out. It gives them a sense of center and, therefore, resilience.

But while adult meditation is all about turning the senses inward, with kids, often the first step in meditation practice is consciously, and with focus, exploring the senses before they can be turned inside. Try the following kid meditation exercises to help yogis create calm, focus and build self-awareness: Continue reading Meditation For Kids – 4 Ways To Start Kids Meditating

Science Has Proven That Group Meditation Literally Changes The World

via Higherperspectives.com (Thanks to Body Mind Soul Spirit), December 22, 2016

Not a lot is truly understood about quantum physics, but one thing science is at least a little bit sure of is that mass meditation has quantum results on both the meditator and the world.

In 1978, researchers discovered what they call the Maharishi Effect. They discovered it when a group meditation of 7,000 people took place and they all meditated with the intention of having a positive effect on the city. They did this for 3 weeks. The results of that group meditation transformed the city’s crime rates, acts of violence, and death. There was an average reduction in all three by 16%. Impressive!

Since then, more than 50 studies have been conducted on the Maharishi effect with varied results. Most studies indicate the clear power of meditation to transform global life and patterns. Continue reading Science Has Proven That Group Meditation Literally Changes The World

Instead of Punishment, This School Teaches Mindfulness and Yoga — With Stunning Results

By Carolanne Wright, Wake Up World

Back in the 70s, during my grammar school years, I vividly remember a disturbing incident. I was in the school office when I heard the male principal screaming at a student behind a closed door. I don’t know what the student had done to be on the receiving end of such a rant, but I do remember my heart racing and a feeling of terror that the anger would somehow be turned toward me.

Needless to say, I high-tailed it out of that office as quickly as possible, relieved to have escaped. The thing is, this scenario was considered utterly ‘normal’. Thankfully, corporeal punishment wasn’t practiced in my school, which would have been far more terrifying. Continue reading Instead of Punishment, This School Teaches Mindfulness and Yoga — With Stunning Results

How Meditation Dissolves Personality and What, Exactly, That Means…

By Alicia Lue, Wisdom Pills

On a recent trip to Thailand I had the opportunity to observe Buddhist monks during mediation. As they sat in complete coma-like stillness, their expressionless faces gave the illusion that their bodies were lifeless, seemingly mimicking the serenity of death in their total relinquishment. Yet contrary to what was visible to the human eye, beneath this content and deathly appearance was life in the purest form.

One of the founding principles of Buddhism is the renunciation of worldly desires in pursuit of spiritual awakening, enlightenment, and ultimately, the state of Nirvana. For centuries, Buddhist monks have practiced using the art of meditation as a portal to achieving an enlightened state of being, allowing them to detach from the encumbrances of life in the unawakened state. Continue reading How Meditation Dissolves Personality and What, Exactly, That Means…

The Mysteries, Myths, And Magic Of Meditation

By Morag, In5D.com

What is meditation?

Meditation is prayer, before the kabal took the heart from it. Meditation is sacred ritual before it became outlawed as wiccan and wicked. Meditation is being one with nature before we were plugged in to the 3d matrix. Meditation is being still, at peace, present and connected.

We meditate when we walk in nature. We meditate when we color in. We meditate when we dance, free and connected to the music. We meditate when we quieten our ego and hear our soul. We already do it. If you step off the grid, step into your bubble of present you are tuning your cellular frequency to the universal frequency of peace, love and abundance. Continue reading The Mysteries, Myths, And Magic Of Meditation