As a meditator for 39 years, I can confidently say that meditation has been an invaluable tool in helping me cope with depression. It's like having a trusted friend who is always there to listen and provide support. Meditation has helped me to gain clarity and perspective on my thoughts and feelings, allowing me to make better decisions and take positive action. While it may not be a cure-all for clinical depression, I believe it can be an essential part of the healing process. If you are … [Read more...] about Can Meditation Cure Depression?
Death is a part of life experienced by all and an inevitable event we all must face. As individuals, we all have different approaches and beliefs on the meaning of death and what comes after. For those who seek answers and understanding, the spiritual approach can provide a unique perspective that can be used to cope, understand, and move forward. This blog post will provide an overview of the spiritual approach to death, including the spiritual beliefs, practices, and rituals associated with … [Read more...] about The Spiritual Approach to Death
November 8 2011, Morning 11:30 am. I came in to see my mother, incapacitated, immobile, suffering from a broken femur bone, and lying on the floor. There was no movement. She had been like a vegetable in her bedroom since August 13, 2011, when she accidentally tripped while getting down from her bed. She also had dementia from a lesion in her brain from her younger days. As a result, she lost her speech and the ability to recognise people. My wife fed Amma some milk with a spoon on that … [Read more...] about How My Mom’s Death Showed Me How to Deal With Grief
Do you find yourself stressed out at work? Are you constantly worried about deadlines? Does working long hours make you feel guilty? Work pressure stresses us out. It makes us anxious. It makes us angry. It makes us tired. It causes us to question whether we're really living. It leaves us feeling trapped. All too often, we get caught between the demands of work and the demands of home. Between the pressures of deadlines and the expectations of family members. Between the needs of … [Read more...] about How to handle stress and work pressure using kundalini meditation techniques?
You may have heard about the "stress chemical" known as cortisol. It's often considered a bad thing because it is one of the main chemicals triggered by experiencing stress, but this hormone has many other roles and does much more than just start a person's "fight or flight" instincts. What Is Cortisol? Cortisol is produced in your adrenal glands, on top of each kidney. The adrenals produce hormones that help you deal with stressful situations. When you're stressed out, your body releases … [Read more...] about Stress Chemical Cortisol – What It Means And How Meditation Helps To Control It