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Difference between meditation, guided imagery?

Difference between meditation, guided imagery?

One point vs process: Meditation is a state of relaxed focus concentration, most commonly on a single focus, be it breath, mantra, counting, a light, a body part, etc. An image can be the focus of attention. Guided imagery is a more active, often process or problem-solving focus on the unconscious process as displayed via imagery. ...Read more

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How can journaling benefit someone's spiritual health?

How can journaling benefit someone's spiritual health?

Self-awareness: Regular journaling of your inner and outer experiences can help you become conscious of thoughts, feelings and behavior, allowing you to see patterns. This in turn helps you identify things to change and monitor your progress. It can help clarify your values and areas of life or goals you wish to prioritize. You may journal creatively with color and expressive images as well as words. Try it! ...Read more

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Does listening to classical music enhance infants' intelligence?

Does listening to classical music enhance infants' intelligence?

No evidence for this: Classical music is wonderful, relaxing and exciting at times both recorded and attending live concerts (nothing like it). But there is no proof that your creativity or intellectual capacity will be altered. You might extend your creativity to newer areas while relaxing with classical music and it might stimulate alternative thinking. Your infant may sleep better with it but it will not be smarter. ...Read more

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What's feingold hypothesis?

What's feingold hypothesis?

Unproven ADHD / diet: The 1988 pop claim that food additives or whatever in the diet causes / exacerbates attention-deficit disorder. Since parents both administer the feingold diet and judge its effect, there may be natural to see faces in the clouds or a desired effect; why the many substances all happen to be synthetic doesn't fit with other food hypersensitivities, but some folks claim good results. ...Read more

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How to practice vinyasa yoga?

How to practice vinyasa yoga?

With intention: Find a teacher who appeals to your needs, make sure you have stretched well before the practice, don't forget to breathe and be mindful of your limitations while gently pushing yourself to your limit. ...Read more

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Does meditation cure anhedonia?

Does meditation cure anhedonia?

There is no cure: But there is improvement that can be very significant and - yes, meditation can be a good way to find it. You may know reasons for your lack of pleasure. A medical exam might help. Or, there may be a psychotherapy to help you. In any case - meditation can help you find space for pleasant feelings to be - and be safe. But you need to drop the notion of cure - ok? Namaste! ...Read more

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What is hatha yoga?

What is hatha yoga?

Exercise Yoga: Hatha yoga is a popular, holistic yoga style/path that includes many core strengthening and stablization exercises, stress reduction techniques with emphasis on postures, purification, gestures, breathing, and meditation. ...Read more

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What's better tai chi chih or yoga?

What's better tai chi chih or yoga?

Depends: The answer to that question depends on you. You have to ask yourself what you want out of a practice such as tai chi or yoga. What are you interested in more? Perhaps you don't have to decide, you could participate in both! it's all up to you. Enjoy it! ...Read more

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Good yoga home videos or dvds?

Good yoga home videos or dvds?

Several: There are several. Research and find the one that most fits your physical abilities. ...Read more

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Does tai chi help muscle tone?

Does tai chi help muscle tone?

Yes & balance, too: Tai chi is an excellent exercise that has been shown to increase strength, tone, flexibility & balance in its participants (typically studied in seniors) as well as to decrease falls & hip fractures. ...Read more

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What are the health benefits of kundalini?

What are the health benefits of kundalini?

Kundalini: Kundalini is a psycho spiritual energy, the energy of consciousness which is thought to reside in the sleeping body, and is aroused either through spiratual discipline or spontaneously to bring a new state of consciousness. ...Read more

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Does meditation really provide any health benefits?

Does meditation really provide any health benefits?

Many useful benefits: The most common factor in poor health is stress & meditation is an incredible tool to reduce stress.It improves brain function & even changes brain structure beneficially, reduces anxiety, lifts mood, improves cognitive function, balances the autonomic nervous system, boosts immunity, prevents & reverses heart disease & more.See http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200105/the-science-meditation ...Read more

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What app or website teaches kegel exercises?

What app or website teaches kegel exercises?

Www.takethefloor.org: www.takethefloor.org is a website maintained by the american urogynecologic society. In the patient resources section is a printable explanation of kegel exercises with when and how to do them. This website is very reliable with a lot of good information for patients with urinary and fecal incontinence. ...Read more

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What affects someone's spiritual health?

Very big question: Spiritual health is a term which can be defined in many ways. I am not sure how you are using it here. In general, spiritual health relates to feeling connected to a community or the larger universe . This may or may not involve a specific religion or conception of God, but it could. A sense of being a part of something larger than oneself is another aspect. Many experiences can affect this. ...Read more

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How does music affect teenagers' emotions?

How does music affect teenagers' emotions?

Many possible ways: A teenagers' emotional state may be impacted in many ways. For instance, in an emotionally healthy teen a wide variety of music will likely have a positive and uplifting impact. In contrast, a teen with significant issues may be drawn to music that parallels a teens' mood and encourages the individual to become more sad, angry, irritated, &/or impulsive. Certain music may lift one out of sadness. ...Read more

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Does taiji help balance?

Does taiji help balance?

Not sure but: There are studies that show tai chi can help with balance and reduce falls in elderly patients. ...Read more