Posts Tagged ‘ meditation ’

Yoga, meditation could improve mind-machine communication: study

Oct 21st, 2014 | By

People who practice yoga and meditation may be able to control computers with their minds more efficiently and effectively than those who don’t, according to a very small study by biomedical engineers at the University of Minnesota. An example of one such machine would be Neurobridge, a device that made history by allowing 23-year-old Ian

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Want to gain new focus? Introducing orgasmic meditation

Oct 17th, 2014 | By

Ograsmic meditation is supposed to provide the benefits of mediation AND orgasm. Introducing OM–orgasmic meditation–a form of mental awakening based on the therapeutic benefits of orgasm. Sorry guys, this one is just for the ladies; OM involves 15 minutes of clitoris stroking in a non-sexual way by a partner with the goal of flooding the

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Meditation: Getting to the Heart of the Matter

Oct 15th, 2014 | By

Periodically in my meditation and mindfulness classes, I’m asked why I practice these activities. And, while I don’t usually like to speak about my own practice, so as not to unduly influence the opinions of others, I understand that it can be encouraging and reassuring to hear about other people’s experiences. For me, it comes

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Meditation can help young cancer survivors

Oct 9th, 2014 | By

Researchers at the University of Montreal, has suggested that mindfulness-based meditation could lessen some symptoms associated with cancer in teens. Catherine Malboeuf-Hurtubise of the university’s Department of Psychology and her team asked 13 adolescents with cancer to complete questionnaires covering mood (positive and negative emotions, anxiety and depression), sleep and quality of life. The group

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Meditation Can Help You Have Inner Peace and a Healthy Body

Oct 7th, 2014 | By

Putri Fitria recently visited a Buddhist temple on Bali, where she discovered the benefits of this ancient practice Besides helping to maintain a healthy body and mind, meditation can perhaps also bring us back to the core of our humanity: wisdom and compassion, in this complicated, modern world. (JG Photo/Putri Fitria) In facing the hectic and

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Try a little meditation to relieve a lot of stress

Oct 6th, 2014 | By

Need to clear your head or relieve stress? Grab a straight-backed chair, sit and read this following meditation. (Better still, have someone read it to you while you visualize it with your eyes closed.) It’s just one of several meditations from the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program designed to return you to mindfulness, or being aware

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Meditate Like The Stars (Healthy Hollywood)

Oct 2nd, 2014 | By

What do Oprah, Katy Perry and Sir Paul McCartney have in common? Well, they all meditate. Many mega-successful folks, whether they’re actors, business moguls or musicians, take the time to calm their mind and re-charge! It’s powerful stuff! Or, says anyone who has tried it and kept up the practice. Meditation has certainly come into

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Meditation Benefits Sufferers of Anxiety and Depression

Oct 1st, 2014 | By

Meditation was once seen in the West as something for robed monks and mountain hermits. Recent scientific evidence has redefined the concept as a tool that can be integrated into a busy modern life. Regular practice of meditation has been shown to have benefits for sufferers of anxiety, depression, and stress, and can improve mental

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Do you know these eight things about meditation?

Sep 26th, 2014 | By

MEDITATION FOR BEGINNERS Sitting meditation 1. Start with a small goal of three to five minutes. 2. Maintain a still, comfortable posture on the floor or a chair. Make sure you are comfortable. 3. Clasp fingers and cross legs. 4. Close eyes to block out direct stimulation, and try to turn off the thoughts in

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5 Reasons to Try Dance Meditation, From Connection to Creativity

Sep 12th, 2014 | By

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. – Friedrich Nietzsche One of the best things that I’ve discovered over the past few years has been dance meditation. I can honestly say that this hobby has changed my life: through it, I’ve met life-long

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