Friday, October 31, 2008

Mental Potential - The Ways To Unleash It

By Felicity Tan

The mind has some very unique powers which can help us to unleash our mental potential. This tremendous mental potential we all have can be put to good use and change not only our own lives but also the lives of those around us.

The problem is that most of us do not understand the real value of this gift and so fail to use it. However, once you succeed in unleashing your mental potential you will be astounded by the effects which follow. It can help you not to just create but achieve your goals in this world as you believe in your own capabilities.

The mind has great tools you can use like focus and concentration which can help improve your efficiency. However it is important that you observe the thought processes that take place in your mind so that you can then work on trying organizing these thoughts.

The problem for most of us is our development and progress in life is hampered, simply because we haven't learn how to fully use our mental potential. But if you were to focus and concentrate more at working on ways to unlock those channels of the mind in the future you will see our performance levels have increased.

There are plenty of memory techniques we can use to improve both memory and concentration levels. They help us to sharpen up our mental capabilities which means that we have the ability to be able remember things more quickly.

This also helps to increase your performance levels and will lead you on the path to success. Another way of unleashing your mental potential is to keep at everything you do.

We all have this tremendous potential inside us, but if we don't use it from time to time it will fade away or disappear altogether. It is necessary that you work on unlocking the areas of you mind so that you can then unearth your real potential.

We all have different levels of potential and one should never compare yourself to another. In fact the measure of mental potential we have is an individual one. But through using various techniques and working on it you can improve your mental potential if you wish.

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Thursday, October 30, 2008

If You Have Had Enough Of The Same Old Job, Check This Out!

By Mike Schwartz

Are you tired of going to the same old boring job everyday? Are you dredding the fact that today will be just like every other day? Does your job just pay the bills without doing anything else for you?

Are you still living paycheck to paycheck or are you actually getting ahead? If you want to gain your financial freedom you will have to start to change the way you think. Find out what others are doing to create wealth.

These people have come to realize that you can't do it on you own. All you have to do is see what they are doing and then follow them. You don't need to reinvent the wheel just copy what they are doing.

With their knowlege they can lead you down the path to success. First decide what your goals are and then believe in yourself. Never ever back down and assure yourself that you WILL make it!

These things are the key to reaching your goals. Starting a home business can help you achieve your goal of financial freedom. Pick a program that has a proven track record of performing well for it's members.

The internet is a great place to look for a legitimate home business. People are making a fortune online everyday. There are a number of great programs that you can join that will provide all the training you need.

You will be learning skills that you can use for the rest of your life. Home businesses are so successful because of the massive amounts of people online today. There is a ton of people looking for a way to improve their life.

You could reach your goals easily with the right support behind you. Start by joining a business that will train you and give you the skills you need to be successful. You would be doing youself a big favor by looking into the possibilty of starting a home business.

Take a shot at creating some wealth and get out of that same old routine. When you get together with people that have the same mindset success will be yours. Stay commited to achieving you goals and they will happen!

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Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Feng Shui History " Separating the Fact From the Fiction

By Kyle Richey

A lot of feng shui beginners or practitioners are also interested in the history and real story of how feng shui was developed. It is a very good idea to find out more about this because when feng shui was introduced to the western culture and began to gain popularity, a lot of untruths and misconceptions became mixed in with the real practice.

Feng Shui History in Ancient China

Asian cultures have always seemed to place a lot of importance on peace, harmony and balance. In Japan, for example, Zen masters taught that hard work and simplicity were keys to peaceful success. In China, it has been believed that you need to respect your surroundings if you want to be at peace.

Chinese experts, according to the true feng shui history, believed that the earth resonated a strong energy. They believed hat this energy should be attracted to, and welcomed into, one's home. They also believed that certain practices fought this energy, bringing chaos and disruption.

Therefore, the Chinese believed that they could arrange their buildings and even furniture and other accessories so as to best respect this energy, thus bringing harmony and balance into one's life.

Feng Shui Comes to the West

Stories about feng shui history become a bit muddled when the practice was introduced to western cultures; no doubt because there were many unscrupulous persons who realized that they could make a fast buck on the unsuspecting westerners who were unfamiliar with this art.

In addition, many New Age elements had begun to be introduced and were confused as being part of feng shui history. In reality, though, these New Age elements have nothing to do with what is true feng shui. For example, crystals, star shaped mirrors, red front doors and other elements are all among these New Age non-feng shui elements.

In addition, some have claimed that feng shui can heal you if you're sick, bring prosperity and wealth, and accomplish several other amazing miracles. However, true feng shui history has none of these statements in it. Those who practiced it historically had never made such far-flung statements.

They do firmly believe that the right use of feng shui can add positive energy to your life, and this energy can result in good things and your own accomplishments, but it was never meant to be some type of magic pill that one could use to cure, heal, or work influence over these outside factors.

Understanding Real Feng Shui History

If you really are interested in learning more about the art and science of feng shui, one of the first things you'll need to do is to understand its true history. If you don't, you could become a victim of one of these so-called "experts" who might tell you falsehoods or half-truths about its use and true applications.

Feng shui history is all about order, harmony, positive energy and balance. Stories you might hear which don't include these elements are probably just folklore and you should ignore them. When you know and understand the truth behind this fascinating science, you will be better equipped to appreciate and use feng shui in your life and in your home. - 14682

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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

What's in a Hypnosis Technique?

By Manuel Wiggins

In fact the techniques of hypnosis are something more than mere moving a small watch in front of an individual's eyes to make him sleep.

It's not so much about technique but about character. That's right, character or the ability to deal with people with integrity. Hypnosis is a practice that's based on trust. In order for hypnotherapy to succeed, there must be rapport and trust between hypnotist and client. If all a hypnotist brings to the table is a single hypnosis technique, with little focus on building goodwill and understanding with a client, then his venture is sure to fail.

On the other hand, to be close to some techniques, we may find two of them. Firstly, the pure hypnosis technique, and the other is the profession one. You have to know the difference between them.

What is the most succeeded Hypnosis Technique?

As soon as you are settling on the matter that communication is the corner stone of hypnosis, you may begin to select the hypnosis technique. That best one!

It's all a matter of choice really. There is no consensus on what the best hypnosis technique is. Regarding induction, or the beginning phase of hypnosis, some hypnotists use soothing verbal techniques to get clients to relax and open to suggestibility. Some others utilize machinery to aid in inducing the hypnotic trance.

When the individual is hypnotized, the hypnotist will try to let him view some topics related to his problem. You should consider that the basic objective is to let the individual imagine his case in his thoughts, try to deal with effectively, and may get a solution too.

Conversational hypnosis is another type of techniques. In this technique, no heavy trances may be presented at all. You have to begin a conversation with the individual and concentrate on the problem, showing little suggestions and let him alone find his own chosen solution.

The suitable for you is issue of effectiveness and style

Bottom Line in selecting Hypnosis Techniques

When you aware the succeeded hypnosis technique, you will deal with the topic principles. Recognizing the types of characters may be useful to go ahead in that field. Don't forget to gain a mutual trust and respect during your deal with your customer. You have to know how to listen to others, coming close to them via understanding and interesting. Then taking the suitable approach will not be hard.

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The Best Self Hypnosis Techniques For Self Improvement

By Louise Servage

Learning self hypnosis can be a lot easier than it sounds. It can be learned in the quiet of your own home without spending any money on things like books, audio tapes, expensive visits to hypnotists or spiritual gurus.

By practicing a few of the best self hypnosis techniques, you can achieve a state of deep relaxation. Finding yourself a comfortable place where you will have complete quiet is one of the first things you should aim for. You don't want to be disturbed while trying to learn self hypnosis.

You will also need to learn how to completely relax all your muscles and whether this is best achieved by sitting up or laying down. Learning what you need to do once in a subconscious state is also very important.

