We Share The Psychology News To Boost Your Wellbeing

In this section of THE DAILY MEDITATION we share the latest breakthroughs in psychology and how to apply them to your own life.

Science Reveals Shocking Effect Of Tylenol On Empathy

Science has revealed a shocking link between Tylenol and empathy.  We empaths know that it isn’t easy living with high levels of empathy.  True, being an empath is an emotionally rich life, and there are major benefits of our compassion and kindness, not least the fact that we are more connected to other people. Being an empath can be brutal too though. Heightened levels of empathy can make us overly sensitive, can cause us emotional pain, and can make it insanely difficult to focus on ourselves.    That’s why many of the empaths I’ve worked with tell me that they…

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How To Explore Your Own Mind [TUTORIAL]

If you want to see the inner truth of your own being, you need to know how to explore your own 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 meditation had any value to him. He claimed that meditation was merely “clearing the mind,” or “thinking about nothing”. And…

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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? 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. Yes, there are some powerful techniques for stopping negative thoughts. But what is better than stopping negative thoughts is simply changing negative thoughts to more positive thoughts. Let me show you why thought stopping exercises are a bad idea. And I will show you what to do instead. And…

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How Beliefs Affect Your Life, Changing Your Perception Of Reality

How do beliefs affect our lives? You might be surprised to hear that your beliefs affect your life in every way. Because from the time you are born, beliefs shape your perception of the world. And your perception is your reality. That is why it is of the utmost importance  we notice our own beliefs and get to know their content, so that we may consciously understand how they affect our reality. It is only when we become aware of our beliefs that we are able to change them. Each one of our beliefs affects our perception like  a lens…

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You Should Probably Try These Meditations For Self Actualization Today

If you want to reach your highest self, I've got five meditations for self actualization that will help you to get there.  The term “self actualization” was coined by psychologist Abraham Maslow in the 1950s. It means to achieve fulfilment of our highest needs. Fulfilling these needs, Maslow said, leads an individual to achieve their ultimate purpose, to self realisation. [1] When you achieve self actualization you will essentially achieve your purpose in life.  But how do you get there? There are five meditations for self actualization that can help you to get there. I'll share the meditations below (you might…

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When You Combine Meditation With CBT You’ll Be Stunned By Results

Meditation and CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) are two highly popular exercises among the spiritually awakened and the scientifically educated. Good news is this: When you combine meditation with CBT you get some seriously mind-blowing effects. We’ll get to that inn a second. First, let’s look at what CBT and meditation are, and why if you’re into mental fitness, you seriously need to start doing both. What are CBT and Meditation? Two Sides of The Same Coin Both meditation and CBT are ways of training the mind. With meditation and CBT we train the mind to be more relaxed, more productive,…

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4 Bipolar Meditation Techniques To Cure Bipolar Disorder

Good news: There are some excellent bipolar meditation techniques that science suggests could cure bipolar disorder.  As a meditation teacher, several people have asked me: can meditation cure bipolar disorder? So I researched the science. One of the most recent breakthroughs in medical science has been the use of meditation for bipolar disorder. Bipolar disorder is an incredibly painful illness both for the individual with the condition and for their friends and family. But meditation can help. And thank God because, seriously, we need a cure for bipolar disorder like yesterday.   There are massive benefits of mindfulness that help with…

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10 Vicious Gaslighting Techniques You Need To Be Clued In On

Are people in your life using gaslighting techniques on you? Gaslighting tactics, says Jackson MacKenzie, Author of Psychopath Free [AMAZON], are used to Tmanipulate people in relationships.  Gaslighting in relationships is sickeningly common. And you might be a victim of it.   Here are the signs of gaslighting in relationships: You feel like your relationships are insecure. You apologise all the time? You feel like you can’t do anything right You feel you always need to please people. You wish you could put yourself first  If you experience these symptoms, gaslighting techniques  could be the reason. I'll explain: What Are Gaslighting Techniques? Gaslighting techniques…

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Open Monitoring VS Focused Attention VS Effortless Presence—Explained

When it's all said and done there are only three mind-states used when focusing in meditation. 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 focused attention VS effortless presence VS open monitoring. For starters though, there is a fourth type of focus. It's called multi-tasking. I personally used to multitask all the time. I would be at work and while I was on the phone I would be reading a book and eating at the same time.…

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How To Change Your Mind From The Outside In

Today, scientists have shared with us a proven and simple way to change your mind: start from the outside in. It turns out that inward changes do not equate to outwards changes. Actually, outward changes equate to inward changes. If you want to change your mind you have to start by changing your actions. This flies in the face of popular convention. Even THE DAILY MEDITATION's guide to changing your beliefs states that we can change ourselves from the inside out. So what gives? Research into psychotherapy has literally turned the tables on the way we think about psychology. For years—centuries, even—it…

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Actually, THIS Is The True Meaning Of Spirituality In 2019
Being a spiritual person. It means you choose your own beliefs.

Actually, THIS Is The True Meaning Of Spirituality In 2019

What is the meaning of spirituality in 2019? The answer to that question may surprise you. The true meaning of spirituality is not what most people think. In fact, spirituality is the opposite of what a lot of people think. And it's important that you know the true meaning of spirituality, because science has proven that spirituality is important in your life.  If you're unhappy or unhealthy, spirituality can help. But the masses still turn their noses up to spirituality because they confuse it for religion. Let’s change that. Too many people get the meaning of spirituality wrong Let’s set…

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20 Low Self Esteem Activities You Should Probably Try

There are some self esteem activities that can completely rebuild the way you feel about yourself.  Everyone suffers from low self esteem at times. Life occasionally turns sour, we make mistakes, and it’s all part of the grand roller-coaster ride of this thing called life. As Cognitive Behavioural Therapist Alice Boyes Ph.D states, “People tend to feel good when they're having success and then feel awful when they're not getting the response they desire from the world.” Right now your self esteem is in transition. It’s simply human nature that at times our self esteem will be high, and at…

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How To Control Emotions By Meditating And Raise EQ

A few years ago I had no clue how to control emotions. I had rage, jealousy, sadness... you know, all the negatives.   When I was fourteen I was at a friend's mother's funeral when I suddenly felt overcome with emotion. But instead of crying I laughed out loud. The old lady next to me glared at me in disgust. I felt ashamed and embarrassed. I obviously hadn't meant to be offensive. It was my emotions coming out in an awkward way.  Social moments like these are commonplace for the billions who are unable to control their emotions.      "Your ability…

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What Does Daydreaming Mean? Science Reveals Shocking Answer

What does daydreaming mean? If you've ever wondered, then you will be amazed by the results of a groundbreaking new scientific study. It turns out that our daydreams mean a lot and are actually crucial to our wellbeing. We know that the mind communicates with us when we dream, and our daydreams speak to us to. Not only that, but daydreaming is good for our health. So if you have ever been told to take your head out of the clouds: don't. Daydreamers tend to be healthier and more successful. Psychological studies suggest that daydreams are important for helping us to realise our…

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