Category Archives: Meditation

Meditations: The Essenes Way

Who Were The Essenes?

The Essenes were an illuminated people that were lost to history for more than 2000 years. It was not until the discovery of the first Dead Sea Scrolls around the West Bank of the Jordan River in 1946 that this culture resurfaced.


It is believed the Essenes were a private cult. They were an ascetic Jewish sect living in remote communities detached from the distraction of bustling cities. Continue reading Meditations: The Essenes Way

How To Use Meditation To Reprogram Your Mind

Wouldn’t it be great if you could change your habitual thinking and bad habits? You know, those moments when you know you shouldn’t do something, but you do it anyway.

Reprogramming the mind

The reason you do that is because your mind is programmed to follow habitual patterns. The voice in your head saying, “go on, it’s okay,” comes from the sub-conscious part of your unconscious mind. This is your shadow self, what Sigmund Freud called the id.

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Understanding Mindfulness Meditation

There is a misconception about mindfulness meditation. It seems to have become a buzzword, and served with an unhealthy dollop of fantasy.


Mindfulness Meditation

As a result, people try meditation, mindfulness or mindfulness meditation, and when it doesn’t do what the fantasy writers say it will do, they give up and dismiss it as nonsense.

So today, I’m going to explain exactly what you can expect from mindfulness/meditation and throw in a few tips along the way.

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Can Meditation Reduce The Risk Of Alzheimer’s?

High Blood Pressure Linked With Alzheimer Disease

A new study published by the American Heart Association has found that high blood pressure increases the risk of contracting Alzheimer’s.

15% of people over 65 suffer dementia

Given the intensity of the modern world, and the pressure on workers to perform in their jobs, support a family and function in social circles, hypertension is a common problem. Continue reading Can Meditation Reduce The Risk Of Alzheimer’s?

The 12 Chakra System

Most people are familiar with the seven body chakras, that run up the spine. But Ayurveda yogis say there are a further five chakras outside the body and beyond which we can tap into and use for advanced healing. There are actually 22 chakras, but for now we are just going to concentrate on the vital 12 energy centres.

12 Chakra system
There are five outer body chakras that connect us with the Higher Self

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New Study Claims That Meditating Is Good For The Gut

Ha! This Is Not New…

You sometimes have to wonder whether medical researchers in western democracies are taking the piss. Other times you have to wake up to the harsh cold reality that, yes they are!

in your head

In April this year, neurologist, Suzanne O’Sullivan won the Wellcome book prize for her research exploring the connection between body and mind. Continue reading New Study Claims That Meditating Is Good For The Gut