Going Under

Reaching a subconscious state can often be referred to as "going under". Generally this means that the conscious mind is "asleep" and the subconscious mind is more accessible. You will be able to achieve this yourself after learning some basic self hypnosis techniques.

It should be noted that various people use various techniques to put themselves under so use what works for you. You might also come up with self hypnosis techniques of your own that aren't listed here.

Firstly chose a comfortable and quiet place where you will not be disturbed. Reaching the subconscious state can often take quite a while, so you need to know that you will not be interrupted for some time. you need a place that will offer you complete solitude and sanctuary. Remember to turn off phones and any other items that may disturb you, you will need complete concentration.

Focus on your breathing, relax every muscle in your body and concentrate on not thinking about anything at all. Soon, you'll find yourself in a deep state of relaxation. This is as close to sleep as you can get without actually falling asleep. Once there, you can do whatever you want to do.

Many people often have a manuscript they use while they are under to help them achieve a goal. The script is often a mantra to aid in things like quitting smoking, dieting, improving their memory or to learn self love. Most often it is used for some form of self improvement.

It is your own personal preference as to what goals you wish to achieve with self hypnosis. It may be for self improvement, it could just as easily be simply a way to relax from the stresses of day to day life. Only you will know what you want and need. With enough practice, you will soon become a master at self hypnosis.

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Control stress with hypnosis.

By Dr. Phil Hariram

Without doubt hypnosis is a very effective treatment of stress. Stress results when a person feels that the task ahead of him is greater than the resources he can muster. Once he feels he is not up to the task, stress begins. Hypnosis changes his belief and hence strengthens his ability to cope. He now feels he has the tools to do the task efficiently.

Dr. Lipton said that up to 90% of diseases are caused by stress. Persistent stress starves vital organs of nutrients and oxygen. This is fine on the odd occasion but when it becomes persistent, diseases are likely.

Stress develops when you feel you cannot cope with situations around you. It is not the problems you face that causes stress but your perception that it is difficult that results in stress. Stress follows when you feel you cannot cope. After hypnosis, you have a change in perception, belief and expectation. You now believe that you can cope very well and as a result stress disappears.

Things that created extreme stress can be converted to tasks you can easily do because, following hypnosis, you have the belief that you have the resources to handle what you confront with little effort on your part.

During treatment, the hypnotist takes you down into a very relaxed deep sleep. The brainwave changes from beta, left brain, to theta, right brain. When the brain is in theta brainwave pattern, the filters that prevent contrary messages reaching the Subconscious Mind, relaxes and allows some unfiltered messages through. The hypnotist is now able to change attitude, belief and expectation.

Hypnosis is without doubt a powerful and safe treatment of stress and anxiety. Meditation is an effective tool and recommended for stress. It is, however, very difficult to see how a stressed person can relax, and if he or she cannot relax, meditation becomes very difficult. It is better to have hypnosis as an immediate treatment and use meditation for the long term and overall life enhancement.

Anyone who has had stress will tell you it is a very unpleasant thing. Stress pushes aside all the fun things in your life. It steals enjoyment. Anxiety, rage, depression and anger are commonly associated with stress. You are also less creative and regularly make unnecessary mistakes. You lose your libido.

The most important concern about stress, is that it triggers the fight or flight reaction. This reaction prepares us for action when threatened with danger and shuts off oxygen and nutrients to some important organs while stimulating the heart. Continued stress could, therefore, affect these organs. This is the reason why researchers believe it is responsible for up to 90% of diseases.

Hypnosis is not just a treatment for stress. By the way it works, it can change many aspects of our lives. It has changed the lives of numerous people and most of the time it is because it creates a positive attitude in peoples lives.

During hypnosis, the hypnotist will give you very powerful and effective post hypnotic suggestions not just on how to cope with your current situation but generally on all aspects of your life. He is likely to say, you are calm and relaxed. You will confront any situation calmly and know that if it can be done, you are very capable and competent and you can do it. This type of post hypnotic suggestion will help you to approach your next task with the attitude that it can be done. All you have to do is find the best way rather than thinking you cannot do it.

When looking for the best long term treatment for stress, consider hypnotherapy for a safe and effective way forward. It can change how you view life in general by creating a state of heightened awareness during right brain activity. The right brain does not analyze or filter like the left brain. It accepts suggestions readily and once accepted, the beneficial results soon follow.

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Monday, October 27, 2008

Can YOU imagine a simple self-development tool...

It promises to help you think FASTER and SHARPER.

It says it can grant you LIMITLESS ENERGY, help you to think like a GENIUS, and enable you to RELEASE all stresses and tension.

I'm talking, naturally, about the latest self-development tool to hit the shelves.

It's called the Brain Evolution System - a six-level meditation program that uses special sounds to help influence brainwaves.

Now, in the self-development world, everybody knows that meditation is GOOD.

It can bring a million untold benefits. And yet how many of us truly have time to quieten our minds for hours on end each day?

Well, that's where the Brain Evolution System comes in.

The Brain Evolution System - or BrainEv, for short - uses something known as "brainwave entrainment" to help skip years of unnecessary meditation.

It uses specially manipulated sounds to help influence brainwaves, putting the mind into a deep state of meditation within minutes of listening - removing the need for countless hours of mind-quietening, Zen-monk-like practice.

But we've heard all of this before - with ineffective programs such as Holosync and Hemi-Sync.

What sets BrainEv apart from it's competitors, claim the developers, is it's patent-pending 3 Point Dynamic Entrainment Audio Process. This means BrainEv uses three different entrainment methods at the same time - stopping the brain getting too accustomed to one particular pattern, and more closely-matching how brainwaves really work.

Sounds impressive... But does the Brain Evolution System really live up to its claims?

Well, to put it to the test - I decided to try it myself for two whole months!

To begin, I ordered the entire package from the official website at

Now, before even using the program, I was impressed at the integrity of the company. I was immediately given a free 21-day trial of level one, with an option to cancel before I was billed a single cent.

So, I tried it out.

The first level can only be described as a true soundscape. With it's natural, "distant" etheric feel, you could tell a million things were going on in the background - yet couldn't help but just relax and let them float by.

Now, I've listened to a lot of relaxation music - so I'm used to trickling waterfalls and singing bowls. But this audio was genuinely POWERFUL. You could feel it working, influencing your brainwaves, and helping you to relax further.

It's recommended you listen to each 30-minute level once per day, six days a week, for a whole month. Then you move onto the next level - finishing all six levels within six months.

Well, after my first listening session, I instantly felt more relaxed. My head was less "foggy" - and I enjoyed a focus and clarity I'd not experienced in quite some time. It's hard to explain, however I had a smile on my face - and didn't really know why!

I continued throughout the first month - and saw a truly noticeable difference in my behavior. I became more and more relaxed and calm. My brain seemed to operate faster, and I became more quick-witted. My confidence continued to improve, without any real effort.

Then, near the end of the first month, the full CD package landed at my door.

This was a professionally-packaged six-CD set, with a user guide, and a free two month supply of the mind-sharpening Acuity supplement - specially designed to help "fuel" the mind when using BrainEv.

During the second month, I worked with level two. And I can honestly say that - again - I began noticing real differences.

Now, I'm not a person that enjoys writing positive reviews. It's much easier to slander than praise. But once again, the Brain Evolution System made a very definite, positive impact.

Colleagues commented on my permanent state of happiness. I felt much more relaxed, even during the most stressed-out periods of my day. My thinking speed DEFINITELY increased - and the tablets helped boost my focus even further. Creative spurts increased. My reading speed rocketed. I found myself coming up with more elegant solutions to problems. I also found myself soaking up information more rapidly than before.

And another thing: I began waking up after just five hours of sleep. This simple meditation program was reducing my usual EIGHT HOURS down to just five - thanks to 30 minutes of listening, six times a week.

So, does the Brain Evolution System work?

During my two-month trial, it genuinely delivered an impressive set of results - all exactly as promised.

It helped SHARPEN my mind, REDUCE my stress levels, and INCREASE my energy.

