Warren Farrell, writer of Why Men Are The Way That They Are, has denounced the male midlife crisis for a myth. Do you want to put the brain into a deep theta state first and then take it to a higher alpha state?
These days we hear lots of discussion about the mantras used for meditation. Many people say a random word is greatest, others advocate the universal sound Aum or Om. However, what about the mantras used within the Transcendental Meditation technique? Are they generic or special? Secular or religious? Useless or effective? And where do they come from