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 recently started using meditation for clarity so I can clear my mind and see things with 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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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 ones. Let me show you why thought stopping exercises are a bad idea. And I will show you what to do instead. Thought…

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10 Tips For Getting Rid Of Negative Thoughts Forever

It is vital to know how to stop thinking negative thoughts. Getting rid of negative thoughts will totally change your life. Here's why: We human beings experience an average of 50,000 thoughts every day [1]. That’s one thought for every 1.6 seconds of the day. Many of those thoughts are unhelpful and even painful. Some are obsessive, recurring thoughts that seem impossible to get rid of. [Read my guide to Thought Stopping Exercises] For instance, you might find yourself obsessively thinking and worrying about the future. This is one of the most common types of negative thinking because there is…

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11 Types Of Negative Thinking And Negative Self Talk To Avoid

It is completely normal to experience negative thoughts and negative self talk. However, some types of negative thinking can be extremely detrimental to our health and happiness.  Negative thinking is in many ways natural. When we go through painful events in life it is natural and healthy to experience some kinds of negative thoughts. For instance, no one would blame a parent  for being depressed when they find out their child is ill. It i only natural in circumstances like that to worry and perhaps question our faith. Such a response is normal and healthy.  However, there are then illogical…

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Ultimate Guide To Mindfulness – CBT Exercises [TUTORIAL]

Do you use mindfulness CBT exercises? Mindfulness CBT exercises (Mindfulness Cognitive Behavioral Therapy exercises) are effective ways of getting rid of negative thinking and changing our beliefs. As a meditation teacher, I am always on the lookout for alternative, complimentary ways to train the mind. And mindfulness CBT exercises are a great way to do that. But here's a key point: CBT exercises aren't just about "therapy".  If your mind is already healthy you can use mindfulness CBT exercises to make it even stronger. In fact, mindfulness CBT exercises are one of my absolute favorite ways to be mentally strong.…

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How To Stop Thinking So Much All The Time

Have you ever wondered how to stop thinking too much? If so you're not alone. Most people have a head full of noise.   Do you suffer from stress and worry? Would life feel so much better if you just knew how to stop thinking so much all the damned time? Reality check: If we weren’t able to think, we would never have invented the wheel, or any of the other inventions we now take for granted. Yeah, but: Thinking is a lot like the power supply to your laptop. Provide the right amount of power and you’re left with a…

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12 Positive Thinking Techniques To Keep You Thinking Positively

Recently I've been trying some positive thinking techniques-- meditation, yoga, CBT and more. Theses techniques helped me to have more automatic positive thoughts. And that's... well... awesome. Because do you know the problem with positive thinking? It's usually forced. Usually. And studies show that forcing positive thinking is not a bright idea. But I've learned a secret. There are ways to make positive thinking automatic, little positive thinking techniques that make it oh so easy to think positively.   As you guys know, I’m a mental health athlete. I train my mind the way an athlete trains their body. Every day…

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Ultimate Guide To Using Meditation For Creativity

Today we are going to be looking at the best meditations for creativity, the benefits they offer, and how you can use these techniques to boost divergent thinking.  Increased creativity is one of the best cognitive benefits of mindfulness By meditating in the right ways you can enhance your creative brain and unleash your artistic side.   As well this article, I've also written a helpful guide on mindfulness for musicians, and a tutorial that writers can use. Does Meditation Boost Creativity? If you want to improve your mind, one of the best ways is to train yourself to be more creative.…

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11 Negative Self Talk Examples That Are Just Brutal

The average person thinks 50,000 to 70,000 thoughts per day. And the majority are examples of negative self-talk. Self talk literally means talking to ourselves in our minds. We do it all day. And at first it might seem like a relatively unimportant things. But in reality, self talk  can have a massive effect on our self confidence [READ: The Best Tips For Self Confidence]. Positive self talk boosts our mood and creates healthy self confidence. But when we talk to ourselves negatively we tear ourselves down and massively reduce our self esteem. In fact, sometimes negative self talk is…

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