Do you have any tips for meditation as well? I have tried sitting in silence and clearing my mind, but I am a worrier and can't seem to focus. They say it is difficult at first to shut out all of the chatter. Are there any techniques that might make it easier?
I'm big on looking for meaning through dreams, thank you for this advice. This is something I can do! lol
lol you are asking someone who has the attention span of a squirrel. but i'll give you a way i try to do it.
since i would sit in a dark room with my eyes closed i would think how ridiculous it was. my mind would race telling me i could be doing this or that and what did i think of (what ever my mind's topic was). FINALLY i went onto youtube and found this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_a-Yh5F ... re=related
after a couple of weeks of starting with that. i tried again with out its help. sitting in a dark room, comfortable,etc, etc. this time what i did was imagine a piece of black paper, on the paper was an eye (representing the third eye), as i concentrated on this eye i would slow down my breathing as well. after a couple of weeks of doing that i would try to imagine that same eye in the middle of my forehead. the entire time i'm imagining this i would continue to slow down my breathing.
i knew i was doing it right when some of my "symptoms" after meditating were confirmed.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
1. One of the first experiences is a headache or pressure in the center of the forehead. This sensation may also feel like it is originating from within, usually an inch or more beneath the surface of the forehead. This is a positive indication the pineal gland is awakening and beginning to function in a healthy manner. *Some people can experience a migrane lasting several hours. The severity of the side effects will depend on how atrophied your pineal gland is to begin with.
2. After the occurence of headache or pressure in the forehead, you may wake up one morning with a throbbing or tingling sensation in your forehead; it may feel like a goosebump. The feeling may be very intense like something is there. The sensation of pulsing or throbbing will continue throughout the day. This is the final physiological event you will experience after opening the third eye. It indicates your pineal gland is awakened, functioning and alive.
its on the second page in case you want to read the topic in its entirety.
so at least for me, its working. other people can give you other ideals as well.