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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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Why Meditate? Top 10 Reasons Why Not To - About Meditation

Why Meditate? Top 10 Reasons Why Not To - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Have you asked the question, Why Meditate? There are so many schools of thought telling us how good it is for us. Are there any reasons why not to meditate?
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 17, 2014 2:30 PM

This is a fun read and points out the reasons we should meditate.

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Young Minds and Meditation - About Meditation

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Meditation for young minds helps children develop resilience under pressure and supports their creativity. Learn how children can flourish by meditating.
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The Zen Room : Transform Your Space - About Meditation

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The perfect Zen room. Watch how a busy mom's cluttered space is transformed into a tranquil retreat and work space. (Video 2 mins).
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What is Qigong? And How's it Different to T'ai Chi? - About Meditation

What is Qigong? And How's it Different to T'ai Chi? - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
If you're interested in Chinese medicine and healing you may have the question, What is Qigong? Watch the video first. Then distinguish it from T'ai Chi.
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Meditation for Anxiety: Free Guided Meditation - About Meditation

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In this meditation for anxiety you will experience a state of deep relaxation, free from stress, and develop the inner tools to let go of anxiety.
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Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, February 12, 2014 8:10 PM

Here is a short video that might be helpful.

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Meditation for Children: 7 Steps to Introduce Meditation in the Classroom - About Meditation

Meditation for Children: 7 Steps to Introduce Meditation in the Classroom - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Meditation for Children is a simple 7 step process to help you easily integrate mindfulness & meditation into the classroom or home.
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Caspian Grey's curator insight, February 8, 2014 3:16 AM

Introducing students to meditation for the first time can be challenging, but if you stick with it, the rewards are worth it. Each teacher has a unique style of teaching. Each class of students has unique individual and collective needs. To complicate this already complex equation, most people already have confusing ideas and beliefs about what meditation actually is and how it works.

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The Power of Being Present with Meditation - About Meditation

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Learn how meditation can help you in being present. It's the secret to experiencing your life more fully, more deeply, more vividly.
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Mindfulness Techniques: 5 Reasons You Should Try Mindful Exercise - About Meditation

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Mindfulness techniques are becoming popular and one of the more potent combinations for achieving deeper mindfulness is exercise and meditation.
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More Mindfulness, Less Meditation

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The practice has benefits, but it is far more effective as a technique of self-management than as a means of personal transformation, Tony Schwartz writes in the Life@Work column.
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How to Succeed in Meditation Without Really Trying - About Meditation

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This simple tip will help you learn how to succeed in meditation and cut through many of the challenges that hang up beginning and advanced meditators alike
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Caspian Grey's curator insight, January 31, 2014 7:58 AM

No matter what techniques you use to get there, allowing everything to be as it is while remaining perfectly still, within and without, is the essence of true meditation.

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The Mental Game: Why High Performance Athletes Should Meditate

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A mind that is not under control is a mind that makes mistakes. Mistakes that could lose a game. Extreme stress causes a wild mind. Stress is a helpful tool when used correctly; when not used correctly, stress can cause you to lose a lot of games.
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Beyond McMindfulness

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The rush to secularize and commodify mindfulness into a marketable technique may be leading to an unfortunate denaturing of this ancient practice, which was intended for far more than helping executives become better focused and more productive.
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This is a interesting take on the surge in mindfulness popularity, "decontextualizing mindfulness from its original liberative and transformative purpose, as well as its foundation in social ethics, amounts to a Faustian bargain. "

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Meditation for Kids: A Short Video Guide - About Meditation

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Meditating with your children teaches them a technique to deal with stress and anxiety. Learn how to guide meditation for kids in this video.
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Living an Authentic Life | Dharma Wisdom

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Mindfulness is crucial for knowing what’s true for you, which in turn can help you be authentic moment-to-moment. http://t.co/YoPzqZZ0xm
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Meditation Therapy: Relieving the Stress of Change - About Meditation

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Watch this video on Meditation Therapy by best-selling author and meditation teacher of 40 years, Jyotish Novak. He helps you navigate the stress of change.
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Qigong Video: Try This at Your Desk - About Meditation

Qigong Video: Try This at Your Desk - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Watch this 5 minute Qigong video tutorial. It will help you relax and rejuvenate - and you can easily do it right now, sitting at your computer.
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Can Meditation Change the World? - About Meditation

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Can meditation change the world? The answer is yes, according to one spiritual teacher's reflections after a meditation festival in France.
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Yoga Rave: Dance, Music and Meditation (Video) - About Meditation

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A Yoga Rave Party is a new concept in healthy entertainment where dance, music, meditation and yoga blend to provide people with a unique inner experience.
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Quiet the Mind - Tips to Calm a Busy Brain when Meditating - About Meditation

Quiet the Mind - Tips to Calm a Busy Brain when Meditating - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Distracting thoughts are extremely common and we must learn how to quiet the mind in order to meditate. Read these tips from Deepak Chopra and Erin Pavlina.
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Yoga and meditation win the Super Bowl - Colorado Springs Gazette (blog)

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Colorado Springs Gazette (blog) Yoga and meditation win the Super Bowl Colorado Springs Gazette (blog) meditation athletes If I was forced to sit down and root for any sports team, it would be the Broncos.
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This Is How Meditation Actually Works

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There are five major categories of brain waves, each corresponding to different activities. Meditation enables us to move from higher frequency brain waves to lower frequency, which activates different centers in the brain....
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10 Secret Benefits of Meditation with Others - About Meditation

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The benefits of meditation with other people are numerous--from expanded states of awareness to deeper intimacy and improving your self-confidence.
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Advanced Mindfulness Training: Can You Get Angry and Be Spiritual Too? - About Meditation

Advanced Mindfulness Training: Can You Get Angry and Be Spiritual Too? - About Meditation | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Advanced mindfulness training should provide you with a new foundation for living a fully engaged, inspired, and liberated life in the world.
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What I Learned From Spending 5 Days In Total Silence

What I Learned From Spending 5 Days In Total Silence | About Meditation | Scoop.it
Revealing to people that I was going to be silent for five days inspired all sorts of responses. They were even more baffled when I clarified that I would do so alone, over New Year's Eve and my birthday.
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