Moving Beyond the Presence. A State of Mind Between  Mindfulness and Equanimity

Moving Beyond the Presence. A State of Mind Between Mindfulness and Equanimity

Equanimity, one of the most sublime and elevate emotions of Buddhist practice, is the manifested presence of wisdom and freedom as the protectors of true compassion and true love. Generally, equanimity is considered something of dry neutrality or cool stillness, but in reality a mature equanimity produces a radiance and warmth of being. In fact the Buddha described a person filled with equanimity as “abundant, exalted, immeasurable, without hostility, and without ill-will.” In the Buddhist tradition, the term “equanimity” (Upeksha in Sanskrit) is meant as complex construct that has been given multiple definitions…continue reading →
10 Precious Advises about Meditation by Edgar Cayce

10 Precious Advises about Meditation by Edgar Cayce

Edgar Cayce (1877-1945) has been called the “Sleeping Prophet” and for many he is considered the “Father of Holistic Medicine”. Since he was a child he was able to see and talk to his late Grandfather’s spirit and often played and communicate with “imaginary friends” whom he said were “Spirits on the other side” and Spirit Guides. He has been photographer for many years (because it was an occupation that would exert less his voice) and he changed (later in the years) and decided to dedicate his life to help people and divulge…continue reading →
Letting Go of Stress. 12 Useful Skills from Where to Start

Letting Go of Stress. 12 Useful Skills from Where to Start

Most of the daily stressors typically have to do with the issues of control. In many cases we expend much time and energy trying to influence and in some cases also to manipulate situations which we have no control over.  This is what letting go of stress is all about focusing on the self rather than on events, illnesses and people within our environment that we cannot change. Recognizing and letting go of stress is possible, with some skillfully applied effort.  Stress can be caused by many factors which include the concern about…continue reading →
Mindfulness, Multitasking & Productivity

Mindfulness, Multitasking & Productivity

Are you training yourself on being a professional multi-tasker? Well, many scientific studies say that it may be an error.  A study conducted by Stanford University, says that multitasking may be disvantagious to not only for the brain performance, but also for the ability to get things fone effectively, faster and more efficiently. Surprisingly, they noticed that multitasking is actually less productive than doing one task at a time.  Participants to this study who were faced with too many tasks at once (i.e. to read electronic notifications, to read and replay to emails,…continue reading →
Meditation: Developing Nonconceptual Awareness

Meditation: Developing Nonconceptual Awareness

The following meditation is a way to cultivate a nonconceptual awareness. It works best on a relatively clear night, preferably away from bright city lights. Find a place outdoors where you can lie down on the ground and view the night sky. Gaze up at that vast ocean of darkness that sparkles with infinite stars until you find the cluster of stars known as the Big Dipper.  Officially part of Ursa Major, the Great Bear constellation, the Big Dipper consists of seven stars broadly spaced apart. Four stars make the shape of a…continue reading →
The Fundamental  Elements of Mindfulness

The Fundamental Elements of Mindfulness

Living at the moment is truly a way to fully savor to the beauty of life in all its manifestations. Mindfulness originated from the Buddhism concept of “Sati” which means to recognize every present moment by being in the event moment step by step without any attendance. In year 1979, it was researched and developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn who introduced the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program to adjust the chronic cases of  discomfort. From then on, Mindfulness Practice was adapted by the mainstream society and is now accepted as an alternative holistic healing…continue reading →
Mindfulness and the Essence of Life in Every Here and Now

Mindfulness and the Essence of Life in Every Here and Now

Excerpt from ”The Art of Living” by Tich Naht Hanh Mindfulness literally means Awareness. It is around the knowledge of oneself through the focus of attention at the present moment. Mindfulness is an ancient oriental philosophy in which the practice starts from Meditation based on our breath and it is a very valid and simple ”tool” to Integrate in our current lifestyle. Listening to one’s breath, presence to one’s physical and emotional sensations, attention to one’s steps, is a practical and functional mode of observing the physical Structure of thoughts, of what draws…continue reading →
Anahata: the Heart Chakra

Anahata: the Heart Chakra

The Anahata Chakra or Heart Chakra is said to Lie next to the Heart and it is usually Represented in Green. The Anahata Chakra is also the Chakra that is Considered to Unite the Upper and Lower Chakras or Balance the Body and Mind.  The Heart or is located in the Center of the Chest between the Breast. The Hindus Depicted the Anahata Chakra as a Circle of Twelve Lotus Petals with two Triangles in the Middle that form a Six point Star. Anahata is a Boundless, Infinite Chakra. Its Element is Air.…continue reading →
Mindfulness of Weather. 10 Minutes Meditation

Mindfulness of Weather. 10 Minutes Meditation

Our Thoughts are Restless. Naturally they Cannot Stay still for a Moment. They are so Many and so Different. Sometimes it is Very Difficult to Turn Off the Volume and Just Think Nothing. Sometimes our Thoughts are Sunny, Airy and Sparking as a Summer Day at Hight Altitude other Days they are more Heavy and Stuck as a Cold Rainy Day in the Traffic of the City.  Sometimes in the same Moment we can have Thoughts of two different Nature and Temperatures and it is just like Various Weather Fronts that Flow from…continue reading →
10 Beautiful Quotes about Mindfulness and Mindful Living

10 Beautiful Quotes about Mindfulness and Mindful Living

Life is a miracle and Mindfulness is the hidden key inside our hearts which permits us to enjoy every moment how it was the only moment ever existed. Living Mindfully we can perceive our being infinitely and intimately connected to the existence and to our inner child. The child who looks at the world every day as it was a completely new world. This is the Secret of the Buddha Smile. This is the Perception of Eternity and Renewal: the Miracle. Here 10 inspiring quotes about Mindfulness arranged in an ethereal, perpetuate and…continue reading →