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Cosmic Guidance - Noble Energy Wellness

Cosmic Guidance Resources Page Cosmic Guidance for Mastering your Life, alerts you to the energy of each day in each World: Mental, Spiritual, Emotional, and Physical. Each statement focuses on the energy frequency of the World on that day and how you mig

News | News

Steve Ornstein – During My Morning Meditation in Kfar Saba

Steve Ornstein – During My Morning Meditation in Kfar Saba During Morning Meditation All around me, dark clouds fill the sky Thunder can be heard in the distance. As I look around daily life continues- Kids with parents on their way to school. Smile

Miscellaneous | Judaism

Is Meditation Kosher? - And if so, why aren’t we doing it? - Chabad

Is it possible to be a good Jew, do mitzvahs, study Torah and pray to G‑d without ever thinking too deeply about who He is and what’s my relationship with Him?

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

5 Minute Meditations You Can Do Anywhere, Anytime

Need some zen but short on time? These simple meditation practices provide relief in five minutes or less.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Meditative Practice and Spiritual Wellbeing May Preserve Cognitive Function in Aging - Neuroscience News

Kirtan Kriya, a simple meditation practice that centers on psychological and spiritual wellbeing, may help to reduce some Alzheimer's related risk factors and improve cognition in older adults.

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

Meditation for Mind-Control - Neuroscience News

Eight sessions of mindfulness-based awareness training give participants a significant edge in their ability to control brain-computer interfaces and the time it took to achieve proficiency over those who did not experience meditation training.

Psychology | Hypnosis Information

Naturally Occurring Hypnosis: Listen to this Alternative Health Tools Podcast with Dr. Dyan Haspel-Johnson

Podcasts on self hypnosis, the best sleep tips, favorite ways to help insomnia, alleviate anxiety, mind body healing, self care, and mindfulness

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Try This Short Meditation to Boost Your Mood When You're Feeling Down

It can help you shift gears, and let go of something from yesterday that you don't need to carry.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Why Active Meditations

Osho Active Meditations are specifically designed for contemporary people who want to stay in the fast lane, but who also want to find relaxation. Awareness is the key.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Meditation for Busy People: Protective Aura

Protective Aura: Try this two- to three-minute meditation to help you de-stress, unwind, and enjoy not taking yourself, or the situation around you, too seriously.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Meditation? Mindfulness? Self-Hypnosis? Confused!? | Dr. Dyan

Learn the differences between meditation, mindfulness, and self-hypnosis so you can figure out which is best for you to calm mind, body, and spirit

Health & Fitness | Health News

TM Intro Talk - Everything You Need to Know

In this short video you'll find out what regular TM practice does for you health and wellbeing, how and why the TM technique works and the steps to learn.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Things like Awe-inspiring Sunsets Alleviate Stress

If you're prone to excessive worry, you may be interested to hear that a new study out of the University of California, Riverside finds that the best way to relax while waiting to receive news is to reach a state of awe or wonderment.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

It Takes More Than Vacation to Cure Day to Day Burnout

Research shows that the psychological benefits of vacation tend to fade away fast.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Why Does the Oldest Chinese Buddha Figure Slump? | Gokhale Method Institute

 The oldest surviving Chinese Buddha figure shows surprisingly slumped posture. Note the forward head, absence of a stacked spine, and tucked pelvis. He would not look out of place with a smartphone in his hand!This surprisingly hunched Chinese Buddha fi

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How to Practice Loving-Kindness - Lion's Roar

Joanna Hardy teaches us the famed Buddhist practice of metta – offering love to ourselves and others.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

This is what eight weeks of mindfulness training does to your brain – Research Digest

A systematic review suggests 8 weeks of mindfulness training leads to brain changes similar to those seen in experienced meditators.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

This Morning Routine will Save You 20 Hours Per Week

The traditional 9–5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor, but not in the knowledge working world we now live in. Although this may be obvious…

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Why So Many Americans Are Turning to Buddhism

The ancient Eastern religion is helping Westerners with very modern mental-health problems.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Mindfulness Meditation Too Boring? Try Mindful Movement To Shed Stress, Anxiety - Study Finds

A study by researchers at Pennsylvania State University shows that practicing mindful movement can lower anxiety and stress.

