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What You *Really* Need To Know About Meditation

What You *Really* Need To Know About Meditation | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
The main purpose of meditation isn't just to relax. If you want to do that, best have a beer and put your feet up or have a hot bath. Meditation is about cultivating present-moment awareness and
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#guidetomeditation #aboutmeditation #mentaltraining  Not every article about meditation has be to a guide to meditation.   This article states that relaxation and peace is not the main purpose of why we meditate.   It goes on to state that meditation is mental training.   It helps us not react to daily life.   It helps with our body's natural healing powers and helps us make more conscious choices throughout the day.  

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Information and curations on Meditation including; practices, types, instructions, benefits, and how to practice meditation.
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Here's How Popular Yoga and Meditation Really Are

Here's How Popular Yoga and Meditation Really Are | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Yoga and meditation are getting more popular in the U.S. among both children and adults, new federal data from the CDC shows.
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Mindfulness at Work - Well Guides - The New York Times

Mindfulness at Work - Well Guides - The New York Times | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
There are simple ways to reduce the impact workplace stress can have on your mind and body. Here’s a guide to get you started.
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How Meditation Can Boost Your Career

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Get ready to clear your mind and amp up your productivity with this increasingly popular career-boosting method: meditation!
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Silently centering: Quiet meditation helps separate important from unimportant | Community | thedailytimes.com

Silently centering: Quiet meditation helps separate important from unimportant | Community | thedailytimes.com | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Choosing quiet time over busy, and introspection over production, seems to be at the heart of meditation — a practice that is gaining followers today as it has over thousands
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How To Fall Asleep On A Plane Quickly With Meditation & Breathing Exercises

If you have a hard time sleeping on airplanes, you're not the only one. I have a 14-hour flight tomorrow, and I'm already anxious about arriving at my destination sleep-deprived because I have never been able to sleep on a plane. Same? This trick to…
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How To Fall Asleep On A Plane Quickly With Meditation & Breathing Exercises

 

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The Health Benefits Of Mindfulness Meditation: The Science Behind The Practice

The Health Benefits Of Mindfulness Meditation: The Science Behind The Practice | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
We hear a lot about the benefits of meditation. But what does the science say when it comes to treating pain, depression, and more?
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The Health Benefits Of Mindfulness Meditation: The Science Behind The Practice

 

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It's not all in your mind: Meditation affects the brain to help you stress less - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

It's not all in your mind: Meditation affects the brain to help you stress less - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
What actually happens in your brain when you meditate? Michaela Pascoe takes a look at how the practice affects your mind and cortisol levels. Meditation and yoga have been shown to reduce people's self-reported levels of stress. Michaela Pascoe takes a look at what actually happens in your brain when you do these activities.
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It's not all in your mind: Meditation affects the brain to help you stress less - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

 

 

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Meditation and the Corporate World

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During a busy work day it’s hard to find the time to shut it all down and take a break, but in some companies, meditation breaks are becoming a way f
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Mystic Mantra: Meditation in the Thai cave

Mystic Mantra: Meditation in the Thai cave | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
The Thai boys evidently got their inspiration from their coach who was meditating every day for an hour.
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The Difference Between Mindfulness & Meditation Isn't Huge, But Here's What You Need To Know

At this point, you’ve probably heard that following a regular meditation practice is good for your mental health. You’ve also probably heard that embracing mindfulness is, again, good for you. But it's a little harder to pin down the difference betwe…
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Meditation and Mindfulness: Stress Relievers You Should Know | Psychology Today Canada

Meditation and Mindfulness: Stress Relievers You Should Know | Psychology Today Canada | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
If the news stresses you out, you might want to practice mindful meditation. Here are some tips for busy people to decrease stress.
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Meditation and Mindfulness: Stress Relievers You Should Know | Psychology Today Canada

 

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Meditation can help reduce trucker's stress on and off the road

