Probably the 5 Best Meditation Teachers In The World (Except Me)

Who is the best meditation teacher in the world? I mean, obviously, I personally give the best meditation lessons of all time. I think we can all agree on that. But excluding myself, who are the world's best meditation teachers? Since the mindfulness industry exploded in 2019 and everyone and their mom became a meditation instructor, we've all been spoiled when it comes to getting lessons on meditation. However, there are some gurus who are just so darned inspirational that I had to include them in this list. I've intentionally made this list about people who genuinely know their stuff,…

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Trailer For Buddhist Documentary INTO THE HEART OF THE MOUNTAIN

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By Nature Fims releases trailer for upcoming Buddhist documentary Into The Heart Of The Mountain. By Nature Films, an award-winning production company, has published the trailer for its upcoming Buddhist documentary Into The Heart Of The Mountain, which follows Roshi Joan Halifax (author of “Standing At The Edge”) and Upaya Zen Center as Halifax seeks to “empower women and indigenous people to preserve their culture and bring medical support” via Upaya’s Nomads Clinic initiative.” Currently in post-production there is no set release date for the Buddhist documentary at the time being, but is expected to be released shortly. The Nomads…

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8 Best Selling Yoga Books You Seriously Need To Read

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I’ve been reading through all the best selling yoga books of all time. It’s been a great way to pass the time in self-isolation. I’ve learned a staggering amount about yoga, and I’ve never been more inspired to get on my yoga mat than right now. Through my reading I’ve learned about the anatomy of the body while performing yoga poses, the philosophy and history of the practice, and oh so many ways to use yoga beyond the mat to truly embrace the yoga lifestyle. If you’re looking for books about yoga to read, you should definitely consider the following…

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Free Relaxing Music Service Just Released By Recovery College Online

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A new relaxing meditation music service has just been launched as a collaboration between Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust,  Northumbria University, Tees,  and music X-System and the Calm Foundation. The entire world is in the grips of a stress and anxiety crisis at the moment during the pandemic. Many companies have launched free products to help with the mental health impact of COVID-19, such as free applications, and free yoga and meditation classes. The latest free service to be released is Recovery College Online’s free music service, which includes lots of relaxing meditation music to help people during…

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How To Do Meditation In The Shower [Tutorial + Guided Video]

A new guided meditation video on how to take a mindful shower has been published by Shauna Shapiro, Ph.D., Sophia Amoruso [Girlboss Radio host & CEO] and Schick. One of my favourite places for meditation is in the shower. As a meditation teacher and author of the book Your Best Meditation: Book Of The World’s Best Meditation Techniques, I’ve tried pretty much every types of meditation there is. One of the most relaxing ways to meditate is in the shower. Enlightened people know that showering isn’t just an opportunity to clean the body, but a chance to cleanse the mind…

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3 Ways American expatriates can support emotional health in Pandemic

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Within a relatively short time, the COVID-19 virus has affected almost all aspects of human life. The impact of the virus extends to industrialized and developing nations, wealthy people and those of disadvantages backgrounds, and across all racial and religious groups. The practical ramifications of the Pandemic are observed in our financial situation, relationships, and emotional health. Governments around the world have responded to the health crisis in different ways. Many east Asian and southern European countries have adopted Draconian measures, whereby enforcing its citizens into self-quarantine, and imposing legal consequences for those in noncompliance. Scandinavian countries have advocated a…

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Tips to Boost Immune System during the Covid-19 Pandemic

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We know there is no cure for coronavirus pandemic, however, there are some activities we can do to keep ourselves healthy and fit during the outbreak. We can perform some good things to boost our immune system against Covid-19. Anthony Constantinou recommends some scientifically proven ways to help resist illness. How To Control Immune System During COVID-19 Control Sleeping Habit: The amount of sleep we have every day can make a big difference in our immune system to fight infection. Considerable research reveals that people who sleep less than six hours each night were more susceptible to have a cold…

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Yoga & Meditation For Nightmare Relief To Stop Quarandreams

If you’ve been suffering from nightmares or vivid dreams, one solution is to use yoga and meditation for nightmare-relief. Millions of people around the world have been suffering from nightmare since the start of self-isolation, and dreams have been becoming ever more vivid. Sleep experts tell THE DAILY MEDITATION that nightmares and vivid dreams are a natural part of the pandemic and needn’t be a cause for anxiety. Self-isolation and the stressful situation have changed our sleep habits. The inability to go to work, or having to work from home, has had a serious impact on how we sleep and…

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Spiritual Facebook Page Penalised For Spreading COVID-19 Misinformation

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Spiritual Facebook pages have been exploding in popularity since the pandemic because everyone is need of inspirational and motivational quotes from people like Buddha and the Dalai Lama. Among the inspiring memes, however, is harmful misinformation regarding COVID-19. The coronavirus has changed the world, and businesses have reacted to it in different ways. While some have been actively trying to help people with the pandemic by sharing truthful information (like THE DAILY MEDITATION), others have been attempting to use the coronavirus to increase profits and to garner Facebook Likes by spreading misinformation. Leading online news publishers like Google, Facebook, and…

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Breathwork For Stress Relief Advice From A Nobel Price Winner

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Nobel prize winner Louis J. Ignarro, PhD shares advice on breathworth for stress relief that could seriously change your worries and anxieties. We all know the old advice that when you are going through moments of stress, you should “just breath”. And indeed there is considerable research backing the science of deep breathing. For thousands of years, humans have used different breathing techniques to stop that most human of problems: stress. There are numerous breathing meditation techniques from Buddhism and Taoism, there’s pranayama in yoga, and there are numerous deep breathing techniques used in therapy. It has been proven that…

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Spirituality VS Religion: What’s The Difference Anyway?!