Advice & Self-Help | advice and self help

14 Ways to Quiet Your Mind Explained With Pictures

Do you find it hard to shut down the chatter, clear your head, or find a sense of calm? These techniques could help. And they may have other benefits, too.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Meditation can change your brain! - Somatic Psychotherapy Today

Cultivate this variety of happiness, that at the neurological level grows on its own once the seeds have been planted, is to start a daily meditation.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

5 Steps to Wind Down and Fall Asleep - Mindful

How to stop tossing and turning and get some quality shut-eye.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

When Should I Meditate and When Should I Relax - Mindful

Meditation isn’t a vacation from everyday life—it can be an intensive course in exploring your inner landscape. If you need rest, Editor-in-Chief Barry Boyce says meditation may not be the best way to manage your mind.

Miscellaneous | Resources DrEleanor Uses

When Will I See Results with Alpha-Stim®? - Alpha-Stim

Alpha-Stim® is a fast, safe, and effective treatment for anxiety, insomnia, depression, and pain. Here is how quickly it works for each indication.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

The Remarkable Brains of Long-Term Meditators - Mindful

Researchers suggest that people with an advanced meditation practice might operate at a different level of awareness — and it shows in their brainwaves.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

When the Mind Goes Dark - Mindful

When depression hits, can meditating help you work through it? Maybe, but not always. Psychologists weigh in on when mindfulness therapies can (and can’t) help to ease depression.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How Tuning Into Your Body Can Make You More Resilient - Mindful

By balancing our physiology and nervous systems, body-based practices can help us through hard times.

Health & Fitness | Sleep

6 Calming Affirmations to Say to Yourself the Next Time You Can't Sleep

To get a better night's rest, try using the mantras in Jennifer Williamson's new book, Sleep Affirmations: 200 Phrases for a Deep and Peaceful Sleep.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

Why Active Meditations

Osho Active Meditations are specifically designed for contemporary people who want to stay in the fast lane, but who also want to find relaxation. Awareness is the key.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Feeling Anxious? Few Minutes of Meditation Might Help

Test your knowledge with amazing and interesting facts, trivia, quizzes, and brain teaser games on MentalFloss.com.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

The Wim Hof Method - How to Consciously Control Your Immune System

We previously published an article about Wim Hof, holder of 20 Guinness World Records for withstanding extreme temperatures. He has climbed Everest and Kilimanjaro in only shorts and shoes, stayed comfortably in ice baths for hours, and run a marathon in

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Holding Space

When we hear the popularized term “holding space,” more often than not, it relates to something in the metaphysical sphere. But lately, when I apply the principle more literally, it offers interest…

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

6 Ways Meditation Can Change the Brain

Meditation is an ancient practice that is finally making waves in scientific research. For the past decade or so, scientists have been using modern technology to observe the reported benefits of meditation as they appear in the brain. Many are skeptical t

Health & Fitness | Health News

Benefits of Meditation to Your Mind and Body

Along with eating a healthy diet, getting a variety of exercise, and ensuring proper sleep, meditation also have positive effects on your brain.

Advice & Self-Help | Spiritual

Meditations on making moments matter

Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra kicked off a 21-Day Meditation Experience this week called “Making Every Moment Matter.” In light of my new work schedule and with the recent change of h…

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How Meditation Can Make Us More Civil to Each Other

Richard Davidson explores what meditation can do, where it falls short, and what mysteries still elude science.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

Meditation of the Week: Everything Converges in Your Being

Everything Converges in Your Being: Meditation technique to do in a moment, any time, any place to enhance your everyday life at work, at home, and at play.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Meditation: The Minimum Amount That Works

Study finds least mindful people benefit most from a surprisingly small amount of meditation.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

What Meditation Did For Me – and Can For You Too

Author Dan Harris and meditation expert Joseph Goldberg discuss how even the busiest, most distracted person can find a calmer state of mind.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

Meditation & Health

What is meditation?Meditation is the practice of focusing your attention to help you feel calm and give you a clear awareness about your life. Eastern philosophies have recognized the health benefits of meditation for thousands of years. Meditation is now

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

Yoga and Meditation Can Reverse DNA Activity Which Causes Stress, Illness, Anxiety and Depression

The mind and the body are a power couple, and like all couples that were meant to be together, the direction of influence goes both ways. The mind can influence the body, and the body can influence the mind – and new research has found that together the

Health & Fitness | Health News

Lower Blood Pressure Is Just A Breathe Away

Slowing the breath slows heart rate and blood pressure. Getting the breath slowed to about 5-7 breaths per minute is a good spot to be...