Yes, I've tried meditation programs and brainwave CDs before, but never with the powerful results that the Brain Evolution System provided.

The developers claim that's down to the fact that it utilizes a "3 Point Dynamic Entrainment Audio Process" to influence brainwaves. They provide a series of fancy graphics and video features to explain it all in greater detail. They even provide online support videos for each progressive level.

I'm not entirely sure what all of that really means.

But what I do know is that the Brain Evolution System helped clear the foggy mind of a usually critical reviewer.

And - at least for me - that's worth the price-tag a hundred times over.

(Oh, and yes - you can be sure I'll continue using this package right through to level six!)

BrainEv Pros: Powerful results, professional package, round-the-clock support.

BrainEv Cons: Still requires 30 minutes of your time, 6 days a week.

Verdict: BUY IT, without hesitation!

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Saturday, October 25, 2008

Conversational Hypnosis Techniques

By Paul Green

Conversational hypnosis is the ability to influence the subconscious mind through the use of an assortment of techniques. Conversational hypnosis techniques include using specific words, certain tone of voice and conversational prompts to persuade the listener. People in Sales, advertising and marketing use conversational hypnosis techniques extensively in order to influence their customers and persuade them to buy their products. But it is also a tool you can use in your daily life.

Are you having trouble having people, such as coworkers take you seriously? Have you had trouble in your love life? Now may be the time to consider learning conversational hypnosis techniques. This art uses easy techniques to control the psyche of the people around you. It may even manipulate their subconscious view of you. Not only are these techniques simple, they are also very useful for everyday living.

If you want to learn about conversational hypnosis techniques, you might consider attending a seminar, a workshop, or even buy a program that will teach you online. Online learning programs help you to learn this art in your own home, on your own time. You will use ebooks, manuals, CD'S, or DVD's. One advantage of this style of learning is that your friends and family will never have to know that you are learning these techniques! They will not realize that you are learning how to influence them in a new way!

Conversational hypnosis is based on the hypnosis technique, but is also paired with language that is carefully created. Together, this hypnosis method makes it simple to appear irresistible, as you weave in specific language to achieve your objective.

Think about how many times you have been in a store and bought a product based solely on an advertisement, or series of advertisements, you saw on television. The ads most likely used some of the same conversational hypnosis techniques you will learn through a course or book on the subject.

If your subject already has a relationship with you, the job will be even easier, as the first step in conversational hypnosis is to develop an affinity with the person you wish to manipulate. In your coursework, you will learn additional steps you'll need to take, such as using the power of suggestion and knowing how to confuse the issue. These conversational hypnosis techniques will allow you to sway the behavior and thoughts of your chosen subject in your favor, allowing you a great deal of control in most any situation.

You must learn to use conversational hypnosis techniques in a proper manner in order to be successful. If you have the desire to gain control of your relationship in your professional or personal life, you should look into reading a book about conversational hypnosis. Or, you may take it to the next level and join a class. By learning about this technique you will learn how to have great relationships without a lot of effort. - 14682

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Subliminal Messaging Explained

By Greg Frost

Many people do not really understand the concept of subliminal messaging, and it's understandable considering how it's not a widely known phenomenon. So what exactly is subliminal messaging? It is a technique whereby messages are conveyed to the subconscious, rather than through the conventional consciousness.

These subliminal messages are often in the form of words, sounds, or images that are designed in such a way that a person is made unaware of their presence because they fall below a person's normal aural registers. But just because we cannot consciously hear a message does not mean that it is necessarily non-existent.

These subliminal messages are usually embedded into a form of media. Typically, images are flashed faster than the eye can perceive, and sounds are played at a frequency beyond which no normal human can consciously hear. Despite not being able to process them on a conscious level, on the subconscious level however, these "hidden" messages can be deciphered and processed.

Subliminal messaging is everywhere. Yet because of everything that is physically happening around us, our minds automatically shut out the unnecessary information and treat them as "background noise". We are aware of them however, just on a far lower level than what our conscious mind makes us focus on.

Take for example this scenario: You're at a party, and you're mingling with some of your friends. As you're chatting away, you notice someone in the opposite end of the room. They're known by many to spread rumors about others, so you begin to wonder if your name ever came up. The person makes their way closer to your group, but remains far enough to appear out of earshot. Yet as you continue to mingle with your friends, your mind would have subconsciously taken notice of the rumor-monger, and the minute you hear your name being mentioned, your mind focuses your attention to the rumor-monger, because somewhere at the back of your mind you've unwittingly made the rumor-monger a focal point.

Subliminal messaging works more or less the same way, as you may not be aware of the messages you are receiving, but your subconscious may already be processing and deciphering the information before you can be made fully conscious of it. There have been many instances where advertisers and marketers have leveraged on this by using subliminal messaging in their advertisements, be it in print, radio, or television. The power of words and images is often underestimated. Whether spoken, read, or viewed, subliminal messaging does have the power to influence people's behavior and thought patterns.

While subliminal messaging has been used in advertisements and commercials, it can also be used for self development, and it is in fact the best technique to consider if you're seeking self-improvement. A lot of people all over the world are turning to self-help audio; in fact the industry is valued around $50 million today, and counting. This shows that people believe in the power of subliminal messaging and how it can enable them to unlock their true potential. Some of the more common areas where subliminal messaging have been used for such self-improvement products include improving self confidence, weight loss, and even enhancing one's sex drive.

So you see, subliminal messaging isn't all that bad. All it does is activate the parts of your brain that you aren't consciously using, and unlock the full potential of your mind to your advantage. - 14682

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Friday, October 24, 2008

Understand The Secrets Of Advanced Cosmic Ordering

By Khristy-Belle Strand

Suppose for a moment that you had access to a cosmic ordering service and if you wanted something, all you had to do was think of it and it would appear before you. That would be amazing, wouldn't it? The incredible thing is that every one of us can already do this - but most of us, even with limitless options continue to choose the same thing over and over again.

Look at life as a menu containing every possible food - but you just look at one line of that menu and keep ordering the bread every time! Maybe you just haven't bothered to investigate the possibilities; or you feel like you only deserve what you already have.

Imagine that you are fabulously wealthy. Picture yourself doing all of the things you've always wanted to do with no worries about anything. Imagine a permanent vacation, traveling by means of your private jet.

You would wear only the finest clothing and always look incredible. If you can visualize this and keep it in your mind for a few minutes, you are already on your way to achieving this goal. Most people have a very hard time imagining this kind of life for themselves and the idea of cosmic ordering seems like something which they will never be able to accomplish. So what is this cosmic ordering anyway?

Advanced cosmic ordering is something that can work for the majority of us - those of us who have tried cosmic ordering before and not met with the results we wanted. This involves a total reprogramming of your subconscious to eliminate the negative programming most of us receive from childhood on.

Over the years, this negative programming becomes internalized and holds us back from getting the things that we want for ourselves. This feeling that you can't have or worse yet, don't deserve success is reinforced by feeling envious of the success of others.

When you think that you don't deserve to do well, you shouldn't be surprised when you don't do well.

Quantum physics shows us different ways to think about the Universe. Unlike the physics you had in school, the rules are new. It answers questions why some people get more than others do.

Your brain emits energy which is capable of affecting the smallest particle known to man - the quark. When a quark leaps from one level to another, it is called a quantum leap. When this change happens, the quark changes the properties of the atom containing it. Just think - if your mind can influence this change, than you can accomplish anything!

Most people don't believe that changing your mind changes your circumstances. That's because they tried it once and watched and waited, half-heartedly believing. In the laws of quantum physics, the observer changes what they observe just by watching it. If you watch a process and don't believe it works but continue on out of duty, the process never turns out the way you want. You are the observer and changed what you observed, but not in a positive way.

With instruction and practice, you can use the cosmic ordering system to get what you want; this is something which the ancients knew. The cosmic ordering system is a part of every religion in the form of prayer. But most of us listen to neither what religion or science has to tell us and instead continue to lead unsatisfying lives.

