Discover Spiritual Health Practices To Boost Body And Mind

Discover the best spiritual health practices in this section of THE DAILY MEDITATION. Includes meditaiton, ayurveda, and other spiritual techniques for health.

Yoga, Meditation & Coronavirus: Your Ultimate Guide
In this guide we cover everything you need to know about meditation, yoga and coronavirus

Yoga, Meditation & Coronavirus: Your Ultimate Guide

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In this guide: How to use yoga and meditation for coronavirus. The best free online courses to do during self isolation. How to deal with coronavirus anxiety. Advice for teachers and yoga studio owners, and more. The COVID-19 pandemic has made huge changes to the way we practice meditation and yoga. On the one hand, yoga studios and meditation studios are closing in droves all around the world. On the other hand, there are more free online classes now then ever. As people search for ways to prevent coronavirus, handle the illness, cope with anxiety, and live in self-isolation, more…

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Marianne Williamson Gives Guided Meditation For Coronavirus, Receives Hate

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Marianne Williamson published a guided meditation to help fight coronavirus. [READ: Yoga / Meditation For COVID-19] In response she received hate. The activist, politician and author of 13 books (including four New York Times bestsellers) has ended her presidential campaign, but is still fighting to help people. In particular, she is helping people fight coronavirus. Williamson has uploaded a guided meditation for coronavirus. It strives to help people overcome coronavirus-anxiety and boost the immune system, which is one of the self-healing powers of meditation. Marianne Williamson’s Guided Meditation For Coronavirus  httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VPACQatSP-8   I do find it odd that Williamson decided…

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How To Use Meditation for Weight GAIN

It is well known that meditation can help with weight loss. However, you can also use meditation for weight gain. It all depends on the type of meditation you do. Research has shown that meditation can both increase and decrease metabolic rate.  The metabolic rate is the rate at which the body burns calories.  It can be affected by body size and composition, gender, your, and energy needs based on how active a lifestyle an individual lives. The metabolic rate has long been associated with weight because the more calories you burn the quicker you lose weight. There are many…

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This Luxury Wellness Club In NY Is To Die For  [The Well NY]

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The Well is one of the finest luxury wellness clubs in NY. It’s a place where you’re invited to slow down with all manner of yoga, meditation and wellness events.    Take a trip to The Well in NY and you’ll enter an $18m bi-level space that was opened in September. It’s like a personal wellness heaven where Eastern philosophy (in the form of yoga and ayurveda) meet with modern wellness approaches. There are support circles and all manner of spas. It’s has every wellness practice you could possibly need, most of them lavish (a private craniosacral therapy session costs…

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100 Benefits Of Meditation You Never Knew [LIST]

There are well over 100 health benefits of meditation.  And you can take advantage of meditation in 20 minutes or less. In this guide I will list the benefits of meditation that have been proven by science. AND I will show you how to actually take advantage of those 100 benefits of meditation.  I’ve studied bother the physical benefits of meditation and the mental health benefits of meditation. And the good news is: There's so much to get out of meditating! But you will get different benefits from meditation depending on how long you do it (15, 20, 30 minutes…

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I Tried 7 Yoga Mudras And The Benefits Were Amazing
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I Tried 7 Yoga Mudras And The Benefits Were Amazing

In my Huge Mudra List I shared every single hand mudra and explained how they work. Today I’d like to share with you my favorite yoga mudras, how you can use them, their benefits, and the effects I personally experience when I use them. I recommend opening that previous link because it contains images and guides for all the mudras I’m about to discuss. As a meditation teacher lots of people ask my how to go further in meditation and how to get more out of it. One of the best ways to get more from your meditation practice is…

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Ultimate Guide To Yoga For Back Pain Relief

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One of the most common reasons people get into yoga is for back pain relief. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, approximately 80% of people will experience back pain problems at some point in their life [1] There are so many reasons why people experience back pain. They range from sitting for too long, to having bad posture, to being stressed (which causes us to place tension on the body, including in the spine). Back pain is associated with numerous health conditions such as arthritis and ruptured discs. And anyone who has experience prolonged back pain…

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5 Anti-Aging Meditation Techniques To Look And Feel Young

Let’s be honest. Everyone above the age of thirty wants to look younger. So here is the good news: you can use anti-aging meditation techniques to look and feel young. Whether you want to stop the health effects of aging, or you just want to look younger for sheer aesthetic reasons, meditation will help. As a meditation teacher, I believe the best way to look young is with meditation. In this guide I will show you how. You’ll probably want to combine this with my guide to anti-aging yoga for seniors. I’m very passionate about natural healing and spiritual health.…

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25 Best Herbs For Meditation To Help You Relax [RANKED]

What are the best herbs for meditation? And how can the herbs of Ayurveda help with inner peace and focus?  In this guide I will share the very best Ayurveda herbs for meditation to help you find that sweet Zen spot. The majority of the herbs listed below come from Ayurveda [read: 9 Ayurveda practices for health] Ayurveda is the oldest of all health systems and comes from India. The word literally translates to “Life science”. Ayurveda teaches that body and mind are connected as one and that they both influence each other. One of the big aspects of Ayurveda…

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How To Use Yoga For Heart Health [TUTORIAL]

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Research shows profoundly positive effect of yoga for heart health and especially for recovering from heart attacks. Combining asanas with breathing exercises shows huge boost in circulation and strengthening of heart. This was proven in a study that looked at over 2500 people recovering from heart attack. If you're looking to improve heart health, yoga should be your go-to exercise, according to breakthrough scientific research. A team from India presented a scientific study at the European Society of Cardiology congress in Paris. The team showed that three months of practicing yoga at home and breathing exercises greatly reduces the risk…

