Tag: mindfulness

Top Tips for Understanding and Managing Stress

Beat stress for good. Here’s how. Most of us have busy lives. This isn’t always a bad thing, but being consistently busy can lead to feeling stressed out and tired. Long-term stress can have a seriously detrimental impact on our overall health, so keeping your stress levels low is very important. Being stressed puts us…
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Intuitive Eating: 8 Evidence-Based Health Benefits

Does intuitive eating really have health benefits? That’s not an unusual question for people getting started with intuitive eating. The answer is a resounding YES, and its amazing health benefits are backed by science. In fact, intuitive eating is picking up popularity, not only among former dieters but also with researchers. As of 2019, there…
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7 Mindsets To Help You Live a Fully Embodied Spiritual Life

The time we live in is a challenging one. With so many external influences, from barrages of information to distractions that blur the vision of ourselves and the world around us, it’s often difficult to find focus and hear our own voices in the crowd. Stress always takes its toll, and our health and well-being…
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When Therapy Makes Things Worse Pt2

For centuries, an enormous clay statue of the Buddha sat in Wat Traimit, a temple in Thailand. Its origins unknown, it had become something of a fixture. The temple monks would tend the statue, fixing cracks appearing in the clay as it dried in the heat. One day, a monk was repairing a particularly large…
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When Therapy Makes Things Worse Pt1

Therapy is often touted as a ‘safe place’, when, in fact, it is anything but that. It is a place where we surface our demons, dig deep into our neuroses, explore our habit patterns and challenge belief systems that often do more harm than good. Therapy is a place where we learn to be uncomfortable…
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How To Awaken From The Matrix Using Self-Enquiry

I talk about the power of self-enquiry a fair bit in my musings about enlightenment and human consciousness, so I thought it might be good to tap out a simple how-to on the subject in case anyone finds it useful. Self-enquiry, or self-inquiry, is a practice popularized in the west by the circulation of nondualist…
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How To Meditate : Everything You Need To Know To Start Meditation

Mindfulness and meditation are trending more than ever; it seems like just about everyone is preaching the powerful benefits of closing your eyes, tuning out the world and getting in touch with your inner self. Maybe you’ve tried meditating before but couldn’t get “in the zone.” You sat down, closed your eyes, took some deep…
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The Role of Mindfulness in Aged Care

Mindfulness has become a priority for everyone. The benefits of pausing and reflecting has a great impact on our physical and mental state. It’s no different when we enter aged care, and many of us even increase this practice. If you’re looking to establish some mindful habits for yourself or an elderly loved one, let’s…
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9 Ways Buddha Taught Us To Overcome Suffering

Buddhism is perhaps one of the most popular left-hand path spiritual belief systems in the world. And even still, with so many people quoting various Buddhist teachings, we often forget the most important parts of all teachings when we endure suffering. If you are going through something right now, keep reading, I promise you will…
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The Science Behind Mindfulness and Good Health

Mindfulness for Mind, Body, and Soul According to thousands of years of tradition, Buddhists meditate to understand themselves and their connections to all beings. By doing so, they hope to be released from suffering and ultimately gain enlightenment. In recent decades, researchers have been gaining insight into the benefits of practicing this ancient tradition. By…
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6 Effective Tips On How To Deal With Fear

Sooner or later every person asks this question: “How do I deal with fear?”. Fear is one of the most important life lessons every human being learns. Overcoming our fears always makes us stronger. But when we don’t know how to deal with fear it can make our life miserable and destroy us completely. Life…
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Signs You Are Feeling A Spiritual Shift

The process of spiritual awakening requires a massive vibrational shift. Before we truly awaken, we must find our purpose in life. We can only do that if we stop fixating on the worldly temptations of this world. Our existential crisis holds us captive because we fill our spiritual being with hatred, fear and insecurities. We…
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Some Simple Rules to Maintain a Conscious Lifestyle

A conscious lifestyle entails living carefully with awareness and care for your surroundings. This lifestyle is all about being in control of your life, having a life that you want rather than the one nature gives you, and making well-calculated decisions based on your truths and principles. Maintaining a conscious lifestyle makes one enjoy a peaceful…
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Mindfulness With Eating

There’s a distinction between meditation and mindfulness. I’d qualify mindfulness as the act of being present with whatever task is at hand. Indeed meditation is an acute form of mindfulness but usually constitutes a more rigorous form of concentration or awareness. Regular meditation practice causes us to live in a very mindful way, doing regular…
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7 Quick And Effective Ways To Introduce Children To Meditation And Mindfulness

With an estimated 8% of adult Americans currently using meditation today, it is clear that the practice is making a comeback in our modern society. At a time when we are struggling with our mental health more than ever, this is an incredibly positive and beneficial way of taking charge of our lives once again. Knowing the many benefits that…
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The Economy and Success According to Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

Nobel Peace Prize nominee and Zen Buddhist master, Thich Nhat Hanh has a very different theory about why our ecosystems are dying and our financial systems are crumbling. The Vietnamese monk credited with bringing mindfulness to the West believes that our desperation to succeed at all costs fuels our voracious economic system. An innumerable number…
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How to Start Eating Mindfully

“Whenever we eat or drink, we can engage all our senses in the eating and drinking experience. Eating and drinking like this, we not only feed our bodies and safeguard our physical health but also nurture our feelings, our mind, and our consciousness.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Imagine this: you are about to eat your favorite…
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If You Want a Better World, Become a Quantum Activist

Quantum Activism is about changing ourselves and creating a better world in accordance with the new paradigm articulated by Quantum Physics: consciousness creates reality. The goal of a quantum activist is to express Good, Beauty, Truth, Justice, and Love in their life and to intend those qualities for all of humanity. In doing so, the quantum activist…
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