Meditation: How It Helps Your Spine

In this article, doctor Brent Wells explains how to use meditation for spinal health... Meditation is better than medication, according to recent studies. Meditation, which is the art of training your attention and awareness, could change your spinal health for the better. It’s a practice that has numerous benefits for your mind and body, including your spinal health.  Meditation is the practice of becoming aware of your body and mind during restful poses. The idea is to observe in the moment, in order to understand your mind and find positive states of being. It comes from the Buddhist tradition of…

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My 9 Best Morning Meditations — Wake Up Positive

The best morning meditations wake you up positive, energised, and ready for the day ahead.  I personally love waking up to meditation right before breakfast. It sets the right frame of mind for the rest of the day. It focuses my mind so I can focus on whatever I have to do in the day, and I can start being productive right after eating my morning cereals (which I eat mindfully, of course).  But what type of meditation is best in the morning? While you can practice any of the 31 different kinds of meditation techniques in the morning, some…

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6 Serious Reasons To Use Meditation For Relationship Problems 

Scientific research shows that there are big reasons to start using meditation for relationship problems, problems like fighting and arguing. Indeed meditation is fast becoming one of the biggest tips for healthy relationships.  Arguing is not uncommon, even for happy couples. Neither is growing frustrated with your spouse. Every couple has things that irritate them about their partners. It could be something as trivial, like not putting the dishes away, or something more serious, like the inability to communicate. If you have frustrations in your marriage, you are hardly alone. The good news is that you can use meditation for…

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Use These Meditations For Athletes Pre-Game And Win

There are some many amazing benefits of meditation for athletes. Not only can you get better athletic performances from meditation, meditation can also help with the stress of performing. Being a world renowned sporting hero or top athlete is no easy task. Obviously being a high profile sports star has its perks, but it also creates high amounts of responsibility, pressure and expectation. That stress has a serious effect on the brain and on an athlete's performance [1]. Why Athletes Should Use Meditation One of the benefits of meditation for athletes is that it can help with those pressures. Kids…

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How To Meditate At Home Like You’re On Retreat

In this guide we will be looking at how to meditate at home like you're on a DIY meditation retreat!  And what's more, you will actually get more out of this than you would an actual retreat. Why? Because if you want to get the most out of meditating, you need to know how to meditate at home.   To meditate consistently you need to make it as easy and accessible as possible. And that means being able to meditate where you spend most of your time. In other words: You need to know how to meditate at home. Plus, when…

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How To Achieve Self Actualization With Meditation [TUTORIAL]

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. [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 like to start…

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Best Addiction Meditation Techniques To Stop Cravings

Before I started using meditation for addictions and cravings, I had serious problems with dependency.  Mindfulness and meditation gave me the keyws to overcome depensency and regain my health. And today I will teach you how to do that same thing. I’ll take you back a little while, and you tell me if this sounds familiar. There was a time in my life, when my mother-in-law died, when my life became incredibly hard. I felt depressed. I lost sleep. It was one of those bad times we all go through. Addictions hit me hard. I’ve never done any serious drugs.…

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What You Seriously Need To Know About Meditation And Sleep

There is a fascinating link between meditation and sleep. When you understand that link between sleep and meditation, you will become a better meditator and get higher quality sleep. For many of us, sleep is an emotional and sometimes even contentious subject. Many of us feel like we don’t get enough sleep (whether that’s because of stress, insomnia or simply lack of time). Others find it difficult to drag themselves out of bed at all, living with issues such as depression or fatigue which can make it feel as if we are sleeping life away.  As people continue to struggle…

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Pick Your 7 Chakra Personality Type To See Your Best Meditation

Today, we here at THE DAILY MEDITATION are going to show you how to find your seven chakra personality type. Chakra meditation is one of the most important meditation techniques. When you find your ruling chakra you will learn a ton about yourself and you will find the best meditation for you. We’ve asked our friend spiritual author Shai Tubali to help us out with this one. He’s author of The Seven Chakra Personality Types (grab it on Amazon). So, here’s Shai to help you find your seven chakra personality type.   The Seven Chakra Personality Types (by Shai Tubali)…

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How To Meditate For Beginners [Written By A Meditation Teacher]

Here’s the first thing to know about meditation for beginners: You will get out of meditation what you put in. As a meditation teacher I’ve helped people change their lives with meditation. Beginners come to this site (THE DAILY MEDITATION) looking to learn how to meditate, and I regularly hear comments about how quickly you guys, my readers, have benefited from meditating.   If you’re a beginner learning meditation for the first time, be excited. Because by the time you have finished reading this guide (5 minutes ish) you will know everything you need to know to meditate properly. Here’s…

