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Meditation to Improve Concentration

Meditation to Improve Concentration

Meditation to Improve Concentration Today, there are a lot of things that help in keeping usentertained. In the internet alone, there are a multitudeof websites that do such that like video sharing sites,gaming sites and other websites which cater to ourinterests.While there is nothing wrong with entertaining ourselves, aproblem arises with our constant need for distractions.Because of that, it becomes difficult for us to focus onone thing.We do not need to take extreme measures to help us focus.There are practices which can do the job for us. Itincludes the practice of meditation.People take up meditation for different purposes andimproving concentration...

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Meditation to Reduce Stress

Meditation to Reduce Stress

Meditation to Reduce Stress People encounter stress everyday, some do at work or school, others at home. While they are usually able to cope with stress, sometimes the burden simply becomes too muchthat people break down because of it. The Science of StressIn the General Adaptation Syndrome model designed by HansSelye, he identifies three stages that people undergo whenstressed.During the first stage, the body goes on a state of alarmat the realization of a threat. In this stage, cortisol isreleased by the body.The second stage is where the body becomes unable to copewith the strain until its resources are depleted.Finally, the body breaks...

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Making the Most Out of Meditation

Making the Most Out of Meditation

Making the Most Out of Meditation There are people who take up meditation and do it faithfully for several weeks before finally abandoning it.Some become frustrated that they are not getting theresults that they expected when they first signed up forit. Below are several tips that can help you make the most outof your practice of meditation.1. Practice meditation in a quiet place.While you cannot completely shut yourself out of thedistractions around you, it would help a lot if you canmeditate in a quiet area, or at least a place which cutsdown outside noise considerably.2. Choose a room with comfortable temperature.Whether the...

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Chakra Stones, Elements, and Colors

Chakra Stones, Elements, and Colors

Chakra Stones, Elements, and Colors 1st Chakra: RootLocation: Base of spineSense: SmellElement: EarthStones: Black onyx, hematite, carnelian, garnetColor: Red or blackSound: DoMusical Note: CFunctions: Life force, Instincts, survival2nd Chakra: SacralLocation: Underneath the ribcageSense: TasteElement: WaterStones: Orange agate, Red jasperColor: OrangeSound: ReMusical note: DFunctions: Procreation, sexuality3rd Chakra: Solar PlexusLocation: Middle abdomen areaSense: SightElement: FireStones: Tiger's eye. Citrine, yellow stonesColor: YellowSound: MiMusical Note: EFunctions: Metabolizing food, emotions, and sympathetic nervous system4th chakra: HeartLocation: Center of the chestSense: TouchElement: AirStones: Jade, Rose quartzColor: Green or pinkSound: FaMusical note: FFunctions: Circulating the life blood for energy5th Chakra: ThroatLocation: Throat area of neckSense: HearingElement: EtherStones:...

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Breathing and Meditation

Breathing and Meditation

Breathing and Meditation Breathing is an integral part of meditation. Properbreathing is required in many practices of meditation and is therefore an important tool to be possessed by people who wish to perform this activity.The practice of proper breathing while meditating helps a person relax while doing the exercise. Proper breathing is achieved by inhaling through the nose, letting the diaphragm (not the chest) expand and exhaling through the mouth.Doing this slows down a person’s heart rate which leads to a relaxed mood.Breathing also plays a significant role when a person aimsto improve his/her concentration. This is done by focusingthe mind on the act of taking in...

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