How To Practice Mindfulness At Work– Ultimate Guide

When you know how to practie mindfulness at work you will greatly increase your productivity and reduce any stress. It will make it so much easier to deal with all those emails, presentations, meetings and phone calls. Mindfulness is the simple practice of focusing the mind on the present moment in a nonjudgmental way. As a meditation teacher, I have personally taught many people to be more mindful in the workplace, and I have seen how it can reduce stress, improve communication, and help staff morale. Of course, I am also mindful with my own work. It helps me to…

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New Book Reveals How To Use Mindfulness For Test Taking

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In the new book Beyond the Content: Mindfulness as a Test Prep Advantage, author Logan Thompson revels how to use mindfulness for test taking. He argues that being mindful is one of the most important parts of succeeding in tests. Mindfulness is simply the state of being consciously aware and living in the moment. You can learn how to do mindfulness meditation here. It is possible to be mindful of practically anything. You can choose to be mindfully aware of your own thoughts. Or you could practice a simple task in a mindful way. Ultimately it is simply about being…

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Use These Meditations For Studying And Exams Will Be Easy

As a meditation teacher, many of my students are interested in using meditation for studying. They've heard that meditation makes studying easier, that it improves concentration, and that it can help to improve exam results. And all of that is one hundred per cent true. Scientific research (see below) shows that there are many benefits of meditation for students. If you find it hard to focus when studying, your concentration is not 100%, or you're worried about exams, you should definitely consider using meditation while studying. Let's take a look at the benefits of using meditation for studying. Then I…

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40 Beginners Mindfulness Activities & Exercises [Kids, Adults & Groups]

In this guide, I will share the best beginners mindfulness activities for adults, kids and groups. As a meditation teacher, I know it can be a challenge to get started with mindfulness. That is why I created this list of the best beginners mindfulness activities for kids, adults and groups. They are simple ways to focus your mind, to relax, and to start to be mindful. For adults, they include meditative exercises and communication techniques; and for kids they include mindfulness toys and games. One of the best things about mindfulness exercises is that there are a million ways to…

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Steps For Anapansati Meditation From Anapanasati Sutta

In this article, we'll be looking at how to do Anapanasati meditation technique, based on the actual anapansati sutta of Buddha. As a meditation teacher, this is the meditation techniques I teach the most. Buddha said this meditation technique bears "great fruit" (meaning great benefit) when practised regularly. It is an essential Buddhist meditation [READ: Buddhist meditations for beginners] Introduction to Anapanasati Meditation / Anapanasati Sutta By the end of this guide, you will know how to do Anapansati meditation correctly, based on Buddha's teachings from the Anapanasati Sutta. This will give you the power to stay calm no matter…

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9 Magic Mantras Monks Use To Make Their Minds Masterful

There are 9 magic mantras for the mind that monks use for powerful transformation. When I wrote the internet's best guide to  mantras, I covered for all different areas of life and from Hinduism, Buddhism, yoga and more. As you know, mantras are sounds or words that are repeated during meditation. And they create many profound benefits for your health, body, mind, and for your life overall. Just by reciting one you can bring about real world changes in your life, and quite quickly. One of the best things about them is that they can help us to maintain good…

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10 Mind-Foods For Focus. Read This Over A Coffee 
By getting the right nutrition you can boost your brain quickly. Below you can read our guide to the best foods for focus

10 Mind-Foods For Focus. Read This Over A Coffee 

If you suffer from a low attention span, why not try using some specific foods for focus. There are specific what I call "mind-foods" that can have a huge affect on attention span and concentration. Whether you cook for yourself or eat out every night, you can improve your concentration just by getting the right nutrition. While certain foods (mostly sugary snacks) can affect dopamine levels and destroy concentration, healthy foods can do the opposite. Start by cutting out junk food. And the next time you write your grocery list, why not add some of the follow foods to help you focus…

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Open Awareness Meditation VS Focused Attention Meditation [Explained]