Training yourself to ask for what you want will take some work, but there are new technologies which can clear out those negative thought patterns and help you to achieve this. New technologies have given us a way to speed the process along.

Advanced cosmic ordering uses new developments in audio technology. By listening to special frequencies called binaural tones, you can tune your brain waves to the necessary frequency to communicate with the universe. This is the state which Buddhist monks spend years of meditation trying to reach.

In combination with subliminal affirmations and self-hypnosis recordings, binaural sound helps you get rid of negative patterns and begin seeing results fast.

Advanced cosmic ordering can work for you. Once you master the techniques, everything you want will begin coming your way - but you'll have to work at it too. - 14682

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Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Mind Dynamics To Improve Your Life

By Felicity Tan

The mind has its own unlimited source of power which can be unleashed through mind dynamics. Therefore one should never actually underestimate the mind's capabilities. It has great strength and if you use it properly it can work wonders and create magic in your life. Such power will be able to bring about dynamic changes to a person's life.

Your mind is divided into two parts, known as the conscious and subconscious. Generally we are unaware of just what it occurring with our subconscious mind, yet it is this which is much larger and far more active than our conscious one is.

Mind dynamics involves you understanding your subconscious mind and then using it to bring about effective changes in your life. It involves you learning various techniques which allow you to unlock the doors of the subconscious mind to discover the power within it.

After becoming familiar with your subconscious minds thoughts then you will be able to start recognizing the flaws in your life. The results you get from self analysis may be strange, but they can in turn help you to look at the life you have in a different light.

Through mind dynamics you can control the fears, anxiety and other negative emotions that you are having. All you need to do is apply a few of the basics regarding mind dynamics to your life which can help you to make more informed decisions. This in turn will help you to decide what path in life you will take.

Mind dynamics deal with helping to adapt a positive attitude which then proves beneficial in all areas of the person's life, be it their career, their family or their relationships. This sense of well-being they have allows them to bring all their dreams to reality and infuses them with a new feeling of happiness and peace that presents them with a feeling of security.

There are many techniques used in the process of mind dynamics, including hypnosis. In order to obtain the best results a person needs to fill their life with positive feelings and learn to deal with all situations as optimistically as possible.

It is through mind dynamics one is able to make improvements in all areas of one's life. The world we live in today is one that does not provide us with time to reflect on our own desires and secrets. However, using mind dynamics one can make time for oneself and turn something from the impossible into the possible. - 14682

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Practice Self Affirmations Effectively

By Ethan Beh

There's a lot of talk by people claiming that practicing self affirmations is really effective. That it can really bring positive changes to many different areas of their lives. However, many others do not experience this. They claim that despite practicing self affirmations, they don't see any results from it.

So why are there 2 opposing opinions? What creates the difference between the 2 groups?

Before we get into that, let us know what self affirmation is first. Doing self affirmations means to repetitively affirm to yourself the thing that you desire to have or achieve. It is done by just saying out the affirmation repeatedly. Somewhat similar to reciting or chanting. Self affirmations can be done for anything you desire.

Have a look at this example of a positive self affirmation;

- "Everyday in every way I am getting stronger and stronger"

A direct statement is OK too. You don't need to use the "everyday in every way". Just a simple "I am becoming...." will do.

Affirmations are made with statements 'I am', 'I can' and 'I will'. Like "I am confident" or "I can be confident" etc.

The Workings Behind Affirmations

Affirmations works because of the power of intention. When you practice affirmations, you are declaring your intention to the universe and everything in it. It is not just a mere verbal practice. The universe helps you in the background to achieve your goals when you do affirmations.

When we imagine something vividly and intensely, our brains cannot differentiate between the visualization and reality. It will accept it as the real thing. The more intense it is, the more likely it will be accepted as reality. It is the same with affirmations. Practice your affirmations with emotion and intensity and the more likely it will be accepted by the brain. This is how affirmations work.

And when you repeat the affirmation many times, it will be more and more 'real' to the brain.

So how comes affirmations doesn't work for some people?

Now if that's the case, why do many people claim that self affirmations don't work? Does the power of intention really work? Will your brain feel that what you are affirming is not actually the truth?

Well there are mainly 2 reasons why it does not work for some people.

First of all it is because they are doing the affirmations the wrong way, without any power, passion, intensity or emotion. If you chant affirmations in a weak and non-enthusiastic manner, it will never work. That statement will not be accepted by your brain or the universe. There is no power of intention in it. Don't practice affirmations just for the sake of it, don't just go through the motions with it. Do it correctly, which is with belief and power.

The second reason is due to lack of congruency after practicing the affirmation. After the doing the affirmation, you must also put in your effort to make it work. You must try your best to be congruent with it.

That is the mind-set to have when it comes to practicing affirmations. Affirmations should not be considered as the end all solution. We must work with it. Be determined to help the affirmation take effect by putting in the effort to change our lives to reflect the affirmation. - 14682

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Sunday, October 19, 2008

Bringing Family Closer With the Law of Attraction

By Dick Ingersoll

With the law of attraction, you will discover that you can do anything. You can focus on the family aspect, you can focus on yourself, you can focus on your career, but you can also work on anything else that you desire to. With the law of attraction, you can accomplish anything that you must do. Initially, you will want to focus on yourself and focus on ways that you can bring yourself closer to feeling whole and happy.

The first step of the law of attraction is to identify what it is that you want. You might want to bring your family closer, but be more detailed in what you want. You will find that there is a lot of things that can be focused on when it comes to the family, but you have to get specific. You must think about what part of the family relationship that you need to focus on and what it will take for you to bring the family closer to your own ideal image.

The second portion of the law of attraction is to learn how to release the negative energy and substitute it with positive energy. It is so much harder to do this when you are thinking about the family. You must get everyone onboard with the idea and you are going to have to get onboard with the notion as well. You will discover that this will only function properly if you learn how to get everyone in on the idea too. You will need to sit down and have a few family talks so that you can bring the family closer.

If you would like to honestly give the law of attraction a chance to work in your family, then you must consider the reality that you will have to get everyone to give the theory an opportunity to work. Have every member of your family utilize the law of attraction in a manner that will accompany the family's foremost goal. You will want to make sure that no one's objective conflicts with another since it will end up tearing the family apart. You will want to make sure that you stop and think about the way the family reacts to the law of attraction theory and you may want to get family counseling involved.

Moving on to the third step of the law of attraction, you all need to act like a family. This means that you must put your family nights together and learn how to share time with each other. You will need to be comfortable with the fact that the family needs to start behaving like a family. You must all sit down and have your evening meal together. Talk at breakfast, work together, spend time as a family, and have some fun together. This is the step where you must act like you are family.

You will want to consider that there is a lot to do when it comes to working as a family and it is a long way down the road before you have the perfect family image. You might even want to think about how you can find success in the family, instead of working towards the ideal family image. The perfect family image is always blemished anyway, but working towards family unity and happiness.

There is much to gain from the personal strength that you will get from the law of attraction, but you will also come to see that this is something that the whole family can gain from. You will want to be sure that you allow yourself some time to think about your energy and the energy of the family. - 14682

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Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Ideas For Remembering Your Past Lives

By Georgia Kirsten

Do you know there are many more individuals who do believe in reincarnation than there are that do not? For some it is a way of life as in the instance of Buddhists and Hindus, as part of their religious beliefs. While many may be merely curious or looking to explore answers to some of the mysteries of life, many others may consider that it just makes the most sense when considering past lives. There are an assortment of ways to find out more about your past lives.


One of the best ways to learn about your past lives is to begin a journal. You should write down the things you experience, even those experiences that may seem insignificant. While including the way you feel about any event, since our emotions are the strongest clues we have, that may relate to a past life. Journaling your experiences creates a written record that can aid you in piecing your clues together when using it later as a reference.

