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BoredomLife is amazing, even if some of us don’t agree with it. We are always amazed at how things don’t turn out the way we want them to, it’s never boring. But, still we hear people say “I’m bored, what do I do?” Well here are some amazing things to do when you are bored.

Watch a funny video
According to Wikipedia: “Boredom is an emotional state experienced when an individual is left without anything in particular to do, and not interested in their surroundings. It is a condition characterized by perception of one’s environment as dull, tedious, and lacking in stimulation.”

Humour is a powerful antidote to boredom as it helps alleviate dullness. Technology has made it so easy now to have access to humour – get online and type ‘Humour’ on YouTube, and humour is at your service. Easy cure for boredom!

Read an engaging story
For people who love to read, when they get bored, the cure is as simple as picking up a book, magazine, kindle or log online to read something stimulating for their mind. Something that engages your mind to start ‘thinking’, ‘imagining’ or ‘visualizing’ is a hugely positive and productive boredom-buster technique.

Enjoy nature – Go for a walk
If you are bored because you have no one around to interact with, pick up yourself and get dressed to go for a walk and enjoy ‘Nature’ – it’s one of the most valuable resources available to us freely and unconditionally. It’s also becoming one of the most under-rated and under-utilized resource, with technology chaining us indoors and glued to our devices.

Nature has a hypnotic charm about it, which can be realized only when you focus all your senses to enjoy it – admire it, listen to it, smell it, touch it.

Help someone
Yes I know you would ask “How am I supposed to help someone when I’m bored, because I need help myself?”

Believe me, as soon as you bring this thought to your mind to help someone and actually start helping someone, your boredom will instantly disappear. You will be filled with happiness, positivity and motivation. It doesn’t need to be anything big, even an act as small as listening to someone who wants someone to listen to them is a huge help. It’s healing and transforming.

Listen to music
It’s no hidden secret that music can transform our emotions and state of mind in an instant. If music is your thing, choose a couple of tracks/tunes you have always loved to listen to and start enjoying them. When you’re bored, these would sound extra-special and resonate with you more than ever before.

Or if you desire an instant mind-shift, listen to subliminal sounds – these are easily available in mp3 or CD format. With the click of a button, this technology can help you conquer boredom and lack of motivation or stimulation.

So, go ahead – make your day with these simple steps – you don’t have to wait to be bored to try any of these techniques.

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HumanMind2In this article on the use of self-hypnosis for weight loss, I would like to share some statistics on the obesity epidemic that has been throwing its weight around worldwide since the beginning of 20th century. We will also look into the potential benefits of self-hypnosis for weight loss.

Obesity became more visible when the World Health Organization (WHO) formally recognized it as an epidemic in 1997. According to Wikipedia: “As of 2008, The World Health Organization claimed that 1.5 billion adults, 20 and older, were overweight and of these over 200 million men and nearly 300 million women were obese. The rate of obesity also increases with age at least up to 50 or 60 years old.”

Despite a plethora of ongoing and planned weight-loss programs aiming attack at this epidemic, it continues to rise dangerously. So, what can we do to address this issue effectively and naturally at an individual level? Let’s look at how hypnosis can be a natural and easy way to achieve weight loss.

Why choose self-hypnosis for weight-loss?

If you are suffering from the challenge of losing weight, you would have looked at and tried a few different techniques and you might have heard how people worldwide successfully lose weight using hypnosis techniques.

While hypnosis proves effective with weight-loss, it is very important to make it crystal clear that it isn’t a substitute for regular exercise and a balanced diet. It definitely does not somehow burn calories for you, you still must desire to lose fat and make a change for hypnosis to be beneficial to you.

We all have damaging beliefs inside that influence the way we act and think, and our behaviours. Some of these specific beliefs and patterns of thinking largely determine your body weight. These could include your attitude towards food and healthy eating.

All these habits and choices around food, exercise routines and other lifestyle choices you make, begin within your subconscious mind. Similarly, for a healthy person as well the way they make their lifestyle choices, starts from the subconscious mind.

How to benefit from hypnosis… naturally

Since any such limiting beliefs in your subconscious can have damaging effects on our life, hypnosis aims to positively change these beliefs. The way it works is by the hypnotic commands entering your mind, and targeting the negative and limiting beliefs that are influencing your life and your results.

Hypnosis helps by subtly impacting upon these beliefs inside you. It transforms your thinking like those of an effortlessly slender and healthy person. Once you start thinking this way, you too can lose weight considerably and more naturally, while also actually keeping it off as well, due to the change at the subconscious level.

All it would take for you is to take the first step of being open to this amazingly powerful, increasingly popular and proven idea, giving it a try and enjoying the results.

As hypnosis can work for anyone, and is an easy and comforting experience, try Natural Hypnosis for yourself.  Or if you’re new to hypnosis, then begin totally free with these 3 FREE Hypnosis CDs from Natural Hypnosis.

