Meditation

Becoming a Conscious Leader with Megan Marini – Meditation Article

Megan Marini is a speaker on emotional intelligence and conscious leadership. After leaving a job in finance to teach yoga, she dove into wellness and leadership. Later attending Naropa, a contemplative psychology and Buddhist college where she started building communities and mission driven brands. Today she runs Boston Men’s Group, a project that prepares men for the shifting power dynamics in the workforce through leadership and self-awareness training. LINKS: Megan’s WebsiteBoston Men’s Group Megan’s Facebook PageMegan’s Twitter PageMegan’s Instagram PageMegan’s…

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White Matter VS Grey Matter – Meditation Article

April 1, 2020 The left and the right side of the brain are different. We only use 10% of the brain. Alcohol kills brain cells. Too much TV will rot your brain.  Did you spot the brain myths in that first paragraph?  We hear a lot about the brain, but how much do we really know about the mysterious organ that makes us who we are? There are a lot of myths about the brain, and the insidious “10%” is…

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How to Meditate Outdoors With Us Right Now – Meditation Article

9 Reach your arms above you. Grab hold of your left wrist with your right hand. Pull your arm up and to the right. Hold for five, four, three, two, one. Drop your arms. Reach your arms above you. This time, grab your right wrist with your left hand. Pull yourself to the left. Hold for five, four, three, two, one. Drop your arms. You can do this as much as you want, whenever you want. This is only a…

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Tonglen: a practice of compassion for self and other – Meditation Article

In response to the current coronavirus crisis, I’m putting together a FREE course on how we can find calmness and balance when things around us are falling apart. It’ll start on April 10, and will consist of 28 guided meditations, accompanied by just a few written words for context. The materials are delivered by email. Click here to enroll in the free course. I’ve also created a compassion practice to help us remain open to the suffering within and around…

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The Birth of a New Age — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

444 Gateway Transmission: On this gateway 4th April 2020, we have a conjunction of Jupiter and Pluto, planets of destruction and creation, offering us the opportunity to rise, like the Phoenix from the ashes of the past, and start to create something new! Out of the current crisis, we can completely revision our world. ~ Steve Nobel The world is changing. Things that were ‘tolerated’ in the past no longer can exist on a planet that is rapidly shifting her…

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Elizabeth Peru Cosmic Guide Spiritual Blog – Spiritual Article

ANSWERS COME FROM STILLNESSIt’s often only when we slow down our busy lives, go quiet and become ‘still’ that we can access that place of all-knowing within us. Have you ever considered that you have all of the answers about who you are, what you’re good at, what your direction is and even what your future will bring? And you can ‘hear’ these answers when you know how to ask and trust in your own inner voice.Now, in order to…

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4 Simple Tips to Achieving Long, Healthy Hair Fast – – Meditation Article

Growing your hair can take a painstakingly long time. On average, your hair grows about half an inch per month; that is only six inches additional length after one year. Long HairAlthough short hair will continue to be popular, there is no question that luscious long locks are making a comeback as shown by fashion icon Kim Kardashian. Luckily, there are ways that can help you achieve a Rapunzel-like crowning glory without waiting for an eternity. What is in Your…

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Improv and the Art of Being Present – Meditation Article

  I have minimal experience acting or performing, and recently I pushed an edge of mine and took an 8-week class in improv comedy which culminated in a showcase performance. My personal goals with taking the class were to spend more time out of my analytical mind and be more fluid and let my natural silliness come out more. I didn’t quite realize how similar the teachings of improv would be to the teachings of meditation and mindfulness. You Already…

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Calm in the Chaos: A Survival Guide – Meditation Article

March 18, 2020 Let’s just pause and take a collective, audible *EXHALE*  Uncertainty and stress are bubbling up in all of our lives to various degrees given the current global health pandemic, and we are all experiencing this together.  Though we don’t know exactly what the future holds, you do have an opportunity to take this stressful time one day at a time – doing what you can to keep yourself healthy, calm, and connected.   To help you find a…

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A Conversation With One of the Most Sought-After Meditation Teachers in America – Meditation Article

Excerpts from an interview with Rob Roth – read the full article on Parade. Have you ever wondered what the Transcendental Meditation technique is? What is the mysterious technique beloved by so many celebrities? Well wonder no more, Parade interviewed Bob Roth, CEO of the David Lynch Foundation who has answered all your questions. What is Transcendental Meditation (TM)?Transcendental Meditation (TM) is a mental technique that is practised for 15 to 20 minutes twice a day, sitting comfortably with the…

