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Positive Daily Affirmations: Is There Science Behind It?

04 Mar 2019
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Self-help books often promote the power of positive affirmations. You, me, and almost everybody in the 21st century have heard of them. But if you’ve never tried them before, the idea can seem incredibly awkward. Telling yourself how awesome you are can seem bizarre, but if that’s all
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Relaxation Exercises, Techniques, Music and Meditations: Let us Help You Relax

Relaxation Exercises, Techniques, Music and Meditations: Let us Help You Relax

31 Jan 2018
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You might have had a conversation in which someone told you to: “Take it easy”, or to “Take a chill pill”. After such an exchange, you may have felt a rush of anger and irritation pass through your body. No wonder, these phrases carry a negative connotation, but, the message itself is
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Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR): A Positive Psychology Guide

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR): A Positive Psychology Guide

26 Jan 2018
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Progressive muscle relaxation (PMR) is a muscle-relaxation technique that has been used in clinical and non-clinical settings for decades. This article will discuss what PMR is and why it can be therapeutically useful, and will then go on to describe what a PMR session looks like with
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Mindfulness Meditation Videos, Exercises, Books and Courses (+PDF)

08 Feb 2017
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Whether you have just heard of mindfulness meditation for the first time, have already begun dipping into mindfulness meditation recently or have been practicing mindfulness meditation for years, here are a few more resources relating to the subject. From mindfulness meditation videos
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The Power Triangle Of Buddhism, Yoga And Mindfulness Meditation

17 Feb 2016
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Mindfulness, an important aspect of positive psychology, was originally introduced by the ancient teachings of the Buddha. In Buddhism, mindfulness is cultivated through meditation. In modern times, other forms of mindfulness have taken hold. For example, the Hindu tradition of yoga h
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The Positive Mindfulness Programme (PMP) With Itai Ivtzan

04 Dec 2015
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If I had to make a list of topics that positive psychology students ask most about, mindfulness would be somewhere near the top. In fact, mindfulness interventions are one of the most popular subjects for dissertation students researching in positive psychology. I took students’ inter
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history of meditation

A (Quick) History of Meditation for Beginners

25 Sep 2015
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Meditation comes from the Latin root “meditatum”, which means “to ponder”. The first time the term “meditato” was used to refer to a step-by-step process was in the 12th century by a monk named, Guigo II. Truthfully, no one knows exactly when the history of meditation started except t
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10 Reasons Why People Don’t Meditate

25 May 2015
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Are you interested in meditation but haven’t started a daily practice yet? Or maybe you think there is no point to it, or are not convinced of why you should do it? People from all walks of life are practicing meditation and mindfulness – executives, health professionals, teache
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