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BrainThe word ‘success’ has different meaning for different people, even though the most common underlying feeling or emotion associated with this word is ‘happiness’. 

It’s amazing how the entire mankind is seeking, struggling for and striving to achieve just this one emotion of happiness, whether in relationships, finance, health or spirituality. However, success in achieving happiness still generally eludes us, and people keep enquiring ‘How to boost your success and happiness in the face of challenges’.

Why do we do what we do?

When I was a child, I used to wonder why adults couldn’t live happily together, why they wouldn’t work hard and with honesty to be successful, and why they couldn’t just be happy. Little did I realize while it was easy for adults to talk about love, peace and honesty, these were only buzz words that were out of reach of them because they were caught in the whirlpool of their own habits.

Years later, when I got the opportunity to study the intricacies of human mind, I now understand that most of what we become as adults is the result of what our subconscious has embraced in our childhood. And even more amazingly, our subconscious controls us in whatever we do.

In other words, our personalities are a reflection of what’s stored in our subconscious. As adults, if people lack self-esteem, motivation and confidence, or they suffer from depression or addiction, or they develop phobias, emotional troubles and health problems, most of this can be traced back to what their subconscious stores.

How to use subconscious mind power for success

Having understood this, it’s important to remember that the subconscious plays a very important role in the basic functioning of our life, storing all the requisite memories and working with a positive intention to preserve and protect us.

However, at the same time a few of those stored concepts can obstruct us from achieving our true potential and the excellence we strive for. The question now is how we can change and utilize these concepts to overcome the obstacles.

Samuel Johnson (writer, poet and moralist) said- “The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.”

While it may seem that habits are hard to change, human research has also discovered proven and accomplished techniques that can not only help overcome mind-set obstacles, but also achieve that without massive effort and in a short period of time.

Some of these success resources include subliminal recordings, NLP techniques, creative visualization processes and hypnosis methods. Advice on these techniques is also available in the form of e-books, videos and online forums.

If you’re ready and willing to open your subconscious to positive change, the benefits can be far-ranging – gaining better control of the subconscious, removing limiting beliefs and installing new ones, financial abundance, better relationships, improved health and more.

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Mind_lowresSubliminal messages are now increasingly becoming popular and being used as an effective approach to have a transformational impact on the subconscious mind. The benefits include – gaining better control of the subconscious, financial abundance, better relationships, improved health and more.

Our perception of the role of the subconscious in the scheme of things has broadened over the past few decades as it becomes a significant area of research. It’s been believed that outer stimuli are received by our conscious mind, processed and acted upon to produce a result that may or may not be to our liking.

On the other hand, several psycho-analysts and researchers have emphasized that our subconscious mind has a huge impact on our results, without us even realizing.

According to Wikipedia:

“Subliminal stimuli (literally ‘below threshold’), contrary to supraliminal stimuli or ‘above threshold’, are any sensory stimuli below an individual’s threshold for conscious perception.”

Effect on subconscious

While some research has found that subliminal messages do not produce strong or lasting changes in behaviour, a recent review of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies shows that subliminal stimuli activate specific regions of the brain despite participants being unaware.

The concept may be easily understood as simply as the effect watching a movie has on your mind – a comedy makes you feel happy, a romantic movie makes you feel emotional, while a thriller may leave you with clasped hands and stiff muscles… all without these being a ‘reality’ of your life.

When was the last time you just ‘thought’ of a rich, decadent chocolate cake and ‘drooled’?

How subliminal messages work

While the mystery of the subconscious gets unravelled, it’s obvious that external sensory stimuli have the potential of taking a seat in our subconscious mind, temporarily or forever.

When you’re awake and ‘conscious’ of your surroundings, you can perceive the things around you. But that’s only to an extent, as there are lots of continuous occurrences in the background every day that we never even realize or perceive.

The concept of goal-oriented subliminal messaging works in a similar way. With the help of specially created recordings, subliminal messages and suggestions play in the background – these get absorbed in your subconscious even though you may not ‘consciously’ perceive them.

Following regular use of these recordings, your desired goal starts to ‘unconsciously’ play out in your daily life, all without any ‘conscious’ effort.

Types of subliminal messages

  • Subliminal Audio: It is a really easy way of accessing your subconscious mind, as you simply put on your headphones and start listening to ‘specific messaging’ audios for your desired goals, and reap the benefits.  As a result, subliminal audios are becoming hugely popular.
  • Subliminal Video: With the help of installed software on your computer, subliminal messages are flashed rapidly on your screen at virtually undetectable speeds. This helps convey thousands of positive commands (usually called ‘Affirmations’) at speeds that are bypassed by your conscious mind, all while you are busy working on other things on your computer.

Traditionally, subliminal messaging has been used as a tool for better memory, focus, motivation and confidence, but with continued research and development, you can now get albums to help you reach success towards virtually any goal.

The benefits from the use of subliminal messaging technology can be life-changing, if you’re ready and willing to open your subconscious to positive change. For more information on the latest subliminal messaging products and freebies, visit Success Download – your link to prosperity

Remember to act now, as tomorrow may be too late!

