Inspiration, Meditation and Mindfulness
For thousands of years people have used meditation to move beyond the mind’s stress-inducing thoughts and emotional upsets into the peace and clarity of present moment awareness. The variety of meditation techniques, traditions, and technologies is nearly infinite, but the essence of meditation is singular: the cultivation of mindful awareness, inspiration and expanded consciousness.
The more we practice seated meditation in our down time, the more lucid and stable our minds become and the more likely it becomes that we’ll use it to engage minor annoyances as they occur in our daily lives. A growing body of scientific research shows that the simple act of sitting still in thought brings long-term health benefits and even changes in brain function. Practiced over the long term, meditation may change the very structure of your brain.
Meditation may also affect pain sensitivity and pain perception. When we get stressed, it attacks our focus, we can’t concentrate. If we can’t concentrate, we can’t get things done.
Similar to working out at the gym, there is evidence to suggest that the benefits of meditation continue even when you are not meditating, great inspiration for the mind. Mindfulness helped people to look internally at their true selves, get clarity (mindfulness) of a situation or event that is occurring in your mind.
Meditation training may improve the ability to focus in a high-stress environment, according to recent research. Meditation is leading the way as a potent tool that could potentially help out. Meditation can be called many names from mindfulness, deep breathing, or time out. There is scientific evidence meditation works.
A lot of times the reason we are unproductive at the during the daily, fatigued or depressed is because we did not get enough sleep. One meditation study is showing that it may improve our quality of sleep.
The Meditation practice helps you to cultivate more positive states of mind; if you are happy you will do better in every area of your life. Emotions are contagious, and when you are happy you spread that feeling to everyone around you.
Meditation helps you to calm down by centering your focus on your breathing and the sensations in your body. It also helps you recognize positive emotions within your own body and to use those emotions to act more compassionate toward others.
Mindfulness is a way to pay attention to the all the sensations you are experiencing. When you do meditation while you are eating, you become more conscious of what you are putting in your mouth.
We try to attend a beautiful Festivals, retreats and teachings on Buddhism and meditation that explain how to apply Buddha’s philosophies (Dharma) to modern living. We have been to France, Hong Kong, and all around Australia. For us this is a time where we can close the door on our busy lives, stresses, concerns and return refreshed and relaxed but also spiritually re-energised.
The brain is just like a muscle you work out at the gym: If you do meditation every day, it’s going to positively influence your life. A new study has indicated that by participating in as little as 20 minutes per day for eight-weeks meditation program, you can potentially change how the brain works even when you are not meditating.
Meditation not only invites us to look at our problems within, investigate and analyze then let go of those problems. Meditation is not going to make all our challenges go away, but it does enable us to rest in an inclusive acceptance of who we are and the final results in inspiration.
Inspiration Quote : “You should sit and meditate for 20 minutes per day, unless you are busy then you should meditate for an hour“.
– Sean and Penelope Beveridge, Recharge Specialists
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