In this article, we will look at open-awareness meditation VS focused attention meditation, and explain what the difference is. When it's all said and done, there are only three mind-states used when focusing in meditation: Focused attention, open awareness, and effortless presence. Let’s look at the differences. Focused Attention, Open Awareness, And Effortless Presence Meditations The three fundamental types of meditation are: Focused attention meditation Open awareness meditation Effortless presence meditation As you will know if you follow our newsletter, there are very many different ways to meditate, but the two main ways are open-awareness and focused attention, so what…

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6 Best Meditations For Concentration & Focus

In this tutorial, we will look at the best meditations for concentration and focus. In my years as a meditation teacher, the question I have been asked more than any other is: "What are the best meditations for concentration and focus?" All sorts of people have asked me this question. Students want to know to how use meditation for concentration when studying. Businessmen and businesswomen want to know how to improve focus at work. And pretty much everyone would like to know how to tune-out distractions. The good news is that you can indeed use meditation to improve concentration. Indeed…

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Samatha Meditation Technique [Scripts, Steps & Benefits]

In this guide, I will share the Samatha meditation technique, script, steps and benefits. Samatha meditation technique is one of the most important of all Buddhist meditation techniques. It stills the mind so we can focus and be less affected by mental phenomena. In this guide, I will teach you everything you need to know about Buddhist Samatha meditation. VIDEO VERSION httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjLXF2fmgO8 What Is Samatha meditation technique? Samatha is one of the core disciplines of Buddhist meditation. The other is Vipassana technique [tutorial]. I've researched both these techniques in depth over the past decade, and have spoken with meditation teachers…

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Full Body Scan Meditation Script From Jon Kabat Zinn
By practicing body scan meditation you will become aware of signals from your body. This will help cravings, addictions and emotions. And best of all, body scan meditation is easy to do!

Full Body Scan Meditation Script From Jon Kabat Zinn

Jon Kabat Zinn's full body scan meditation script is a powerful and unique technique that you can use to increase your mind-body connection. Both Zen monks and professional athletes use body scan meditation to make themselves more conscious of their bodies. And it is also a potent technique for the relief of stress, anxiety, and other conditions. In this guide to body scan meditation, I'll show you everything you need to know, including the technique of body scan, the benefits of it, and the best guided meditation video too.    Introduction to Full Body Scan Meditation Technique Script (Jon Kabat…

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Use This Powerful Grounding Meditation Technique To Feel More Balanced Today

Grounding meditation techniques are a way to bring the mind back into the present moment. Buddhists and yogis, meanwhile, use grounding meditations for monkey mind and emotional balance. Most of the major meditation techniques help with this.  But there is one grounding meditation technique that is particularly powerful. It will stop monkey mind. What Is Monkey Mind And Why Do Grounding Meditation Techniques Help? Monkey mind (from Chinese xinyuan and Sino-Japanese shin'en ) is the erratic state of mind meaning restless, confused, inconstant—put simply, it is a mind state in which we lack focus and emotional balance. If you have ever…

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5 Best Meditations For Decision Makers To Clarify Your Mind

In this article, we will be looking at the 5 best meditations for decision-makers. If you're a leader, manager or you just happen to wear the trousers, these meditations will help you make better decisions and to decide on whatever tough choices you're facing. There are very many powerful cognitive benefits of meditation. One of the key ways meditation makes us more intelligent is that it improves your decision making skills. In my guide to the best meditation techniques you can learn 31 styles of meditation and the amazing brain-benefits you get from them. One such benefit is the fact…

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6 Focus And Concentration Mantras Are All You Need For Success

There are 6 powerful mantras that help us to focus and concentrate when we're studying or at work. Focus and concentration begin in the mind. External stimuli can affect your focus and concentration. But when the mind is grounded we are less easily distracted and we are more able to focus. This is why the best thing is to improve focus by meditating. One of the best ways to focus is by reciting spiritual mantras. Focus Mantras-Introduction I've been studying all the best books on mantras. And I've found some great mantras for focus. These mantras will let you work and…

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