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Creating Heart-to-Heart Coherence and Living a Heart-Centered Life

Posted by on April 17, 2014 in Conscious Evolution, Meditation, Spirituality, Thrive with 1 Comment
Creating Heart-to-Heart Coherence and Living a Heart-Centered Life

When the brain entrains to the heart, connectivity increases between brain and body. Conversely, the location of consciousness in the brain leads to an increased disconnection between brain and body. When one shifts into heart-oriented cognition, mental dialogue is reduced. Sympathetic and parasympathetic nerve pathways and the baroreceptor system directly link the heart and brain, allowing communications and information to flow freely. Messages flowing from the heart to the brain during this shift to coherence significantly alter the brain’s functioning, especially in the cortex, which profoundly affects perception and learning. A new mode of cognition is activated…the holistic/intuitive/depth mode

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Zen and the Art of Anything

Zen and the Art of Anything

Some people can search for Zen their entire lives, and still never really know what the hell it is. They know it’s a feeling, and that it should make them happy, but that’s as far as they get.

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Scientists Identify Rare Brain Disorder Linked to Kirtan Chanting

Scientists Identify Rare Brain Disorder Linked to Kirtan Chanting

Symptoms of a new condition brought on by kirtan chanting – coined “bhav brain” – include markedly decreased attachment to one’s self-identity, blurring of the demarcation between “self” and others, disillusionment with materialistic gain, and reduced anxiety about what the future may bring. In extreme cases, Bhavakirtananda said, bhav brain can produce symptoms that can mimic intoxication or drug use, including inexplicable elation, stumbling or aimless wandering, or general “spaciness.”

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Russell Simmons on Why Being Still Makes You Successful

Posted by on April 1, 2014 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Russell Simmons on Why Being Still Makes You Successful

In his new book, “Success Through Stillness,” Russell Simmons explains the power of meditation and the transformative power something that seems so simple can have over happiness, learning, and complete brain functionality.

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Guiding Your Consciousness: Breaking Free of Negative Thought & Emotional Patterns

Guiding Your Consciousness: Breaking Free of Negative Thought & Emotional Patterns

When we get lost in our thoughts and emotions on the past and future, we often forget the amazing nature of the present moment–a perpetual clean slate to be perceived in whatever way our minds choose.

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Kundalini Meditation for Increased Energy – Gabrielle Bernstein

Posted by on March 26, 2014 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 1 Comment
Kundalini Meditation for Increased Energy – Gabrielle Bernstein

Gabrielle Bernstein shares a kundalini meditation for increased energy. Use throughout the day when you’re feeling flat or lethargic instead of consuming caffeine or sugar.

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Live for the Moment and not the Static that Surrounds you…

Live for the Moment and not the Static that Surrounds you…

Behind all the mental chatter; behind all the opinions of others; behind the static of the past and future is this surreal moment in time: The present moment….

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Three Easy Steps to Change Your Life Today

Three Easy Steps to Change Your Life Today

Everyone talks about want to change or improve their lives, but how often do you actually see people taking immediate steps to do that?

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4 Steps to Finding Your Inner Voice

4 Steps to Finding Your Inner Voice

Our challenge is we often don’t know how to begin meeting ourselves. The journey to the classroom of your greatest teacher follows this path.

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18 Strategies for Managing Stress

Posted by on March 2, 2014 in Conscious Living, Happiness, Meditation with 0 Comments
18 Strategies for Managing Stress

Use these 18 tips to get rid of stress and preserve health and peace of mind.

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Fine Tune Your Mental Self

Fine Tune Your Mental Self

Society’s love affair with left-brain logic can lead to an overdeveloped Mental Self. The Emotional Self is denied unbridled joy and enthusiasm, while the Physical Self may suffer pain from neglect. Mastering Alchemy teaches you how to embrace the strengths of all three Selves and so much more.

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From Regrets to Grace – Your Heart Knows the Way

From Regrets to Grace – Your Heart Knows the Way

Here are four strategies to master an attitude of non-attachment.

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9 Reasons You Need To Be Giving and Receiving Hugs Everyday

9 Reasons You Need To Be Giving and Receiving Hugs Everyday

Hugging helps the immune system, cures depression, reduces stress and induces sleep. It’s invigorating, rejuvenating and has no unpleasant side effects.

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26 Powerful Lessons to Learn from Nature

26 Powerful Lessons to Learn from Nature

As I began to become present with nature, these are some of the humbling lessons and answers by tuning into nature and animals.

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Authentic Happiness

Authentic Happiness

Authentic happiness is the natural state of our spirit. A central theme of Buddhist and Hindu teaching, happiness is a reflection of Dharma – living in accordance with our life’s purpose.

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