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Why Writers Should Practice Meditation – And How to Get Started

Meditation is usually associated with relaxation and stress release, but those outcomes are more accurately by-products of the practice. The true purpose of meditation is to quiet the mind. When that happens, all kinds of personal benefits ensue, including improved health and resiliancy, greater awareness, and the spiritual awakening that comes from tapping into one’s… Continue reading Why Writers Should Practice Meditation – And How to Get Started

Take the 100 day kindness challenge and contribute to a better world

Just ten minutes of meditation a day can contribute something powerfully positive to the world. COULD you be kind for 100 days straight? If everyone spent ten minutes a day quietly focusing on kindness the world would be a much better place to live. That’s according to Wild Mild an online Buddhist group, run from… Continue reading Take the 100 day kindness challenge and contribute to a better world

A Meditation For Promoting Peace Within Ourselves

Being at peace with ourselves in our life begins within. I teach my clients to become the expert of themselves and that everything they experience in the external world is a reflection of their internal world. One of the techniques clients learn is to use mindfulness meditation to improve their relationship with their body and… Continue reading A Meditation For Promoting Peace Within Ourselves

Karen Gifford: Meditation Saved My Job and Changed My Life

I began meditating when I was a litigator in the enforcement section of the New York Fed’s legal department. I led investigations into misconduct in the banking industry and brought civil enforcement actions based on what I found. My cases involved activity like embezzlement, loan fraud and misconduct on the trading desks that were new… Continue reading Karen Gifford: Meditation Saved My Job and Changed My Life

Meditation Is the New Yoga: Bringing Mindfulness Into the Workplace | Amped | Big Think

This embrace of meditation is being driven by vocal proponents who claim that regular meditation can improve the immune system, cure depression, boost memory, regulate emotions, and even change the structure of the brain. Hari Kaur is an internationally renowned Kundalini teacher and author of two books on meditation and yoga (as well as a… Continue reading Meditation Is the New Yoga: Bringing Mindfulness Into the Workplace | Amped | Big Think

Mack Paul: Meditation Is Medicine

I think my favorite Zen story is about an exchange between Hui Neng, the fifth Chinese patriarch who lived about 1,400 years ago, and Wo Lun, a monk who wants to demonstrate his spiritual attainment. Wo Lun tells Hui Neng this:”Wo Lun has skillful meansEnabling him to cut off all thoughts.In the face of circumstanceshe… Continue reading Mack Paul: Meditation Is Medicine

Breathing exercises to combat anxiety | Mail Online

By Dr Jonty Heaversedge More than 870,000 Britons suffer from anxiety, a condition that triggers unnecessary feelings of uneasiness and worry. Increasingly, mindfulness – a psychological therapy with roots in Buddhist meditation – is being used by the NHS to help alleviate the symptoms. Here, in the final extract from his book The Mindful Manifesto,… Continue reading Breathing exercises to combat anxiety | Mail Online