We often hear people use the word "soul." They talk about "mind-body-soul", they might state that someone "has soul," they can point to a "poor soul," they may designate certain individuals as "soul mates," and they could talk about operating on a "soul level." What exactly are they talking about? Do they really know themselves? Are we a soul or do we have a soul? What then, is a soul?
It is common in hypnotherapy to have a client tell you that he or she just feels stuck. They explain that they are not motivated to do anything, they don't complete tasks, and they procrastinate all the time
In my last article, I stated that the greatest benefit of meditation may actually be an increase in consciousness. The metaphysicists tell us that everything has consciousness (awareness). Most scientists wouldn't agree.
These are all states of consciousness or awareness, as are the states of sleep and every-day, walking-around wakefulness. These three, however, share a number of similarities that sleep and wakefulness only display in certain instances, and usually not to the same extent:
In my last article, I mentioned that many benefits accrue to those who practice regular meditation. In this one, I will be more specific. First, by "regular meditation", I mean approximately 20 minutes every day, give or take a few minutes, and without missing very many days.