19 Benefits Of Loving Kindness Meditation / Metta Bhavana

  Scientific research has revealed some seriously impressive benefits of Metta Bhavana / Loving Kindness Meditation.  There are more than 100 benefits of meditation. And Metta Bhavana is one of the most beneficial meditation techniques you can practice.  I'm sure you will agree with me that some of the best feelings are compassion, love, and warmth for both ourselves and for other beings on this beautiful planet of ours. And the main benefit of Loving Kindness meditation is that it helps us to cultivate those feelings.  It goes a lot deeper than this though. There are seriously powerful spiritual benefits of Metta…

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How Yoga / Stretching Can Relieve Jaw Tension and Provide TMD Pain Relief

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More people are turning to yoga for pain relief. This includes pain in the back, shoulders, backs, hips, and yes even the jaw. There are several yoga practices that you can use to relieve tension in the jaw, thus providing lasting pain relief. Further, jaw pain may be spreading through your neck, muscles, and even down to your lower back. Jaw pain is often the result of a temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) [1]. This serious condition affects millions of Americans each year and can be difficult to treat. Often, simple over-the-counter pain medications fail to provide adequate pain relief and…

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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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12 Different Types Of Wellness Retreats You Can Experience

Have you noticed how many different types of meditation retreats there are these days? A short list includes: Meditation retreats Yoga retreats Spa retreats Adventure retreats And digital detox retreats I personally love wellness retreats. They offer so much more than your typical package holiday. I personally believe that a good holiday should restore your soul, give you a deep feeling of inner peace, and boost your wellbeing. Take me to the mountains and lead me in some meditation and yoga. That’s my style. And that’s precisely what wellness retreats off. Let’s take a look at the best types of…

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Burning the Boundaries – Soul Connections for Spiritual Evolution

“He touched my soul long before I knew what his hands felt like.” ― Nikki Rowe quote   I saw his name. It was most unexpected yet unsurprising all the same. The letters appeared as plain as day on the laptop screen where the principal had indicated. “There, Mr Smith states that your daughter’s Health assignment is overdue.” She threw me a curt look before swinging the laptop in my direction so that I could better see my daughter’s student records. I leaned in slightly, careful to guard my personal space while glancing at the screen. In an instant, my inner-world…

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Health Products That Can Help With Meditation and Where You Can Get Them

Meditation is a skill that many of us have to work on our whole lives. It is not just about sitting on the floor with your eyes closed and legs crossed. There is so much more to meditation than most people realise. We need to be mindful when meditating. Mindfulness is the ability to be able to be present in the here and now. When being mindful, we are working on our ability to focus. This is important when we need to focus on the task we are doing at that moment. When meditating, it is like exercising the muscles…

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Best Yoga Retreats For Beginners In 2019

What are the best yoga retreats for beginners in 2019? Well, that answer totally depends on you. You see, yoga retreats are a very personal thing. We all book yoga retreats for our own individual reasons. For some it is the sheer passion of the practice. For others it is an opportunity to get away from the stress of work while focusing on your health. And for others, yoga retreats are an opportunity to meet new yogis and who know, perhaps even spark a little holiday romance. I took a look online for the best yoga retreat for beginners in…

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Your Best Meditation Retreat For 2019 – How To Choose

As a meditation teacher, a lot of people ask me what the best meditation retreat in the world is. In 2019, meditation retreats are a hot topic.They are one of the most popular types of wellness retreats. You can find meditation retreats in America, in Canada, in Europe, and of course in the places we traditionally associate with the practice, such as in India. Below, you can find the best meditation retreats in 2019. But first I’d like to explain how you can go about choosing the best meditation retreats for you. You see, meditation retreats are personal. When we…

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CBD Vaporizers and Other Tips to Chill Out Your Mind and Body

We all know what it feels like to become stressed out, fuming mad, and flat-out depressed. Fortunately, there are a number of tricks to improve how our anxious bodies and minds feel. For instance, people can clear their heads with yoga, smart diets, and powerful vapes of CBD oil to assist their physical and mental states. Not only will you look terrific, but you can also feel fantastic with the best CBD products on the market. In order to be happy, a person must find a clear state-of-mind. For instance, most have trouble eating, sleeping, and functioning when they have…

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How Yoga Relieves Stress Naturally

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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]. While stress can…

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Best Meditation Plants For Yoga Studios And Zen Rooms

Whether you are creating a home meditation room  or your own yoga studio, one thing to consider is plants. There are many excellent plants for meditation and yoga spaces. And they can work wonders for your studio. As a meditation teacher and a professional who helps yoga teachers and meditation teachers with their set-ups, I’m always intrigued to see which specific plants people will use in their yoga spaces and meditation spaces. There are many benefits of incorporating plants into yoga and meditation spaces. Take a look at the list below, and for more ideas on home decor be sure…

