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AMAZING BENEFITS OF MEDITATION
For your health
For the world
You didn't meditate? Why not? Is it because you never have - or you just can't seem to get a practice to stick? Here's some tips.
PICK THE RIGHT MEDITATION PRACTICE FOR YOU
HERE ARE JUST THE BASICS
Mindfulness (open monitoring) meditation is designed to help us become more conscious of what is. It's intention isn't to alter our state, but to pay nonjudgmental attention to our experiences. Being present in this way has the benefit of detaching us from the pain of suffering. Click here for more information.
A FEW SIMPLE MEDITATION IDEAS
This is the way I learned to meditate. I needed the chatter in my ear so I could stop thinking about my grocery list, the economy, what else I needed to get done blah blah blah... Here's a link to a website with a bunch of really cool free guided meditations.
A LITTLE HELP ESTABLISHING A DAILY PRACTICE
This article "8 Steps to Establish a Daily Meditation Practice" on the Deepak Chopra's website is a great resource - it gets right to the point and provides really good tips.
It's sort of cheating, but if nothing else, close your eyes and breathe slowly into your belly feeling it expand. Hold for a second and then exhale. Do this for a minute and it will help calm you and find your center.