7 Best Meditation Techniques For Stress Relief
Sitting meditating by the lake to relax is just one way to stop stress.

7 Best Meditation Techniques For Stress Relief

As a meditation teacher, one of the questions many people ask me is this: What is the best meditation technique for stress relief? Stress is one of the main reasons people start meditating in the first place. We are living in a world where stress is an epidemic [1]. And it is easy to see why. With the pressure of work, the amount of financial stress we all face, health stress, relationship stress… there are simply so many things to be stressed about. They say that one of the best ways to manage stress is to change your lifestyle so…

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Why yoga postures are the easiest solution to align your spine

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If you are reading this article while sitting in a chair or resting on your bed or sofa painlessly, it’s because your spine is letting you. It is one of the most important parts of the body for movement. Without tis proper functioning, you can’t stand or sit in an upright position, bend for daily tasks and look around you without moving the whole body. It also shields the spinal cord which contains nerves that connect the brain with the rest of the body, without which you can’t mobilize any part of the body. That’s why it’s absolutely essential to…

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How To Choose A Mindfulness Teacher Training Course

When it comes to choosing a mindfulness teacher training course in 2019 you are absolutely spoilt for choice. Unfortunately you’re always swimming in a pool full of sharks. Let me tell you it how it is: There are a lot of fraudulent websites out there that offer mindfulness teacher training courses online. And a lot of them are absolute scams. Don’t get me wrong. I absolutely love meditation. As an online meditation teacher myself, and as the person who runs THE DAILY MEDITATION, meditation is my biggest passion in life. Well, maybe excluding cats. And because meditation is such a…

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10 Crazy Traits Empathetic People Share

  It’s a crazy life, being an empath. Just take a look at the list of traits empathetic people share, below. It’s crazy. As an empath myself, I know firsthand how being an empath is sometimes a wonderful dream, and sometimes a terrible nightmare. Take a look at the traits empathetic people share, below, and let me know how many are true of you. If you yourself are an empath, read my article on being an empath without letting it kill you.   10 Traits Empathetic People Share 1: We Heal Ourselves By Healing Others One traits empathetic people share…

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Here’s How Long It Takes To Open Your Chakras

   If you have read my guide to chakra meditation for beginners, you might wonder how long it takes to open your chakras. As an online meditation teacher probably the one comment I hear most is that people do not have enough time to meditate. It can be hard squeezing in enough time for all the different types of meditation you should do. Proper chakra meditation can take quite a long time to do. However, there are many other ways to activate your chakra. With the tricks and tips below you will be able to open your chakras while still…

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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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Letting Go To Be Happy – A Guide

When it comes to feeling good, one strategy is proven to work: letting go to be happy.  Happiness. It’s something that almost all of us are truly after in life. However, we all know it can be incredibly hard to live day to day, let alone moment by moment, in a happy state. There’s always something that comes up that throws us off: someone cut you off in traffic, someone said something inconsiderate to you, or the office work that day was boring. The truth is that life does not have to be this way. In this post, I will discuss…

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6 Beautiful Wall Arts And Decals For Yoga Room Décor
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6 Beautiful Wall Arts And Decals For Yoga Room Décor

Nothing makes me happier than walking into a home and seeing artworks and decals in a yoga room. Décor options for the yoga enthusiast are plenty these days thanks to the fact that yoga is now so very popular. If you have a yoga room at home you might be looking for some beautiful items to put in it. My list of essential furniture for your yoga room is a god place to start. And maybe you are a big fan of artworks, wall art and decals. If so, I’ve got a treat for you. Take a look at the…

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5 Ways How To Learn Meditation As A Beginner in 2019

When it comes to ways to learn to meditate, you’re spoilt for choice. In 2019 there are tons of different ways to learn to meditate, including our free article on the correct way to meditate as a beginner. That said, some ways are definitely better than others. For instance, a lot of people learn to meditate online by reading tons of random articles on various websites. As a blogger myself I obviously love the internet, but it is not the best way to learn to meditate. At least, not if you simply read random articles online. The best ways to…

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How To Meditate Properly For Beginners

As a meditation teacher, a lot of people ask me how to meditate properly at home Beginners who are just starting to learn meditation will definitely want to know some ground-rules. In my guide to how to do meditation for beginners, I showed you the best meditation techniques to get started with and explained some easy meditations. Today I’d like to explain the ground-rules of meditation so you know how to meditate properly. It is very important to learn how to meditate properly because, believe it or not, there are some serious health risks of meditation. I learned this one…

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5 Best Meditations For Social Anxiety [TUTORIAL]

I spent years of my life unable to talk to anybody because of shyness. That is, until I started using meditation for social anxiety. Meditation helped me overcome a social anxiety that was completely destroying my life. For years I literally kept myself to myself, stayed in my bedroom gaming, and anytime somebody spoke to me I would turn red in the face and get the worst escalated heartrate. Then, in my early twenties, I learned how to meditate properly. I fell in love with meditation. I learned absolutely everything I could about all the different types of meditation. In…

