I have read a few Asian/Indian books and some of it gets pretty woo ish and some of it works because well it makes some sense. I'd like the users here to help us all get an effective list of practices, benefits and even examples of people including urself where u have seen great results of this. Retention in itself undeniable at this point. I am talking about transmutation practices. Source: (even if u just heard it from a friend or person on reddit.) Technique: Benefits: Anecdote: If we could all fill the thread up like this and compile a list. And tap into each other's knowledge then we can all benefit quite a bit.