Try looking at your present life for clues. Make a list of things that you like and dislike for everything from fashion, childhood and food to architecture, cultures, climates and historical time periods. Include everything you can think of like talents, occupations, times you felt dj vu, animals, personality traits, phobias, scars and birth marks.

Write about your dreams. Sometimes past lives come through very clearly when we dream. At other times we get little hints. Past and present and combine in a dream and give us symbols that may have meaning for you in both the past and the present. Before you fall asleep, give yourself the suggestion that you want to learn about your past lives. Write down anything and everything you can remember.

Past Life Regression Therapy

Professional past life regression therapists can be most helpful, since they are able to guide you through a regression and then aid you with the interpretation of the information you receive. You will find there are a few places for training and certifying these types of therapist, for instance the International Association of Past Life Therapists and the International Association for Regression and Research and Therapies both train and certify professional therapists. You may be able to find such a therapist in your area.


You can explore your past lives while using the various methods of meditation. Meditation is a very private means of finding out more about your past lives. Although, many individuals may have a hard time trusting any incoming information, you should do your best to trust your instincts and feelings.

At times meditation may seem like daydreaming, when the images are coming to you and then leaving again, however, you may come across some very important information. You should write these down to ponder over later. Since our minds are so very suggestible, it can retrieve the information you ask it too. Keep in mind that if you tell yourself that you cannot do it, you will not be able to do so, because of the negative thought you have planted.

Visual stimulus such as candle flames can be very beneficial for some individuals during meditation, while others may find sound to be very stimulating. You might consider the use of a therapists, recorded guided meditation session or simple repeated sounds, such as "om" or even Tibetan bells.

Some interesting benefits have recently been found in audio technology using a process called binaural beats. This uses slightly different frequencies of sound waves, playing in each ear and has results of instance relaxation, similar to that of experienced Zen monks during their meditations.

Whichever method appeals most to you make sure you can meditate in an area that is peaceful and that you won't be disturbed.

Lie down or sit in a comfortable position, while being in a receptive and positive frame of mind. You will focus on relaxing your muscles while quieting your mind. When undesirable concerns enter your mind, simply acknowledge them and then let then pass, however it may take some practice to do so. You should focus on your heart, while not expecting anything but relaxing. When questions arise, ask them and then let them go. The answers will come to you, when you least expect them.

The images you receive will help you resolve something in your life, and that is what is important whatever your belief in reincarnation. It may not always be possible to prove that these images really are from a previous life, although many people do get enough information to actually research and verify names, places and events.

Some individuals find that the people they love in this life were there with them in a previous life, although their relationship may vary. For instance a mother may have been a sister or even a wife in a previous lifetime.

No matter the initial belief of some individuals, concerning past lives or reincarnation, many individuals who do try regression may find that the information they receive can be extremely interesting and helpful. - 14682

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Monday, October 13, 2008

Common Methods of Cleansing Our Chakras

By Anne-Marie Laureaut

Since our chakras are directly influenced by everything around us such as the technique to regular cleansing of our chakras logically follows that we should take our environment into consideration as well. To achieve balance and harmony, the physical, intellectual, emotional and spiritual aspects of our being also needs cleansing in order to heal our energy systems. This is necessary since all aspects of our existence are interconnected and are necessary to function harmoniously for healthy and vibrant living.

Following are some of the common chakra cleansing methods that have been in use for thousands of years.

1. Smudging with certain herbs and plants like white sage can clear certain types of negative energy obstacles in your energy points. Simply go inside a room with the door and windows closed and burn some white sage and let the smoke fill the room; remain in the room for a few minutes.

2. Auric brushing with the hands or the aid of gemstones and crystals is one of the highly effective chakra cleansing technique. Caution must be taken however that the practice should only be performed by a well-practiced individual since there is the possibility of serious damage rather than successful healing due to the inherent powers of the gemstones and crystals employed in the process.

3. Live healthy by eating the proper diet, drinking plenty of water and fruit juices coupled with regular sleep and rest should be an individuals norm instead of maintaining a hectic daily schedule. A healthy lifestyle is highly recommended in order to preserve our energy systems.

4. Performing regular physical and breathing exercises are also necessary to achieve and maintain the health and stability of our chakras. The obvious benefits of exercise to our body are also an important consideration in doing physical activities and appropriate breathing techniques.

5. Connect with the wonders and magic of nature. Learning to appreciate the nature has a wonderful influence in the function of our energy systems.

6. Since each individual colors have different vibrations that affect different elements of a person, you can effectively perform chakra cleansing by looking at real color or simply by visualizing them.

7. Music has long been known as a way by which we achieve relaxation. Listening to music is a very helpful chakra cleansing strategy because a relaxed chakra is one that functions at optimum level and equally benefits the corresponding endocrine system connected to it.

8. Stimulating our mental power and engaging in worthwhile intellectual pursuits are critical factors to maintain a healthy chakra. The mind rests in the mental aura and this level of the aura needs to be stimulated or it will slow down, accelerating the aging process. We need to be learning, interested, and passionate about something at all times in our lives.

9. Allocating a few minutes daily for reflection on the days events is also a powerful chakra cleansing method. Spending some time alone and giving serious thought to our daily happenings and situation gives us a clearer perspective and awareness of everything that affects us and our environment.

10. Practicing love of self is also important as it teaches us survival and self preservation. It also makes us more able to love others.

11. Be aware of your emotions and express them to others responsibly. Repressed thoughts and feelings create energy jams that block the flow of energy and prevent good health.

12. Introducing creativity in our daily activities helps us keep healthy and calm. Creativity is not the exclusive domain of the arts we can apply it to our everyday activities!

13. Coming to terms with our past and having an appreciation of its meaning can provide us a deep understanding of our objective as a human being.

14. Honesty and truthfulness in all areas of our lives keeps us healthy and gives us vibrant energy. Values anchored on respect, trust, decency, honesty and truthfulness help make us a productive and responsible member of the society.

15. Prayer is also a central element of our health and energy systems. Prayer allows us to communicate with a Higher Being who can help us achieve emotional balance and stability. Prayer helps quiet down our minds to make us receptive to everything around us.

All the above methods of chakra cleansing are very important. However, it takes practice and a realization of your love for yourself and others before you can truly understand and use them for chakra cleansing. It is not necessary to use them all at the same time but it is recommended to start off with one or two or three and continue to add methodologies over time. Chakra cleansing is not achieved instantaneously, it is a constant and lifetime process (just like chakras are continually in motion) in order to achieve and maintain a healthy balance among all the elements involved. - 14682

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Friday, October 10, 2008

After Enlightenment Then What?

By Drs Bil and Cher Holton

Every swept floor invites another sweep. Each child bathed invites another washing. Every lawn mowed demands another mowing. Each breath taken requires another breath.

The sun rises each morning and sets every evening. The moon glows each night. Tides ebb and flow each day. Birds sing perfect songs today and sing them again tomorrow.

Oysters open their shells when the moon is high in the heavens. The chambered nautilus forms a new chamber in its spiraled shell every lunar month.

When we breathe, we do not stop inhaling because we have breathed in all of the oxygen we will ever need. We stop because we have gotten all the oxygen we need for that particular inhalation.

When we exhale we stop breathing out so we can prepare for the next inhalation. We will need to breathe again, however, no matter how perfectly we have inhaled and exhaled.

What these scenarios are telling us is what is completed means completing again.

So what do we do after we become enlightened? We become more enlightened. Once we are consciously one with the Infinite Isness there is a tendency to think we are finished, that we are finished, that we have reached the pinnacle of our perfection.

But nothing can be further from the truth. There is a Zen saying which goes like this: Before enlightenment, mountains are mountains and rivers are rivers. At the moment one is enlightened, mountains cease to be mountains and rivers are no longer rivers. After enlightenment, mountains are once more mountains and rivers are again rivers.

