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Students using meditation to fight stress

Students using meditation to fight stress | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
GEELONG schools are turning to wellbeing programs and meditation to help students stay calm, happy and focused in the face of growing social media and academic pressures.
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#usingmeditationtocombatstress #howmeditatingstopsstress Students are now using meditation to combat stress.    They are seeing great results.   How meditating stops stress is simple.   It allows students to calm their minds, focus on their studies and fight stress.     

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Gathering resources about eduation and mindfulness... is there a class in there somewhere?

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Information and curations on Meditation including; practices, types, instructions, benefits, and how to practice meditation.
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Can Meditation Help Pain After Surgery?

Can Meditation Help Pain After Surgery? | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Doctors at New York’s Mount Sinai hospital are conducting a randomized study to see if meditation can reduce patients’ needs for narcotic painkillers after back surgery.
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Can Meditation Help Pain After Surgery?

 

 

"Doctors at New York’s Mount Sinai hospital are conducting a randomized study to see if meditation can reduce patients’ needs for narcotic painkillers after back surgery."


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New Clues Into How Meditation May Boost The Immune System

New Clues Into How Meditation May Boost The Immune System | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
A meditation practice seems to shift expression of the genes that govern stress, mood and immunity.
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New Clues Into How Meditation May Boost The Immune System

 

"A meditation practice seems to shift expression of the genes that govern stress, mood and immunity"

 

 

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5 Bad Excuses For Why You Can't Meditate (And Why You Should!)

5 Bad Excuses For Why You Can't Meditate (And Why You Should!) | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Get one step closer to total inner peace by eliminating these excuses from your vocabulary and getting your "ommm" on.
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5 Bad Excuses For Why You Can't Meditate (And Why You Should!)

"Get one step closer to total inner peace by eliminating these excuses from your vocabulary and getting your "ommm" on"

 

 

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6 Easy Steps To A Blissfully Relaxed State of Mind - PsyBlog

6 Easy Steps To A Blissfully Relaxed State of Mind - PsyBlog | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Try these steps a few times a week and enjoy the benefits of feeling your mind open up.
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Learn to relax and let go. An interesting article that can teach you the way to relax your mind. Visit us online to learn more about relaxation and meditation.  click here: meditation

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Could An App Make Your Children Happier? Headspace Launches Meditation App For Children

Could An App Make Your Children Happier? Headspace Launches Meditation App For Children | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Could a meditation app make your children happier? The Headspace meditation app, which was launched in 2010, currently has more than 7 million users and counts Gwyneth Paltrow and Emma Watson amongst its celebrity fans. Headspace For Kids aims to encourage children to feel “calm and focused” through
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Could An App Make Your Children Happier? Headspace Launches Meditation App For Children

"Could a meditation app make your children happier? The Headspace meditation app, which was launched in 2010, currently has more than 7 million users and counts Gwyneth Paltrow and Emma Watson amongst its celebrity fans. Headspace For Kids aims to encourage children to feel “calm and focused” through......"

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Meditation: A Secret Superpower For Negotiation - Forbes

Meditation: A Secret Superpower For Negotiation - Forbes | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Photo courtesy of Shutterstock. When I started meditating, I knew it would make me calmer. It would slow my racing mind and help me project a less frantic energy. I wanted to feel, and be, more relaxed. I wanted this for my personal life. But meditation had a profound impact I didn't expect on my professional [...]
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Great article and look at how meditation can help affect one's leadership and ability to negotiate

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Meditation Makes Us More Aware Of Our Unconscious, Study Suggests

Meditation Makes Us More Aware Of Our Unconscious, Study Suggests | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
There’s just so much we aren’t aware of.
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Good points in an article about meditation and its affects on our unconscious mind

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Your Life On Meditation -- Unlocking Freedom

Your Life On Meditation -- Unlocking Freedom | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
As I drove into the desert for my silent meditation retreat, I was not looking forward to sitting still. 

I mean, I was because I knew the benefits
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Another short article about meditation and how it can help one unlock its many freedoms

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Go beyond meditation to hold off office anger - Times of India

Go beyond meditation to hold off office anger - Times of India | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Are you having a tough time controlling your anger at work? Do you think that all this happens due to the high stress levels at your job, too much workload or any other reason?
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Good article on meditation and anger management

 

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Meditation can help calm us.
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Is tech addiction making us far more stressed at work? - BBC News

Is tech addiction making us far more stressed at work? - BBC News | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Checking our work emails and social media accounts at all hours of the day is making us more stressed, research suggests, but what can we do about it?
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Does being addicted to electronics make us more stressed out at work? Found out in this article.

