I have been recently asked how to proceed when one is distracted by thoughts. The questioner asked, referring to the exercises at: www.successconsciousness.com/index_000005.htm When doing the concentration exercise number 1, which is counting words in a book, I always k
Do you hold your breath while concentrating intently on something? Many do so, as if holding the breath helps to concentrate. This of course is done unconsciously, but it causes physical and mental strain, which is absolutely not healthy and disturbs the concentration.
People often ask me questions about meditation and visualization. One common question is, “How to visualize and meditate without words?” Here is a question someone has asked me a few days ago, which is a typical question: “How can I meditate or visuali
People starting to practice concentration exercises, sometimes experience certain peculiar sensations, and wonder about their cause, and whether they should keep exercising. Several days ago someone asked me about these sensations, and I decided to share with you this i
Do you find it difficult to hold your attention fixed on one subject or thought longer than a few seconds, before getting distracted by other thoughts or sense impressions? There are several obstacles to concentration that everyone faces, but these obstacles can be surm
Ophiel ( Edward c. Peach )was an occultist and teacher, who taught and wrote about esotericism and the occult during the 1960 – 70’s. His books focus on the practical side of the occult, and are like a precious gold mine of practical information and instruct
William Walker Atkinson was a prolific writer, well known for his books on the power of the mind. Though his books were written in the early years of the twentieth century, they are still popular up to this day. William Walker Atkinson was born in Baltimore, Maryland, o
The ability to focus the mind is one of the most important abilities one should possess. However, most people lack the ability to concentrate. Their attention usually wanders, without being able to fix it on one subject for any reasonable period of time. Concentration i