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Let's set this down in writing right now: spirituality is not religion. It is not even necessarily related to religion. Those two things are simply not the same. If we look at spirituality VS religion, we can see that there are vast differences. Religion means sticking to a fixed view of the world, of life, of creation; a view that's given to you (usually) from a book. Religion is an unyielding belief that what an authority says about life and morality is the be-all and end-all. And while there might be spiritual self-help gurus and books, no spiritualist can tell…

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Spotify Daily Wellness Playlist Brings You Daily Meditation, Yoga

Spotify’s Daily Wellness Playlist is a new effort by Spotify to bring mindfulness, meditation, and yoga content to its listeners. Ever since quarantine, companies all around the world have been creating mindfulness content, with celebrities making meditation videos and Instagram models uploading Youtube videos like it’s the last day of their lives. Now, Spotify is looking to join in the fun with their Daily Wellness Playlist, which includes morning and evening meditation and yoga uploads. What’s on the Spotify Daily Wellness playlist? The Daily Wellness playlist contains music and podcasts updates every morning and evening. It’s available to both free…

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Best Yoga & Meditation Apps For Kids 2020—I Love These!

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As a meditation teacher, many parents asked me for advice on the best yoga and meditation apps for kids. You might have noticed that in 2020 there are tons of apps, like Calm and Headspace for meditation, and yoga apps like Cosmic Kids Yoga and various yoga-streaming apps too. I tell most of my parent-students that it is a personal thing. What I think is the best app might not be the right one for their kids. I actually don't have kids myself yet, although I have taught many kids to meditate. But what I certainly do know is that…

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Hello Yoga App Review—One On One Tuition At Home

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Yoga streaming platforms and apps are all the rage at the moment, especially when we are all self-isolating and unable to get to local yoga classes. Many teachers have been looking for ways to teach yoga online, and simultaneously, yogis are looking for ways to practice yoga at home. Many people who have started practising yoga at home have noted on Insta and Facebook that they have sustained injuries, largely because they are performing asanas incorrectly because they do not have proper tuition. Yoga apps and Youtube videos make it easy to find yoga classes to follow along to, but…

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Buddhist Monk Singing Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine” Will Restore Your Spirit Today

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It turns out this Buddhist monk loves The Beatle’s as much as the rest of us, as he sings a cover of “Yellow Submarine”. Probably the most life-affirming thing you’ll watch today. Buddhist monk Kossan sang a cover of The Beatles’ “Yellow Submarine”. When a video of the song was uploaded to the internet, Youtube below up. Hilarious comments ensued. One commenter said. “You didn't look for this. The buddhist yellow submarine finds you.” Another, “his is the kind of video that only exists between midnight and 4 am”. If you’re wondering what the fascinating instruments are in this beautiful…

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Can CBD Give Your Meditation a Boost?

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Many people depend on meditation to relieve stress. Meditation enables a person to control thoughts and the mind. It’s a practice that people use to quieten their minds. Most people meditate to feel well and lead happy lives. That’s because meditation can be used to eliminate worries, negative thoughts, anxiety, and stress. These are some of the things that prevent people from feeling happy. They can even cause other health problems. Increasingly, people are using CBD to enhance meditationand yoga. CBD is a naturally occurring compound in cannabis. It’s one of the many cannabinoids that are found in the hemp…

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Yoga For Toddlers Online Yoga Classes Launched

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Organic Zoo launcehs new Yoga For Toddlers online classes designed for two-to—four-year-olds and parents. Called "Yoga Mini", classes start Monday, April 27th. Parents wanting to keep their kids entertained during the pandemic can take the new yoga for toddlers online classes by Organic Zoo, a kids' brand. Classes will start on Monday April 27th and are free to all kids and their parents. With the kids away from school and the complete lack of any local events to attend to keep the little ones entertained, it's hard to know how to help the little ones get through the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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COVID-19: Don’t Reopen, Return To Yoga Class Says DDP

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Georgia, U.S—DDP [Diamond Dallas Page of DDP Yoga] recommends not reopening yoga studios or returning to yoga class—too early in COVID-19 pandemic. One question both yoga teachers and yoga students are asking during the COVID-19 pandemic is: When to reopen and return to yoga class. Trump's plan recently called for gyms, including yoga studios and classes, to reopen when he unveiled the federal government's three-phase plan to reopen the economy, Thursday. Phase One of the plan includes reopening yoga studios, gyms, movie theatres, religious places, and restaurants if said places stick to physical distancing and sanitation protocol. Many yoga teachers,…

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Sesame Street Meditation Is Cutest Thing You’ll Watch today

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Sesame Street Meditation Is Cutest Thing You'll Watch today Definitely, the cutest video you will watch today is the Headspace Sesame Street meditation starring the Cookie Monster and Headspace founder Andy Puddicombe. Headspace is teaming up with Sesame Street on meditation videos for kids. The videos will include all your favourite characters, like the Cookie Monster Elmo, ad Grover, and will teach kids mindfulness. The Headspace / Sesame Street meditation videos are being produced as a way to help kids cope with stress and anxiety during this challenging time. In all, there will be a total of six Sesame Street…

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Tai Chi & Mindfulness Meditation For The ADHD Child [Benefits Revealed]

Scientific study reveals significant benefits of tai chi and mindfulness meditation for the ADHD child. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) affects five per cent of children in the U.S according to The American Psychiatric Association (APA). Thankfullly, research published in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics reveals that there could be significant benefits of both tai chi and mindfulness meditation for the ADHD child. Mindfulness is the simple practice of focusing the mind on the moment in a nonjudgmental fashion. Tai chi is an ancient Eastern healing practice that incorporates a series of movements performed slowly and mindfully. It is in…

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