A similar moment he knows intimately about each student. On the table lies an open textbook, eyes flitting here and there, but the brain to supply new information did not respond. Thoughts wander everywhere, just not discussed in substance. What can help improve concentration, when will power fails? Coffee? Lecithin? Ginkgo Biloba? SPEED8 Absolute Stimulant? You may not need to spend money and surprise your body chemistry from a pharmacy. Most natural, but the most effective doping in the study can be an ordinary calm mind through meditation.
Renowned director David Lynch Foundation supports through its program, which seeks to introduce into American schools optional hours of meditation. Although this may sound like fiction charlatan, against which the rest of the U.S. parent storms, the calm of teachers by increasing the concentration of students in the classroom and reduces their hyperactivity. In the Czech Republic can be a similar practice has hardly imagine. However, things may not go through since some arguments why meditation devote at least individually, and can also indicate the risks.
** Meditation develops the potential of the brain **
Like Lynch Foundation DLF (David Lynch Foundation) also in Czech schools trying to enforce local meditation center transcendental meditation (TM center). The advantages of this method of meditation is more than promising: meditating people develop their creativity and intelligence and better memory with them as intensely utilize hidden reserves of the brain. It also improves their ability to concentrate. For students, the result translates into improved learning outcomes and higher scores on standard IQ tests. According to one study, twenty years old, he mentioned the center site, had even undergraduates regularly practicing transcendental intelligence significantly higher than the reference group. And in a similar spirit could continue. This is just the effects associated with a specific type of meditation, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi developed (more about this type of meditation you can learn „here“: http://www.tmcentrum.cz/…MEDITACE.htm or this „link“: http:// / www.sekty.cz/…entalni.html who are looking to transcendental meditation as rosy as the site TM centers), but other forms of meditation effects are likely to be similar.
** Meditation has a positive influence not only mental but also physical health **
Analysis of research at the University of Kentucky, led by Dr. Anderson in March 2008 said that meditation is an effective treatment to control high blood pressure, without having side effects. According to experts from the University of Montreal regular meditation helps reduce chronic pain. According to an article that appeared on the server „novinky.cz“: http://www.novinky.cz/…editace.html, scientists monitored the brains of people who practicing Zen meditation regularly and which to not carry out a similar technique ever. And people from a group of Zen meditation were thicker and denser region known as the frontal lobe of the cerebral cortex cingulární. She currently manages the perception of pain. According to Dr. Joshua A. Grant should become part of the meditative practices of general pain.
** Meditation helps eliminate stress **
In carrying out the test is often important to the current mental state is more important than knowledge acquired. And to calm down before deciding desired performance can contribute short meditation. „Recently Graduated from a ward and came running to me, that I forgot to juggling balls. I lent it to her, she juggled twenty minutes on the school yard and graduation went completely quiet, "Respect for the teacher mentioned a sports gymnasium Milan Moravec, who teaches meditation practices of their students. His experience also shows that the concentration of the mind can have other forms than mutters syllable "Om“ in the position of a lotus flower. Using your own body awareness and work with him helped Moravec swimmer Ilona Hlaváčková several medals, for which, figuratively speaking, unlike its rivals vynervovaných swam peacefully. His system, called psychomotor training, further improved. Those interested can read more about meditation and similar practices her reading in Respekt No 12/2010. About Milan Moravec techniques you can read on his „website“: http://psychomotoricky-trenink.webnode.cz/…chomotorice/, which are still under construction.
** Effects of meditation and scientific studies confirm **
According to a 2005 study, published by Dr. Lazarus and his team, meditation has resulted in an increased volume of the cortex in areas involved in attention, perception of inner states and sensorimotor integration ideas with emotions. A year earlier study team Brefczynski-Lewis, Lutz and Davidson experienced in meditation increased activity in frontal areas and parietal lobe, ie in those areas that are involved in maintaining concentration. Creswellova study in 2007 again demonstrated the growing ties between the frontal lobe and amygdala, which suggests a higher ability to control negative emotions. A similar study with the boom of modern research methods of tracking human brain is increasing.
** Meditation is a totally free **
For meditation, there is no need to pass a meditation center, no special clothes, no shopping at the pharmacy. Anyone can if you have time and mood, sit down, close your eyes and relax. It just will try not to be discouraged and the initial failures. Calm the mind amidst abundant impulses twenty-first century is a real art. But it is art that is available to everyone.
