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Promoting the simplicity, elegance, and power of meditation to transform lives, calm the noise, and provide tools to support growth and Self knowledge. http://www.aboutmeditation.com
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Caroline Myss on Chakras and Wellness - About Meditation

Caroline Myss on Chakras and Wellness - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it

Did you know that investing your energy in negative thinking can take a toll on your health? Dr. Caroline Myss presents her groundbreaking views on the human energy system known as the Chakras. An undeniable authority on chakras, she explains why we get sick and how the chakra energy system functions as an unseen obstacle to our overall wellness.

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Is It Too Late for You to Start Meditating? The Risks of Waiting

“Are you waiting for a good reason to start your meditation practice? If so, don’t. There’s a hidden cost to waiting. Odds are, you just don’t know it yet. Here’s the thing. We all need ways to step outside the drama in our head. There are plenty of ways to do it: exercise, a new hobby, a creative endeavor. But meditation is one of the best ways to just stop and let go of what pains you.”
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The Science of Meditation with Matthieu Ricard - About Meditation

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Watch this 8 minute video on the science of meditation. Matthieu Ricard, a renowned scientist and Buddhist monk,  explains how your brain can evolve with regular meditation.

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Why You Are Struggling in Meditation & 10 Steps to Turn it Around - About Meditation

Why You Are Struggling in Meditation & 10 Steps to Turn it Around - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Are you struggling in meditation? This 10 step guide will help you identify some some of the roadblocks and give you tips to turn it around.
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Meditation in Schools Helps Lower Truancy - About Meditation

Meditation in Schools Helps Lower Truancy - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Watch this moving video about what can happen when children are taught how to practice meditation in schools. One American school saw truancy drop by 50%.
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6 Mindfulness Exercises to Lose Weight and Gain Peace of Mind - About Meditation

6 Mindfulness Exercises to Lose Weight and Gain Peace of Mind - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Mindfulness exercises to help you lose weight? Yes, try these 6 mindful eating tips and you can lose weight while finding deeper fulfillment through eating.
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How to Awaken Your Chakras - About Meditation

How to Awaken Your Chakras - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Boost the seven energy centers from the base of your spine to the top of your head for optimum health and vitality. You’ll need to learn the function associated with each chakra. Read more here and then watch this quick tutorial on how to awaken your chakras. “Focus your energy on the root chakra. Visualize the …
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Chakras: 7 Minute Tune Up - About Meditation

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A profoundly powerful chakra balancing meditation in only 7 minutes!
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Beginner's Guide to the 7 Chakras - About Meditation

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The seven chakras are energy centers in our bodies that energy flows through. When energy is blocked in any of these seven areas, it can lead to emotional or physical illness. It’s important to know where your chakras are located, what they represent, and how you can keep the energy flowing through them. Here’s a …
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9 Travel Meditation Tips - About Meditation

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Here are 9 surprising and easy ways to keep your calm, reduce stress, be more attentive and enjoy yourself when traveling. Try these travel meditation tips.
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Top 10 Meditation Myths - by Bodhipaksa - About Meditation

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While meditation is now widely used by millions of people all over the world, there are still many misconceptions about it. Read 10 meditation myths here.
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What Mindfulness Is — And Isn't

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Now that meditation has hit the cover of TIME, the Wisdom 2.0 conference has brought meditating executives to the headlines, and figures from Arianna Huffington to 50 Cent do the practice, a bit of

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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 17, 2014 1:07 PM

This is a well-written article with references to research to explain what mindfulness is and what makes it potentially important. It is more about developing a level of attention which draws us back to a particular focus than constant focus.

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Tips to Boost Your Meditation Motivation - About Meditation

Tips to Boost Your Meditation Motivation - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Having trouble motivating yourself to meditate? Meditation can be a great way to relax and de-stress... here's how to boost your meditation motivation.
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Bruce Lipton on the Cost of Thinking - About Meditation

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Did you know that 25% of energy in your whole body is used to operate your brain? According to biologist Bruce Lipton, our brains use energy at the same rate as a marathon runner expends energy through their muscles. So, the question is, how are you putting that energy to use?

