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How To Change Your Life
Stephen Warrilow - Personal Profile
I'm towards the end of a year-long postgrad certificate in the neuroscience of leadership. My biggest discovery has been mindfulness - ironic since I've
Ever recounted an amusing anecdote, only for the listeners not to find it so, then you say 'Well I guess you had to be there!' so the illustration (map)
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Did you know that mindfulness practice is showing a reduction in the fear center of the brain (amygdala) and an increase in the rational brain (prefrontal cortex), so as you practice you literally rewire a steadier mind?
Seeking means that we don’t have it, it’s over there, up there, out there, in the future - anywhere in fact but HERE NOW.
The same applies to the many of us who would not view ourselves as on a spiritual quest but are nevertheless seeking self-improvement and self-development.
There is nothing of truth that we can find anywhere but NOW right here in this present moment.
The knowing doing gap - whilst it is true that we can be taught, generally we won't change, because we can’t change...
Any attempt at managing personal change starts with a clear understanding of our unconscious or hidden commitments...
Lack of "brain balance" is the root cause of all of our personal internal conflict and inner resistance or immunity to change.
The truly integrated perspective on managing personal change (and indeed absolutely everything) is achieved by any and all means that strengthens the left-brain/right-brain connection.
Self Improvement Articles - How To Change Your Life
There is a story about a king who sought wisdom. He searched all over his kingdom for wisdom and did not find it.
Eventually he heard of a man living in a remote part of the kingdom who had a reputation for great wisdom...
Suffering and struggle are inbuilt into the way the universe runs - not by accident but by design
Focus on the intention behind your suffering and struggle to find that its true purpose is constructive and transformative
Just say out loud with heartfelt and committed intention: "Please help me?"
Now, just ask this simple question just ask it NOW with heartfelt and committed intention: "What should I do now?"
Just focus on the present moment and focus 100% on what presents itself as requiring your attention now, in the present moment.
Let go, you are allowing a far greater intelligence than your own limited thinking conscious mind to take care of things.
Stop thinking - you can't THINK your way out of this one - just focus all of your attention on your breathing.
Focus 100% on NOW, this present moment, right now.
In this present moment accept what is happening and how you feel about it NOW: "I accept this situation... I accept that I am feeling...."
IONS has just released the largest, most comprehensive, and up-to-date meditation bibliography in the world. With growing scientific evidence of meditation's benefits for a wide range of health issues, this valuable online resource could not have come at a better time.
Inspirational People - It's Not Just About The Money
Self Improvement Resources - Separating The Wheat From The Chaff
Self Talk - How We Change The Way We Think
Relaxation And Meditation Music
NLP - How To Change The Way You Think
Guy Finley - Life of Learning Foundation
Stress Management Techniques
We expend some much of time an energy trying to be anywhere but here...NOW.
This is especially true when we are facing fear, pain, stress and hassle.
However, as Elisha Goldstein writes: "You are exactly where you need to be"
Tools Of The Mind
The Power Of Positive Thinking
Self Motivation Tips - How To Motivate Yourself In Tough Times
Self Improvement And Motivation
Powers Of The Mind
Managing Personal Change
How To Change Your Life
Can I Change My Mind?
Body n Mind - Look at your emotions - your body's reaction to your mind.
Some excellent videos of talks by Genpo Roshi explaining Big Mind zen concepts
Just launched: "Zen Thoughts":
A series of emails - offering brief messages of insight and encouragement - based on the Zen Tools themes - approximately every 3 days.
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Eckhart Tolle - The Practise of Mindfulness
Andrew Newberg - Neurotheology - understanding the neurology of how to think and how to not think - and why it matters
How To Practise Mindfulness - The Story Of The Leper And The Dirty River - The Basis of All Mindfulness Meditation Training
Zen Enlightenment - We Are Enlightened In Our Delusion Yet Deluded In Our Enlightenment
Practising Mindfulness - How To Practise Mindfulness In Daily Life
Mindfulness Meditation Technique - Practising Mindfulness - Getting The Hang Of The Basics
Guided Mindfulness Meditation
Mindfulness Meditation - What is Mindfulness Meditation?
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction
Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy