These Meditation FAQ's Can Be Used As A Self Check For Your Meditation Practice or If You Are Thinking About Meditating As A Beginner.
What is meditation?
What Is Meditation? The dictionary defines meditation as “continued or extended thought; reflection; contemplation.” It is not thinking. It ... Views:186
Before you can begin practicing meditation you do need to understand what it is and why you need to use this method of relaxation.
The brain is the primary tool that you’ll use to define this process. But, you may not realize that when the brain is in a “normal” state that it actually is very ... Views:198
One of the most important and commonly worn gemstones is the agate. Along with its astrological benefits, it offers various health cures too. Agate got its name from the Achates River in Greece. Agate is a variety of micro crystalline quartz. There are many types of agates in different colours ... Views:55
There are many different types of stress, but here are two great ways to get rid of stress that don’t cost a thing— they are totally free.
First, there is mental stress, stress that comes about by living in a crazy mixed up world. If a person is alive in this day and age they have stress. ... Views:53
Blodeuwedd (pronounced bluh-die-eth) (Middle Welsh name from blodeu 'flowers, blossoms' and gwedd 'face meaning “flower face”), is the Welsh Goddess of Spring created from flowers and is the wife of Lleu Llaw Gyffes, the son of Arianrhod, in Welsh mythology and is also a central figure in the ... Views:88
Arianrhod was a Welsh mythological goddess that played a role in the Fourth Branch of the Mabinogi. She is a Celtic Goddess of the Moon, Stars and Sky. She was known by other names such as, Margawse or Morgause. She was the daughter of Danu and sister of Gwydion. Her uncle was Math ap Mathonwy, ... Views:80
I find it interesting, that way back in the 70’s President Jimmy Carter was talking about people only being interested in material things— and that was the real reason for most of our challenges.
I can still remember President Carter coming on TV and telling the country that they needed to ... Views:59
Building your own guitar is not an easy task. First you have to get a body blank and then try to cut the inside curves with a bandsaw. If it is necessary you can make relief cuts. Do the cutting slowly through the scrap wood. Shaping the guitar is quite difficult and will take a long time and ... Views:161
If you are a music fan and know to play and assemble a guitar then there are a lot of opportunities for you. Today you can get acoustic guitar kits and assemble your own guitar. The rates of every part are given to you so you know the cost of each part. Sometimes you canbuy parts from a ... Views:95
It just happened.
You discover an infidelity; a partner signals an intention to separate; someone has passed away; there’s been some kind of personal tragedy.
In the midst of anguish life feels totally out of control; is turned upside down; is overwhelming. Anguish, in the midst of a ... Views:267
The Carnelian gemstone is an orange colored variety of Chalcedony, which is again another member of the Quartz family. Its color ranges from pinkish orange to a deep rusty brown. Its name comes from a Latin word which means "flesh".
Since ancient times, Carnelian is believed to help timid ... Views:113
As we grow as souls we have different learning lessons that come our way, and many paths to the summit of consciousness.
We are all moving up the mountain of divine consciousness, some are taking the long way on switchbacks moving from side to side slowly climbing the mountain of supreme ... Views:59
Can Good Marriages Have Unresolved Conflicts?- byMarcia Naomi Berger, LCSW, author ofMarriage Meetings for Lasting Love: 30 Minutes a Week to the Relationship You've Always Wanted (New World Library), is a psychotherapist in San Rafael, California. She helps people create relationships that are fulfilling in all the important ways-emotionally and spiritually as well as physically and materially, whether they are already married or want to be. www.marriagemeetings.com
Even in the best marriages, not all conflicts get resolved. According to psychologist John Gottman’s research, 69 percent of problems in marriage do not get solved.
His good news is that in good marriages many perpetual issues that are not deal breakers can be managed. It's not the ... Views:184
Happy New Year! I hope you’ve been having a lovely holiday season. This is the time of year when we reflect upon the past and look forward to the future - 2017. Some of us even create New Year’s resolutions based on how well the last year went. What were the highs and the lows? What did I learn ... Views:139
Can Prayer Really Help Relationships?- byMarcia Naomi Berger, LCSW, author ofMarriage Meetings for Lasting Love: 30 Minutes a Week to the Relationship You've Always Wanted (New World Library), is a psychotherapist in San Rafael, California. She helps people create relationships that are fulfilling in all the important ways-emotionally and spiritually as well as physically and materially, whether they are already married or want to be. www.marriagemeetings.com
Personally, I grew up with no encouragement to pray. I used to have a vague sense that prayer was for simple, naïve folks, that it was the “opiate for the masses.” So I do understand if you don’t relate to the concept.
