Healing White Light Suggestions and Visualizations for Self-Healing (9 mins)
Preparation: Find a comfortable position keeping your legs and arms by your side (i.e. uncrossed). Avoid listening to any relaxation or self-hypnosis audio while operating any sort of machinery (especially the ones here). The audios on this site will work best if listened to with stereo headphones.
The Importance Of Breathing In Meditation
"The forms of meditation Lazar and other scientists are studying involve focusing on an image or sound or on one's breathing." from Time Magazine's article "How To Get Smarter One Breath At A Time"
"Take a deep breath. Now exhale slowly. You're probably not aware of it, but your heart has just slowed down a bit. Not to worry; it will speed up again when you inhale. This regular-irregular beat is a sign of a healthy interaction between heart and head. Each time you exhale, your brain sends a signal down the vagus nerve to slow the cardiac muscle. With each inhale, the signal gets weaker and your heart revs up. Inhale, beat faster. Exhale, beat slower. It's an ancient rhythm that helps your heart last a lifetime. And it leads to lesson No. 1 in how to manage stress and avoid burnout." from Time Magazine's "The Brain: 6 Lessons for Handling Stress"