The Effects Of Stress On Fertility

Stress can impact the health of many bodily functions, but the reproductive organs and fertility levels of men and women are particularly vulnerable. This brief article will explain what stress is, how it can adversely impact fertility, and offer stress-reducing methods, such as breathing exercises, that individuals can employ to improve their chances of successful conception.   What Is Stress? Stress is the body's response to perpetual external pressure and comes in many forms, be it emotional, environmental, professional, personal or financial.   Stress Symptoms The symptoms of stress can impact almost any part of the body and manifest in…

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3 Reasons You’re NOT Happy (a Buddhist view)

Why are you unhappy? And what does Buddhism teach you about how to be happy? In this article, R.J shares his insights.  (Author: R.J from from Mindful Moments, a blog about mindful tips).  The oft-quoted, “Happiness comes from within,” makes for some great refrigerator art, but what does it actually mean, and how does one actually experience it? In this article, I will delve into some core Buddhist teachings. While you read, I invite you to pay particular attention to any personal connections that arise. So perhaps these Buddhist teachings can mean more than cliched quotes on a dorm-room picture…

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How to Develop a Psychic Connection With Someone 

When we are with someone we love, we may wonder whether there is a way to be even closer. You may be thinking of trying to develop a psychic connection with your spouse or partner. In this article, we will talk about the benefits and disadvantages of developing a psychic connection, and some suggestions for how to go about doing so.  And you will probably want to read our guide to developing psychic powers, too.    Do you really want a psychic connection?    A psychic connection may seem like the ultimate in closeness. It's intimate. The same kind of intimacy you feel when…

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Are These The Best Yoga Blogs In The World?

We are proud to present TheDailyMeditation award for the world's top yoga blogs. Has your site found its place in our list of yoga blogs? If so be sure to let your readers know the good news! (article shortlink: http://wp.me/p3fZC4-xZ  )  Without further ado; the top 100 yoga blogs in the world. Checkout our list of top spiritual blogs too Our Own Yoga Blog  Take a look at some of the best yoga blog content right here on The Daily Meditation: Learn How To Do Yoga Meditation Top 28 Different Yoga Styles How To Start Yoga At Home Properly   The Top…

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Best Addiction Meditation Techniques To Stop Cravings

Let me be honest with you. I have struggled with addictions in my life. And until I learned how to use meditation for addictions, I really had no clue how to handle them. 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. But drinking, smoking, and binging on sugar? They…

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Here’s How To Correct Your Meditation Posture For Back Pain And Bad Knees

It is essential to have good meditation posture. Back pain and knee pain will result otherwise.  Good news is this: There are good meditation positions for back pain.  And there are good meditation positions for knee pain.  And it really isn't that hard to fix the problem. One simple solution is to get a wooden meditation chair with back support / knee support. (I recommend this one) As meditators, we spend a long time sitting. After all, sitting meditation is one of the main positions used in meditations. But if you have bad meditation posture, back pain and nee pain will…

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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 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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What Should You Look For in a Meditation Teacher?

For people looking to learn meditation, there are plenty of ways to be introduced to the practice, ranging from meditation teachers to online courses. Whether it’s a guided meditation on Youtube, a mindfulness app like Headspace or simple breathing exercises, technology and greater knowledge of meditation’s benefits have conspired to make this practice more accessible than ever. Tapping open an app when we’re a bit stressed on the train is a far cry from the mountain monasteries and ashrams that were the traditional homes of meditation, and this universality represents a huge leap forward. But while smartphones and online how-to…

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 Founder Of Calm Meditation App Aiming To Create “Mindful Island” – You’re Invited

You already know that meditation apps are selling like hot cakes. Mindfulness as an industry is basically going through the roof right now. But the founder of meditation app Calm has dreams so lofty they’ll make you gasp. Calm is one of the best meditation apps on the market.  It’s been huge ever since its launch, and its currently valued at a whopping $250 million. It’s only going to get bigger. The San Francisco start-up has its aims set very, very high (we’re talking about the stratosphere here, people). Calm Meditation App Could Even Become A "Mindful Island"  The ultimate…

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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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How To Do Breath Of Fire Yoga Properly [TUTORIAL]

Everyone is doing the yoga Breath Of Fire yoga meditation technique (a.k.a Kapalbhati / Skull Luster). It is one of the best meditations used in yoga.  At a time when both yoga and meditation are taking the world by storm, this thousands-of-years old meditation technique has suddenly become immensely popular and it is easy to see why. Breath of Fire yoga offer lots of health benefits, and it is relatively easy to do even for newcomers.   Try combining this technique with  one of the traditional styles of yoga, for a complete mind-body healing session. You will feel absolutely wonderful afterwards. …

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12 Best Meditation Tools When You Need An Aid For Meditation

What are the best meditation tools / meditation aids you have ever used? (leave a comment). There are lots of excellent meditation aids that can help you to go further in your meditation. Equipment like malas and Zafu can be real game changers. Some of the best meditation aids for 2019 include: Buddha statues Apps Gongs And meditation chairs   Let me tell you about one of my best meditation tools  My personal favorite meditation tool has to be my mala. This is one of the best Buddhist meditation aids out there. It's the first piece of meditation equipment I ever…

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8 Best Meditation Chairs We Truly Love In 2019

In my list of the best meditation chairs I've included all the best meditation chairs for you based on your individual needs.  You can view the list below. But first you might wonder just why you need a good meditation chair.  Meditation chairs are one of the most important types of meditation furniture to buy.  When you are meditating it is vital that you sit with good posture. Otherwise you will find that your knees and back hurt while meditating. In fact, of the many health risks from meditating, spinal injury is one of the worst. When you sit meditating…

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How To Do Pratyahara Yoga Techniques To Control Your Mind

Pratyahara yoga is the fifth limb of yoga. It's a powerful way to master your mind, cultivate inner peace, and boost your focus and concentration. While you may have tried some of the many yoga meditation styles, and you may have tried all of the 28 forms of yoga, Pratyahara yoga is different. Pratyahara techniques are all about sense withdrawal. They are about reducing the effects of negative influence in your life. Imagine if you could access a state of mind where you are not distracted, where you are not affected by other people, where noisy environments do not bother you?…

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Tibetan Singing Bowls Beginners Guide

As a meditation teacher a lot of people ask me how to choose singing bowls. So, I thought I would write this article, the best singing bowl buying-guide, for beginners, so you know how to choose.    In this Tibetan Singing Bowl buying guide I'm going to share with you everything you need to know about singing bowls, from my ten years of experience using them.  And to answer a question I often hear: yes, these are definitely one of the best gifts you can give a Buddhist.  Take a look at the contents below. This is what we will…

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When You Want Inner Peace, Meditation Is The Key

When you want to feel good deep in your soul, you can use some inner peace meditation techniques.   When we meditate, inner peace comes freely, and we return to a statue of pure equanimity (calmness). Inner peace means no longer fighting with the universe or with yourself. Inner peace means feelings relaxed and serene.  Advanced meditators will already know the effect of meditation on inner peace.   When you meditate you relax deeply, and you learn to let go of what's in your mind. This starts you down the path to enlightenment and helps you to become a free spirited person.…

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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 more than 100 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 know…

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Ultimate Guide To Meditation Mantras For Beginners
Chanting mantras is good for your health, body, mind and spirit.

Ultimate Guide To Meditation Mantras For Beginners

Learn all about mantras and their use in Hinduism, Buddhism, yoga and other spiritual systems. These mantras can be used for health and beauty, for getting beautiful skin, for stopping stress and depression, and even for producing good fortune and business growth.

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