Posts Tagged Meditation

Feeling Overwhelmed? Try This Simple Relaxing Exercise…

(Intro from mind body green) When we feel stressed or anxious, it’s not uncommon for our breath to become shallow—we may even feel like we’re holding our breath. As you can guess, this doesn’t help when trying to relieve anxiety… You can read the rest of this article here: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/feeling-overwhelmed-try-this-simple-relaxing-exercise Advertisements

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It’s International Yoga Day…

Today is International Yoga day which was first observed around the world on June 21st 2015. Read more about it at the following sites: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Day_of_Yoga https://www.un.org/en/events/yogaday/ http://www.guardian.co.tt/article/international-yoga-day-2019-6.2.860275.50f3a9e415

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3 One-Minute Practices To Rebalance Your Body & Mind…

No matter what’s happening in our busy lives, it’s essential to make time to breathe and come back to awareness of our body… Read this article at mind body green: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/3-one-minute-practices-to-rebalance-your-body-and-mind

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Be in the Moment with Mindful Meditation…

A brief look at the mindful meditation practice, read about it here: https://www.healthline.com/health/mental-health/be-in-the-moment-with-mindful-meditation#1

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Do You Sit All Day? A Walking Meditation May Be Just What You Need…

Intro: We hear a lot about the benefits of meditation, but it’s not always easy to sit down and get still. Fortunately, there is a way to get the meditative experience without having to sit in silence—a walking meditation… Read about walking meditation here at Mind Body Green: https://www.mindbodygreen.com/articles/having-trouble-sitting-down-to-meditate-try-this-instead

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What’s Age Got to Do with It?…

It’s often said:  It’s not how old you are, it’s how old you feel.  New research shows that physiological age is a better predictor of survival than chronological age… Read the article here @ enn.com: https://www.enn.com/articles/56768-what-s-age-got-to-do-with-it

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mindfulness ~ rare occasions of not doing anything…

“Meditation is one of the rare occasions when we’re not doing anything. Otherwise, we’re always doing something, we’re always thinking something, we’re always occupied. We get lost in millions of obsessions and fixations. But by meditating – by not doing anything – all these fixations are revealed and our obsessions will naturally undo themselves like […]

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Meditation teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured. – Unknown…

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mindfulness ~ the sound of silence…

When you reach a calm and quiet meditative state, that is when you can hear the sound of silence. – Stephen Richards

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Meditation is the secret of all growth in spiritual life and knowledge. – James Allen…

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Meditation is offering your genuine presence to yourself in every moment. – Thich Nhat Hanh…

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Reaching ultimate silence…

If you pay attention to thoughts and feelings while you meditate and try to use them to evaluate how well or how badly you are meditating, you will never reach the ultimate silence. Instead you will just get bogged down in mental concepts. – Annamalai Swami

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mindfulness ~ understanding what it is to be human…

“ In meditation we discover our inherent restlessness. Sometimes we get up and leave. Sometimes we sit there but our bodies wiggle and squirm and our minds go far away. This can be so uncomfortable that we feel’s it’s impossible to stay. Yet this feeling can teach us not just about ourselves but what it is […]

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Meditation is the signpost directing the steps to the main highway of realization. – Guy Bogart…

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Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It’s a way of entering into the quiet that’s already there – buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day. – Deepak Chopra…

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Touch your inner space…

“Touch your inner space, which is nothingness, as silent and empty as the sky; it is your inner sky. Once you settle down in your inner sky, you have come home, and a great maturity arises in your actions, in your behavior. Then whatever you do has grace in it. Then whatever you do is […]

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Do You Have Healthy Blood Sugar? Here’s How To Tell + How To Lower It Naturally…

(from mind body green) We’ve all experienced the profound impact our blood sugar levels have on energy and mood, and it’s no fun. But beyond being an energy-draining annoyance, imbalanced blood sugar can seriously impair your ability to meet the demands of daily life, and—if chronically elevated—wreak havoc on your long-term health… Read the full […]

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The things that trouble our spirits are within us already. In meditation, we must face them, accept them, and set them aside one by one. ~ Cristopher L Bennett…

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