Focusing on Your Actions

Do you focus your mind on what you are doing, or do you do one thing, but think about something else at the same time? Do you work, eat, dress up or do anything else, but daydream while doing so? … Continue Reading

Shutting off the Mind – The Benefits

Do you find it difficult to shut off the constant chatter of the mind when you need to focus, meditate, read or study? Do you find it difficult to shut off your mind when you need to rest or sleep? … Continue Reading

Concentration versus Multitasking

Concentration versus Multitasking – Which Is Better

Concentration and multitasking, can they go together? I have been asked whether improving one’s concentration might interfere with one’s multi-tasking ability. Concentration means doing one thing at a time or thinking on one thought, and this is the opposite of … Continue Reading

Tips to Improve Concentration

How to improve your concentration and attention? Why it is important? Paying attention to what you are doing is one of the most important keys to success. If you are not able to hold your attention on one thing for … Continue Reading

Distracting Thoughts, Attention and Concentration

I have been recently asked how to proceed when one is distracted by thoughts. The questioner asked, referring to the exercises about concentration. When doing the concentration exercise number 1, which is counting words in a book, I always keep … Continue Reading

Don't Hold your Breath when Concentrating

Don’t Hold your Breath when Concentrating

Do you hold your breath when trying to concentrate? Many do so, as if holding the breath helps to concentrate. This of course is done unconsciously, but it creates physical and mental strain, which is absolutely unnecessary, not healthy, and … Continue Reading

Visualizing and Meditating

Visualizing and Meditating Without Words

People often ask me questions about meditation and visualization. One common question is, “How to visualize or meditate without words?” Here is a question someone has asked me a few days ago, which is a typical question: “How can I … Continue Reading

Obstacles to Concentration

What Are the Obstacles to Concentration?

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 … Continue Reading

Ophiel Bio

Ophiel

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 … Continue Reading

Thoughts Have Power

William Walker Atkinson Bio Books and Life

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 … Continue Reading

Importance of Concentration

The Importance of Concentration In Your Life

Concentration is the ability to focus the attention on one single thought or subject, excluding everything else from the field of awareness. The ability to focus the attention is one of the most important abilities one should possess. However, most … Continue Reading