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Monk-The Mat-And The Blood Pressure Cuff

It is five o’clock in the morning. My wife is asleep, our dog is asleep,...

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Meditation may help adults with back pain

A new research shows that quieting the mind with some meditation may be a non-drug alternative to help decrease chronic low back pain.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Meditation Literally Changes Your Brain: 5 Tips to do it Properly

I’ll be honest – I’ve tried meditation on and off for the last two years, but I always found it too difficult. I never stuck…

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

6 ways to use your mind to control pain - Harvard Health

Mind-body techniques can help reduce the need for pain medication. Techniques include deep breathing, eliciting the relaxation response, meditation with guided…

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

108 Reasons Why Meditation Is So Beneficial

In this in depth article we will take a closer look at 108 of the many reasons why meditation is so beneficial as well as all the related research and studies.

Miscellaneous | Interesting & Helpful Information

A Meditation on Lovingkindness

It's important that we learn to evoke a lovingkindness and friendliness towards ourselves and others. This meditation works to plant the seeds of...

Health & Fitness | Health News

Try This 30-Minute Swimming Workout That Burns Big Calories

Looking for a way to burn calories, but hot yoga in the summertime just doesn’t sound appealing? One word: swimming. Swimming looks relaxing, but looks can be deceiving. Many athletes in great shape from other sports are shocked to find out how exhausti

Health & Fitness | Mind & Body

Memory Enhancing Meditation

I was not surprised when I recently read the New York Times article, “Yoga May be Good for the Brain.” Gretchen Reynolds highlighted a newsworthy UC...

Health & Fitness | Meditation, mindfulness, yoga

Using Mindfulness to Navigate "Self" - Mindful

Holding onto pain and loss keeps us mired in anxiety and perpetuates our problems over the long term. Mindfulness can help us change our relationship to what we find limiting in our lives.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Yoga May Be Good for the Brain

A weekly routine of yoga and meditation may help to stave off aging-related mental decline, according to a study of older adults with memory problems.

Psychology | Health & Wellbeing

How I Finally Found Friends That Get My Spiritual Side

I had just started my journey into spirituality when I was at dinner, and I heard a woman talking about Doreen Virtue's angel cards. I immediately got up to introduce myself, and she was beyond excited to talk to me. We’re still friends today.

Politics | Op-Ed

A Meditation on Meditation | Jlife

I recently participated in a Jewish meditation session, which was beautiful, relaxing and deeply spiritual. For the other people in the room.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Alzheimer's could be helped with meditation

Researchers at Jena University Hospital in Germany found chemicals behind the feel-good feeling produced by meditation may also provide a boost.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

Meditation of the Week: Feeling Anxious? Be Alert!

Feeling Anxious? Be Alert! Meditation technique to do in a moment, any time, any place to enhance your everyday life at work, at home, and at play.

News | News Items

Could meditation really help slow the aging process?

It may seem unlikely, but a small and growing body of evidence suggesting that regular meditation can indeed slow ageing, as least at a cellular level

Psychology | Hypnosis Information

Benefits of Hypnosis Therapy

Hypnosis is something most have heard about but might not have a full understanding of how it can help heal. Hypnosis is something most have heard abo...

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

OSHO | Meditation - Mindfulness and The Science Of The Inner

Welcome to the world of OSHO – one of the most influential mystics of the 20th century – whose insights into the science of the inner continue to touch and inspire the hearts of millions of individuals worldwide

Psychology | Personality

How Do You Learn the Language of Healing?

Dr. Dyan Haspel‐Johnson discusses what healing really is and how setting intentions is essential to full healing. When you are physically, emotionally...

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

Meditation for Busy People: The Inner Dialogue

The Inner Dialogue: Try this two- to three-minute meditation to help you de-stress, unwind, and enjoy not taking yourself, or the situation around you, too seriously.

