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Meditation for anger management

Practising mindfulness can help us realise that anger need not be a problem. Anger is something that most people experience at least once or twice a day. It can arise if you feel like things aren’t going your way, or as though someone is trying to take advantage of you. Sometimes, you may experience an

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Neti Neti meditation

What is the purpose of meditation? For many, it is about becoming more aware of how chaotic the human mind is, and learning how to cope with that. By increasing clarity and intentionality, we can better understand ourselves and our relationship with the world around us. There are a number of ancient forms of meditation

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What is the purpose of meditation?

People practise meditation for a number of different reasons. Many are enticed by the various physical health benefits, while others may want to experience a deeper sense of peace and relaxation. For some, meditation practices may offer a chance to connect with a sense of spirituality or faith. Whatever causes your interest in meditation and

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Self-Directed Neuroplasticity

The human brain is capable of changing its structure and function in response to experience. The brain’s ability to change itself as we learn new things and adapt to our environment is known as neuroplasticity. Taking a psychological approach to mindfulness means understanding this process a bit better; so what are some examples of neuroplasticity?

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Brainwaves during meditation

Ever wondered what happens inside your head to make you pick up a drink, look out the window, or read an article? What brain functions cause you to click on this blog post, see these odd shapes on the screen, interpret them as words, and then extract meaning from those words? What determines our emotions,

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Effortless meditation: how letting go of effort can help you meditate better

Effortless meditation? Can meditation ever be effortless? The title of today’s article may seem like a welcome break from society’s rhetoric that in order to be successful we must be willing “to give 110%”. This phrase sums up the unrealistic standards that exist around the subject of effort; but is maximum effort really the only

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