Meditation and oxytocin hormone are linked with positive emotions. Meditation generates oxytocin hormone and the oxytocin generates positive emotions. Emotional warmth associated with loving kindness meditation (LKM) produces the hormone, oxytocin. The most common positive emotions as joy, gratitude, serenity, interest, hope, pride, amusement, inspiration, awe and love. What is Oxytocin? Generally, oxytocin is a hormone produced … Read more
Meditation is the most effective and easy way to alter the gene expression. The meditation techniques like mindfulness meditation, om meditation and vipassana meditation is closely related to change the gene expression. Meditation can make our gene turned “on” or turned “off”. Om meditation has several techniques that works in target specific gene expression. Genes … Read more
Effect of meditation on the brain structure can be broken up into two categories: short-term changes and long-term changes. In this article we focused our attention both on short term and the long term impact of meditation on brain structure. There are three types of meditation practices. The first is the Open Monitoring or Mindfulness … Read more
Set your alarm for 5:30 am. Get up and start your day. Pour yourself a nice big glass of water. Just sit for 2 to 3 minutes on bed and invite peace, joy and compassion to life. Take a few deep breaths. Spread your love to every direction. Focus on the present moment. Feel the … Read more
Meditation and Yoga has an important role for building emotional-intelligence and leadership skills for corporate people as well as for the individuals in every social endeavor. Meditation and yoga improves our alertness, personal values and beliefs. They help building strength, character, good relationships with others, our connection to the Nature and beyond. Emotional intelligence brings compassion, love, sharing, caring and humanity to the business and work areas. ..
Our self-control, attention, and memory are all reduced by the excessive and chronic release of adrenaline in the system. Excessive stress deprives the brain of the oxygen needed to keep our thinking calm and rational. Thus excessive stress reduces our emotional awareness. Hence, with chronic stress we can’t focus our attention and we lose our ability to identify our own emotions and those of others….
Yoga trains us to pay attention specifically to the feelings in the body during the movement. For effective emotional intelligence we need to bring our awareness first to the body and then to the mind. Yoga prepares us for building body-intelligence. Body-intelligence includes the successful processing and interpretation of information from all our senses and responses.
Meditation increases self-awareness. It helps us to breathe slowly, which keeps us relaxed and allow us to listen better. With the increase of self-awareness we manage our behavior and we don’t say things impulsively that will get us in difficulty.
The message of the Gita is the message of action. It is the action for the betterment of the world. Bhagavad Gita came into the picture when the greatest warrior of the land, Arjun’s was unwilling to perform his duty as a warrior. Bhagavad Gita taught us to be wiser, and to be happier, as a person, wife, … Read more
How to Meditate? There are numerous ways you can meditate. But here I am giving below just twelve simple steps for deep meditation. As you practice meditation, you will move into deeper realities of tranquility and calmness of life. 1.Time for Meditation Ideally speaking, early morning around 4:00 to 6:30 AM is the best time for meditation. However, … Read more