But perhaps you do.
Most Americans Pray Daily.
According to a Pew ... Views:191
Once there was a great guru who had a devotee who was an older woman. And the older woman worked hard cooking in his kitchen making lots of food for the thousands of seekers arriving at the ashram. She loved her guru with all her heart and was extremely devoted to him. And she told her guru that ... Views:67
I once heard a doctor say this statement on TV as she was asking people to exercise, eat well and improve the quality of their life for the New Year: “If you don’t take care of your body…where else are you going to live?” We all need to repeat this statement over and over again so that it will ... Views:110
Sometimes we think that the odds are against us; however, in truth, the glorious flow of the Infinite Intelligence is working with you, for you and through. The problem is that we don’t believe it is possible and we think that the odds are against us because we don’t feel smart enough, valuable ... Views:264
Crying over what happened yesterday doesn’t produce freedom and it doesn’t get you moving forward. Nothing that has happened in the past surprises your Creator! He knows everything! Maybe it is time to release your regrets, your bitterness and choose to live in the present moment of now where ... Views:204
We all have a powerful destiny yet to come,
It’s waiting for us.
And we all have the ability
to break free from all kinds of
addictions and find bliss and joy within.
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Okay, so we covered the history of Wicca, but what about what Wicca is and what it is not. I think I will cover this now so people know and understand what Wicca is truly about. If you still don't understand after reading then I suggest you research it.
What is Wicca?
Wicca is a neo-Pagan ... Views:75
The history of Wicca all began with the rise of the Neo-pagan religion. Wicca was believed to been founded in the early 1600's. Wicca was then “re-born” in 1954 by a number of figures, mostly by Gerald Gardner. Gardner's traditional form of Wicca was widely spread by both him and his own Wiccan ... Views:111
An Amethyst gemstone is one of the rarest forms of quartz and is the most popular form in the world. It has six sides and is a fairly hard gem. It is mainly purple in color due to the presence of Manganese. Since ages, the purple, lilac and lavender amethyst gems have been associated with ... Views:112
A mother has a grown daughter and her daughter is a negative person who always talks terribly about everyone and everything. And the mother wants to heal her child of all that negativity— but it’s not possible.
A mother in her later years has a grown daughter who is respectful to her mother ... Views:70
Here is a simple, effective, easy to follow 6-step process so that you can design your life with greater trust and accuracy.
After a thorough research process, I’ve uncovered 6 key steps that unfold during the process of creating your dream life. The research came from a compilation of data ... Views:778
You are unique. As such, learning meditation techniques specific for you is vital to continue your spiritual healing journey. Here is a simple acronym to help you D-E-S-I-G-N your meditation techniques and get the most from your spiritual practice.
Regular and daily ... Views:377
If you are suffering with any of the following problems, then this article will be of use to, as meditation is a solution to all of these:
• Marital / relationship problems
• Creative block
• Poor concentration / lack of focus
• Illness /disease
• Insomnia / lack of ... Views:131
“Don't you love a farce?
My fault, I fear
I thought that you'd want what I want
sorry, my dear
But where are the clowns?
There ought to be clowns
Quick, send in the clowns
Happy New Year! As 2017 begins, I’ve ... Views:437
Many times sadness has to do with ego— but we never connect the dots.
When we feel the world is going against us we feel we should be treated better, our ego is taking over telling us things should be different.
We create our reality according to our actions and thus we have created our ... Views:85
Experts suggest that if you have a life insurance then there is no need to worry about the non-dom legislation issued in the month of October. As famously quoted by Lord Jenkins, Inheritance tax is a voluntary tax, paid by those who distrust their heirs more than they dislike the Inland ... Views:175
Designers, decor and the homemakers share nothing but one ideal and that is to make kitchen the most unique, most impressive and the most handy part of a household. Eastern style of kitchen, as one has to be, comes up with one major spotlight and that is the Cabinets section that has to be ... Views:170
Designers, decor and the homemakers share nothing but one ideal and that is to make kitchen the most unique, most impressive and the most handy part of a household. Eastern style of kitchen, as one has to be, comes up with one major spotlight and that is the Cabinets section that has to be ... Views:104
Designers, decor and the homemakers share nothing but one ideal and that is to make kitchen the most unique, most impressive and the most handy part of a household. Eastern style of kitchen, as one has to be, comes up with one major spotlight and that is the Cabinets section that has to be ... Views:123
Right now we have more negative people in the world than ever before. They seem to be waiting around every corner to comment on every single thing that’s uplifts and creates joy… don’t allow them to pull you down.