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Free Group Meditation on Zoom – Spiritual Article

Please join me for this free group meditation and positive energy infusion for the planet! I’ve been thinking about what I can offer during this challenging time, and I’ve come up with this: a live group meditation to center ourselves and conjure up some healing energy for the planet and everyone on it. Here’s how to join live: this Friday April 3rd, at 4PM Pacific, 5PM Mountain, 6PM Central, 7PM Eastern (international friends translate accordingly) click this link. Please be…

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The Way of Nourishment: The Art of Healing From The Inside Out – Meditation Article

“The Awakening” Tending to my nourishment and pleasure isn’t something I was taught when I was younger. If anything, I was surrounded by those who would suffer for their nourishment and pleasure. I grew up in a society and culture that revered productivity and perseverance, driven to achieve the American dream at the expense of health and wellbeing. I can say, with certainty, that the vast majority of us were never taught the skills and resources needed to best care…

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14-Day Meditation Challenge: Put Down Your Phone and Be – Motivational, Self Improvement Article

“Meditation is the ultimate mobile device; you can use it anywhere, anytime, unobtrusively.” ~Sharon Salzberg I came home from my doctor’s appointment last week and rambled off three to four different things that were happening in the world as a result of the coronavirus. By the fourth item my wife asked me to stop. She said please tell me something good. I told her that my doctor said my pathology report came back negative. That the procedure on my neck…

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Not Your Average 8th Grade Science Project – Meditation Article

March 24, 2020 Our team at Muse received a request from one very bright 8th grader at Emery/Weiner School in Houston Texas. His name is Joshua Kaplan, and was in need of our help for his science fair project. Joshua’s curiosity lead him to investigate the effects of different lighting on states of stress and relaxation. We were lucky enough to have him write to us and ask for support! See below for Joshua’s post: My name is Joshua Kaplan,…

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Super Quick Coronavirus Clearing Meditation — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

This Super Quick Coronavirus Clearing Meditation uses high frequencies and colors to clear, cleanse, and protect the areas in the body where the virus can enter. At the speed with which coronavirus is spreading and the panic it continues to create all over the world, we need all the help we can get to take care, not only of ourselves but also of those around us. To keep ourselves healthy, safe, and sane. And not get pulled into the dark…

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How to Sleep With Coronavirus Anxiety – Meditation Article

Many people spend their nights now tossing and turning, struggling to unglue from the constant scroll of coronavirus news updates.But, while there is no body or life hack to make you impervious to the touch of disease, we do know that sleep is key to helping our bodies stay healthy. “Sleep is an essential part of protection from and response to any infection,” said Douglas B. Kirsch, a neurologist and former president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. But…

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Take Refuge in Your Body – Meditation Article

When the storms of life hit, your body can be a place of refuge and healing. Cyndi Lee says it starts with making friends with your body. Photo by Borislav Zhuykov / Stocksy United. My beagle, Little Bit, can sense a storm gathering. The reason I know this is because Little Bit uses the language of her body to communicate her fear. From just the slightest shift in air pressure, her chunky little body starts quivering. Then, at the first…

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Are Relationships Actually the Ultimate Spiritual Practice? – Spiritual Article

The idea of a perfect relationship is as flawed as the idea of a perfect man or woman, yet so many of us entertain this idea, consciously or not. Often, when we enter into a new relationship, things are perfect at first. We feel so in love that we see everything through those ‘love goggles.’ Colours are brighter, we want to dance to music, everything tastes great and sex is amazing.Then, one day, our new partner might say or do…

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HuffPost is now a part of Verizon Media – Meditation Article

HuffPost is part of Verizon Media. Click ‘I agree’ to allow Verizon Media and our partners to use cookies and similar technologies to access your device and use your data (including location) to understand your interests, and provide and measure personalised ads. We will also provide you with personalised ads on partner products. Learn more about how we use your data in our Privacy Centre. Once you confirm your privacy choices here, you can make changes at any time by…

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Online Meditation Groups – One Mind Dharma – Meditation Article

Online Meditation Groups (Last Updated On: March 23, 2020)With all of the closures of various meditation centers due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have received messages from many people looking for resources to continue their practice. Although sitting in person with a community is perhaps your preferred way to interact with a community, there are options available to continue practicing online. If you have an offering or know of an offering we are missing on our list, please let us…

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Meditating in Challenging Times [A COVID-19 Message] – Meditation Article

