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Daily Meditation For Success: Do This First Thing Every Morning

Daily Meditation For Success: Do This First Thing Every Morning | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
Here's the thing: Meditation is for everyone, and it's different for everyone. There is no right or wrong way of doing it, and meditation can help you increase your focus, reduce stress, and prevent common health ailments.

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Cognitive Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditation

Google Tech Talks February, 28 2008 ABSTRACT Mindfulness meditation, one type of meditation technique, has been shown to enhance emotional awareness and psyc...

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Can Mindfulness Meditation Really Reduce Pain and Suffering by 90 percent? | Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World

Can Mindfulness Meditation Really Reduce Pain and Suffering by 90 percent? | Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it

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Are You a Mindful Hero or Victim?

Are You a Mindful Hero or Victim? | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
We may not be able to physically leap over tall buildings like Superman, or traverse great distances in a second like Wonder Woman, but if our mind stays in the present with total awareness, there's no telling what obstacle or difficulty we can...
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Mindfulness to overcome challenges
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Lisa Kring: The 5 Main Tenets of Mindful Parenting

Lisa Kring: The 5 Main Tenets of Mindful Parenting | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
As parents, perhaps the most precious thing we can give our children is the gift of our full presence, in the moment.
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As role models, parents living mindfully can greatly impress upon their children the importance of being
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S.N. Goenka: The Man Who Taught The World To Meditate

S.N. Goenka: The Man Who Taught The World To Meditate | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
You may not know the name of S.N. Goenka, who died Saturday at the age of 90. But if you've counted your breaths to relax in a hospital, or if you've ever tried to eat, walk, or speak "mindfully," you've felt his influence.
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an Indian businessman who happened to come across the teachings of a then-radical Burmese Buddhist tradition which had adapted Buddhist meditation practices and taught them to laypeople
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How Emotional Intelligence Can Make You Happy And Successful

How Emotional Intelligence Can Make You Happy And Successful | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
When Google engineer-turned-mindfulness expert Chade-Meng Tan gives a talk in front of a group of Silicon Valley developers and executives, he often starts with a simple exercise.
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The program focuses on building up the five emotional intelligence domains of self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy and social skills, primarily through meditation and mindfulness training, which aims to improve one's focus and attention on the present moment.
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Rethinking Stress

Rethinking Stress | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
Beliefnet Voices – Arnie Kozak
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"Stress is energy. That energy can be recruited for action and connection and this depends on our appraisal of it."
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Ommmm! How Silicon Valley values meditation

Ommmm! How Silicon Valley values meditation | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
Silicon Valley is well known for its lucrative employee perks, but now companies are offering employees meditation and mindfulness courses.
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IT companies offer mindfulness training to employees
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The Workout Routines Of Wildly Successful People

The Workout Routines Of Wildly Successful People | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
When you consider the big brain benefits, it's no surprise that regular physical activity and life-altering success go hand in hand.
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Why Mindfulness in Education Is Needed For Innovation

Why Mindfulness in Education Is Needed For Innovation | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
Finding meditation connected to ADD/ADHD at two talks in one week, caused me to take notice. I immersed myself in the study of Vipassana Meditation, also known as insight meditation.
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Mindfulness Training Can Boost Children's Attention and Concentration Power

Mindfulness Training Can Boost Children's Attention and Concentration Power | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Cambridge recommended adding a short mindfulness training course in school curriculums to provide a boost to children's attention and concentration powers.
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Learning to focus

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Benefits of Meditation: 10 Science-Based Reasons To Start Meditating Today INFOGRAPHIC - Emma Seppala Ph.D.

Benefits of Meditation: 10 Science-Based Reasons To Start Meditating Today INFOGRAPHIC - Emma Seppala Ph.D. | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
For the last 10 years, I have been involved in researching the impact of meditation on health and well-being. This infographic summarized some of the key findings about the benefits of meditation.

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, October 26, 2013 11:14 AM

What's not to LOVE ... Meditation gives you a BADASS BRAIN with increased WISDOM and PERSPECTIVE!


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Claudia Morcueto's curator insight, October 27, 2013 6:39 PM

Diez razones científicamente probadas para comenzar a meditar hoy mismo.

Ellen Naylor's curator insight, November 1, 2013 7:13 PM

I started meditating a few months ago. It's the best thing I have done for myself in years. It's incredibly calming and helps me focus on what's important.

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The Benefits of Meditation - Jon Kabat-Zinn

Posting this clip as a very short summary of why we practice Mindfulness. It might help inspire us to keep practising. Jon Kabat-Zinn (PhD) one of the key players who has brought Mindfulness into mainstream medicine and health care (via the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine).


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Jon Kabat-Zinn speaks at Harvard on the power of mindfulness in education | Harvard Magazine

Jon Kabat-Zinn speaks at Harvard on the power of mindfulness in education | Harvard Magazine | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it

With stress in children in the United States at high levels, incorporating mindfulness into school curriculums is imperative, he asserted, adding that students can tap into “their profound capacity” for awareness if they are taught to do so.


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The One Trick That Can Reduce Daily Stress In The Classroom

The One Trick That Can Reduce Daily Stress In The Classroom | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
By Vicki Zakrzewski Imagine this: In the middle of a lesson, one of your students deliberately makes an offensive remark that causes the other students to laugh and threatens to derail your lesson.
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Research @ UofWisconsin reveals that "The practice of mindfulness [makes] [teachers] more effective [...] possibly by buffering them from the impact of stressful experiences as they were happening."
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Do Mindful Leaders Make Associations More Diverse?

Do Mindful Leaders Make Associations More Diverse? | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
Diversity sparks innovation, new research says. But what sparks diversity? It may be leaders who are willing to question their assumptions.
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CU series offers perspective on Paris, mindfulness and more

CU series offers perspective on Paris, mindfulness and more | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
Colorado University series offers perspective on Paris, mindfulness and more
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Sona Dimidjian, associate professor of psychology and neuroscience, will lead “Healthy Action and Mindful Awareness for Moms.” The program will focus on psychological therapies for promoting wellness among mothers and the importance of self-care.
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Stanford: How to Lessen Your Stress by Managing Your Emotions

Stanford: How to Lessen Your Stress by Managing Your Emotions | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
Do you recognize when you are stressed out, but can't overcome the negative feelings that often accompany stressful situations?
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7 Ways To Make Your Summer Buzz Last All Fall

7 Ways To Make Your Summer Buzz Last All Fall | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
Sunday, Sept. 22 marks the official start of Fall, meaning it's once again time to trade in swimsuits for cozy sweaters and iced teas for Pumpkin Spice Lattes.
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Great suggestions to mindfully get into fall spirit and keep those spirits elevated
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No lotus position needed: Neuroscience pushes meditation into the mainstream

No lotus position needed: Neuroscience pushes meditation into the mainstream | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
When the Rev. Ron Moor began meditating 30 years ago, he did so in secret.
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University offers a new alternative to stress

University offers a new alternative to stress | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
Clayton Gutzmore/Contributing writer FIU is now offering students and staff Mindfulness Mediation, a one hour session that allows students and staff to focus on the present moment.
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5 Ways To Teach Children Mindfulness

5 Ways To Teach Children Mindfulness | Mindful Teaching | Scoop.it
This is the final post of Stress-Less Parenting Club's workshop on mindful parenting. This week, our leader Carla Naumburg explains how we can teach our kids mindfulness.
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Very concrete recommendations on how to introduce children to mindfulness practice

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