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 →
Contemplation: a Meta-Cognitive Activity and a Mindfulness Practice

Contemplation: a Meta-Cognitive Activity and a Mindfulness Practice

Thinking is a Mental Cognitive Activity aimed to a Broader Comprehension and it affirms the Existence of the Subjective Existence (Experience) in the Act of Reflection. Thinking and Reflecting Create and Recreate the Sense of the Inner World and of the Outer World in a endless Mental Activity.  In Relation of our Inner World, the Presence of Ourselves has no Existence apart from such Activity, and this Activity in turn is Traceable to the Creation of Meanings, Purposes, Goals, Culture, Knowledge and Observation and Interaction in the Social Environment.  Through a Conscious Practice…continue reading →
Mindfulness Meditation: Formal and Informal Practice

Mindfulness Meditation: Formal and Informal Practice

Be Mindful means to notice what’s Happening right now with our Thoughts, in our Body, and in the Environment with Calm, Clarity, Sharp, Kindness, Flexibility and wit a non-Judgement Attitude.  One of the most Effective ways to Develop a Mindful Lifestyle is through the Meditative Practice. We can Practice Mindfulness Meditation as a Formal Practice but also as Informal Practice living determined Daily Actions as a Mindful Meditative Practice . A increasing number of People and Organizations are turning towards Mindfulness Training, a Mindset of Formal Practice that usually includes Mindfulness Meditation Practice…continue reading →
Wellness of the Spirit for a Fulfilled Life

Wellness of the Spirit for a Fulfilled Life

Spiritual Wellness occurs when our Behavior, Thoughts, and Emotions are in a State of Balance and Alignment with our main Life Purposes. When we can Nourish a Mindset and a Lifestyle that Promotes Peace, Harmony and a Balanced Development in all Areas, our Spirit Realizes a state of Fulfillment and we Experience this State of Being as general Wellness. When we are out of Sync with our Needs of our Essence, we Experience Significative and Prolonged Stress, Frustration, Confusion, and Negative Emotions. Spiritual Wellness is all about Being Aware of our Set of…continue reading →
10 Powerful Resources for Cognitive Control and Positive States of Mind Enhancement

10 Powerful Resources for Cognitive Control and Positive States of Mind Enhancement

The Human Brain is capable of some Astonishing Feats. But its Evolutionary History has left it susceptible to Natural Negative Frequencies and States of Mind that can Generate Distractions and Interruptions along an Optimal Flow Experience. Such Interferences stop us reaching our Goals as quickly and efficiently as we would like. Luckily, there are Solutions to Train our Brain to be at Best and improve our Cognitive Control in the Short Term. The Brain is Plastic, that means it's able to constantly Change its own Structure, Physiology and Chemistry. Consequently, many Scientists Think…continue reading →
4 Effective Ways to Develop a Problem Solving Attitude

4 Effective Ways to Develop a Problem Solving Attitude

Mirzakhani, who said she thought about Mathematics in Pictures, often Doodles her Ideas on Giant Sheets of Paper. “I don't have any particular Recipe for Solve Problems. It is like being lost in a Jungle and trying to Use all the Knowledge that you can gather to come up with some new Tricks, and with some Luck, you might find a Way Out” Maryam Mirzakhani (1977-2017) As Mathematicians know, Problem Solving is a Personal Creative Mindset to Develop. To Be good Problem Solver we have to Learn to Transform Challenges into Opportunities for…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 →
Walking Meditation: a Daily Mindfulness Practice

Walking Meditation: a Daily Mindfulness 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 →
Concentration Meditation. An Easy and Effective Exercise

Concentration Meditation. An Easy and Effective Exercise

Concentration Meditation. An Easy and Effective Practice by Thich Nhat Hanh The 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…continue reading →
Happiness: a State of Well-Being of the Being

Happiness: a State of Well-Being of the Being

There are Best-Selling Books like The How of Happiness by Sonja Lyubomirsky, The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin and Flourish by Martin E. P. Seligman, but all of these Books raise the Question: Why Bother? Many of us might Prefer to Focus on Boosting our Productivity, Performances and Success rather than Positive Emotions.  But which can be a Starting Point between these two Ways to look at the Happiness Market and its Solutions? The Pursuit of Happiness is also enshrined in the Declaration of Independence as a Right of all Americans as a State of Being…continue reading →