Hello friends, this is John Dupuy, CEO of iAwake Technologies. We are all experiencing some very challenging times on our planet with the advent of the pandemic, the coronavirus. I’ve seen a lot of reactions to it, but one of the reactions I see coming up most is fear, and a sense of loss. Our lives have been disrupted: my gym closed two days ago, a place where I work out every day. We can’t go to restaurants. We can’t…

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Can Meditation Replace Sleep? – – Meditation Article

Several yogis and meditators have reported sleeping just one hour per night as a result of their deep meditation practice. But whether meditation can actually replace sleep is a question that requires some scientific investigation.While there are many anecdotes of people needing less sleep when they start meditating, science helps us understand whether meditation is a good substitute for sleep. In this article, we’ll first cover how meditation can improve sleep quality and the extent to which it can replace…

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Guided Loving Kindness Meditation – About Meditation – Meditation Article

(The script for this guided meditation comes from Tom Lynch, PHD at http://RadicallyOpen.net.) When times are tough, sometimes the best way to clear your head and open your heart is to focus on other people. So in that spirit, I’ve recorded a Loving Kindness Meditation for you. I think we could all use a little extra love right now. Love for ourselves and love for each other and love for those folks on the front lines of the viral pandemic…

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How To Deepen Your Meditation Practice – Meditation Article

March 19, 2020 Meet Scott Ste Marie. He’s on a mission to demystify mental health. Scott leads group meditations at the Muse HQ on Tuesday mornings, and we had a chance to sit down with him to learn more about his work and meditation practice. Scott answered four questions about his experience with meditation. What type of meditation do you practice and why? What’s one recommendation you have for experienced meditators who want to deepen their practice? How do you create…

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Angelic Assistance with the Global Pandemic 2020 — Purpose Fairy – Self Improvement Article

Falling deeper into fear during this Global Pandemic will not bring us closer to health. Nor will it make us feel safer. On the contrary. It will only lower our immune system and damage our brain’s ability to think clearly and find creative solutions. Fear is the most deadly virus in the world. And under fear, there is no health, no safety, and no peace. Only darkness, panic, and suffering. ~ Luminita D. Saviuc The Fear Pandemic With everything that’s happening…

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The Week in Tech: How to Stop Coronavirus ‘Doomsurfing’ – Meditation Article

Each week, we review the week’s news, offering analysis about the most important developments in the tech industry.I should not have read the Imperial College coronavirus report before bed.The now-famous report by a team of British epidemiologists, which was posted online this week, laid out the worst-case scenario for the coronavirus, predicting that as many as 2.2 million Americans could die if the disease was left to spread unchecked.It’s an objectively terrifying document — scary enough that it jarred the…

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How to Do Metta – Lion’s Roar – Meditation Article

Kuan Yin, bodhisattva of compassion. Photo by Liza Matthews. Jack Kornfield on beginning this time-honored, heart-opening practice. In our culture, people find it difficult to direct loving-kindness to themselves. We may feel that we are unworthy, or that it’s egotistical, or that we shouldn’t be happy when other people are suffering. So rather than start loving-kindness practice with ourselves, which is traditional, I find it more helpful to start with those we most naturally love and care about. One of…

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Free Meditation Download and Free Resources to Help You During COVID-19 – Meditation Article

When I was meditating a couple of days ago, I had a very powerful and beautiful experience using our classic album, Schumann Holophonic, which consists of two half-hour tracks that entrain the brain to the dividing line between alpha and theta. This is also the “Schumann frequency” that is the vibration of the Earth (7.83 Hz). While I was meditating, I was feeling a great deal of love for all of you, and thought it would be a lovely thing to…

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Effective Ways to Relax and Recharge from Stress – – Meditation Article

Choosing to focus on your well-being may be difficult because of the never-ending demands of today’s society. Hustle culture seems to be the norm nowadays, where people often find ways to push themselves to the limit. Aside from this, financial demands are also increasing because of the expensive prices of goods and other necessities. Stress has become a common phenomenon everywhereAs a result, people try to put in more overtime at work. Some look for other sources of income to…

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5 Steps (Plus 1 Meditation) to Forgiveness – Meditation Article

Do you know how I know meditation is working in my life? For starters, I don’t shame myself or beat myself up about something I’ve done, or failed to do. I show myself the same kindness and compassion that I’d give to my best friend. For example, last week I spontaneously decided to drop in to a community meditation. (I love the collective energy of group meditation. Sharing silence is decadent and the ripple effect is powerful.) I stroll in…

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