** What meditation is and how to meditate? **
Most texts on meditation agree that it is working with the mind. One technique is concentration on a single subject, the other is to perceive all the stimuli, but not to deal with them. Common is to deal with any impulses and let the mind quiet. How? „Every human soul has its own way of meditation. My method of meditation does not suit you and your way of meditation does not suit me. There are many seekers, whose meditation is not fruitful, because it does not meditation, that is appropriate for them. If you do not have a spiritual master who can guide you, you have to go deep into meditation and get out of the inmost recesses of his heart, "he writes on his“ website „: http://zivotni-energie.cz/co-je-a-co-neni -Vaclav Gerla meditace.html dedicated to holistic medicine. Inspiration can be drawn from the books that should be available in every library, or from articles on the Internet. Simple instructions, for example, on server "novinky.cz“: http://www.novinky.cz/…editace.html, „alternative medicine pages“: http: / / www.alternative-medicine.net/…n/czech.html or „healthy lifestyle site“: http://www.gemix.estranky.cz/…k-meditovat_.
** Every coin has two sides **
Chance to discover hidden brain's own capacity is amazing though, but nothing is without risk. At the beginning of the article mentioned transcendental meditation center raises considerable controversy. Some experts refer to it as a sect (such as theologian Juan Provecho in an article on „iDnes.cz“: http://zpravy.idnes.cz/…e-pravdu-pf8 -/kavarna.asp? c = A080731_130635_kavarna_bos or the Ministry of the Interior on „their sites“: http://zpravy.idnes.cz/…pf8-/kavarna . asp? c = A080731_130635_kavarna_bos). Under its program offering instruction to open the center because the mind requires money to get each member's own mantra that is said can be the key to handling. It warns against the mystic founder of Schools of Art Catherine Humble, who teaches courses through mental techniques. He claims that during meditation the mind is open and susceptible to suggestion effect „evil spirits“: http://www.tetakaterina.cz/…editaci.html. Most discouraging of 'mass meditation ": http://www.tetakaterina.cz/…editace.html, which can be involved from becoming puppets of the mercy of their masters issued. Arguments from a woman dedicated to the esoteric, although for many may not be conclusive, however, they can at least scare and discouraged from trying to meditate. How can meditate safely? According to Catherine Humble individually, secretly and by their own intuition.
** Meditation or just relax? **
Chance to discover hidden brain's own capacity is amazing though, but nothing is without risk. At the beginning of the article mentioned transcendental meditation center raises considerable controversy. Some experts refer to it as a sect (such as theologian Juan Provecho in an article on „iDnes.cz“: http://zpravy.idnes.cz/…e-pravdu-pf8 -/kavarna.asp? c = A080731_130635_kavarna_bos or the Ministry of the Interior on „their sites“: http://zpravy.idnes.cz/…pf8-/kavarna . asp? c = A080731_130635_kavarna_bos). Under its program offering instruction to open the center because the mind requires money to get each member's own mantra that is said can be the key to handling. It warns against the mystic founder of Schools of Art Catherine Humble, who teaches courses through mental techniques. He claims that during meditation the mind is open and susceptible to suggestion effect „evil spirits“: http://www.tetakaterina.cz/…editaci.html. Most discouraging of ‚mass meditation ": http://www.tetakaterina.cz/…editace.html, which can be involved from becoming puppets of the mercy of their masters issued. Arguments from a woman dedicated to the esoteric, although for many may not be conclusive, however, they can at least scare and discouraged from trying to meditate. How can meditate safely? According to Catherine Humble individually, secretly and by their own intuition.. "At a time when I meditated, which was to be three times a week, I really felt calmer and more I just smiled, like the sun shines or it rains, and even better the day I managed to stress, so the exam when it is all over your head, it‘s a lot to know, "recounts her experience with meditation fresh graduate of architecture at the Technical University Brno Hana Dvorakova. "It's too many types of meditation and the devil to make them confess. Their effect will come, but not for a few days … faster way for me was well namotivovat to me the substance began to entertain, "highlights the need for perseverance Hank. "It's been quite a hell to endure even just twenty minutes, let alone an hour sometimes in the same position. It's when they start to chew and back pain, tingling knees, ankles and then the whole leg, it's more about self-flagellation than about meditation. Well, it crossed my self-flagellation. "For Europeans accustomed to living in a fast pace is challenging insight into meditation. The world body and its perceived differently than the Indian yogis who do not hesitate to spend practicing asanas and meditations throughout the day. In addition, many people do not want any of the practices smelling spirituality and mysticism, or hear. It is therefore appropriate to find a way to calm the body and soul tailored to your needs. Whether it's juggling mentioned, or day of relaxation with music.
** Source: ** „Meditation from the perspective of neuroscience Jan Burian“: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?… = clnk & gl = us & client = firefox-a „Transcendental Meditation Center site“: http://www.tmcentrum.cz „Respect“: http://respekt.ihned.cz/ and other sources mentioned in the article text
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