Stories Of Kindness / Compassion To Make Your Soul Sing

These stories of kindness and compassion will really raise your spirits and make your soul sing.

Ultimate Guide To Loving Kindness Meditation [TUTORIAL]

Many years ago, when I learned how to do Loving Kindness Meditation / Metta Bhavana, I gained a key to my personal happiness. And today I want to teach you how to do the same technique.   Metta meditation is is one of the most important types of Buddhist meditation. Of all the different types of meditation in the world, this one will bring you the most joy.  So, what is Metta Bhavana? Metta Bhavana / Loving Kindness Meditation is a technique with which you can create feelings of love and kindness, warm feelings that make your inner world a place…

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Science Reveals Amazing Importance Of Compassion In Life

How important are compassion and kindness? Human compassion and human kindness are two of the most important things in the world. As the Dalai Lama quote goes: “We can live without religion. We cannot live without human compassion”. Random acts of kindness and compassion are the most enjoyable things in the world. That's one reason why Buddhist monks have a meditation technique for compassion that they do every single day. But you don't need to be Buddhist or even spiritual to understand the importance of compassion in life.  Just the look on a stranger’s face when you do something amazingly…

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Ultimate Guide To Buddhist Compassion Meditation (Karuna)

Many of my students ask me what the best compassion meditation techniquen is.  Simple: Karuna meditation. Karuna meditation (compassion meditation) is one of the traditional forms of Buddhist meditations [READ: Beginners Guide To Buddhist Meditations]. It's a meditation for self compassion, as well as for compassion for others.   When we practice karuna meditation we are cultivating the quality of compassion. This is essential for spiritual development and for attaining enlightenment. Traditionally, this technique would be practiced alongside another meditation: Loving Kindness Meditation What Is Compassion Meditation [Karuna]? Karuna meditation / Buddhist compassion meditation is one of the top 31 methods…

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How To Get Rid Of Bad Karma And Build Good Karma [TUTORIAL]

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Negative karma is one of the main reasons for unfortunate circumstances in life. If you want to change your life, change your karma. Shinnyo Buddhism helps. At the Shinnyo Buddhist Center in New York they teach different types of meditation technique that are used to create Nirvana, to end bad karma and bring good karma. Kindness and compassion are the keys.

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11 Best Hobbies For Mental Health / Happiness—The Benefits!

There are so many benefits of hobbies for mental health.The best hobbies relax you, make you happy, and can even prevent or cure problems like anxiety and depression. Not only are hobbies one of the best ways of exercising the brain, they can even stop mental health problems like depression, anxiety, and stress. Is it any wonder mental health problems are on the rise while hobbies are in decline? Only a few decades ago, we were all spending our evenings on our hobbies. It was common for couples to go dancing, for friends to go bowling, and for families to,…

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These Forgiveness Meditation Techniques Will Let You Move On

I love using meditation for forgiveness. Techniques like meditation and mindfulness can really help when you need to forgive someone. And you can also use meditation to forgive yourself.  It has been proven that forgiveness is a core strength that helps us to maintain happiness and even benefits our health. And of course it can help us to overcome painful memories of the past. It is not always easy to forgive. Meditation techniques can help.  In this post I'll share with you the best meditation forgiveness techniques and why it is important to forgive-- both for yourself and for the…

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10 Benefits Of Aikido To Inspire You Today
Aikido is a peaceful martial art that inspires self discipline, love and compassion.

10 Benefits Of Aikido To Inspire You Today

Like mindfulness and meditation, Aikido is a practice that teaches us to have self discipline and to live in the moment. Aikido is a martial art full of life lessons to learn. This article explores the philosophy of Aikido and how the martial art teaches us to live in harmony with ourselves and with the world around us.

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How your Personal Hygiene And Mental Health Effect One Another

Want to know the best ways to improve personal hygiene? Then you need to know about the link between personal hygiene and mental health.  Bizarrely enough, mental hygiene is almost identical to personal hygiene. Both come down to unconscious actions. The primary cause of bad hygiene habits is unconscious movements, like putting your finger in your mouth. In other words, it's the things you do without thought that lead to bad hygiene. The same is true for mental hygiene. It's our automatic thoughts that make our minds impure. Surprisingly, research suggests meditation may be the best way to improve both personal…

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Use These Love Mantras To Attract Love And Marriage Today

There are many powerful mantras for attraction, love, marriage and divorce and there are mantras for marriages that last and that are happy and blessed. In our awesome mantras tutorial we shared all the best mantra. Many readers requested more mantras for relationships. Specifically: Mantras for marriage Mantras for divorce Mantras for love And mantras for dating. And dont forget to use meditation for relationship problems too. In this guide to the best mantras for love, attraction, and marriages, I’ve used mantras from various religions. Feel free to use the ones that work with your own beliefs and lifestyle. How mantras…

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10 Inspiring Spiritual Wisdoms We Thought You’d Share
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10 Inspiring Spiritual Wisdoms We Thought You’d Share

Here are 10 inspiring spiritual wisdoms we think you will share with us. These will help you go deeper in spiritual practice.  1. Nothing Matters More Than Stopping Harm, To Animals, People Or The World [bctt tweet="Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul lays unawakened" username="t_d_meditation"] One of the main spiritual wisdoms that we all share is that nothing is more important in the world than stopping hurt. We spiritualists are inspired to stop animals, people, and the world itself from suffering. Last week I was out for a walk (a Zen walk, more specifically) when…

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How Meditation Works—Breakthrough Studies Reveal Everything
Neuroimaging studies have been conducted to see how meditation works

How Meditation Works—Breakthrough Studies Reveal Everything

Have you ever wondered how meditation works? If so you're not alone. World renowned scientists have been studying the process of meditation to see how mindfulness effects the brain. Crazy thing is: Scientists are baffled. They cannot workout how meditation works. When the Dalai Lama invited the Mind and Life Institute to visit India to learn western science, it was immediately clear that science does not have all the answers. The Life and Mind Institute sent neuroscientists, quantum mechanics and psychologists to meet the Dalai Lama. They were taught meditation by The Dalai Lama and by Tibetan monks. Their studies revealed a great…

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15 Ways Of Helping People With Depression To Recover Their Health

  When it comes to helping people with depression, there's a right way and a wrong way. But first: Thank you for being one of the people who wants to help someone with depression. You're one of the special ones. There is a right way how to help someone with depression and a wrong way. The wrong way, which will badly harm people with depression, is to put too much pressure on them, to think you know what they are going through, or to act like it's not a big deal. There are millions of people who are suffering from…

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