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  • Rowing Upstream – meditation and loss of focus
    Rowing Upstream – meditation and loss of focus
    Every fall in this northwestern region we all go through the change of seasons in various ways, but almost all of us experience a gradual change in our own energies, from the lighter faster energies of the summer to the slower, more sedate...
  • What does life what from you
    What does life want from you
    Embrace the differences and experience the awakening of your biggest source of wisdom, your heart. When you want to know what your purpose in life is, maybe what your destiny is that you should be working on to be fulfilled in life, meditate. It...
  • Exercise is a practical step to improve mental wellbeing
    Pratical Steps For Enhancing Your Mental Health
    While many of us focus on losing weight and/or enhancing our physical fitness – both important factors for improving your overall health – not enough focus is put on how we can improve our mental health. There are practical steps you...
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    Buddhism for non-Buddhists
    Buddhism makes up the world's fourth largest world religion and one of the oldest. Religion in general has been slowly decreasing in many countries around the world as society changes and technology advances, but Buddhism has been one of the...
  • Singing Away The Blues
    Singing The Blues Away
    Did you know that singing can be good for your soul and your mental health? Even if you have trouble staying in tune or the words sometimes fail you, simply vocalizing to your favorite songs can prove an exhilarating and transformative...
  • Third International Symposium on Qigong in Rome
    Third International Symposium on Qigong in Rome
    Organized by the Nei Dao Association in Italy, the third International Symposium on Qigong is gathering the Qi and momentum and will host a large event on Oct 18 – 20 in Rome, Italy, which will bring the two ancient cultures of the east and...
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    Yoga and meditation help people control computers with their minds
    Natural relaxation methods can dramatically help people control computers. The University of Minnesota reported on Sept. 25, 2014 that people who practice yoga and meditation can learn to control a computer with their minds quicker and better than...
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    Harvard study proves meditation can hinder the onset of Alzheimer's
    If you ask most adults who are middle age or older, what their greatest fear is in regards to aging, many will say they do not want to “lose their mind”. They want to be able to age and still have their mental capacity and wits about...
  • Brain interfaces
    Meditation may help people control their computers
    Meditation has been shown to decrease stress and lower your blood pressure. Now a new study shows that meditation may help you control your computer only with your mind. New research by biomedical engineers at the University of Minnesota shows...
  • Meditating monk
    Why we meditate in Buddhism
    Through meditation we can do wonderful things. We can overcome our ignorance, delusions, greed, anger, hatred, jealousy, and depression, and enhance our compassion, loving-kindness, happiness, and equanimity. Meditation is the way we can find...
  • Meditation
    What is meditation in Buddhism?
    Contrary to popular belief, meditation isn’t just about sitting crossed-legged, placing our hands on our knees with finger and thumb touching, and chanting “Om” repeatedly. It can be in a yoga class, but this isn’t a yoga...
  • Book Shelf
    Top 5 best books on Buddhism 2014
    If we search "Buddhism books" a list in the hundreds or even thousands will show up. However, over the years there have been a few popular books by some popular authors that haven't gone without notice. Here are the top 5 best books...
  • Buddhism
    Beginning Buddhism
    Just like writing a paper, making a list, or cleaning, it's sometimes hard to know where to start. Beginning anything as big as learning a new religion is no exception. Buddhism has one of the largest collections of sutras (sacred texts) than...
  • Recommended: Simple Qigong for Health by Grandmaster Yang Jwing Ming
    Recommended: Simple Qigong for Health by Grandmaster Yang Jwing Ming
    Dr. Yang Jwing Mingis one of the few Chinese martial artists who has mastered both internal and external sides of the arts. He is also a Qigong guru and has published a few dozen books and DVDs on martial arts and Qigong. His recent publication...
  • Feelings buried alive never die
    Meditation, yoga, psychosis?
    Recently a blog was postedthat was indicative of some of the misleading information regarding the effects of the physical practices of yoga and mental health. The conclusion presented in the blog was that doing the physical practices of yoga could...