Meditation, Self Love, Essential For Mental Health Says Study

Meditation increases self love and this improves our mental health, says new study. It has been known for millennia that there are many benefits of meditation for mental health. Buddhists monks knew that over 2500 years ago. And over recent years scientific research has shown that meditation does indeed improve mental health. However, it is only now that we beginning to understand precisely how meditation improves mental health. Self love, it seems, is the key. The importance of compassion is well documented. Compassion and self love have been scientifically proven to have many mental health benefits, from helping with depression…

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Yoga For Creativity – Poses And Benefits For Your Inner Artist

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There are many benefits of yoga for creativity. Yoga poses can help you unleash your inner artist and boost your creative thinking brain. It has been scientifically proven that certain yoga poses (asanas) can increase your creative mindset and help you to think in new, innovative and original ways. For the best benefit, I recommend combining the poses below with some meditative exercises for creative thinking.  Best Yoga Poses For Creativity If you want to use yoga for creativity, poses and meditations can help equally. Try the asanas below, and for best results combine them with some of the yoga…

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Best Brain Fog Meditations For Clarity Of Mind

There are many powerful "brain fog" meditations for clarity of mind. Recently I’ve been suffering from brain fog after a stressful time in my life. So I started using meditation for clarity so I can clear my mind and see things with a better perspective. As a meditation teacher who meditates every day, I usually have excellent clarity and can focus my mind. But you know what it is like. Sometimes life gets on top of us, we get stressed, and amongst the noise and business of life, we get lost and confused. It happens to us all at one…

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How I Used Meditation For Fear Exposure To Beat My Demons

If we were all honest, we would openly admit that we all have fears in our lives. And those fears stop us from growing as human beings. The good news, however, is this: We can use meditation for fear. We can completely stop our fear by meditating and by doing fear exposure therapy. One of my personal biggest fears was fear of the dentist. It’s a fear I had to face this Saturday just gone, when I had my tooth extracted. I’m humble enough to say that sometimes I am crippled by my fear. There are occasions in my life…

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How Yoga Relieves Stress Naturally [GUEST POST]

[Stress Guest Post] Life can be stressful for people of any age. The daily life can be very hectic, with schoolwork, exams, work, social life, and other important things. A lot of factors need to be balanced and it can be difficult, even for adults. Stress is a natural defense installed in our bodies to escape predators and other dangers. During a “fight or flight” moment [1], the body releases hormones that prepare the body to escape or confront the challenge being faced. These chemical compounds released in the body include adrenaline, non-adrenaline, and cortisol or the “stress hormone” [2].…

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CBD For Mental Health [GUEST POST]

[Mental Health / CBD Guest Post] We are very much in new territory when it comes to fully understanding the benefits of CBD and how it might help in the control of various mental health issues that affect people, but that it does have benefits is not in doubt. There is enough documented evidence of people feeling better after taking it to see that it offers relief to those who use it. The health benefits in regards to cancer and pain management have been known for awhile, and CBD has been known about since 1940, when it was discovered. Its…

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How To Explore Your Mind [TUTORIAL]

If you want to see the inner truth of your own being, you need to know how to explore your mind.  The best way to explore your mind is with meditation.  And at first, that might sound a little backwards.... Years ago, when I was a wide-eyed philosophy student, there was a conversation after class about meditation. Many of the students there were still reeling from the day’s lecture in Philosophy of the Mind. One student was questioning if the practice of meditation had any value to him. He claimed that meditation was merely “clearing the mind,” or “thinking about…

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I Tried Thought Stopping Exercises And The Results Shocked Me

Have you been considering using thought stopping exercises to quieten your mind? If so, you might be wondering, "does thought stopping work?" In my experience as a meditation teacher, the more I try to forcefully stop my thoughts the worse they get. I find it impossible to completely stop thoughts. And science backs this up. It might seem like a good idea to stop negative thoughts, especially if you’ve been suffering from stress and anxiety. Thought stopping seems like a good choice because you no longer want to experience thoughts that cause you pain. Catastrophic thinking can be a serious…

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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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