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Ultimate Guide To Yoga For Back Pain Relief

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One of the most common reasons people get into yoga is for back pain relief. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, approximately 80% of people will experience back pain problems at some point in their life [1] There are so many reasons why people experience back pain. They range from sitting for too long, to having bad posture, to being stressed (which causes us to place tension on the body, including in the spine). Back pain is associated with numerous health conditions such as arthritis and ruptured discs. And anyone who has experience prolonged back pain…

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5 Anti-Aging Meditation Techniques To Look And Feel Young

Let’s be honest. Everyone above the age of thirty wants to look younger. So here is the good news: you can use anti-aging meditation techniques to look and feel young. Whether you want to stop the health effects of aging, or you just want to look younger for sheer aesthetic reasons, meditation will help. As a meditation teacher, I believe the best way to look young is with meditation. In this guide I will show you how. You’ll probably want to combine this with my guide to anti-aging yoga for seniors. I’m very passionate about natural healing and spiritual health.…

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Best Meditation For Relationship Anxiety [TUTORIAL]

Relationships can be magical. Relationship anxiety, however, can cause you to stay up all night for the wrong reasons. It can make you sweat but not in a good way. It can cause you to feel constantly stressed. Thankfully, meditation can help. Indeed, you can use meditation to stop anxiety of any kind. There are many wonderful benefits of meditation for relationship anxiety. And in this guide I am going to show you what those benefits are and how you can get them. By the end of this article you will know how to use meditation for relationship anxiety and…

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Health Astrology: Yoga Poses For Different Zodiac Signs

In this guest post we look at the relationship between types of yoga and star-signs to reveal the best type of yoga based on your star-sign.  Most people may wonder what Yoga and Astrology have in common. But according to Yoga astrology, each sign of the Zodiac is associated with a part of the body that requires attention. For example, for Cancer people, it’s the heart and for Capricorns, it’s the knee. So focusing on these areas will do them good, especially where their health is concerned. Now let’s see what the stars say about which yoga poses suit your…

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How To Manage Your Stress And Be More Happy

How are you managing lately? Is your life hectic at the moment? Do you feel like you’re not getting to the bottom of your to-do list?  Whether you’re at home or at work, there are probably times when you are simply too busy. Times when there are just far too many things to do. And all of them feel urgent. .  You have your peaceful days. But you also have those days that test you, the days that make you fee stressed. Stress can strip away your happiness. And how do you respond? You can’t stop stress from creeping, in…

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Why Your Yoga Studio Needs A Treadmill

Image source: yogajournal In recent years, many attempts have been made to turn the gym, fitness clubs, and yoga centers into a commonplace. There is no denying the fact that each one of these has changed the lives for the good and well-being of the people. Where some people prefer to hit the gym by lifting heavy weight dumbbells, others like to do cardio, and some prefer to start doing yoga.  Those who work out, be it in the form of weight lifting, cardio, or yoga, things have changed hugely. With everything advancing at a high pace, workouts have significantly…

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How To Zen Your Home To Make It Relaxing To Be In

Once you know how to Zen your home, it will be so much easier to relax in your house or apartment. In this guide we'll look at how to make a Zen home. Of course the main benefit of this is sheer relaxation. Relaxing is something a lot of us struggle with. I personally find it difficult sometimes to de-stress. And the sad truth of it is this: One of the main causes of stress is your house or apartment. Of course, we love our homes.  But clutter, mess, and just plain bad decor can cause bad moods, stress, and the…

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Best Tibetan Singing Bowls For Sale Today — How To Choose

Best Tibetan Singing Bowls For Sale Online Let me show you the Tibetan Singing Bowls for sale online that I recommend. As a meditation teacher, I have bought lots of bowls online, so I know what's good and what isn't. I've divided these by price point so you can easily choose the best  one for you. I will say this though: price does have a huge effect on quality. If you want a good big one, it wont be cheap. It will definitely be worth it though! 1. Best For Under $50 GET IT ON AMAZON If you're looking to…

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6 Best Mala Bead Necklaces And Bracelets For Sale In 2019

Today we are going to be looking at the best mala beads necklaces and bracelets for sale online. And I will help you to choose which one to buy. In my big guide to Buddhist prayer bead malas I revealed everything there is to know about different types of malas and their meanings. If you read my guide you are probably excited to start buying malas. But which are the best malas to buy? In this guide I will share with you my personal top 10 best malas for sale online and why you should seriously consider getting them. Incidentally,…

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