Mirror meditation

Continuing our series on meditation , this is a very powerful meditation. It is so powerful that I do not recommend doing it on a daily basis but that’s the way it is for me and it may be different for you. I keep emphasizing that you should try the different meditations for yourself and […]

Five fears which stop you

When you desire to change, take action, or improve yourself in any way, there are five fears which hold you back: Fear of the unknown – this is why we do things the way we have always done them. We go to the same restaurants, eat the same foods, and never take safe risks. Practice […]

Listening meditation

Continuing our series on different meditations we get to a very simple meditation. Sit down somewhere comfortable and make sure you will not be disturbed for the duration of the meditation. Close your eyes. Take a few deep breaths and exhale slowly allowing your mind/body/soul/spirit to relax. As you relax allow your consciousness of your […]

Body scan meditation

Continuing our various meditation series – this is a simple but powerful meditation that puts you in touch with your body. First stand up and stretch your body. Next lie down on a bed, carpet or some place where you can have your arms a few inches away from your body. Make yourself comfortable. Fidget […]

Balance your weight management as an account

Treat your weight like a bank account which has to be balanced. A major difference between those who control their weight and those who let themselves go is a question of awareness and balance. Awareness comes from knowing your ideal weight and what you weigh at this moment. Also a person who is aware of […]

How to discover if you have arthritis risk factors?

Arthritis is a disease where the joints are inflamed. It is common in most people of the world. Arthritis is as painful as prevalent and is incurable presently. However, there things you can do to reduce the pain and I’ll write about those later. You can be at risk for getting arthritis and you may […]

Ahh meditation

This is Wayne Dyer’s version of Japa meditation which is a form of mantra meditation using Hindu mantras. According to Wayne Dyer all names of God contain the sound of God "Ahh." This is partially true as the name of God the creator in the Hebrew Bible (Genesis 1 in the Old Testament) is the […]

Food myth – you were born to love fat

I was reading an article by Dr. Dean Ornish (the author of the seminal book: Dr. Dean Ornish’s Program for Reversing Heart Disease: The Only System Scientifically Proven to Reverse Heart Disease Without Drugs or Surgery ). In it he writes about different food myths. One myth which I believed is that we are genetically […]

Mantra meditation

Earlier I wrote about meditation .  Yesterday I wrote about meditating on te breath. Today it’s the turn of mantra meditation. Here the object of the meditation is a word, phrase or sound. Mantra (or mantram) is a Sanskrit word composed of two parts. The first part (man) means mind and the second (tra) means […]

Meditate on your breath

Yesterday I wrote about meditation. I mentioned that basically you concentrate on an object and you do not try to do anything and sooner or later your mind will wonder from the object of concentration and you simply return you mind back to the object of concentration. Meditating on your breath is derived from Zen […]