History Of Meditation – Mankind’s Oldest Getaway

Mankind's Oldest Getaway

The history of meditation – We often talk about meditation as being a necessary way to unplug from the modern world, but it’s a practice that’s been around for over 5,000 years. I’m sure 5,000 years ago they perhaps had less to ‘unplug’ from as the pace of life was certainly slower, but it’s a practice…

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[How To] STOP Bringing Your Work Day Home…

[How To] STOP bringing your work day home

None of us plan to arrive home tired, stressed or irritable because of daily pressures in the workplace or within the home and so, being creatures of habit we tend to create patterns to alleviate the stresses of the day. Calling in the gym or taking a walk can really help shake off stress and…

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How Well Do YOU Sleep?

LifeFlow Audio Technologys Sleep Easy Solution

We need sleep to stay healthy, and to be alert and functioning during the day. Scientists used to believe that the brain was inactive during sleep – that as sensory input slowed or stopped, so did brain activity. We now know that a lot goes on when we’re sleeping. A typical good night’s sleep requires…

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Can’t Sleep? Meditate!

Can't Sleep? Meditate!

Meditation is becoming more widely promoted by doctors who understand the mind/body connection, the benefits of meditation, and the impact of stress relief on sleep. While chemical sleep aids can be useful in some situations, meditation could be the answer if your sleep is interrupted due to stress. The stress response is beneficial – it…

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The Eighth Wonder Of The World

The Eight Wonder Of The World

“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it. He who doesn’t, pays it.” ~ Albert Einstein Imagine that you have a goal of learning to speak Italian because you want to have a retirement or holiday home on the Amalfi coast and want to converse with the locals.…

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Are You Having Dinner With Your Food Or With Your Phone?

Are You Having Dinner With Your Food or With Your Phone?

Ever notice how preoccupied we can be when we eat? In today’s hyper-connected and instant-information society, it’s becoming more and more common to see people who have their smartphones at the dinner table and are constantly checking to see what’s going on elsewhere in the world. I have a friend I spend a fair amount…

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[How To] Enter The Kingdom Within…

Nirvana

Many ancient traditions speak of the “kingdom within” as a way to describe heaven, or a state of nirvana, inner peace and bliss. This inner space has many names: in Taoism, Tao; in Judaism, Ein Sof; southern African tribes call it Ubuntu and the Aborigines of Australia call it the dreamtime. In every culture, it…

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The “How” Of Dreams-To-Reality

The inner space of the mind - the imagination - is the dream-maker

For centuries, humans all around the world have dreamed of flying into space. For decades, people have watched in awe as their heroes paved the way and made the incredible journey to outer space. Now, at last, the possibility of space travel is open to all of us if we dare to dream… And yet…

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Zen Meditation

Zen Meditation

Zen meditation is a type of Buddhist meditation that originated in Japan. It is one of the purest forms of mindfulness meditation. Zen meditation is quite easy to do, but difficult to master. Here are some tips for beginners to get started: 1. Posture: In Zen, posture is important because physical stability and balance promote…

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Why Yoga Meditation Is All The Rage!

Yoga Meditation

Have you ever had that longing for “something more”? Most of us look outside of ourselves to fulfill that longing, and “that” which will fulfill us, always seems juuuuuuust out of reach. It’s hard for us to imagine that simply by being and not doing, by being still instead of busy, we can achieve an…

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