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Quit Drinking With These Meditations For Alcoholism

Did you know you can use meditation for alcoholism? As someone who used to suffer from numerous addictions, trust me when I tell you: You can definitely use meditation to quit drinking. There are some powerful psychological exercises for alcoholism, and they have been proven to work. Before I quit every addiction simultaneously, I used to drink, smoke, watch adult videos... and I am certainly not proud of those things. Why do I tell you? Because if I can quit all those things with some simple exercises then so can you. My biggest regret in my entire life is that…

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3 Dental Benefits From Yoga You Need To Know [Guest Post]

[Dental Health Guest Post] There is no doubt that practicing yoga delivers numerous health benefits to its practitioners. Some of those benefits are obvious; yoga helps to tone and shape our muscles and improve our posture. Yoga has been used for centuries and people today are becoming more aware of all the benefits that yoga provides. There are many varieties of yoga. However, all practices of yoga do have something in common. The practice of yoga focuses on using correct posture and breathing techniques. These aspects encourage practitioners to be mindful of their bodies, their breath and their stress levels.…

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Amazing Benefits Of CBD For Meditation And Yoga

There are amazing benefits of using CBD for meditation and yoga. If you've been considering using CBD before yoga or meditation, you will definitely be interested to hear about these effects. Now that hemp-derived products have been made legal around the country, many people are starting to combine yoga, CBD and meditation for a powerful anti-anxiety, anti-stress solution [and if that interests you, you will probably want to read my guide to stopping anxiety with meditation]. In this guide I will show you the benefits of CBD for yoga and meditation, and how you can go about combining the three…

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Yoga For Seniors: Poses, Techniques And Benefits

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Today at THE DAILY MEDITATION office I received news of amazing new research into the benefits of yoga for seniors. There are so many reasons for seniors to do yoga. And I very firmly believe that we should be giving classes of yoga at nursing homes. In this guide I will show you how to do yoga for seniors safely, the benefits of yoga for seniors and some friendly tips on how to practice yoga nursing homes or, indeed at your own home. You will definitely want to read my guide to anti-aging meditation too. Benefits Of Yoga For Seniors This…

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How To Combine Meditation And CBD For Anxiety Relief [GUEST POST]

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[CBD Guest Post] When you use a combination of both meditation and CBD for anxiety, amazing things happen. Many people shy away from meditation due to an inability to sit still for long periods of time or being uncomfortable spending time in their own head. Turning inwards and being alone with your thoughts can be incredibly anxiety-inducing, and this response is more common than you may think. Currently, there are 40 million adults who combat issues related to anxiety in the United States. Meditation can be a very valuable tool in reducing the effects of anxiety and stress [read: how…

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Use These Meditations For Athletes Pre-Game And Win

There are some many amazing benefits of meditation for athletes. Not only can you get better athletic performances from meditation, meditation can also help with the stress of performing. Being a world renowned sporting hero or top athlete is no easy task. Obviously being a high profile sports star has its perks, but it also creates high amounts of responsibility, pressure and expectation. That stress has a serious effect on the brain and on an athlete's performance [1]. Why Athletes Should Use Meditation One of the benefits of meditation for athletes is that it can help with those pressures. Kids…

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The Effects Of Stress On Fertility [GUEST POST]

[Stress Guest Post] Stress can impact the health of many bodily functions, but the reproductive organs and fertility levels of men and women are particularly vulnerable. This brief article will explain what stress is, how it can adversely impact fertility, and offer stress-reducing methods, such as breathing exercises, that individuals can employ to improve their chances of successful conception. What Is Stress? Stress is the body's response to perpetual external pressure and comes in many forms, be it emotional, environmental, professional, personal or financial. Stress Symptoms The symptoms of stress can impact almost any part of the body and manifest…

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Best Addiction Meditation Techniques To Stop Cravings

Before I started using meditation for addictions and cravings, I had serious problems with dependency.  Mindfulness and meditation gave me the keyws to overcome depensency and regain my health. And today I will teach you how to do that same thing. I’ll take you back a little while, and you tell me if this sounds familiar. There was a time in my life, when my mother-in-law died, when my life became incredibly hard. I felt depressed. I lost sleep. It was one of those bad times we all go through. Addictions hit me hard. I’ve never done any serious drugs.…

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7 Best Meditations For Weight Loss [How I Lost 100 LBS]

When I started using meditation for weight loss, I changed the way I think about food and developed the "Weight Loss Mindset". This alternative way of losing weight helped me to shred over 100LBS.  What's more, I found it easy to use meditation to lose weight.  Unlike some other techniques, such as intense diets and insanely challenging exercise routines, I found it simpler and more enjoyable going the mindful-route.  Today I am a mindfulness instructor, and I would like show you how to use meditation for weight loss. Meditation techniques can help you lose weight quickly and keep the weight…

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How Mindfulness Helped Me in My Recovery

By definition, mindfulness is the state of being aware of your surroundings and environment. It should go without saying then, that when I was abusing drugs and alcohol, the last thing I was aware of was what was going on around me.  It took me a long time to break free from the chains of addiction, but I credit a dedication to mindfulness as one of the strongest factors that made it possible. I began a meditation practice, but I also tried to incorporate mindfulness into my everyday routine. Here are a few ways that it helped the most.  1.…

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