How Bianca Andreescu’s Meditation Practice Helped Her Win U.S Open

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Ever since she was a little girl, tennis star Bianca Andreescu has been meditating and using visualisation techniques. She may have won the Women’s U.S title on Saturday, but the day began just as all Andreescu’s days begin: with a morning meditation session. In particular, Anndreescu used visualisation to help her prepare for her opponent, megastar Serena Williams, whom she beat in straight sets 6-3, 7-5. Speaking to the press Saturday night, Andreescu said, “I put myself in situations (that) I think can happen in a match, … I just find ways to deal with [possible events] so I’m prepared…

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American Legal Body Attacks Schools For Teaching Mindfulness And Yoga

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The American Center For Law And Justice [ACLJ] is suing public schools for teaching mindfulness and yoga to kids. [1] The ACLJ says that teaching mindfulness and yoga in public schools is a violation of the U.S Constitution, which is against the states endorsement of religion. This is the same counsel that recently sent out a tweet celebrating the fact that they have “rejected a lawsuit to have ‘In God We Trust’ removed from our national currency.” And in a country, America, where the word “God” is stamped on every dollar. Is America trying to kill mindfulness and yoga? America…

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She’s Fighting Sexism To Make Nude Yoga Classes A Thing For Women

Jennifer Frizzley is fighting to make it okay for women to do nude yoga classes and, in particular, make it acceptable for women to do hot yoga topless. Jennifer Frizzley is the latest of many women to be body shamed during a yoga class. And this simply because she decided to take her top off during hot yoga class.   Now, she is fighting to create a nude yoga group for women and to create equality in the yoga studio.   Frizzley was body shamed by her studio for doing hot yoga topless Jennifer Frizzley was happily practicing yoga at…

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Tom Brady Doing Yoga On Sideline Proves Yoga For Men Is Huge

In case you’ve been wondering how real the whole “men doing yoga” thing is, New England Patriots player Tom Brady was just filmed on the sidelines doing yoga Thursday night. The American Football player is hugely into yoga and has often touted the importance of flexibility in his workout, especially on his site TB12 Sports. Brady is also married to model Gisele Bundchen, who has often spoken to the media about the importance of meditation for health.   Here’s the video of Tom Brady doing yoga How to Share With Just Friends How to share with just friends. Posted by…

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Alex Terrazas’ Extreme Yoga Nightmare A Horrific Wake-Up Call

Mexican Alex Terrazas was rushed to hospital when she fell 80 feet off her balcony in Mexico. 23 year-old yogi Alex Terrazas was trying an “Extreme Yoga Pose” in which she rested her entire bodyweight on the edge of her balcony when she lost control of the asana and fell 80 feet. A health and nutrition student, Terrazas was focused on helping other people live healthy lives, but following her yoga accident she has been left in near-fatal condition. Paramedics from the Red Cross and Nuevo Leon Civil Protection took Terrazas to hospital, where she underwent an eleven-hour surgery. Doctors…

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4 Reasons Why Exercise Is Effective For Mind And Body

Every day you get exposed to harmful toxins in the environment that accumulate inside your body [1]. These can come from seemingly safe chemical products you use at home and pollution during your morning commute to work. The toxic buildup in your body can manifest in many unpleasant symptoms ranging from mild health conditions like headaches and low energy to more life-threatening ones like cancer and diabetes. Before you hit the panic button, though, know that your body is equipped with physiological functions that help it naturally detox and return to a healthy state, and that exercises like yoga and…

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Taking CBD Gummies as A Supplemental Relaxer for Meditation

If you've ever had CBD gummies before, then you know they are amazing. They can help with everything - from nausea and stress to making chemotherapy easier, managing pain, and even anxiety. They come highly recommended from anyone who has ever used them. However, even though they are amazing, there are situations where it’s not advisable to use CBD. It’s not that they are dangerous, but that it might be better for you to find alternatives. Here are some of those situations. You're pregnant. A recent study from the American Academy of Pediatrics showed that taking CBD gummies and other…

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CBD For Mental Health

We are very much in new territory when it comes to fully understanding the benefits of CBD and how it might help in the control of various mental health issues that affect people, but that it does have benefits is not in doubt. There is enough documented evidence of people feeling better after taking it to see that it offers relief to those who use it. The health benefits in regards to cancer and pain management have been known for awhile, and CBD has been known about since 1940, when it was discovered. Its entrance into the field of mental…

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She Used Yoga For Intuition To Literally Escape A Jungle. Here’s How

Have you ever tried using yoga for intuition?  Have you ever wanted to tap into your own intuition? In this guide I am going to show you how to do it. And in case you need a little inspiration, let me share with you the story of one yoga teacher who used yoga to gain the inner wisdom necessary to literally escape a Hawaian jungle.    This is the true news story I woke up to this morning. And it is basically insane. Read the story below, then scroll down and I will teach you how to use yoga for…

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GSW Player Klay Thompson Using Meditation To Prepare For NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson is turning to meditation in his preparation for the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors. He’s the latest of many athletes using meditation to improve their performances.  In a recent article published by the Associated Press, the Golden State Warriors’ shooting guard Klay Thompson stated that he “[aims to meditate] for 30 minutes. An hour would be nice, but you've got to work up to that." Mental preparation has long been considered one of the most important aspects of an athlete’s performance. [1] And many athletes know how easy it can be to let the…

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Why Pete Holmes And Ram Das Are Laughing About Religion

Canadian Pete Holmes, the star of the HBO show Crashing, has a lot to say about religion, spiritual, and Ram Das. And he will probably leave you grinning with his enlightening thoughts. Speaking with Observer, Pete Holmes has called out religion for being “exclusive and judgmental of [people with different religious or spiritual beliefs]”.   Pete Holmes, a Christian since childhood, believes that religions should open themselves up to be more inclusive and less judgmental.  In his new book, Comedy Sex God, Holmes aims to unite religions by not talking exclusively of his own Christianity, but by discussing the point…

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He Used Yoga For Grief Relief After Daughters Death, Here’s How

It is never easy overcoming the death of a loved one. But one thing that can help is using yoga for grief-relief. This is a lessons that father Jason Greene, author of the book Once More We Saw Stars, learned painfully after his two-year-old daughter Greeta Greene was struck on the head by a piece of falling masonry, and killed.  Not sure how he could move on after such personal devastation,  Jayson Greene turned to  yoga for grief relief. Now, he is sharing his journey of recovery in his new book Once More We Saw Stars, a book written in…

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Science Reveals Shocking Effect Of Tylenol On Empathy

Science has revealed a shocking link between Tylenol and empathy.  We empaths know that it isn’t easy living with high levels of empathy.  True, being an empath is an emotionally rich life, and there are major benefits of our compassion and kindness, not least the fact that we are more connected to other people. Being an empath can be brutal too though. Heightened levels of empathy can make us overly sensitive, can cause us emotional pain, and can make it insanely difficult to focus on ourselves.    That’s why many of the empaths I’ve worked with tell me that they…

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