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27 Human Emotions Revealed (Not 6!)

In The Emoji Movie, multi-expressional emoji Gene, who lives inside a teenager’s phone, finds himself unable to stick to just the one emotion assigned to him. He is determined to be a malfunction that must be deleted so he embarks upon a journey to become a normal “Meh” emoji like his parents. But Gene, the emoji who couldn’t help but express multiple emotions, may have been on the right track all along.


Emotion, it turns out, is far more nuanced than even human experts have historically assumed.

by Debbie Curtis

Getting Back to School: How Sahaja Helps Kids Struggling with AD/HD

Back to school means much more than school supply shopping for parents with children struggling with AD/HD. Now is the time you’re likely to be brainstorming solutions for you and your child for the upcoming school year.

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD) is a disorder that impacts many children and adults today. People struggling with AD/HD can struggle to pay attention or may find it difficult to control their behavior. While medication, counseling and lifestyle changes are often first lines of treatment for AD/HD, studies show that Sahaja meditation techniques are also hugely helpful for both children struggling with the disorder and their parents.

by Sahaja Online

The Biology of “Awe:” Oxytocin Enhances Spirituality

Oxytocin has long been known to influence what we believe and how we perceive the world. And while spirituality is complex and influenced by many factors, one recent study suggests that oxytocin may actually be part of the way our bodies support spiritual beliefs (Van Cappellen et al., 2016). That is, oxytocin may be one biological factor that can actually enhance our spiritual experiences, which some researchers refer to as “the biology of awe.”

by Debbie Curtis

11 Ways Sahaja Resonates with Busy Professionals

Busy professionals rely on all sorts of tools to make things work: scheduling tools, clever smartphone applications and a supportive team. But, do you ever feel like something is still missing? Even with so many tools within arm’s reach, it’s easy to get caught up in daily tasks and feel overwhelmed, uncertain and less than fulfilled. Sahaja meditation serves as a powerful force for self-improvement and personal and professional growth. With regular practice, you’ll find a deeper understanding of the world and your role in it.

by Sahaja Online

Sahaja, Anxiety, and Intrusive Thoughts

If you’re someone who struggles with anxiety, you’re well aware of the toll it takes on your wellness, impacting your body, mind, and behavior. Regardless of how anxiety may manifest in your daily life, it’s likely you’ve sought relief. And for many people struggling with anxiety and intrusive thoughts, Sahaja has been a safe haven.

In fact, one small 6-week study of Sahaja meditation showed a significant reduction in symptoms of anxiety and depression in 24 patients with Major Depression, compared to control group and a group receiving cognitive behavioral therapy. Meditation, particularly Sahaja, helps us process and regulate our emotions by empowering us to better control what feel, think about, and give our attention to.
You may be wondering how – so let’s take a look.

by Sahaja Online