Science & Technology | Technology

Can Meditation Gadgets Help You Reduce Your Stress—and Find Happiness?

New gadgets and apps are trying to make mindfulness meditation—an often perplexing practice—a lot easier for beginners. But how much can we expect our smartphones to enlighten us?

Advice & Self-Help | Advice & Self-Help

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Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

10 Reasons Why You (and Everyone) Should Meditate this Holiday Season

Here are 10 simple reminders of how a daily dose of mindfulness can help you navigate the holidays with ease, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

How to Meditate at Work

After years of trying to figure out this meditation thing, I got it. I finally understood what mediation was and how to make it happen in the busiest of workplaces. I figured out how to be Zen when the world around me was anything but Zen.

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Best Time for a Break Might Be the Mid-Morning, Not the Afternoon

The afternoon is when most of us hit a productivity wall and feel the need for a break, but a new study suggests that it might be better to conserve your energy earlier in the day.

Travel | Travel

Yoga Ashrams in India & Meditation Centers India

Find best ashrams, yoga ashrams and yoga treatment & meditation centers in India and courses or programs conducted by them at various training centers.

Health & Fitness | Health News

76 Scientific Benefits of Meditation

Summary of the main scientific research on the benefits of meditation, covering the different types of meditation (Vipassana, TM, Yoga, Mindfulness, etc).

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

A Mini-Guide For Anyone Who Wants To Start Meditating - mindbodygreen.com

The popularity of meditation is a wonderful thing. What could be better than a more peaceful and mindful planet!? But there's also a lot of confusion going around about how to practice. In response

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

Reflecting on Reflection: A Habit of Mind

Terry Heick looks at what reflection is, how it works as both a private and shared activity, and why teachers need it in their toolkit.

Health & Fitness | Health News

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain

Meditation's benefits may derive from its impact on the shape of the brain, thickening parts associated with mind-wandering, memory and compassion, and shrinking the fear center

Health & Fitness | Health News

The Reasons Why We Should Bring Meditation into Schools | The Mind Unleashed

"If every eight year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation." –Dalai…

Health & Fitness | Health Articles

High Blood Pressure Pictures: Symptoms, Causes, Tests and Treatments

See inside the arteries where high blood pressure can lurk without outward symptoms. WebMD explains the causes, tests, treatments, and remedies to stop this

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

5 Mini Meditations You Can Do In 1 Minute

As a meditation teacher, I've heard every excuse under the sun as to why people can’t meditate. “I don’t have time!” or, “I just can’t sit still,” to name a few. It's reasons like these that

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

What to Do When the Going Gets Rough

Pema Chödrön on four ways to hold our minds steady and hearts open when facing difficult people or circumstances.

Advice & Self-Help | Empowering Tools for Growth

Transcendental Meditation® Technique – Official Website

Learn about the Transcendental Meditation technique — effortless, enjoyable, and proven effective for stress relief, wellness, and more. TM® centers worldwide.

Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

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Health & Fitness | Health & Fitness

Removal of Obstacles with Reiki | Reiki Rays

Obstacles come in all shapes and sizes. Find in this article how Reiki helps to assist us with forgotten or un-noticed obstacles that we experience.

Psychology | Parenting and Kids

7 Fun Ways To Teach Your Kids Mindfulness

I taught a mindfulness class at my daughters’ elementary school this week. Unsurprisingly, the kids taught me way more than I taught them. While I was doing research to develop the class, I came

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Tibetan Singing Bowl Music

33 bowls: High resolution Tibetan Singing Bowl recordings for relaxation, mindfulness, meditation, yoga, massage, holotropic states, natural endorphins.

Advice & Self-Help | Meditation and Other Practices

Harvard Unveils MRI Study Proving Meditation Literally Rebuilds The Brain’s Gray Matter In 8 Weeks | FEELguide | Film,

Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most experienced neuroscientists at Harvard University. The study was led by a Harvard-affiliated team of researchers based at Massachusetts General Hospital, and the team’s MRI scans documented for the very first time in medical history how meditation produced massive changes inside the brain’s gray matter.

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Inner Peace: There's No Place Like Om

More high-end homes are getting spiritual spaces for meditation, prayer—and the occasional cocktail party