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

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Research has revealed significant benefits of yoga for brain injury sufferers. In this tutorial we will look at how people with brain injury can practice yoga, the benefits, and specific poses (asanas) to try. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) is a major cause of death and is one the rise. Approximately 155 people in the U.S die of TBIs every day [1]. Those who survive a TBI are often affected by side effects for the rest of their lives, including impairment of memory, movement, and sight and hearing, and emotional functioning. Yoga is an exercise and healing system dating back thousands…

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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 10 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. Time to take things up a notch. And I’m not talking about the basics. You already know that you can train your mind by exercising, eating healthy, and yada yada, right? That’s why I’m not about to tell you to do…

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40 Daily Brain Training Exercises, Activities For Intelligene

There are 40 daily brain training activities that 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 brain on a daily basis will help to improve your memory, to balance your moods and emotions, to delay aging, and to make you a complete flipping genius... or at least a pretty smart person. 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…

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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 mind. 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 Monitoring Meditation VS Focused Attention Meditation [Explained]

In this article we will look at open monitoring 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 Monitoring, And Effortless Presence Meditations They are: Focused attention meditation Open monitoring meditation Effortless presence meditation THE DAILY MEDITATION's readers are still digging my guide to 31 ways to meditate. And you probably want to know more regarding open monitoring meditation VS focused attention meditation. For starters though, there is a fourth type of focus. It's called multi-tasking. I personally used to multitask…

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How To Increase Dopamine Naturally

If you want to take control of your brain, you have to know how to increaase 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 favorite 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 the 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 is alpha mind power state? The human mind is one of the most amazing and complex machines in the universe. Especially once you learn to…

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