Don’t Engage Negative People - If a person finds a negative person in their ... Views:102
The Coral gemstone relates to the relentless planet Mars. There are many benefits of corals, but it can also be negative if it doesn’t suit you. If someone's amygdala is not working correctly or if one experiences problem related to rashness, anger, being suspicious, or being fearful, then the ... Views:109
By Margaret Paul, Ph.D.
January 03, 2017
Discover how loving yourself can not only lead to the manifestation of your dreams, it can also lead to manifesting kindness and caring on our planet.
"Great hearts steadily send forth the secret forces that incessantly draw great events." – ... Views:270
HAPPINESS……WHAT IS THAT?
What is happiness? Happiness does not come from material things or from others, it is a state of mind, our attitude towards everyday life, it is the journey and not the destination.
No question money carries a significant role in someone happiness, however, I would ... Views:179
There are three important aspects to finding truth, and these are not found out there in the world they are found within, also these aspects are very important for finding inner peace.
Good Judgement - Without good judgment it’s almost impossible to find truth. To discern what’s good and ... Views:82
Sometimes the most spiritually aware and evolved individuals question whether or not they are good people, which is a sign of humility. Alternatively, some of the most difficult troublemakers on the planet assume they are advanced souls.
Many humans strive to treat others as they want to be ... Views:112
We have the power to create personal inner peace.
And we have the power to create world peace.
Let us all make a new years resolution to change our world.
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To determine your personal year for 1017, you add your month of birth and your day of birth and the universal year 2017. For example October 3 would be 1+0+3+2+0+1+7=14=1+4+5 personal year. Or March 11 would be 3+1+1+2+0+1+7=15=1=5=6 personal year.
1 Personal Year-Before this year is over you ... Views:234
The year 2017 is a universal 1 year (2+0+1+7=10=1+0=1). The number 1 is related to independence, innovation, self-reliance, rebellion, and particularly will. This can pertain to individual will and willfulness, the will of the people (mass consciousness), the will of a nation and a higher will ... Views:142
Presenting Jesus as The Messiah Using The Old Testament
The book of Acts mentions Jesus as the Messiah at least 12 times. These 12 presentations are given by 7 different people. The point being made here is that Acts was written in the First Century about events that took place prior ... Views:189
An idol of the Ram Darbar shows Lord Ram, the seventh avatar of the Hindu God Vishnu, with his consort Sita, another avatar of Goddess Laxmi, and younger brother Lakshman. This statue is made of brass metal using sand casting technique. In the Hindu mythologies, Lord Ram is pictured as the ideal ... Views:97
New Year has been the time to take new resolutions since ages. Seldom does all our enthusiasm and excitement last more than a few weeks though. As days pass, we regret having taken the resolutions and find many logical reasons why our resolution was not practical. We blame ourselves for having ... Views:135
The mythology about rubies is vast and it varies. Some cultures associate it with the Zodiac sign of Capricorn (goat) and in other cultures, Taurus (bull). Most cultures consider the ruby as the birthstone for July. However, throughout the ages it has been associated with nearly every other ... Views:76
Don’t let a major life setback drag you down.
Life isn’t always a bed roses. Sometimes things happen that we totally didn’t see coming and couldn’t have prevented. Maybe it’s the loss of a job, the end of a relationship, being rejected by your dream school, or the sting of a business failure. ... Views:208
I heard the sirens behind me before I saw the flashing lights of an ambulance, followed closely by a fire truck. Like everyone else on the roadway, I looked around trying to figure out where the ambulance was heading, and as soon as I saw the lights, eased my car over to the right side of the ... Views:170
Among all the different types of elements that are considered sacred according to the ancient philosophical system of Fengshui, diamonds are considered to be an exceptional cure. Diamonds have the amazing ability of soothing the mind and body of a person, hence they are considered to be ... Views:107
Fear has many uses. It can be used as a warning to keep you from entering into a situation that might hurt you. It can be used to motivate you away from something, such as a harmful relationship or a dangerous situation.
It can also be used by others to control you.
How do people use fear ... Views:174