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The Ways Meditation Will Improve Your Sex LifeThe Ways Meditation Will Improve Your Sex Life

While sex and meditation are not obvious bedfellows, there's a tradition linking both which goes back for centuries. Tantric practice from the East viewed the energy generated through sexual activity as a possible springboard for specific meditative states. But that connection isn't a one-way street: Sex might be a way of improving meditation, but in case you are looking to liven up your sexual life, meditation might be the ideal route. Here is why: 1. Meditation helps with anxiety

Jean Murray

August 03


  • Ruth Fuller Everett And The First Zen School In America

    From the spring of 1932, in Nanzen-ji, in Kyoto, Japan, an American woman sitting meditation had an awakening. After wrestling with a koan, Ruth Fuller Everett, a rich 40-year-old wife and mother from Chicago, obtained a glimpse of a new reality. When she conveyed this to her master, Nanshinken Roshi, he encouraged her to enter the zendo and sit with all the male monks. This was an unprecedented occasion. Ruth became the first American documented to have undergone satori, or sudden

    Pam Johnson

    June 21

    Ruth Fuller Everett And The First Zen School In America
  • A Compassion Workout To Train Your Empathy

    With this much pain and suffering on the planet, it's easy to feel "empathic burnout" and the knee-jerk response to look away when we see pictures that are distressing--like refugees fleeing life-threatening aggressors or immigrant children being separated from their parents. However if a picture is worth a million words, this painful photo encapsulates the importance of a new study,"Visual Attention to Suffering After Compassion Training Is Associated With Decreased Amygdala Responses,

    Erik Keller

    June 20

    A Compassion Workout To Train Your Empathy
  • Scientists Measure Compassion Levels During Loving-Kindness Meditation

    Academics from the psychology departments at three universities in South Korea have produced a scale to measure loving-kindness and compassion -- two of Buddhism's four immeasurables, or brahmaviharas. Loving-kindness (fondness or goodwill for oneself and others) and compassion (empathetic care for someone who's suffering, and motivation to assist them) are brought together in the analysis as one quality. For the analysis, published in the April issue of the journal Personality and Individual

    Erik Keller

    June 20

    Scientists Measure Compassion Levels During Loving-Kindness Meditation
  • Guided meditation to relieve exam stress

    In stressful environment of school exams, taking time out to de-stress is equally crucial for the body and mind. Experts state that guided meditations go a long way to calm the anxious nerve, alleviate stress and boost the attention among students.Certified meditation yoga and master coach Mahua Deb states, “A typical hour-long meditation session for children and adolescents should begin with some physical activity, warm-up, dance or laughter yoga to satisfy the ‘rajo guna’ or their need to do

    Lydia Gill

    June 17

    Guided meditation to relieve exam stress
  • Meditation As A Glance Beyond Near Death Experience

    In the first study of its type, Dr. William Van Gordon, from the University's Centre for Psychological Research, followed 10 advanced Buddhist meditators from eight different nations over a three-year period. He compared meditation-induced NDEs to other regular meditation practices and evaluated their defining characteristics to make sure they met the standards of a conventional NDE. Approximately four percent of adults in Western states report having an NDE when they are close to dying or in

    Audrey Pearson

    June 13

    Meditation As A Glance Beyond Near Death Experience
  • Meditation for Anger Control

    We humans have a tendency to relish in the pleasure which includes endangering others. It is an old custom for many of us, so please be gentle with yourself if that is where you're at this time. But let us be cautious about becoming trapped in a cycle of victimhood. Even though there's a place for anger and rage, those feelings are only helpful if they inspire one to take positive actions. Otherwise, we're just drinking poison and expecting someone else to fall sick. Holding to blame, hate

    Chaos Store

    June 09

    Meditation for Anger Control