Visualization An essential step for developing the right mindset with your meditation practice is to learn how to use a visualization practice. The use of visualization will help you find the right mental space for the most success with your meditation practice. Visualization and imagery will be used most of the time in these 3 ways 1- internal visualizations 2- external visualizations and 3- setting goals. In order to be successful with visualization and improve your mental imagery first you will need to develop deeper levels of concentration. To enhance your concentration you will want to set a time to practice. Having a consistent practice time will allow you to focus all of your energy and you will see the best results. That said, as you improve this skill you will find it easier to do. If you are working on a project or have a competition coming up, the more you can see your self succeeding and performing at your highest level, the more likely it is to happen. When you design your practice sessions, it is good to set a time limit. If you do not set time limits for your practice, especially in the beginning, it can be easy to get distracted. You may worry about interfering with other things you need to accomplish. If you just […]
Treating high blood pressure with meditation is easy you are not solely limited to the use of drugs. You can lower your blood pressure naturally. Meditation has been proven to have a significant effect on lowering blood pressure. Always try the natural methods like meditation, diet and life style adjustments before having to rely on medication which often can have negative side effects. Now please do not read this and think you can stop taking your medication and follow these recommendations and everything will be better. Make sure if you are on medication to talk with your doctor and let him know that you are starting to make some life adjustments with meditation, diet and activities and he will help you monitor how you are doing and hopefully can slowly decrease the medication you are on and very possibly quit taking it all together. About 50 million adults in the United States alone are living with high blood pressure/hypertension. When left untreated this can damage the kidneys, lead to heart attack, or stroke and even heart failure. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S. and the simple practice of mindfulness and meditation can reduce your chance significantly helping to keep you healthy and strong well in to your later years.
What is “Identification”? MEDITATION IS MEANT TO BRING you to a state of watchfulness or witnessing. This means that you are a bit like someone on the sidelines. Things go by but have nothing to do with you. You do not interfere or question (whatever is) happening. You watch and, maybe, even enjoy everything that passes by. What has this to do with the term “identification?” In meditative practice, there is a very lengthy story of a man with a fine home. It catches fire and burns uncontrollably. The man despairs of not having sold it to the many interested buyers. He is saddened by the fact he now owns a worthless ruin. As the fire burns, one of his three sons approaches and tells him not to despair for the home was sold the day before and at a good price. Click Here to learn More About Meditation! The man is suddenly no longer identifying himself with the tragedy and watches calmly as the fire continues to rage. The second son asks how the father can so peacefully watch the home disappear in the flames. His father reassures him that the home has already sold for a large sum. The son corrects him and says that the buyer had not fully committed to the purchase and that the house […]