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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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5 Meditation Styles for Every Personality

5 Meditation Styles for Every Personality | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Find your own path to inner peace.
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Meditation does not have to be non conforming to your personal attributes and needs.  Meditating can be very flexible and open to different personalities

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Meditation does not have to be non conforming to your personal attributes and needs.  Meditating can be very flexible and open to different personalities

To learn more please review the program and also see if you would like to become a certified meditation instructor

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5 Ways Meditation Improves Productivity and Leads to Success

5 Ways Meditation Improves Productivity and Leads to Success | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Reasons and tips for incorporating meditation into your work.
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Short article on 5 ways meditation can improve to productivity and success.

If you meet the qualifications, you can become a certified Meditation Instructor.  Please review the program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs.

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Visualize This: Meditation For Enhanced Work Performance

Visualize this: a young lobbyist quits his job to start the country's most successful company offering meditation for professionals. That's what Serge Eygenson is visualizing with his start-up FitMinds, and it's why he'll spend the next 10 weeks in the University of Virginia Darden School of Business's intensive i.Lab Incubator [...]
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Meditation and visualization can help enhance better business outcomes and success.   Professionals are employing these strategies and need good certified meditation instructors to teach their employees these strategies.

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7 Scientific Benefits of Meditation for Body, Mind, and Emotions

7 Scientific Benefits of Meditation for Body, Mind, and Emotions | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Though research into the health benefits of meditation for physical and emotional well-being is still a field with much to be discovered, a wide range of studies are already demonstrating the many benefits a meditation practice can have for the individuals who commit to it. Take a look at just a few
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A good article about the many benefits of meditation from a scientific perspective.  Meditation is becoming more and more a healthy habit than a spiritual endeavor

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The Long Marriage of Mindfulness and Money - The New Yorker

The Long Marriage of Mindfulness and Money - The New Yorker | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Meditation, like yoga before it, has been fully assimilated into corporate America. Several large companies offer their employees free meditation training.
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This article looks at how mindfulness and yoga and other meditative practices have found a full time home in corporate America.  The connection between a peaceful mind and profit seem to be a successful connection

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5 Tricks That Will Make Meditation Less Intimidating

5 Tricks That Will Make Meditation Less Intimidating | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
By Andy Puddicombe for YouBeauty.com

Do you ever get the feeling that life is passing you by, as though you are always playing catch up? Does it feel as though your mind is like a monkey, constantly jumping from tree to tree, without ever stopping...
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Here is a short article that can help alleviate the intimidation of meditation to the beginner. 

Meditation is easy and accessible and should not be seen as something only few can be successful with.

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Busting the Big 3 Meditation Myths

Busting the Big 3 Meditation Myths | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Meditation doesn't have to be one more thing that stresses you out. By busting these myths and blocks you can create a simple practice that will add calm and focus to your life....
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Meditation is often thought as to complicated and this fear pushes people away.  The reality is their is no complexity and it can be easily done.  This article hopes to dispel the myths of meditation complexity and how easy it is for someone to do.

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Meditation for a Good Night's Sleep

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Mindfulness meditation helped older men and women get a good night’s sleep, a rigorous new study found.
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Meditation before bed could help you have a better nights sleep according to studies found in this article.  Those with chronic sleep issues can also find help with meditation and other various forms of contemplation

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The rise of meditation on college campuses | Deseret News National

The rise of meditation on college campuses | Deseret News National | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
The Deseret News National Edition fills a void in the American media landscape through rigorous journalism for family- and faith-oriented audiences.
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With the many benefits of meditation, it is no wonder that college campuses offer it to their students.  According to this article, the rise of meditation has helped students overcome stress, increase grades and become better overall students.

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How Meditation Is Finally Hitting The Mainstream

How Meditation Is Finally Hitting The Mainstream | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
As more influential men expound on the mindful benefits of meditation, from Congressman Tim Ryan to media entrepreneur Russell Simmons, the practice may seem more accessible -- or even masculine -- to men around the country. ABC's Dan Harris joined H...
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Meditation is becoming more mainstream and everyday in people's lives. This article looks at the arrival of meditation on the mainstream stage.
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How Yoga and Meditation Made Me a Whole New Person

How Yoga and Meditation Made Me a Whole New Person | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Whatever may be your background or fitness level, yoga seems to have something to offer for everyone. So what are you waiting for? Get out your yoga mat and meditate!...
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This blog from the Huffington Post lists how Yoga and Meditation improved this woman's life style and overall persona in four different ways.

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Yoga: A Treatment for Grief? - US News

Yoga: A Treatment for Grief? - US News | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
The practice may help people heal from the inside and out when coping with loss.
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An interesting article about the benefits of Yoga and how it can possibly help some with grief.  The article notes that the practice can help people heal from the inside out when coping with a loss.

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De-stress around the holidays with these meditation techniques

De-stress around the holidays with these meditation techniques | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
When people tell me they don’t have time to meditate, I reply, “Do you have time to feel like crap?” We’re all busy, especially in December, but with these seven steps we can all make time to meditate. We all…
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This article gives a few short hints on how to destress during the holidays through a few meditation techniques and tips.  The holidays should not be a time of stress but happiness, so see if any of of these tips can help you.