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These Buddha Figurines Are So Good You’ll Want Them All

I love Buddha. And I love anything that reminds me of Buddha, like Buddhist figurines. They remind me to follow the dharma and to strive to be enlightened. Every time I see my favorite Buddhist figurine I immediately remember the lessons the Buddha taught. I remember to let go of attachments, to live a life of compassion, and, of course, to meditate. Are you with me on that? If so, you might like to get some Buddhist figurines for your home, office, meditation room—anywhere you would like to be reminded of the lessons of Siddhartha. These are simple little reminders…

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6 Best Meditation Benches We Truly Love In 2019

Meditation benches are one of the most important pieces of furniture you can buy for your meditation room.  The reason is simple: they improve your posture.  When you are meditating it is imperative that you sit with good posture. Otherwise you will be at risk of injuring your knees, your spine, and other areas of the body. Plus, sitting with good posture makes it easier to focus when you meditate.  There are several different choices you have when it comes to buying a seat for meditation.  You could get: A meditation chair [here's our picks of the best meditation chairs]…

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Ultimate Guide To So Hum Meditation

So Hum meditation (which is also called Soham meditation, Hamsa or Hansa) is one of the most important mantra meditations used in Kriya Yoga and tantra. I personally learned this one from reading one of my favorite mantra books. It’s a meditation that is all about identifying yourself with the universe. The name of the meditation refers to the sound we make when we do it. The “So” is the inhalation sound and the “Hum” is the exhalation sound.   There are lots of benefits of So Hum meditation and it is a very easy mantra meditation for beginners to…

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Do You Share These 10 Signs Of An Enlightened Person

Our mission here on THE DAILY MEDITATION is to help you achieve enlightenment. But you might wonder: What are the signs of an enlightened person? Enlightened people are all around us. But you might not spot them. After all, enlightened people are not the type of people to gloat, show off or draw attention to themselves. In fact, they are often the quieter ones, the ones helping out their fellow man, the ones protecting the environment, the ones living their entire lives to help those in need. Here are the top 10 signs of an enlightened person. Are you one…

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This Is How I Meditate Before Bed Every Night Of My Life

Should you meditate before bed? As a meditation teacher a lot of people ask me that question. And It’s a good one. Meditation is in many ways the total opposite of going to sleep. When you meditate you actually become more conscious than you are at most other times. After all, one of the main reasons people meditate is specifically to heighten their consciousness. There are even meditation techniques to make you conscious while you sleep, like when you have a lucid dream [READ: Tibetan Dream Yoga For Lucid Dreaming]. Sleep, on the other hand, is when you drift out…

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Actually, THIS Is How To Use Prayer Beads For Meditation

In my Ultimate Guide To Malas I introduced malas and why they are my favorite piece of spiritual jeweler. Now let’s discuss how to use prayer beads for meditation in the right way.  Yes, malas look just gorge in their boho chic style, and they’re an awesome fashion accessory, but when you’re using malas to meditate you also need to know what you’re doing. As a meditation teacher I often see people wearing malas the wrong way and meditating with them incorrectly.  If you want to use malas for healing you do have to use them properly in order to…

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How Nearly Dying Taught Me So Many Yoga Life Lessons

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I woke up on the ground with my skin pressed up tightly against the steaming Arizona sand. The sun beating down upon my cracked head with all eyes on me, waiting for any movement from my body. There I was, smashed into the grand canyon floor by a falling rock. I had been working in the Grand Canyon on a volunteer trail crew for the summer of 2017, trying to find my life's path and purpose in the great outdoors. I spent nine days at a time being fully immersed in nature and the next five days off in Flagstaff,…

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Top 10 apps for finding love, happiness and spirituality

We all propose new challenges and objectives: lead a healthier life, abandon bad habits…. Some motivational mobile apps will help you meet your personal goals and objectives. We have selected for you these 10 mobile motivation and self-help apps for 2019 that you will want to have on your mobile. Some are for iOS, others for Android, stay tuned and try the one that best fits what you need. But before you continue, it’s recommended to visit Kasamba. There you’ll get some perspectives of finding love and happiness while strengthening your spirituality. Tarot Card Reading Predictions Tarot readings can be…

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Book An Online Meditation Lesson With THE DAILY MEDITATION

Our online meditation lessons are the perfect way to learn how to meditate. As a meditation teacher I am always delighted to accept new students. Nothing makes me happier than teaching people how to meditate. And today I would like to invite you to join me in an online meditation lesson. Simply contact [email protected] to book your online meditation lesson today!   Who Our Online Meditation Lessons Are Perfect For Our online meditation lessons are perfect for people who are new to meditation or who have a little bit of experience with meditation and are hoping to advance their skills.…

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