Dear Suicidal,Written by Ed Howes
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Years of accumulated pain become an addiction. Pain we never wanted in first place becomes an old friend. When things go well for us, we miss this old friend. We feel uncomfortable that something is missing. We can no longer respond to pleasure or enjoy it. We don't quite understand that we are doing this by free choice. We focus on external influence and deny ourselves very freedom of choice.
We fail to meet expectations of others and don't know what we should expect of ourselves, simply because we don't know who or why we are. When we do know these things, expectations of others lose all importance and we become very reasonable about what we expect of ourselves. All pressure is then removed. With pressure off, we see everything more clearly, as though a mental, emotional and spiritual fog has lifted from our lives.
Lift your eyes to heaven and give thanks for pain you have known. This will be standard against which to measure your pleasure, joy and happiness, once you have found who and why you are.
Some religions deny reincarnation. Some support it. No matter what we personally believe, wisest assumption is that reincarnation is case. That you can earn a better or worse life in this one. Numerology will tell you about lesson you are now here to learn. If you short circuit this learning process, you will be forced to repeat it as you might a grade in school. When you take matters into your own hands in hope of escaping your pain, instead of learning from it, your circumstances in next life may be far worse than this one, with twice pain and twice struggle. Who would want that?
We are made to think that beliefs of others belong to us. We defend these beliefs as though they were our very own and hard won. In most cases they were planted in our subconscious by mere suggestion, as a hypnotist might do. Accept them or reject them. It is foolish to fight for or against them. We struggle when we need to simply relax.
We can believe whatever we choose, no matter what others say, which is often NOT what they really believe. Because we can choose whatever we want to believe, we can believe things that cause us pain. We can just as easily believe things that give us pleasure. The natural person seeks pleasure. The confused person chooses pain. If we can only care enough about world around us and how we fit, we can end all confusion and totally transform a life that only seems to have so little value. Think of yourself as caterpillar who cannot know a great transformation is in works.
A small book that can be read in a few hours, teaches anyone how to tap into and direct power that transforms caterpillars into butterflies, at will. It is titled Seven Spiritual Laws of Success. It was written by Deepak Chopra. Once you have learned who and why you are, this book will show you how to be and do what you choose and what you must. It will show you how to find true happiness. The world would be a far better place if everyone read this book in school. The more we read it and follow its advice, more peace and happiness we find within us. Drop me a line when you emerge from your cocoon.
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What does Meditation music do to you?Written by Werner Boersch
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But our brain should not be considered like an organ what produces our consciousness, we should consider it instead like product of our consciousness. The connections between cells in our brain become created following necessities of our consciousness. In this way, our brain evolves and produces his self and our implicit consciousness. Therefore, must our mind be seen as a potentiality!
Modern brain research indicates that long-term meditation does in fact balance brain, creating a synchrony between two hemispheres. They discovered that electrical brain wave patterns of meditators changed, in periods of deep meditation, to a single, coherent pattern, indicating that both sides of brain — ordinarily out of phase — were working together in a balanced, synchronous manner. This and other research has demonstrated that this balancing, or synchronization, of hemispheres of brain happens in all forms of meditation. The degree of hemispheric synchronization can be very precisely determined by measuring meditator’s brain wave patterns with an electroencephalograph (EEG) machine. Any kind of focusing will bring about a degree of brain synchronization (i.e. meditation). The greater focus, greater synchronization (and deeper meditative state). The mystic, then, sitting to meditate, balances brain through some form of focusing, whether by repeating a prayer or mantra, keeping attention on flow of breath, staring at a candle flame, or by using one of many other techniques. Whatever technique, effect on brain is substantially same—brain synchronization, and after much practice, transcendental experience. So just what is this transcendental awareness? Is it becoming some kind of a blob of undifferentiated guru that wants to sit and stare at its navel instead of going to work in morning, or some kind of robed, smiling person handing out flowers in airport? Contrary to common Western mythology about such things, persons operating continually in this type of awareness (a kind of 24-hour-a-day state of meditative alertness sometimes referred to as "the awakened mind") are more productive, happier, and capable of more intimacy, more creativity, and more wholeness. Since filter through which they view reality does not split everything in to categories based on arbitrary early life programming, they see life more objectively, without fear and judgment, without a need to manipulate others, without need for approval—in short, without limitations of mental programming. This is, in fact, a state of peak performance. And, when brain is in this highly synchronous and coherent state, it produces large quantities of pleasure-causing petrochemicals called endorphins, making whole experience very pleasurable!
In order to accelerate personal growth process, can you take advantage from results of modern brain research and use combined method between meditation and brain wave stimulation with scientifically developed meditation music, what stimulates your brain in a more effective and faster way than traditional meditation. By doing that you'll exclude any upcoming difficulties regarding focusing your mind and concentration. Music is harmony; start practicing your meditation with harmoniouslymeditation music! http://www.meditationsession.com
This article may be freely re-published on your website or in your ezine as long as nothing is changed and resource box is included at bottom of article and all links within resource box and article remain active for duration of publication of article. Copyright © by Werner Boersch 2004
Studied Psychlogy in Germany on the University of Dűsseldorf, practicing Yoga and Meditation since several years Owner &Webmaster http://www.meditationsession.com Discuss your experiences http://www.meditation-session.blogspot.com