Celebrating Winter Solstice for a Renewed Awareness and Harmony in our Lives

Celebrating Winter Solstice for a Renewed Awareness and Harmony in our Lives

Solstice derives from the Latin scientific term Solstitium, containing Sol, which means "Sun," and the past participle stem of Sistere, meaning "to make stand”. When the Sun moves south toward the Tropic of Capricorn and the shortest day of the solar year arrives in the Northern Hemisphere we use to call this days Winter Solstice. The Solstice is an Astronomical event caused by the Tilt of the Earth on its Axis and its orbit around the Sun. The result is the Shortest Day and Longest Night. Winter Solstice is the equivalent of the…continue reading →
Awareness of Thought using Contemplation

Awareness of Thought using Contemplation

Traveling towards the Quiet or the Silence of the Mind in not an Automatic Experience.  Our Thoughts are always Present as a Soundtrack in our daily Life and sometimes we are also invested by the Frequencies of the People around us. To be Aware of all our Thoughts is impossible given that we Think over 70.000 thoughts per Day (around 3.000 Thoughts per hour) but it is Possible to Select some of them Carefully as we Select the Food that Nourish our Body. Thoughts have to Power to Feed or Impoverish our Mind,…continue reading →
Develop Yourself: Improve your Self-Knowledge and Awareness

Develop Yourself: Improve your Self-Knowledge and Awareness

To Better Live our Lives with a sense of Purpose, Authenticity, Self-Confidence, Openness, Trust and Unconditional Love (toward ourselves and others) is necessary a good amount of Self-Knowledge and Awareness. Self-Knowledge gives us a better understanding of who we are and of our Needs, Awareness lets us better understanding of the World and the Situations around us, how to Communicate our Needs and how to Fulfill them in the Respect of ourselves and of the other People who are part of our Reality.  An appropriate amount of Self-Knowledge and Awareness create the Construct…continue reading →
Mind Clarity for Feeling Better and Being more Effective

Mind Clarity for Feeling Better and Being more Effective

Clarity of Thought is a State of Mind and it cannot be Considered an Achievement, it already is, we just need to Clean the Glasses of the Windows though which we Observe and Live our Lives.  Clarity is a State of Think Nothing, Doing Nothing, Change Nothing, Fight Nothing in relation of the External Environment Situation in the Here and Now and It Happens when we stop to correct the Thoughts and we let them Be as Simply they are.  Descartes, in the Rules, introduces the Simple Natures or the State of Clarity…continue reading →
Walking Meditation. An Easy Everyday Meditation Practice

Walking Meditation. An Easy Everyday Meditation Practice

Meditation means to Focus the Mind on the Totality and the Emptiness hidden in the Present Moment. Nowadays is widely Known that Meditation Reduces Stress, Tensions and Provides Mental Calm. But in the rush of Everyday Life, it’s not always easy to Stop, and as the old saying Goes, smell the Roses.  From the demands of Family to the Requests and the Pressure in the Office, there is always a smaller Room to simply Be and Be Mindful. For those looking for a brief Respite, is possible consider the Walking Meditation as a Regular Meditative Practice. …continue reading →
A few Good Relaxation Techniques to Calm down and Relax

A few Good Relaxation Techniques to Calm down and Relax

After a Chaotic Day, full of Meetings, Deadlines and Family Responsibilities, we all Need a little bit of Relaxation. While there are many ways that we can Stop our Daily Runs and Relax, one of the most Effective and Easy Ways is Meditation. Many of us never Listen to the Inner State and Realize just how much Stress and Tension we Hold in our Bodies. Only 10 Minutes of Mindfulness Meditation will help us to become more Aware of the Tension in our Bodies, and Learn to Recognize it and Change the Tension…continue reading →
Daily Routine and Physical Exercises to Improve Everyday Cognitive Functions

Daily Routine and Physical Exercises to Improve Everyday Cognitive Functions

Our Cognitive Functions needs Both Routine and Changes/Novelty to Improve. To Empower and to Keep our Brain Active and Healthy is very Easy. The Secret to Optimizing our Cognitive Functions can be found in our Daily Habits, creating a Strong Daily Routine and Practicing Regularly Physical Exercises alternating between Stretching, Anaerobic and Aerobic Exercises for Creating also a sense of Change in our Mind and Flexing different Hemispheres of the Brain as Consequence of the Body Coordination. Create and Live a Daily Routine What we Do in the Morning have a Strong Impact on…continue reading →
Concentration Meditation. An Easy and Effective Exercise

Concentration Meditation. An Easy and Effective Exercise

Concentration Meditation. An Easy and Effective Practice by Thich Nhat HanhThe Purpose of this Meditation is to Combine Concentration and Mindfulness so as to allow to see into the True Nature of Reality and the Present Moment. According to Thich Nhat Hanh, Concentration is a Great Source of Happiness and Inner Growth. Harvard Cardiologist Herbert Benson, M.D. first found that Concentration Meditation elicits what he calls the “Relaxation Response.” All forms of Meditation, in which the Mind becomes Quiet and Focused, also elicit this Innate Physiological Response, which is the opposite of the body’s…continue reading →
How to Get more Energy for a Fresh Start according to Traditional Chinese Medicine. 10 Practical Tips for Summer

How to Get more Energy for a Fresh Start according to Traditional Chinese Medicine. 10 Practical Tips for Summer

Getting more Energy including Stress Relief and Healthy Eating Habits derive by our Relationship with Nature and its Original Rhythms. In this Regard, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TMC) practices the Philosophical and Spiritual Wisdom of the Tao and provides an abundance of Guidances on how to Self-Nurture and Harmonize our Biorhythms with the Nature during every Season of the Year. Living in Harmony with the Seasons is at the core of Traditional Chinese Wisdom. It was based on Living in Harmony with Nature and Be one with the Environment (Macrocosmo). In Traditional Chinese Medicine there…continue reading →
Creativity: a Precious Cognitive Process to Spark and Develop

Creativity: a Precious Cognitive Process to Spark and Develop

Creativity is a Cognitive Process that involves our Mind (Conscious and Unconscious) and our Emotions. This Process usually can be described as an ‘unknown’ Inspiration followed by a Concrete Action. Creativity is a Precious Resource in many areas of our Lives. Not only Artists need Creativity to Be and Feel more Realized and Productive. In fact Creativeness is an innate Quality of Human Being ables to make us feel more Satisfied of our Outcomes, ables to Improve our Will and to Empower by itself new Creativeness. Many Neuroscientists who recently study Creativity have…continue reading →