4 Ways Meditation Can Help You Cope with Bereavement & Loss

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There are many ways in which meditation can help with bereavement and loss. There is no denying that meditation is a unique cultural and healing force. From ancient Buddhist and Hindu religious and secular methodologies to our current craze for yoga classes and meditation apps, A-type businesspeople and legal eagles looking to focus, and off-kilter […]

THIS Is My Best Meditation For Dealing With Strong Emotions

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According to new research, Body Scan Meditation is arguably the best meditation for dealing with strong emotions. I don’t know about you, but the effects of the pandemic have started to affect my emotions. It doesn’t help that I’m thousands of miles away from my family, here in Canada, with no chance of safely returning […]

Tone It Up App & Website Review

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If you’re looking for a truly inspirational and motivational app and website to get in shape, you definitely have to check out Tone It Up, the creation of two friends, Katrina and Karen. These two beautiful women are so encouraging and positive they will fire you up with motivation to get in shape, lose weight […]

Mindful Eating App Feast Launches With Food Tracking

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LOS ANGELES, July 14th – If you’ve been looking for a new way to get into mindful eating and you enjoy using meditation apps, the Feast app will be perfect for you. Feast, a food-lovers community, announced today that they have launched their new mindful eating app. It’s designed to help turn calorie counting into […]

Listen To Harry Styles Meditation On Calm App & Sleep Tonight

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Calm app releases new sleep meditations with Harry Styles. Do you ever wish you could have Harry Styles in bed with you, whispering sweet nothing in your ear while helping you to unwind? If so, have I got good news for you. While taking Harry to bed with you might not be on the horizon, […]

Hammer Museum Mindfulness Meditation Classes Move Online  

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Los Angeles—Hamer Museum’s weekly mindfulness meditation lessons move online to help people deal with stress while staying safe Take a look at our list of free online meditation & yoga lessons and you’ll note that a lot of teachers are now giving free online lessons. One such institution is Hammer Museum, who have moved their […]

Dalai Lama Teaches the Eight Verses for Training the Mind

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India—Dalai Lama shares his teaching on the ‘Eight Verses for Mind Training by Geshé Langri Tangpa. As meditators, we are ultimately interested in learning how to train the mind. Whether it’s to be strong, to find happiness, to lose weight, to attract what you desire, or to be positive, mind training is what we here […]

New Anxiety-Tech Device Uses Guided Breathing To Reduce Stress

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Melo, a new piece of anxiety-tech, uses guided breathing exercises to help reduce anxiety. Over the past few years we’ve seen the release of all sorts of meditation devices, things like the Muse Brain-sensing Headband and meditation pods. Now, a new and cute little piece of technology offers to help us to reduce stress by […]

Imperial War Museum Holds Yoga Classes Next To Bombed Cars & Spitfires

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July 1st, U.K—The Imperial War Museum (IWM) is holding yoga classes in a room decorated with bombed out cars, missiles, and Spitfire planes used in World War II. Despite protests, the Imperial War Museum is defending its right to hold the yoga lessons. Normally, yoga and war do not go together. In the Bhagavad Gita, […]

Buddhist, Hindu Leaders Disgusted By Music Group’s Disrespect

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Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, and Jewish religious leaders are disgusted at what they see as a lack of respect from a night-club operator regarding its handling of religious statues. Night-Club operator Live Nation is being demanded to remove Buddhist, Hindu and other religious statues that they have placed inside night-clubs. Religious leaders are demanding a […]

Guided Body Scan Meditation Script From Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

Guided Body Scan Meditation Script From Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche has uploaded a wonderful guided body scan meditation script that will help you to relax today and to feel a sense of balance. Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche is a Tibetan teacher and master of Karma Kagyu and Nyingma. He is also the author of two bestselling meditation books and the overseer of the […]

Tai Chi For Immune System & COVID-19: Research Reveals Benefits

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June 30th—New research highlights significant benefits of Qigong and tai chi for immune system functioning and prevention and survival from COVID-19. Qigong and tai chi help immune system functioning Qigong and tai chi do not reduce inflammation Qigong and tai chi could potentially help in preventing COVID-19 The events of 2020 have left health officials […]

Sharon Salzberg’s New Meditation Book & Real-World Mindfulness

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New meditation book by Sharon Salzberg, Real Change: Mindfulness to Heal Ourselves and the World, will be released in September. Sharon Salzberg is, without a doubt, one of the best meditation teachers in the world. The New York Times bestselling author and Buddhist meditation teacher, Salzberg has been one of the leading voices in bringing […]

Benefits of Dispositional (Trait) Mindfulness For Health

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Ohio, U.S. –New research has revealed significant benefits of trait, or dispositional, mindfulness for health, sleep, and other aspects of wellbeing. Mindfulness is the state of being consciously aware in the present moment. There are two forms of mindfulness. The first is the traditional Buddhist meditation called mindfulness, which is a technical form of meditation. […]

Plum Village Virtual Meditation Retreat Taking Bookings Now

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Plum Village, the Buddhist monastery created by Thich Nhat Hanh and Chan Khong in 1982, has started taking booking for its online meditation retreat. Thich Nhat Hanh [Vitenamese Thien Buddhist monk and peace activist and one of the best meditation teachers ever] once dreamt of creating an online monastery, and now it is happening. The […]

Free Meditations From J Balvin, Deepak Chopra, UCSD, & Tara Brach

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  This week, we have many new live stream yoga & meditation classes, including ones from J. Balvin, Deepak Chopra, the University of California: San Diego, and American Buddhist author and meditation teacher Tara Brach. As mindfulness and meditation continue to become ever more popular, more and more teachers are producing free classes. Here’s what […]

Chinese Man, 27, Dies From 54 Day Water Fast Prescribed By Qigong Master

Chinese Man, 27, Dies From 54 Day Water Fast Prescribed By Qigong Master

China—27 year-old man Li dies after 54 day water fast prescribed by Qigong Master at a rehabilitation center Liu Shanglin. Shangling recommended that Li drink only water for 70 days.   Qigong is a traditional Chinese meditative movement exercise that is more than 5000 years old. It is often used as part of traditional Chinese […]

Virtual Mindfulness Community Helps Depression, Anxiety [Research]

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  Over the past few years, we’ve seen the rise of many mindfulness communities around the world, with notable mindful communities in Toronto, Houston, New Orleans and other cities, and some specialising in communities for blacks and women. New scientific research reveals big benefits of mindfulness community intervention for stress, anxiety, and depression, and especially […]

Listen To GatherNYC “Mindful Minutes” Morning Meditation Music

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New York—GatherNYC, a weekly concert series in New Work, launched “Mindful Minutes”, a series of meditation music live-streams to help us all relax. GatherNYC is a “revolutionary weekly concert experience” that is usually held in downtown Manhattan and seeks to “evoke the community and spiritual nourishment of a religious service—but here is the religion is […]

Farrah Abraham’s Meditation Series Has Fans Flummoxed

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There’s a new meditation series from Teen Mom Farrah Abrahams, and fans can’t tell whether it’s a joke. Farrah Abrahams [American reality television personality, singer, writer and adult film actress] is basically obsessed with attention (even uploading videos of herself to adult video sites). She’s also an entrepreneur who makes money doing… well, seemingly everything, […]