A current version of this Zen koan comes from Unity minister, Jim Rosemergy who reminds us: "Mystics do not turn from the world because they turn to God. They remain in the world but not of the world. Even mystics have bills to pay.".

Once we are enlightened, that is, once we positively, absolutely, without a doubt realize we are God expressing as us, we stay in the world, but not of the world to demonstrate to others the path of enlightenment.

That is our Great Commission: to fully demonstrate our divinity and help others to do the same. It is the same commission expressed in Matthew 28:19-20.

We will share the New Revised Standard Version and then offer a metaphysical interpretation from the New Metaphysical Version of Matthew to add spiritual depth.

After His resurrection Jesus announced to His disciples in verse 19:

"Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit."

ontologically Jesus was referring to three specific nations: our body, mind, and soul. Baptizing the nations means purifying our body, mind, and soul from unhealthy worldly attachments.

We are to do this 'in the 'name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.' Name signifies 'in the nature of.' And, ontologically speaking Father, Son, and Holy Spirit represent the three aspects of Divine Order (Mind, Idea, Expression).

So, we are to cleanse our body, mind, and soul by becoming one with the nature of the Christ Presence within us so we can divinely orchestrate our experience.

Matt. 20 says in the New Revised Standard Version: "Teach them to obey everything I have commanded you, remembering that I am with you always, even to the end of the world.""

Metaphysically 'teach them' means to exemplify our talk with integrity. 'I am with you always' means we have an indivisible, unshakable, universal oneness with Spirit. To the 'end of the world' means going from one level of spiritual awareness to another.

Matthew 20 means we are to walk our talk by letting our Christ Light shine as we achieve one level of enlightenment, one level of refinishing, to another.

So, what can we do after we are enlightened?

We remain in the world but not of the world. We live as enlightened beings in cities, towns, and communities. We light up the world with our example. Like the enlightened ones who became enlightened before us we will teach others how to teach others.
We will appear as typical men and women, but our values and the manner in which we live, move, and have our being will show our acceptance of our higher calling.

We might have human challenges, but we will not be bound by them. We may wear glasses or contact lenses, hearing aids or pace makers, but we will not be limited by them.

We may take medicine or require hospital stays, but we will not be imprisoned by them. We may find ourselves in a world that is not perfect, but we will not be bound by that imperfection.

We will be in the finishing and refinishing business. We will pot and repot ourselves every day. We will renew and continue to renew ourselves. We will tool and re-tool ourselves constantly.

We will continue to work toward our enlightenment because enlightenment is a verb, not a noun. It is a process, an unfolding, a movement from one exhilarating level of consciousness to another. - 14682

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Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Regain Your Life and Health With Chakra Meditation

By Anne-Marie Laureaut

Meditation has been around for around two thousand years, it's been a way of life for mankind. In fact every religion that is practiced by men uses some sort of meditation as a way of achieving a higher form of spiritual consciousness.

From its initial use by religious priests, the practice of meditation has also been gradually employed by ordinary people as they too discovered its various benefits.

For those who are new to meditation, it is simply the practice of concentrated and intense focus on sounds, objects, ideas, breathing rhythm, action or movement to be able to intensify perception, cut down stress, enhance relaxation, personal and spiritual growth.

Although meditation techniques have originally been practiced along religious traditions and beliefs in order to build up spiritual knowledge and awareness of ultimate reality, it can also be employed by anyone in order to relieve stress and pain.

In fact with more understanding of what meditation can do, Western medical practitioners have started to use this more because it's a better way for one to cope with health issues, it's also been believed to help alleviate some physical ailments. They have made it part of the regular practice of traditional medical treatment.

It is rather interesting when you see that medical clinics and hospitals across the nation have been offering meditation as a method for patients to improve their health. In fact meditation is now being used as a method of treatment for some diseases, and also as an additional therapeutic process for comprehensive treatment programs, and a way of improving people who have chronic health problems and their way of living.

Current health care application of meditation focuses on three particular approaches: transcendental meditation, relaxation response meditation and mindfulness meditation (also referred to as mindfulness-based stress reduction).

Meditation centers on the seven major chakras, which correspond to the body's major endocrine glands, the power and of course the environment of the universe.

If you would practice meditation for at least 30 minutes a day it will contribute to your balanced and harmonious interdependent functions of the major chakras with one another.

You will notice the energy flowing from the root, sacral, solar plexus, heart, throat, third eye, and finally the crown chakras while meditating. Your whole body's biological, emotional, and spiritual aspects become more nourished and balance the body cleansing physical, emotional and spiritual toxins.

Since chakra meditation requires deep concentration the uninterrupted flow of energy into the body also gives a boost to the major chakras (and their corresponding endocrine counterparts).

For a clearer grasp of chakra meditation, think of it as a turbocharger for the body; a sort of catalytic converter that gathers outside energy and channels the same into useful fuel of the body's chakric system.

And since these energy centers (chakras) are part of our body's physical and metaphysical manifestations, their fine tuned performance affect our daily lives, directly or indirectly, emotionally, physically, intellectually and spiritually.

As previously mentioned, there are various ways to practice chakra meditation; regardless of the methods employed the initial and basic steps are almost all the same; to achieve concentration and allowing the state of focus to spread throughout the whole body.

Although results are not achievable in a short time, you will gradually realize that chakra meditation will eventually give you a different and more positive outlook in terms of your thought processes and in your perception and understanding of events and behaviors. Meditation; excellent benefits have been acknowledged as responsible for people having better lives, both physically and emotionally.

The most notable effect of chakra meditation is that a person's ability to concentrate and awareness are greatly enhanced even only after a week. Imagine if you are performing chakra meditation for years!

Other benefits of chakra meditation is a heightened creativity, and resourcefulness is more enhanced since the perception of people is higher, and they notice more events that are happening around them. Plus with chakra meditation it is noticed that ones sleep is better and deeper. With deep sleep a person's overall health will be improved.

Daily chakra meditation will also decrease stress in your life, from work, family, and inter-personal relationships. This is because you are more able to control your emotions because you have more patience. Also with less stress in your life, health problems will not be so prevalent in your life.

Generally, overall health and well-being is greatly improved when meditation becomes a part of your daily routine. It helps to lower blood pressure which in turn can help prevent strokes and heart disease. It can also help reduce the effect of stress on people who suffer from chronic illnesses.

Although you may only practice meditation for half an hour daily, it will greatly contribute to making your day more relaxing and enjoyable and make you live a healthier, more productive life. - 14682

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Monday, October 6, 2008

Can Hypnosis Really Give You Better Health?

By Fleur Moir-Jones

Hypnosis has been around for a very long time. A lot of people have seen hypnotists on TV or at the fair. Hypnosis used in these ways is generally fun and it is always enjoyable to watch your friend quack like a duck every time the hypnotist says, "Hello".

Only a small number of people recognise that hypnosis can be used for genuinely beneficial health reasons in addition to its role within the entertainment industry.

The success of hypnosis on a person depends on their desire. The differing levels of focus and openness to suggestion are typical of a hypnotised person. Hypnosis CAN be the answer for transforming your life.

A person can increase their health in a number of ways by using the power of hypnosis. For example, re-programming the mind to drink a fruit juice with your evening meal instead of a couple of beers will improve your waistline and the way you feel about yourself (not to mention the improvement in your finances!).

All sorts of negative desires can be replaced with positive ones through hypnosis - a fresh fruit or vegetable smoothie instead of a fizzy soda or nutritious nuts and seeds instead of chocolate perhaps. The possibilties are endless.

Hypnotic solutions are not to be regarded as a complete remedy for everything. You cannot act in a manner you wouldn't normally be inclined to do anyway. A commitment is required on the part of the subject. The person must have the desire to want to get fit at the gym as opposed to slouching in front of the tv for any hypnotic suggestion on that topic to work.

In recent years the medical community has recognized the benefits hypnosis can have on people's health. There are a lot of studies which document solid proof that hypnosis can benefit a huge variety of physical and psychological issues. These include pain relief for cancer patients, phobia sufferers, weight loss cases and anxiety to name but a few.