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25 Simple and Awesome Meditation Tips for Every Lazy Soul

r peopDon't worry about right or wrong, doing it is important!

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For people who do not like to take the time for every detail and want to meditate this is a good article for you.  Also for those on the run, this is a good meditation article for you.  It covers 25 tips for the lazy soul to  meditate.

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10 Surprising Secrets No One Told You Yet About Meditation

10 Surprising Secrets No One Told You Yet About Meditation | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
To the uninitiated, meditation appears mysterious and downright strange. To the well-practiced however, it's just a normal part of their daily routine. So how does meditation really work, and how are you supposed to do it?
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article lists 10 surprising secrets about meditation.

If you would like to learn more about meditation, then enjoy the article.  If you would like to learn more about becoming a meditation instructor then review the program and see if it matches your academic and professional needs

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How Meditation Is Transforming American Schools

How Meditation Is Transforming American Schools | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Quiet Time at Brooklyn Urban Garden School.



On a Wednesday afternoon in early May, after a full day of studying the Byzantine Empire and sitting through lessons on annotation and critical readi
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Meditation is becoming bigger in every aspect of life, including education.  Meditation education is becoming bigger and bigger in schools.

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11 Simple Ways to Increase Your Happiness at Work

11 Simple Ways to Increase Your Happiness at Work | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Happiness at work can come from a number of things — both in and out of the office
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Good article about being happier at work.  This reduces stress and helps productivity.

Meditation is also a way to help make work easier and less stressful. Please review this article and its top eleven ideas for happiness at work

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How Corporate America Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Meditation

How Corporate America Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Meditation | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
What happens when a millennia-old spiritual practice is embraced by the profit-driven world of corporate America? In David Gelles' new book, Mindful Work, the New York Times reporter offers an inside look.

Roughly, "mindfulness" refers t...
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Good article and read for business professionals who wish to incorporate meditation into their working culture.  The many benefits of a calm and relaxed work force is well worth the time and effort to train.

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If These Superstars Have Time For Meditation, So Do You

If These Superstars Have Time For Meditation, So Do You | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
One of the most common challenges that meditators face is learning how to build their mindfulness practice into already busy days. It's not always as easy to make the time. Joining a meditation class or pledging to do a challenge (like Oprah's upcom...
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Do you have time for Meditation?  These mega famous people do and this article looks at their thoughts on meditation and how they find time to practice

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How Mindfulness Meditation Expands Awareness

How Mindfulness Meditation Expands Awareness | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
The practice of mindfulness dates back at least 2,500 years to early Buddhism, and since then, it's played an important role in a number of spiritual traditions.

While the stillness and connecting with one's inner self cultivated through mindfuln...
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Meditation as a basic exercise is spiritually based.  Secular authorities have utilized it as just physical.

With this in mind, this article understands the tool of meditation in helping increase spirituality in practically all religions.  Different types of meditation and the purpose of each differ from religion to religion and East to West, but the concept is the same in that it helps us become more in tune with ourself and God

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14 Things To Know Before You Start Meditating

14 Things To Know Before You Start Meditating | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
New to meditating? It can be confusing. Not new to meditating? It can still be confusing.

The practice of meditation is said to have been around for thousands of years -- and yet, in the last few, especially in America, it seems that everyone kno...
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If you are new to meditating, then this article may help.  It lists 14 basic things the novice needs to know about meditation.  These tips can help you learn the basics and be able to move to the next steps without worry

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Meditation could keep your brain forever young

Meditation could keep your brain forever young | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Study observed a widespread effect of meditation that encompassed regions throughout the entire brain.
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Meditation has the possibility of maintaining brain grey matter longer.  It is a known fact this declines as one ages over time, but meditation seems to have an ability to keep the brain sharper and can potentially decrease this decline due to age.

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Harvard Unveils MRI Study Proving Meditation Literally Rebuilds The Brain’s Gray Matter In 8 Weeks

Harvard Unveils MRI Study Proving Meditation Literally Rebuilds The Brain’s Gray Matter In 8 Weeks | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
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The benefits of meditation spiritually are well known but there are also health benefits.  A recent study has shown the physical benefits in restoration of brain gray matter.  This article discusses a Harvard MRI study with meditation and gray matter.

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5 Ways My Cats Improve My Meditation Practice

5 Ways My Cats Improve My Meditation Practice | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Cats are natural masters of focus, and each day they help me find and settle on my center.
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For cat owners who meditate, these suggestions make perfect sense.  The reality is whatever works for you in your daily meditation routine is best!

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Meditation and Our Relationship With Time

Meditation and Our Relationship With Time | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Slowing down and taking time for ourselves helps us feel more powerful and loved. Stillness is a rare experience but it is how we stay balanced and centered. If our internal energy is bouncing all over the place, mimicking the outside world we don'...
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A short article from the Huffington Post and how Meditation and how we perceive time is critical to our own mental health.  Too many times we rush and are in a hurry but with proper meditation we can see existence for what it is and not be caught up in everything according to a clock

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