Guests come to this lush island getaway to cleanse and sculpt their bodies. They also come to rid their minds of negative thought patterns and unconscious habits. Want to dip your toes into ancient meditation practices while enjoying the beauty and energy of a premier island resort? Want a holiday that heals your entire person—body, mind, and soul? Keep reading to learn about how Phuket Cleanse Thailand resort can help you become monk-minded in just 5 minutes.
What comes to mind when you think of meditation? Sitting alone in a quiet space, letting your thoughts fade away? Doing breathing exercises with an entire yoga class? Wearing saffron robes and chanting in a prayer circle?
The truth is that there is no one way to meditate. Over the centuries, a diverse set of traditions have arisen in various cultures, each associated with different religions, philosophies, and disciplines. Typically associated with Eastern religions such as Hinduism and Buddhism, these time-honored practices have, over the past century, spread rapidly throughout the globe and filtered into the broader culture.
These days, people of all backgrounds and all belief systems practice meditation in one form or another. Indeed, the sheer diversity of techniques and philosophies means that individuals have a greater chance of finding a practice that suits their individual needs and preferences. To top it all off, recent scientific advancements have shed light on how meditation affects the body and mind, expanding both our knowledge and our appreciation of the wisdom found in these ancient practices
Neuroplasticity, or How to Reset Your Brain
You exercise when you want to strengthen and tone your body, but what if you want to improve the health of your brain? Is it possible to change the way you process thoughts, learn new things, and perceive the world?
Over the past half-century, science has changed the way we think about our most important organ. Once upon a time, many people believed your intellectual capacity and personality became static once you reached adulthood; it was your job to maximize what you had.
Now, neurologists have discovered that the brain has a quality called neuroplasticity, which means it has the ability to reorganize itself over time by creating new neural connections. Essentially, science has discovered that your brain is malleable throughout your life, not fixed after childhood as was once thought.