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Massively Increase Your Productivity With Meditation And These 10 Tips

When you need to be productive, meditate. You seriously will not believe the effective of meditation on productivity. Let me show you how to do it. How To Use Meditation For Productivity Did you know that there are some seriously powerful cognitive benefits of meditation. One of the main benefits is that meditation helps productivity, big time, mostly because it helps with the different aspects of productivity, such as decision making skills. Yes, if you want to be more productive, meditate.  Period.  There are so many times in my own life when I have no productivity at work. And you…

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10 Best Meditations For Weight Loss [TUTORIAL]

Years ago I used meditation for weight loss. For me, it was an absolute breakthrough. I lost 40lbs. 40lbs! And it felt amazing.  What's more, I found it easy to use meditation to lose weight.  Unlike some other techniques, such as intense diets and insanely challenging exercise routines, I found it simpler and more enjoyable going the mindful-route.  Today I am a mindfulness instructor, and I would like show you how to use meditation for weight loss. Meditation techniques can help you lose weight quickly and keep the weight off forever. It is a much more mental approach that looks…

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7 Best Meditations For Sleep To Stop Your Insomnia

Let me tell you about the time I started using meditation techniques for sleep. For three years at university I didn't sleep at all. I lay awake at night staring at the ceiling, my eyes red and dry, my mind empty yet somehow full at the same time. Lying there in bed unable to sleep, I started to just focus my mind on my breathing, unaware that this in fact was a type of meditation. This is actually how I started getting into meditation, by doing it without realising in the early hours of the morning. Later I would learn…

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10 Best Meditations For Confidence And Self Esteem

Let me tell you about the time I used 10 meditation for confidence and self esteem.  When I slumped into a lonely motel room, homeless, 3000 miles away from family , five years ago, I thought my self confidence would never recover. It was the lowest time in my life. My breakup hit me hard. It left me with zero self esteem. It took me months to pick myself back up, to regain my self confidence, to feel good about myself once again. It took me 6000 miles of flying to reconnect with myself.  And I finally rediscovered my self…

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Seriously, You’ll Probably Love This Certified Meditation Coach Training Course!

Are you interested in becoming a certified meditation instructor? If so, you’re onto a winner—probably the best decision of your life, to be honest. There are literally tons of benefits of becoming a meditation instructor—and not just the financial benefits if you succeed. It’s a rewarding career, being a meditation instructor. When you become a meditation teacher, you open your life to all sorts of riches. Just consider: Taking a certified meditation course online or offline will double, if not triple, your knowledge of meditation. Once you’ve become a Meditation Coach or Instructor you will be able to share your…

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4 Psychic Meditations To Develop Your Psychic Powers

Did you know that you can develop your psychic powers with meditation? There are four specific “psychic meditations” that I recommend when I teach. These techniques can help you develop your psychometry, precognition, divination and other powers. Yes, You Can Develop Psychic Powers with meditation Every human-being is capable of developing psychic powers, such as the ability to feel others feelings. The very word “psychic” comes from the Greek word, which means “of the mind”—in other words, psychic powers are a natural part of the human mind. All humans can develop the psychic powers that are dominant within their mind—including…

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7 Best Meditation Techniques For Success In Life

There are so many different ways to use meditation for success in life. Of the 31 major types of meditation, most of them are helpful for success in life. There are methods like Vipassana and Samatha, which help you focus at work. There are methods like Karuna and Metta, which are the best meditations for success of the social or relationship kind. And there are methods like Smiling Buddha Technique, which are excellent for spiritual and emotional triumphs. Everyone can be successful. Sure, some people are born into it and others need to work a lot harder to get there.…

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7 Best Meditation Positions For Beginners, Sitting Or Standing

What are the best meditation positions for beginners? And do you need to use the traditional Buddhist meditation sitting position? Your meditation posture is incredibly important. Not just for your body, but for your mind too. Whether you’re meditating sitting on a meditation chair, a mat, or the floor, you need to have proper meditation posture, otherwise you may experience knee and back pain. If you have a bad body position when meditating, you will put pressure on your spine, and this could potentially lead to spinal injury.  [here's how to use meditation to improve your spinal health] This might…

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How To Do Meditation Lying Down The Correct Way

A lot of readers have been asking me: Is it okay to do meditation lying down? This really is an interesting question. And it’s a question that will split opinions. Obviously if you are meditating to get to sleep at night, it’s a no-brainer: meditate while lying down. But what about at other times? Is it okay to just abandon the proper seated method and practice meditation lying down instead?  It depends. Why Practice Meditation Lying Down? Let me ask you a question: why do you want to meditate lying down? Sure, meditating in bed is one of the best…

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