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Is It Too Late for You to Start Meditating? The Risks of Waiting - About Meditation

Is It Too Late for You to Start Meditating? The Risks of Waiting - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Are you waiting to start meditating? There is a real and hidden cost to delay. But it's not too late. You can start benefiting from meditation right away.
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“Are you waiting for a good reason to start your meditation practice? If so, don’t. There’s a hidden cost to waiting. Odds are, you just don’t know it yet. Here’s the thing. We all need ways to step outside the drama in our head. There are plenty of ways to do it: exercise, a new hobby, a creative endeavor. But meditation is one of the best ways to just stop and let go of what pains you.”

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One Meditation Mistake You Should Never Make - About Meditation

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There is one meditation mistake you should never make. If you follow this one simple tip, you will make great strides in your practice.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, March 24, 2014 1:41 PM

Letting go is important in meditative practices. One thing I let go of is the clock. The result has been an increasingly deeper practice most days.

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Meditation builds Confidence

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Meditation builds confidence through the art of letting everything go. Here are 3 key insights to help you build limitless confidence through meditation.
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A Guide: Create Your Own Meditation Garden - About Meditation

A Guide: Create Your Own Meditation Garden - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Enjoy peace and calm in your own meditation garden. Read this creative guide on how to turn your space into a meditative oasis, and let go of your worries.
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ABC's Dan Harris Turns To Meditation After On-Air Panic Attack | Mindful

ABC's Dan Harris Turns To Meditation After On-Air Panic Attack | Mindful | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Harris, author of the forthcoming book 10% Happier talks about how he became a "reluctant convert to meditation." (ABC's Dan Harris Turns To Meditation After On-Air Panic Attack http://t.co/geAkC3dAQK)...
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8 Steps to Practice a Chakra Meditation - About Meditation

8 Steps to Practice a Chakra Meditation - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
There are seven chakras, or major energy centers, in the human body. Chakra is a Sanskrit word which means "wheel". The chakras are similar to wheels in that they are spinning vortexes of energy.
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Caroline Myss on Chakras - About Meditation

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Dr. Caroline Myss on Chakras. Powerful, backed by years of personal experience helping her client’s heal their physical bodies by tapping into their own natural energetic system, Dr. Myss is undeniably a leading authority on chakras. This stunning presentation holds revelations about the human body’s energy anatomy. “You have read stunning insights into why some people heal and …
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Goldie Hawn's MindUp Program for Children - About Meditation

Goldie Hawn's MindUp Program for Children - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Hawn's MindUp program includes teaching children to meditate. It helps them develop social and emotional intelligence, and be happier and less stressed.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 26, 2014 12:12 AM

We need high profile people leading the way and getting meditative practices into schools.

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How to Meditate Properly: 5 Hidden Signs of Your Success - About Meditation

How to Meditate Properly: 5 Hidden Signs of Your Success - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Learning how to meditate properly can be hard, but these tips can help you avoid pitfalls and save time. Here are 5 essential signs of success to guide you through this subtle terrain.
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How to Meditate: 5 Things Every Meditator Must Know - About Meditation

How to Meditate: 5 Things Every Meditator Must Know - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
How to meditate: from little moments of bliss to full-on immersions in ecstatic states of cosmic consciousness, these 5 tips will guide you to success.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 20, 2014 7:40 PM

I have found that meditating does come with the whole range of very little to a lot in each category. Sometimes it is much clearer than other times.

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Tina Turner: On Buddhism & Spirituality - About Meditation

Tina Turner: On Buddhism & Spirituality - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Watch this video of Tina Turner on Speak Easy, about her spiritual practice. As a practicing buddhist she emphasizes how important it is what you think.
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