Posts Categorized: Mind

Yoga and the Pugilistic Offensive Warrior Tactics

Yoga and Mixed Martial Art might seem like uneasy bedfellows, but the combination of these two, almost polar opposite arts is being used to help army veterans adjust to civilian life post deployment in a program called Pugilistic Offensive Warrior Tactics or P.O.W for short. It is interesting to see how yoga and martial arts… Read more »

10 Tips for starting meditation

Choose your time Choose a convenient time, one when you will not be disturbed for the duration of your meditation. Often early morning or later in the evening is the best. The world is quiter and it can be easier to drop in to your meditation. It’s important when starting to keep a regular routine,… Read more »

The secret to self control

The marshmallow test is probably the most famous experiment that examined the effects self-control had on people’s lives. In the experiment, children are placed in a room with a single treat (a marshmallow or cookie for example) and told if they can manage ┬ánot to eat the treat for fifteen minutes, they will be given… Read more »

Sleep to help you remember

Sleep is somewhat like the miracle that’s hidden in plain sight. The more we delve into it, the more essential we find it. Sleep weaves its way into our waking lives in many subtle ways. How well we sleep can be affected by what we eat and lost sleep can shorten your life. Some people… Read more »

Was Jesus actually married?

A piece of papyrus dated between A.D. 659 to 859, has some text on it that seems to suggest Jesus had a wife who he also named as being able to be his disciple. The main topic of the fragment is to affirm that women who are mothers and wives can be disciples of Jesus… Read more »