Category: meditation

  • TAI CHI MEDITATION TECHNIQUES

    TAI CHI MEDITATION TECHNIQUES

    Also called meditation in motion, Tai Chi is a set of meditation techniques that can be practiced just about anywhere. You can learn via instructional videos or take classes. Below is a sample of Tai Chi meditation exercises based on the article written by E.C. LaMeaux for Gaiam (https://www.gaiam.com/blogs/discover/4-tai-chi-meditation-techniques ).   STANDING MEDITATION TECHNIQUE Stand…

  • HOW DIFFERENT MEDITATION TYPES CHANGE OUR BRAINS

    HOW DIFFERENT MEDITATION TYPES CHANGE OUR BRAINS

    Neuroimaging studies have illuminated the unique impact of various meditation practices on neural activity. Notably, focused attention meditation (FAM) and loving kindness meditation (LKM) yield distinct alterations in brain function, each with its own intriguing implications. FAM centers on concentrating attention on an object or bodily sensation to achieve a clear, undistracted state. Long-term practice…

  • MINDFULNESS MEDITATION

    MINDFULNESS MEDITATION

    When we are mindful, we are more aware of our physical sensations, thoughts and feelings without getting lost in them. Rather, we perceive them for what they are. Mindfulness is based on the Buddhist meditation technique Vipassana. When we practice Vipassana we observe the world via the senses, which reduces ruminating thoughts and provides a…