Meditation can help reduce trucker's stress on and off the road | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Research suggests that meditation may reduce blood pressure, symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome, anxiety, depression, insomnia and other maladies. It is safe and has no side effects. It's also free.
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Can You Meditate Your Way to Weight Loss? | Mind | US News

Can You Meditate Your Way to Weight Loss? | Mind | US News | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
The practice can give you decision-making power when you’d otherwise succumb to unhelpful habits.
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Can You Meditate Your Way to Weight Loss? | Mind | US News

 

 

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How Meditation Might Help Your Winter Workouts - The New York Times

How Meditation Might Help Your Winter Workouts - The New York Times | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Some simple techniques might shore up our commitment to being physically active as the seasons change.
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How Meditation Might Help Your Winter Workouts - The New York Times

 

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Stressed at work? Transcendental meditation may help

Stressed at work? Transcendental meditation may help | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
A recently conducted randomized control trial has found that people who practice meditation are more resilient to stress and better at handling emotions.
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What Is Mindful Seeing? Meditation Doesn't Have To Be Done With Your Eyes Closed, Expert Says

What Is Mindful Seeing? Meditation Doesn't Have To Be Done With Your Eyes Closed, Expert Says | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Believe it or not, meditation doesn't just mean sitting cross-legged on the floor with your eyes closed and hating every second of the deafening silence. But there are definitely times when it can feel that way, and in my experience, even though I…
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What Is Mindful Seeing? Meditation Doesn't Have To Be Done With Your Eyes Closed, Expert Says

 

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3 Scientifically Backed Ways That Meditation Will Make You Perform Better

3 Scientifically Backed Ways That Meditation Will Make You Perform Better | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Meditation allows one to awaken the mind and naturally become more productive. Here I present three scientific studies which all look at the different benefits of mediation, and here how practicing meditation will allow you to be more productive.
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Can A Single Weekend Of Meditation Make You A Better Leader?

Can A Single Weekend Of Meditation Make You A Better Leader? | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
A new retreat concept proposes that one long weekend of meditation in the right conditions can put you on the fast track to becoming a better leader.
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Can A Single Weekend Of Meditation Make You A Better Leader?

 

 

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Why I Meditate And Other Business Leaders Should Too

Why I Meditate And Other Business Leaders Should Too | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Through simple meditation practices and dedication, I’ve found I can balance my mind, body and spirit in a way I didn’t think was possible.
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4 Ways Meditation Can Multiply Your Business Results

4 Ways Meditation Can Multiply Your Business Results | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Mindfulness and meditation are gaining momentum in the current zeitgeist. But many of us remain skeptical or just can't find the time. Here's why you really need to jump on the train.
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Yoga Life: Yoga: It’s all about what you carry in your mind | Lifestyles | thedailystar.com

Yoga Life: Yoga: It’s all about what you carry in your mind | Lifestyles | thedailystar.com | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Patanjali, who compiled the Yoga Sutras, condensed the entire philosophy into 196 statements called the sutras. The second sutra, which is the core of the entire system says: “Yoga chitta
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Meditation can do more than ease your stress

Meditation can do more than ease your stress | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Transcendental Meditation is loaded with health benefits in your Weekly Wellness report.  
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Meditation - Something To Think About

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One of the fundamental practices which constitutes a foundation of any successful magician's toolkit is meditation. Indeed, as practicing pagans, or simply as individuals with a secular worldview and a desire to attain a profound sense of peace, there are few alternatives to meditation.
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4 Ways Mindfulness and Meditation Can Help You at Work | For Better | US News

4 Ways Mindfulness and Meditation Can Help You at Work | For Better | US News | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
It can improve employee focus and behavior, while helping manage stress.
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4 Ways Mindfulness and Meditation Can Help You at Work | For Better | US News

 

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HOW TO: Meditation and Mindfulness

HOW TO: Meditation and Mindfulness | Meditation Practices | Scoop.it
Jay Coldwell teaches us the benefits of mindfulness and meditation. He even shows us how to practice it! Click play to find out for yourself.
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