You may have heard of apnea in the context of sleep, but have you ever come across the term email apnea? Sleep apnea, for those who are unaware, is the condition whereby a person’s breathing will stop and start while they sleep. The other symptoms of sleep apnea can include making gasping or wheezing noises while you sleep, extreme fatigue during the day, or excessive snoring. Sleep apnea has been linked ...

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If asked there are many who would claim that we live in a modernised society, built on science and logic. They may be surprised to find out that actually, we are a population whose daily movements are often products of rituals. We are not just referring to those of us who follow a specific religion and will be familiar with certain rituals and practices – so where else would you find ...

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For many of us who have developed an interest in meditation, it is likely that we stumbled upon it in an attempt to end some form of pain or suffering in our lives – that may even be what has brought you to this very article. Whether we experience some form of chronic physical pain, or mental pain brought on from an anxious or depressed mind – we are drawn to ...

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It is undoubtedly the case that the events of the past year or so have greatly affected the way we work. And now, over a year on from the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, many of us are still in very unfamiliar working environments. Whether you are working from your home, or have begun the move back into an office with colleagues, there is no denying the fact that you will ...

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Here at MindOwl, we are determined to present meditation and mindfulness as dogma-free, non-esoteric practises that anyone can participate in; when it comes to discussions surrounding spiritual awakening that intention becomes pretty difficult to maintain. You may have heard the term ‘spiritual awakening’ used before when discussing the practice of meditation. It is often used interchangeably with ‘enlightenment (which is an even more common term) and can be used to describe ...

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For many of us, we may have been drawn to meditation initially because of the promise that we will experience a deep sense of relaxation. And this is completely understandable – we live in a fast-paced, stressful world and seeking a way to detach from that and calm our minds is a positive intention. We might choose to relax by taking a hot bath, reading a book or watching our favourite ...

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