Crystal Sego

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How to Settle into Meditative Stillness.

Meditation—<i>ahhhh</i>—it looks so serene in all those ads for cereal, cosmetics, and insurance. (Really… <i>insurance</i>?)<p>Okay, but how do you get to that state …

10 Easy Steps To Establishing a Daily Meditation Practice.

Like all the other shoulds and musts in life, it’s hard to make it a daily habit. We are so burdened by the laundry list of our day to day …

This Practice May Boost Intelligence And Lower Stress By Re-Wiring Your Brain

Meditation and mindfulness aren't just buzz words. A growing body of scientific research shows that the simple act of sitting still in thought confers long-term health benefits -- and even changes in brain function.<p>What exactly have scientists discovered? Here are eight scientifically backed …

Higher Perspective

When a person dies, many things can happen to them. I choose to believe that a deceased person has the ability to come back to Earth without taking a …

What Makes Life Worth Living: Create Tiny Epic Moments

<b>“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” ~Unknown</b><p>What do you think you’ll see as you lie dying?<p>Upon first …

Lake Michigan

Getting from here to there is a chance for a mini meditation

Many meditation retreats, such as the well-known 10-day vipassana retreats consist not only of sitting meditation but also include frequent periods …

10 Life Lessons You Should Unlearn

<i>By Martha Beck</i><p>In the past 10 years, I've realized that our culture is rife with ideas that actually inhibit joy. Here are some of the things I'm most grateful to have <i>un</i>learned:<p><b>1. Problems are bad.</b> You spent your school years solving arbitrary problems imposed by boring authority figures. You …

10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself

Why do we do the things we do? Despite our best attempts to "know thyself," the truth is that we often know astonishingly little about our own minds, and even less about the way others think. As Charles Dickens once put it, “A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted …

13 Qualities of Spiritual Ascension

Barbara Lynn-Freed, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Like everything else, the meaning of Ascension is relative to who you are, your spiritual background and …

10 Secrets of People With Extraordinary Willpower

<i>This post is based on the book titled 10 Secrets of Extraordinary Willpower: Eat Less, Drink Less, and Claim the Life You Deserve, to be published by Katie Morton in 2014.</i><p>Willpower: I've spent much of my life curious about why some people have it, and some don't. Some say they're going to lose 10 …

Five Simple Ways to Make Your Life Better

• shares<p>Self-improvement doesn’t have to be accomplished in huge, Herculean steps.<p>–<p>Don’t like ads? Become a supporter and enjoy The Good Men Project ad …

Mentally Strong People: The 13 Things They Avoid

<i>Editors’ Note: Following the huge popularity of this post, article source Amy Morin has authored a guest post on exercises to increase mental strength here and Cheryl Conner has interviewed Amy in a Forbes video chat about this article here.</i><p>For all the time executives spend concerned about physical …

38 ways to truly feel thankful this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favourite American holiday, because in its essence it’s an officially recognized celebration of that great universal truth: It’s …

7 Power Mantras to Help You Through a Difficult Day

Finding lasting happiness seems to be like getting in shape physically. It may feel uncomfortable at first, but the more you do it the easier it becomes. You have to work your positivity muscles daily; if you do it, over time it will become much easier. Soon enough you won't have to try to get …

Magick and Responsibility

<b>Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Will the Circle Be Unbroken</b><p>Clouds 25<p>Magick and Responsibility<p>by James Clair Lewis<p>Personal gain is not a factor, when it is …

Knot Magick

Knot magick utilizes cords:<p>• as a rule 9 inches long<p>• from natural materials (silk or cotton)<p>• of appropriate colors, please refer the table …

A Beginner’s Guide to Meeting Spirits — Magick of Thought

<i>You found my old blog. Thanks for visiting! For my new writing, visit mikesententia.com.</i><p><i>How do you connect to the spirit to begin with? Or does the</i> …

A Beginner’s Guide to Talking to Spirits — Magick of Thought

<i>You found my old blog. Thanks for visiting! For my new writing, visit mikesententia.com.</i><p><i>This post is about accurately communicating info to spirits</i> …

Overcoming Procrastination — Magick of Thought

<i>You found my old blog. Thanks for visiting! For my new writing, visit mikesententia.com.</i><p>Responding to my post about depression, John asks me to:<p><i>Write</i> …

Magick, Depression and Exercise — Magick of Thought

<i>You found my old blog. Thanks for visiting! For my new writing, visit mikesententia.com.</i><p>This post is about how I’m learning magick, how it was …

How Do I Awaken My Mind to Magick? — Magick of Thought

<i>You found my old blog. Thanks for visiting! For my new writing, visit mikesententia.com.</i><p>In my 20s, a decade into my practice, I felt I was learning …

Energy Healing for Depression — Magick of Thought

<i>You found my old blog. Thanks for visiting! For my new writing, visit mikesententia.com.</i><p>A couple of weeks ago, I started slipping into another …

Direct Magick and the 4 Standard Models of Magick — Magick of Thought

<i>You found my old blog. Thanks for visiting! For my new writing, visit mikesententia.com.</i><p>This post is about the “Four Standard Models of Magick,” and …

What I Mean By — Magick of Thought

<i>You found my old blog. Thanks for visiting! For my new writing, visit mikesententia.com.</i><p>John asks:<p><i>I’m curious about something. It’s something that</i> …

Direct Magick’s Tech Tree — Magick of Thought

<i>You found my old blog. Thanks for visiting! For my new writing, visit mikesententia.com.</i><p>I’ve been playing Civilization lately. You lead an empire, …

4 Questions on Demons — Magick of Thought

<i>You found my old blog. Thanks for visiting! For my new writing, visit mikesententia.com.</i><p>Responding to Don’t Mock Demons, Ola Olu asks four questions. …

Easy Magick to Improve Your Life — Magick of Thought

<i>You found my old blog. Thanks for visiting! For my new writing, visit mikesententia.com.</i><p>A reader asks:<p><i>What little things can I apply basic magick to</i> …