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The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw

Since communication is the basis of our interaction with others as well as ourselves, it becomes exceptionally important in the process of achieving our goals.Communication

External communication, with family, friends, co-workers, strangers or even our pets, involves two levels of activity – understanding them, and making them understand us. Results from a communication process depend equally on both the activities, and can become tricky even if one of them is not performed well.

Internal communication, namely a dialogue with ourselves, may be a part of an external communication or independent of it, but still involves achieving the right understanding of the messages that are received or conveyed.

As George Bernard Shaw said, we usually assume that communication has taken place but that may be an illusion if ‘understanding’ is missing from that process.

And we know lack of understanding can have potentially harmful repercussions in the short term and eventually impact on our personal and professional relationships in the long term. We see evidence of this everywhere around us – between individuals, cultures, societies and countries.

With regard to internal communication, this lack can lead to a dysfunctional relationship with ourselves, ultimately affecting our external communication.

So what can be done to achieve the desired level of understanding in our communication?

The first and foremost step we can possibly take is to seek and provide the required level of information in every interaction, without relying on assumptions.

Assumptions are nothing but our mind reading of any external communication that doesn’t offer us full information.

For example, if I’m seeking advice from a friend on a topic they are not fully conversant with, I should expect half-baked information and try not to base my decisions only on a set of assumptions. Otherwise, it may lead to undesired results and friction in that relationship.

Once a total understanding of an external piece of communication is achieved, it makes it easier for our brain to process that information and determine an appropriate approach to it, leading to better outcomes.

Next time, we will discuss another important ingredient that contributes to making our communication robust.

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If you ever noticed, we humans are groomed and conditioned to be ‘winners’ and to avoid ‘failures’ right from the moment we start to notice the world around us after birth.success-and-failure-sign

As a child, we are chided by our parents for ‘failing’ to follow their instructions, or ‘failing’ to do well at school or even ‘failing’ to get along with our siblings.

The event of ‘failure’, in any way, is looked down upon at every step in the society we live in and by the world which presumably judges us for our actions.

The fear of failing starts to get so entrenched and well-positioned in our brain, as we grow up, it consequently prevents us from ‘trying’. We become so consumed by this fear that we dread taking initiatives, just in case we might fail to come up to others’ expectations – in professional or personal relationships.

Now, if fortunately by the time we start to understand the gravity of the stranglehold of this fear, we realise we are half way through our journey and ‘failed’ to make a start on our life.

And then begins the blame-game!

It’s important to understand the feeling or fear of ‘failure’ is just another state of mind, and that ‘failure’ is a relative term, generally defined by certain parameters of our society, which again are only relative and not absolute.

Examples from our history, and even the present, suggest and confirm that success and happiness are reaped by people who have conquered the fear of failure.

Milton Erickson, the world renowned psychiatrist and clinical hypnotherapist, was both dyslexic and colour blind, and severely paralysed at the age of 17 due to polio when the doctors gave him just one night to live.

He was not ready to be defeated by any of those challenges and lived up to be 79, even while helping to transform people’s lives using the powers of unconscious mind. He is also noted for his contributions to Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP).

NLP considers every event in life, including the so-called ‘failures’, as ‘feedback’ – information we can learn from.

A belief in ‘failure’, according to NLP, constricts lack of choices and leads to getting stuck. On the other hand, a belief in ‘feedback’ leads to opening up of new choices and learnings to achieve the desired results. It can work like magic!

So, give this magical method a go the next time you feel you have ‘failed’ in a goal – collate lessons from that event, ponder the feedback and utilise the new perspective to achieve what you desire.

 

 

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Our perception of the role of the subconscious in the scheme of things has broadened over the past few decades as it became a significant area of research.

It’s been believed that outer stimuli are received by our conscious mind, processed and acted upon to produce a result that may or may not be to our liking.

On the other hand, several psycho-analysts and researchers have emphasised that our subconscious mind has a huge impact on our results, without us even realising.

According to Wikipedia:

Subliminal stimuli (literally ‘below threshold’), contrary to supraliminal stimuli or ‘above threshold’, are any sensory stimuli below an individual’s threshold for conscious perception.

While some research has found that subliminal messages do not produce strong or lasting changes in behaviour, a recent review of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) studies shows that subliminal stimuli activate specific regions of the brain despite participants being unaware.

The concept may be easily understood as simply as the effect watching a movie has on our minds – a comedy makes us feel happy, a romantic movie makes us feel emotional, while a thriller may leave us with clasped hands and stiff muscles… all without these being a ‘reality’ of our lives.

When was the last time you just ‘thought’ of a rich, decadent chocolate cake and ‘drooled’?

While the mystery of the subconscious gets unravelled, it’s obvious that all visual, audio and other sensory stimuli have the potential of taking a seat in our subconscious mind… temporarily or forever!

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