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How Meditation Helps Manifest Your Goals

How Meditation Helps Manifest Your Goals | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Sitting listlessly at my computer, wondering why my mind feels wrapped in barbwire, as if every possible direction of
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We all have goals.  Being focused is key to achieving goals.  This article talks about how meditation can  help one achieve goals

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Here's How A Month Of Zen Meditation Changed My Life

Here's How A Month Of Zen Meditation Changed My Life | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
The Buddhist meditation practice is over 1,500 years old, but modern science says it has very real mental and physical health benefits.
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Short article piece about one person's experience with Zen meditation and how it changed his life

If you would like to learn more about becoming a meditation instructor then please review the program and see if it fits our educational needs

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Meditation and Children

Meditation and Children | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Meditation can take many forms, and goes by many names. What is common to all forms is that you aim to focus the mind, the breathing, the energy, all o
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A short article about meditation and children.

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How Meditation Benefits The Working Brain

How Meditation Benefits The Working Brain | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
The workplace is more stressful than ever. With modern technology, employees rarely have a time in their day when they are completely removed from wor
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How Meditation Benefits The Working Brain

"The workplace is more stressful than ever. With modern technology, employees rarely have a time in their day when they are completely removed from work"

 

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Benefits Of A Natural Meditation

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The association that gets tied to a word can take on more significance than the actual meaning of the word. The word "meditation" is a prime example
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Benefits Of A Natural Meditation

 

"The association that gets tied to a word can take on more significance than the actual meaning of the word. The word "meditation" is a prime example"


We all know there are many benefits of meditation.  This article takes a closer look

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Meditation: An Unwitting Beauty Hack to Feel Better About Yourself

Meditation: An Unwitting Beauty Hack to Feel Better About Yourself | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Experts believe that meditation and mindfulness can have a positive impact on your body image.
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How Meditation Improves Stress levels, Creative Thinking, Energy, and Success - Nigeria Today

How Meditation Improves Stress levels, Creative Thinking, Energy, and Success - Nigeria Today | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Meditation has long been recommended to help with various issues that are just a part of life—or so you thought....
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How to Meditate When You Can't Sit Still (Like, Ever)

How to Meditate When You Can't Sit Still (Like, Ever) | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Learn how to meditate even if you have trouble sitting still or you have racing thoughts. Here's how to do Dynamic Meditation.
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Good article for those who are unable to find stillness and wish to meditate.

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One Minute Of Meditation, One Minute Of Yoga

One Minute Of Meditation, One Minute Of Yoga | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
At 19 years old, I fulfilled my lifelong dream of becoming a yoga teacher. I graduated from the one-month intensive yoga teacher training program at th
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Good article about mediation and yoga and how it can benefit one

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Here's Why Apple Is Bringing Meditation To Your Wrist

Here's Why Apple Is Bringing Meditation To Your Wrist | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Breathe, an app coming soon to the Apple Watch, is designed to help you chill out. But so far there’s little evidence tha
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An interesting meditation tool from Apple.  This article looks at how it works and how it can help you with meditation

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Meditation is a key ingredient to a happy and balanced life... learn how the Apple Watch is getting involved!

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How To Forgive Yourself Using Meditation And Compassion

How To Forgive Yourself Using Meditation And Compassion | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
You are worthy of love &amp
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Good article about learning to forgive oneself.  If you would like to learn more about meditation and how it can help you then please review our program and see if you would like to become a certified meditation instructor

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Meditation and sleep: what the experts say

Meditation and sleep: what the experts say | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Andy Puddicombe, a former Buddhist monk who has helped to bring meditation into the mainstream, says that meditation can not only help people to achieve greater peace of mind, but als
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Can meditation help you sleep?  This article looks at some points by the experts on this topic

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In Silicon Valley, Meditation Is No Fad. It Could Make Your Career

In Silicon Valley, Meditation Is No Fad. It Could Make Your Career | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Meditation and mindfulness are the new rage in Silicon Valley. And it's not just about inner peace—it's about getting ahead.
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3 Tips for Integrating Meditation Into Your Schedule

3 Tips for Integrating Meditation Into Your Schedule | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Everyone needs to take time to relax and hit reset in their daily lives, especially busy entrepreneurs.
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In our busy lives, we usually omit things that are good for our mental and physical well being.  This article looks at finding time for meditation and spiritual renewal in our lives

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What to Expect From Meditation

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The world of meditation is intriguing and mysterious to those who have not tried it. For those who have meditated, they realize it's one of the mos
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Short article about the values of meditation and what you can expect from it.  If you would like to learn more, please review this article.

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