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meditation, reduce age, scientific study, Spirituality and Metaphysics -

Yep, we said it! Meditating can reduce your brain age by over 7 years. Researchers from NeuroImage published a new study suggesting that this could in fact, be the case. The brains of 50 meditators were compared to the brains of 50 non-meditators. The study showed that participants that had been practicing meditation for 20 years on average, had younger brains than the non-meditating group. They also found that older meditators had particularly well-preserved brains, suggesting that meditation could provide protection against brain cell loss which is common in the aging. This research, while incredibly compelling, isn't definitive. There are many factors in...

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altars, esotericaroma, meditation, metaphysical, sacred space, Spirituality and Metaphysics -

Creating an Altar or Sacred Space is one of the best ways to raise the energy and vibration of your home. It can be as simple or elaborate as you like, with whatever belief system you follow, incorporated into it. Ideally a sacred space is a place of interaction, where energy can flow in and out. It is a space of speaking to the Divine, Ancestors, Spirit Guides and in return hearing them speak to us. You can choose items that you cherish for your space, incorporate the four elements, crystals, pictures, statues, let it be a reflection of you...

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incense, meditation, prayer, resin, ritual, spirituality, Spirituality and Metaphysics -

"Let my prayer be incense before you; my uplifted hands an evening offering" Old Testament - Exodus, Psalm 141:2 No worries, we won't be quoting scripture here, just want to make a point that incense and the burning thereof for spiritual beliefs have been around a long, long time. Most every faith or culture has used them in one shape or form to carry their message to the Heavens. There is something about the whole process, the flame, lighting it and letting it burn until you have a nice glow, placing it in the censer, the incense itself that lends...

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health, lifestyle, meditation, Spirituality and Metaphysics -

Meditating was once thought of as something only Yogis or the Hippy crowd practiced. We now know meditation has incredible positive effects. Recent studies by major universities such as Harvard, Yale, Stanford and even MIT have shown how beneficial meditation can be in all aspects of our lives. Here is just a few reasons why you should meditate today: 1.  It can actually increase your health and happiness. Studies have shown meditation can increase positive emotion and general life satisfaction as well as boosting the immune system and  decreasing inflammation and pain. 2.  No matter what age, it can literally...

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balance, Chakras, meditation, sacral chakra -

This is the second part in our 7 Chakras Series. Today we're focusing on the Sacral Chakra or the Svadhisthana.   Where is it? The Sacral Chakra sits above the pelvic region, below the navel and encompasses our genital area. Put your focus there now... How does it affect me? This chakra is all about joy, pleasure and creativity. Being in this physical body means that we have the gift of experiencing these things. We are all creative by nature, it's in our make up as humans. When this creativity is ignored, we are unbalanced. When we are deprived of...

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