Prior to the 1950's people who suffered from the likes of vertigo or those afraid of spiders were pretty much left untreated by doctors. Nowadays, mental health professionals are using hypnosis to treat these cerebral subjects. Physical conditions have also received great attention from hypnosis in this same period.

Although hypnosis can permanently relieve some conditions (such as quitting smoking) it can't cure cancer for example. In such cases it is used as a complimentary treatment alongside established medical practices. Hypnosis is however being viewed as a very welcome (and effective) tool by a large number of medical professionals.

The benefits that hypnosis can bring to so many areas of a peoples lives are too vast to cover in this short article. As with any form of alternative therapy it is important to be fully prepared and understand what is involved. If in doubt, speak to your doctor and read up further on this incredible tool. - 14682

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Sunday, October 5, 2008

Difference Between Perception and Reality- Is There One?

By Lorelei F.

You walk into the room at a party and see a handsome man. He has on black jeans and a sexy black shirt. You are attracted to his chic sensuality. You are about to walk over to him when he turns his head and glares at you with a look of disdain. The look is clear. It says, 'Stay away, I'm not interested.'

If you're like most people, you then made a beeline for the buffet and hung out there for the whole evening. You didn't mix, you didn't mingle. You just stood there feeling deflated, waiting for the evening to get done so you could go home and take off this dress- which was clearly a bad choice. Which was why he looked at you like that.

Now suppose you are on the other side and you are the male. Here's what may be happening for you. You have just taken a sip of your cocktail, and it is sour as a green lemon. You purse your lips to try to keep from spitting it out. You are noticing nothing but the bad taste in your mouth- and you are thinking of how to get rid of it without drawing attention.

His look of disdain was actually a reaction to his drink. He never even saw you until later, when he meandered over to the buffet and saw this vision in white. She was lovely, but she had an aloof look on her face. It was an above-it-all look. Still she was very appealing, in an odd sort of way. But he decided he was not up for the certain rejection, and walked away.

Now if we look, both of these people in this story are 100% sure that they know 'reality.' They are sure that they know the very thoughts in each others heads. And that is the difference between perception and reality. And because of their beliefs, which they take as real, these two potential soul mates never even meet.

This kind of thing happens all the time, there is no doubt. We are all thinking that we know how it is and what is happening in others, or in the world at large. But how often are we wrong? How often do we go along, doing or not doing based on what we think- not even realizing that our thoughts are simply our own personal judgments, assessments, past experiences, and a boatload of firmly held beliefs.

Can you imagine how many opportunities we miss that we don't even know about?

In this and future articles we will look at the difference between perception and reality. We will look to see how setting aside limiting beliefs and assumptions can give us miracles in our lives- miracles in romance, career, finances, life-fulfillment, and every other are of life. So stick around, and enjoy the ride. - 14682

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The Positive Effects Of the Seven Chakras

By Jonathan Benjem

Chakras are the focal points of the body where life force energy is generated. Chakra means wheel; and it refers to the spinning sphere of life energy that term represents.

There are six Chakras which are located along the spine and a seventh one above these, removed from the physical element of your body.

We think of these Chakras as being composed of energy; but it is very important to realize that the Chakras are closely related to and have influence over your physical body.

Having your Chakras in the proper alignment will also keep your physical, mental and spiritual health in good condition.


The Muladhara is the Chakra of your lower body. This is also known as the root or base Chakra. This Chakra relates to your survival and other instincts. Muladhara has to do with the potentiality of human life. This Chakra is located in the perineal region, near the base of the spine.

This is the Chakra believed to be influential on the adrenal glands, producing the fight or flight response and other primal behaviors.


The Swadhisthana is the reproductive Chakra and corresponds to the genitals. Also known as the sacral Chakra, this is the Chakra which controls your sexuality and the creative impulse.

This Chakra also governs the production of sex hormones and plays a role in producing mood swings. This Chakra is symbolized by a six petal lotus.


The Manipura is the navel. It is considered to be the solar plexus chakra. This chakra deals with the transitions that are found between base emotions and complex emotions. The chakra itself is in charge of base emotions and complex emotions, and dictates the way that they flow into each other. It deals with the flow of energy, the flow of digestion, and can be compared to the way that the pancreas functions in the body.

This Chakra is responsible for energy flow and digestion - it governs the conversion of food into energy.This Chakra is symbolized by a ten petal lotus.


The Anahata is the heart. This Chakra is responsible for love and other complex emotions, as well as your sense of equilibrium and well being overall. This Chakra corresponds to the thymus gland (located in the chest) and the immune system in the physical body.

This chakra is symbolized by a twelve petal lotus. The love and the compassion are dictated by this chakra.


The Vishudda is the throat. This Chakra is responsible for your faculties of communication. This Chakra corresponds to the thyroid gland in the physical body. This Chakra is symbolized by a sixteen petal lotus.

The Vishudda also governs the process of growth.


The Anja is the eyebrow or the forehead. It is also considered to be the third eye. This chakra is in charge of being a model of its own envisioning. This is the chakra of time, light, and of awareness.

This Chakra is also in charge of the sleep cycle. The symbol of this Chakra is a two petal lotus.


Symbolized by a one thousand petal lotus, the Sahasrara is the seventh and final chakra. It is the chakra of consciousness. It communicates with the rest of the body in the same manner that the pituitary gland does. The Sahsrara is connected to all of the body systems, and is the key player in consciousness. - 14682

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Friday, October 3, 2008

How to Heal Your Past with Meditation

By Dick Ingersoll

We all understand that rolling back time is not a possibility or undoing or correcting bad choices we made in the past, however utilizing meditation we can transform the way we feel about the bad decisions we previously made so that they might stop tormenting us now in the present. We all carry a lot of baggage from the past, those things may include a heart ache, hurt feelings, or bad memories of friends or loved ones that have been untruthful, cheated, or betrayed us, happenings that might have brought us pain, or we might torture ourselves over opportunities we may have missed out on or even wrong choices we made in our lives.

We absolutely cannot allow ourselves to let things in the past we cannot change take over our present lives. Meditation is simply organizing our thoughts in a calming atmosphere. If you take the time to get to know how to heal your past it can enable you to be happy in the present. You might wonder - how can you heal the past? You can look at past situations you cannot change in a brighter light with a new perspective on the events that have hurt you in the past. When you're by yourself in a quiet place begine your meditation.

Think about how whatever might have affected you in the past may even be a an advantage to you. You know how horribly you felt when something or somebody said or did something to you that made you feel that you had no function in life or you were not up to the standards of others. Meditating about how those things affected you helps you to understand how others who are now in the same situation you were in then feel about themselves.

You know how they feel so you maybe can tell them about your past experiences and how you got over it and made a life for yourself. So many of us just need for someone to make time to say Hi or nice day isn't it? Just a kind word to someone who has had a bad day can make a world of difference. My dear sweet mother use to tell me that you can catch more flies with honey. Meditation can make you feel so much more optimistic and give you a different outlook on life in general, it is something very optimistic you can do to help yourself.

What she meant was if you have been around someone that wasn't pleasant or had a bad attitude don't act like that person does, instead just turn the other cheek and it may rub off on the person who has a bad attitude. Meditation could be what causes this happening. So you see meditation can be utilized to turn bad situations into something good or even good situations into something great. Shining the light of the new understanding on those events that happened in the past might help you to have a feeling of acceptance, peace, and happiness. - 14682

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The Hidden Treasures of Chakra Energy

By Jonathan Benjem

Did you know that our bodies have tremendous amounts of energies, which are sufficient to ensure our physical and mental health? This may come as news to many Westerners, but its a fact of life proved and followed by many ancient saints and scholars in countries, like India.

