Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Brief Note on Meditation

When you sit down to meditate, your brain waves shift and you enter a deeper level of consciousness.

The Alpha level is the state associated with meditation—and the most widely used method for getting there is to focus on your breathing. Some people also use specific memories or emotions to reach Alpha. Buddhist and Hindu monks are known to chant mantras.

But no matter what method you use, the biggest challenge you’ll face with meditation is staying in the Alpha level long enough to enjoy the benefits of meditation.

Many people spend years trying to overcome this one stubborn challenge. Some pack up their bags and travel to remote ashrams in India with no electricity or running water. Some spend thousands of dollars on expensive meditation instructors. But few ever find a solution that just works—and that’s because of…

The 4 biggest reasons you’re not meditating right:

In a recent survey of over 450,000 people in our FinerMinds personal growth community, this is what we found:

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By the way, did you know that meditation is scientifically proven to…

Overcome stress (University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2003)

Boost your creativity (ScienceDaily, 2010)

Improve your sex life and increase your libido (The Journal of Sexual Medicine, 2009)

Cultivate healthy habits that lead to weight loss (Journal Emotion, 2007)

Improve digestion and lower blood pressure (Harvard Medical School)

Decrease your risk of heart attack (The Stroke Journal, 2009)

Help overcome anxiety, depression, anger and confusion (Psychosomatic Medicine, 2009)

Decrease perception of pain and improve cognitive processing (Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2010)

Increase your focus and attention (University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007)

Increase the size of your most important organ – your brain! (Harvard University Gazette, 2006)
These are just a few of the many positives from adding a regimen of daily meditation to your life.
See you next time!

Here are a couple of positive affirmations for you:
"I always receive more than what I need."
"I am glowing with health and wholeness."
"I deserve to be happy and successful."

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