Meditation is the practise of calming your mind and body. By allowing your sense of external awareness to rest you are able to see the world, yourself included, as though you were looking through a crystal ball. Before you can experience the internal world in all it’s glory you must first deal with the Me Center. MPC in the diagram below.
The Me Center is like the ever present cancer cells of the psyche, some living out their existence and dying naturally. Some of these cells have outlived their life cycle and clustered with other malignant cells also past their expiry date.
Technically this is the medial prefrontal cortex. This is the part of your brain that triggers a reaction to scary or unsettling situations making you feel scared or under attack.
The undead cells represent toxic thoughts that come and go naturally. The malignant clusters represent harbored resentments, bad memories, anxiety…
All shades of emotion are normal but only if they live out their natural life cycle. Pent up cancerous, zombie like cells form into clusters representing neural connections, and become so entangled and angry something eventually has to snap.
When we meditate these overwhelmed connections magically loosen up and get archived. Our Me centers are not so easily triggered into a fight or flight response but we are able to look at situations more rationally.
While the connection – or cluster – is weakened we strengthen the connection between the reasoning and fear neurons so we are better able to address situations rationally.
There are many different ways a person can meditate and new heights in awareness and consciousness can be reached in your quest for stillness.