They call the phenomenon as the Chakra Energy. To a layman, it is the energy generated by the seven primary energy centers in the body. Interestingly, all these seven energy centers are situated in the upper half of the body, i.e., from head to the base of spine. These primary energy centers are:

* Root or the Base Chakra (RED) located at the base of the spine, known as the coccyx.

* Spleen Chakra (ORANGE) situated just below the navel.

* Solar Plexus (YELLOW) Chakra situated just above the navel.

* Heart Chakra (GREEN) located in the center of the chest.

* Throat Chakra (BLUE) located at the base of the throat.

* Brow Chakra (INDIGO) situated on the forehead.

* Crown Chakra (VIOLET) located on top of the head.

Though invisible, these Chakras constantly and continuously rotate in the bodies at their stated positions. This movement is responsible for the production of energy, called Chakra Energy.

If their movement is not in sync, the health " physical or mental " is bound to suffer.

So, whats exactly Chakra Energy and how it influences our physical and mental well being? The Chakra System in our body is primarily responsible for the smooth functioning of every organ. As every bodily organ is connected with the brain through a complex web of nerves, the Chakras rotate to provide the necessary energy for all the nerves and organs so that they perform their natural functions in an unhindered manner. They not only rotate, but also the movement of their rotation is so synchronized that they complement each other in a unique way.

If the movement is in sync, the Chakras will produce sufficient energy to ensure physical and mental well being. However, if the movement is not in sync, the energy so produced will not be sufficient and itll invariably result in some body ailment.

Undoubtedly, Chakra Energy plays a decisive role in human lives, but is it possible to work around the Chakras and bring about a balance in their movements? Though Chakra movement is a natural phenomenon, yet you can direct your physical and spiritual energies towards attainment of Chakra balancing. Learning is an art and invariably, a slow process. But if your have determination and perseverance, its an achievable goal. The exercise is pretty simple. Firstly, just sit or lie down in the most comfortable posture with eyes closed. The next part is to relax and feel all the body parts from visible organs to the minutest cell within the body. Don't avoid the distractions, like myriad thoughts. With time, they'll disappear. Keep it going for about half-an-hour to any length of time for as many days as you can. You'll surely feel the difference.

You may ask if achieving physical and emotional well being is so simple, then why are the incidents of such ailments on the rise? The answer is pretty obvious. The advancements in the modern day living have translated into our increasing reliance on the materialistic things. In the worldly pursuits, man has slowly but surely lost contact with the spiritual aspect of his existence. This myopic mindset has robbed humans of their earthiness.

The best part of Chakra Energy is that it is always within your control. You just need a firm determination to balance the Chakra movements and in the process, ensure a healthy and contented existence, both in the physical as well as spiritual realm. - 14682

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How Does Lucid Dreaming Work?

By Trevor Albitt

Lucid Dreaming, also known as conscious dreaming is the practice of remaining aware of oneself as well as the fact that one is dreaming while dreaming. While in a dream, you are conscious of the fact that the things you see and experience are only a dream. You can have some control over your dreams once you are able to practice lucid dreaming, unlike in ordinary dreams.

Being able to control the course of your dreams is nothing less than a life-changing, liberating experience. All things that you felt could hold you back in life just melt away and you are in control of every situation.

However, is it really that easy to have lucid dreams? Can anyone experience lucid dreaming and reap the benefits?

Luckily, it's really not that hard to begin lucid dreaming, as long as you are determined to learn it. There are proven ways to help you access this ability and use your untapped mental power.

Foremost, you must be absolutely clear about your objective in trying to master the art of lucid dreaming. Do you just want to have your own private playground in the form of lucid dreams, or there is some specific reason for developing this skill? Whatever may be the reason, it should be crystal clear in your mind.

Next you have to learn the actual techniques of lucid dreaming. The first step is to learn the process of Dream Recall, which is exactly what it sounds like. You need to begin practicing remembering your dreams in detail. This is a step on the road towards lucid dreaming.

This is not going to be an overnight kind of process. You should keep a dream recall register to begin writing down every single detail you can recall of your dreams every day. You will find your capacity for dream call improving as you do so. Try implementing "reality checks" during your dreams to begin training your mind to be alert as you dream.

For a lot of people, hypnosis helps them to prepare their mind for lucid dreaming much more quickly. Sometimes, as few as one or two sessions may be needed to get you being able to recall all of your dreams every day. Once you can do this, you are ready to begin trying lucid dreaming.

When you are lucid dreaming, you may suddenly awake. Don't worry! Recall the details of your dream and try to go back to sleep and continue the dream in the way that you want. When you awake, you may just be surprised! If successful, your dream will have been under your control and your mind will have a new found power.

Lucid dreaming can also be accomplished by waking up early, then going back to sleep for a few hours. These dreams are the easiest to turn into lucid dreams. You may wonder if you were really dreaming, or just lying in bed thinking! You can simply set an alarm to wake you a few hours earlier than usual, then reset your alarm and go back to sleep; and lucid dreaming.

In this regard, it's extremely useful to keep track of your sleeping patterns so as to discover the best time to have lucid dreams.

Lucid dreaming can actually help you fight sleeping disorders, like insomnia. Whenever you are struggling to sleep at the normal sleeping hours, you just need to tell your mind that sleeping equals lucid dreaming, and your mind will take care of all the thoughts that are preventing you from falling asleep.

Lucid dreaming used to be something which took a very long time to learn. Recent technological advances, particularly in the field of audio technology have made lucid dreaming something which anyone can easily accomplish.

One of the quickest and most reliable methods of inducing lucid dreaming is to listen to binaural beats audio.

Binaural beats audio is the playing of frequencies which are slightly different from each other, one in each ear. This causes a feeling of deep relaxation and brings brain waves into the proper state for lucid dreaming.

Before this technology was available the only sure way to be able to lucid dream to order was by the way of meditation techniques which often took years to learn and the perseverance and determination required was too much of a struggle for most people.

Binaural sound waves, especially in tandem with hypnosis can prepare your mind and allow you to begin lucid dreaming very quickly, sometimes even on the first try! - 14682

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Thursday, October 2, 2008

learn how to hypnotise

By Paul R Green

Using every day conversations to subtly communicate with the subconscious is what the art of conversational hypnosis is all about. The person who is able to learn conversational hypnosis can control the actions and thoughts of people around them by using only the power of suggestion.

Using the power of language, conversational hypnosis builds a connection, establishes rapport, and motivates the receiver to take action. By using fluent language, you can develop the skills needed to hypnotize anyone, anywhere, with regular, innocuous conversational techniques.

Imagine hypnotizing your listener without him knowing he's being hypnotized. Could you imagine if you learn conversational hypnosis, what a powerful skill that would be? Conversational hypnosis does that by utilizing tone of voice, word choice, and sentence structure to hypnotize a subject without him ever knowing what is taking place.

If you are interested and want to learn conversational hypnosis you don't have to wait another minute to begin researching -- just start searching online today. When you look you'll find that there are many guides about conversational hypnosis at libraries and bookstores, or if you prefer, affordable programs online. You will see amazing results --not only in your working relationships and life, but in your personal relationships and life as well.

As long as you have the proper materials to learn conversational hypnosis, it should be a breeze. The hypnosis program you choose should cover each step of hypnosis in addition to teaching how to use the power of suggestion to get desired results. These programs with show you how to build a relationship with the subject, engage in convincing conversations, all in an effort to reach the final goal of hypnotism through casual conversation.

If this topic whets your appetite to learn conversational hypnosis further, many courses, ebooks are commercially available, or you can do a research on its methods. Do choose a course or ebook that has the basics and perhaps move on to some advanced techniques of conversational hypnosis. Moreover, you might want to pick up on the history of hypnosis, and the ethnical aspects of utilizing hypnosis on friends and family members.

With the proper course, you can quickly be on your way to learn conversational hypnosis techniques that will make your family, friends, and even casual acquaintances paying rapt attention to what you say with new respect. That's how effective conversational hypnosis can be. - 14682

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