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The Silent Mind Wants You to Invest Your Time Wisely in Wellness and Self-Development

No matter how much importance we may place on money, time is truly the most valuable human commodity in our society.  For many of us, learning how to invest our time wisely has become our top priority.  With work, family and other obligations, we often find ourselves so busy that there is little time for anything else.  And it’s the stress of such hectic schedules that have caused the dissatisfaction we oft ...

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The Silent Mind Is Home to Some of the Best Martial Arts Instructors in the World

When people decide that they want to begin taking martial art classes in Kung Fu, Jujutsu, Aikido or T’ai Chi, they generally look online to find nearby studios that specialize in martial arts programs. Though this seems to be the most logical course of action, they risk enrolling in a school where classes are taught by junior level black belts with just a few years of training.  While their enthusiasm may ...

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An Interview with Antonino Certa Shihan

Antonino Certa Shihan, President and Chief Instructor of European Daito-Ryu Daitokai — Milan, Italy. Interview was conducted  by Michail Kusnetzov. Russian version was originally published by Michail Kuznetzov on the web-site of Satorikan dojo, April, 2013. Permission for publishing of English version granted by Antonino Certa Shihan (English translation by Vladimir Soroka, Ohio branch of  the European Dait ...

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The Silent Mind Welcomes Spiritual Seekers

Sometimes, we all feel as though every day is a struggle.  We feel like life is pushing us around, leaving us with little to no control.  We’re generally unhappy or at least dissatisfied with each of our current life situations.  We feel something big, something major, is missing from our lives.  And most of all, we can feel a calling inside ourselves that demands a change.  It’s not unusual to have such th ...

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The Silent Mind Discusses Mental Training and the “Bigger” Mind – Part 2

In part 1, The Silent Mind’s owner Tim Loomis shared his thoughts on the nature of the mind in this day and age. The mind he spoke of was the thinking mind that is rather limited in its perceptive abilities. This is the mind that constantly worries about everyday life and creates problems to solve. This is the mind that can completely take over one’s life if mental training isn’t put in place. This month, t ...

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The Silent Mind Discusses the Nature of the Human Mind and the Idea of Mind Development – Part 1

René Descartes, widely regarded as the father of modern philosophy, is responsible for the now famous phrase, “I think, therefore I am.” While this statement was made over 370 years ago, it has become an extremely important idea, helping to shape the logical thinking process of nearly the entire globe. However, despite Descartes’ invaluable contribution to philosophy as we know it, there is now a commonly h ...

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Youth Martial Arts Classes from The Silent Mind Prepare Your Child for Success in Every Aspect of Their Life

Martial arts training provides a number of great benefits for adults, but many parents have found that it can have a tremendous effect on child development as well. Jujutsu, Kung Fu, Aikido and Karate for children can not only help them to become more physically active, but participation in such exercises has shown to increase discipline and social skills too. In fact, an article in the December 2002 issue ...

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The Silent Mind of NE Ohio Helps Those Searching for Self-Realization

Oftentimes we think of fitness as a way to improve our outer appearance. We focus on exercises that can help us build strong muscles, flat stomachs and lean figures. Unfortunately, many find that this outside-in approach doesn’t accomplish what they’re really after—self-realization and enlightenment. Being truly happy and at peace with yourself requires more than sweat and mindless exercise. Real health, tr ...

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Consider Meditation Instruction from The Silent Mind in Twinsburg, Ohio for Your Health and Wellbeing

Stress, anxiety, and fatigue are feelings that many of us experience every day. With all of the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s hard to find a minute to simply breathe. Unfortunately, not taking time out of your day to relax and calm down can further increase all of the negativity around you—causing illness and even strain in your relationships. It’s important to take care of your body, as well as ...

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The Silent Mind Offers Tai Chi Classes for those Looking for Low Impact Exercise

If you’ve ever seen Tai Chi Chuan on TV or in real life, you know that this unique Chinese exercise and martial art form is quite a sight to behold.  In Tai Chi, the body moves effortlessly while performing a sequence of movements, working in conjunction with the breath, using qigong breathing techniques, students report feeling more relaxed and calm after practice.  This low impact exercise is as calming t ...

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