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 […]
A Deep Meditation Practice with Nei-gong. Nei-gong is a traditional Chinese art of developing more Qi (energy) and increasing your bodies circulation of Qi. Consistent practice of Nei-gong is part of the process of internal alchemy and resulting in the cultivation of the “Three Treasures”. The Three Treasures are Essence, Energy and Spirit. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) the spirit relates to your morale, and being in the moment. Developing a healthy spirit will keep you full of vitality and your eyes will shine with brightness. To develop a Deep Meditation Practice with Nei-gong understanding these three treasures is essential. In order for this to happen many things need to fall in to place. 1- First you will need to develop a strong foundation. This means to be rooted in your movement and your mental weal being.
Still Resets A couple of weeks ago we discussed the idea of daily resets. There are three types of resets that we will explore with the Meditation Insights system. Still resets, which involve breathing routines, sounds, energetic circulations and internal movements. Movement resets, including walking, standing and sitting physical movements. The final reset you will learn are mental and philosophical resets, which involve visualizations, repeated phrases and emotional reprogramming. In this article we are going to take a brief look at still resets. We will break down three different options and learn why they are used. You will quickly see how easily they can be applied and learn why you may choose one option over the other. Click Here to learn More About Meditation! 1- The first reset is the Grounding Reset. If you are distracted or are having a hard time focusing, then this one is great to try. It can be done in any comfortable position: standing, sitting or lying. Inhale and take in as much air as you can comfortably. Feel your torso expand and gently stretch, but don’t get too tense. As you exhale, make the sound OMMMMMMMM. Stretch the sound as long as you can while keeping your voice smooth and relaxed. Perform this sound for about 2-3 minutes or longer if you like. Start […]