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 Yoga for Brain Injury Recovery [Benefits, Poses, Research]

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Research has revealed significant benefits of yoga for brain injury recovery. In this tutorial we will look at how people with brain injury can practice yoga, the benefits, and specific poses (asanas) to try. I have personally suffered a brain injury a couple of years ago when I passed out and smashed my head on a TV and then on the floor. I fell unconscious and started shaking uncontrollably. I was unconscious for several minutes before the ambulance arrived and whisked me away to hospital for a fMRI scan on my brain. I endured headaches, dizziness, and various mental challenges.…

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10 Mind Training Techniques To Achieve Your Full Potential

Want to train your mind to achieve your highest potential? Want to know the real mind training techniques, the stuff that actually works? You're in for a treat. In this top ten list, I'm about to reveal the most powerful mind training techniques of all time. Thousands of THE DAILY MEDITATION's readers have used my guide to subconscious power techniques. And if you subscribe to our newsletter, you will be receiving tips every day. You already know that you can train your mind by exercising, eating healthy, and yada yada, right? That's why I'm not going to discuss those elementary…

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40 Daily Brain Training Exercises, Activities For Intelligene

40 daily brain training activities have been scientifically proven to strengthen the brain in various ways. These daily brain training exercises make you smarter, happier, and more likely to succeed. Exercising your cognitive abilities will help to improve your memory, balance your moods and emotions, delay ageing, and make you a complete flipping genius (okay, that’s an exaggeration, but it will improve your intelligence a bit). In this list of daily brain training activities, we've included exercises in many different areas, including: physical exercise socialising lifestyle diet spiritual techniques. You do not have to use all these techniques. However, we…

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9 Magic Mantras Monks Use To Make Their Minds Masterful

There are 9 magic mantras for the mind that monks use for powerful transformation. When I wrote the internet's best guide to  mantras, I covered for all different areas of life and from Hinduism, Buddhism, yoga and more. As you know, mantras are sounds or words that are repeated during meditation. And they create many profound benefits for your health, body, mind, and for your life overall. Just by reciting one you can bring about real world changes in your life, and quite quickly. One of the best things about them is that they can help us to maintain good…

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Yoga For Writers: How Famous Authors Improve Their Writing With Asanas

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.There are so many benefits of yoga for writers. Did you know that yoga can inspire you, train your creative mind, make you more productive, boost your writing abilities, and stop writer's block? It is in the news today that famous authors are using yoga as a way to improve their writing (see below). And science proves that it works. This flies against convention. Convention tries to tell us that only talented people are creative. Rubbish. Creativity is a state of mind that we can train and develop, just like all other states of consciousness. With the right exercises, we…

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10 Mind-Foods For Focus. Read This Over A Coffee 
By getting the right nutrition you can boost your brain quickly. Below you can read our guide to the best foods for focus

10 Mind-Foods For Focus. Read This Over A Coffee 

If you suffer from a low attention span, why not try using some specific foods for focus. There are specific what I call "mind-foods" that can have a huge affect on attention span and concentration. Whether you cook for yourself or eat out every night, you can improve your concentration just by getting the right nutrition. While certain foods (mostly sugary snacks) can affect dopamine levels and destroy concentration, healthy foods can do the opposite. Start by cutting out junk food. And the next time you write your grocery list, why not add some of the follow foods to help you focus…

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Open Awareness Meditation VS Focused Attention Meditation [Explained]

In this article, we will look at open-awareness meditation VS focused attention meditation, and explain what the difference is. When it's all said and done, there are only three mind-states used when focusing in meditation: Focused attention, open awareness, and effortless presence. Let’s look at the differences. Focused Attention, Open Awareness, And Effortless Presence Meditations The three fundamental types of meditation are: Focused attention meditation Open awareness meditation Effortless presence meditation As you will know if you follow our newsletter, there are very many different ways to meditate, but the two main ways are open-awareness and focused attention, so what…

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How To Increase Dopamine Naturally

If you want to take control of your brain, you have to know how to increase dopamine naturally from sources that are natural and healthy. Supplements are one option (I've shared the best dopamine supplement below). But there are also ways to boost dopamine without supplements. The key is knowing the best natural sources of dopamine (here's a list). Once you know how to boost dopamine levels naturally, you can take control of your energy levels and your motivation levels, and you can quit multiple addictions and beat cravings [READ: Meditation For Cravings And Addictions]. It all comes down to your ability…

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How To Do Meditation While Running [TUTORIAL]

By the end of this article you are going to be doing meditation while running every single day. Why? Because science just proved that when you run and meditate at the same time, some seriously amazing things happen. We already know from sports psychology that there are amazing benefits of meditation for athletes.  But absolutely everyone can benefits from running and meditating at the same time. Breaking scientific research shows that doing meditation while running could be the number one best thing for your mind and body. I've previously written about how important it is to do movement meditations [read my…

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How To Do Alpha Meditation For Alpha Mind Power

Alpha meditation techniques are methods that specifically let you access your alpha mind power. Science shows that meditative practices do increase alpha brainwaves—my personal favourite is the technique that I've shared below. As a mind-athlete, I train my mind every day. From personal experience, I've found that understanding and using different brain states can make a huge difference in our lives. So let's investigate alpha meditation technique so you too can access your alpha mind power. What Are Alpha Meditation And Alpha Mind Power? The human mind is one of the most amazing and sophisticated machines in the universe, especially once you learn…

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