You Will Not Be Punished For Your Anger… Meaning

“You will not be punished for your anger. You will be punished by your anger”—Buddha (maybe…) Have you heard this quote before? It is usually attributed to the Buddha, although in actual fact it is a false translation. The quote was first found in 1996’s “Treasury Of Spiritual Wisdom” by Andy Zubko’s, in which he lists the following as a Buddha quote: “You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger….Let a man overcome anger by love.” Although this is not actually a Buddha quote, it does contain a lot of truth: The idea…

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Overcome Childhood Emotional Neglect With Mindfulness

New scientific research shows that mindfulness can help us to overcome childhood emotional neglect and the effects of being brought up in a negative environment. Research reveals that growing up in a household where our emotions are invalidated or ignored is detrimental to our health. You might have suffered from emotional invalidation is your parents constantly said to you: Stop being such a baby Quit making such a big deal out of it Man up You shouldn’t feel that way Get over it I know what you’re going through I’m not discussing that with you You’re too sensitive Emotional validation…

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Best Meditation Memes Ever — Made Me LMAO!

Nothing makes me laugh more than a really good meditation meme. But then, I'm a meditation teacher so I'm biased. Take a look at my picks of the best meditation memes ever. I bet you leave laughing! Best Meditation Memes Ever!

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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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Moshi Sleep And Mindfulness App Raises $12 million to help kids sleep

“Moshi Sleep And Mindfulness App”, the Moshi Monsters Meditation app, has raised $12 million Series B financing, money which will be used to create content for kids to learn mindfulness and get to sleep British-run Moshi Monsters was a website with over 80 million users that closed down in 2019 because it was running on Flash. The company attempted to succeed in the app space, with Moshi Karts and Moshi Monsters Village, but neither of those two games achieved anywhere near the success of the website. They then subsequently launched the Moshi Sleep And Mindfulness app, which is currently ranked…

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Benefits of Mindfulness & Meditation for College Students

When most people hear the words “college life,” they imagine never-ending parties, hangovers, and a constant lack of sleep. Even though many students indeed have such a lifestyle, it doesn’t mean that everyone should do the same. For many students, a college is a place where they can gain knowledge and explore this world. College also gives you an opportunity to learn more about yourself and to develop as a person.   When you go to college, you become more independent than ever, and you can use this independence to become healthier and to learn to deal with stressful situations,…

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LinkedIn Learning Mindfulness & Mental Health Courses Now Free

California, U.S.— LinkedIn Learning’s Mindfulness and mental health courses are now free. Last month, LinkedIn announced that in order to help people through the effects of the global pandemic, they would be offering a range of free mental health and mindfulness courses. This week, the California-based social media company has announced that there are six free courses in mindfulness and mental health that they are giving in order to hep people adjust to the new work / life balance. LinkedIn has highlighted the rise in free yoga and meditation courses online. "Over the past month, three-times as many people watched…

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How to practice mindfulness

The first time I heard of mindfulness, a nurse friend of mine spoke about it in fluid conversation like I had any idea what was going on. After asking a few quick questions, the idea had formed in my mind that mindfulness is basically the act of meditating on the present moment. Thoughts will come, thoughts will go, some will return, some will make a lot of noise in your head and refuse to leave for extended periods, but eventually, with training, practicing mindfulness can help you to recognise, accept, and release your thoughts [1] without the need for lengthy…

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Spoken Word Meditation Helped Me Overcome Loneliness Today
Watching the "Never Alone" spoken word meditation made me feel less lonely during self-isolation.

Spoken Word Meditation Helped Me Overcome Loneliness Today

Facebook and British spoken-word artist Kate Tempest have created a beautiful “spoken word meditation” that will help you reconnect today. During the time of COVID-19, many people are feeling lonely [READ: Meditation For Loneliness]. I watched the video this morning, Wednesday, and it immediately made me feel more connected to people, to society, to my family, and to my home. It’s a beautiful short film that Facebook is promoting as part of its Community Help feature that helps users during the coronavirus pandemic. Listening to her poetic observations, and her soulful voice, talking about the power of transcendence, made me…

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These Relaxing VR Games Feel Like A Virtual Meditation Retreat

With self-isolation closing hotels around the world and preventing travel, it’s time for meditators to look elsewhere. Relaxing VR games offer an experience like a virtual meditation retreat while you're at home.   We are probably not going to be travelling anytime soon, at least not until the pandemic ends, which could be many months if not more. In response, many meditators are looking for retreat-style experience they can do from home. One way is to take a meditation retreat at home. Another solution is to use video games for a virtual meditation retreat. How Relaxing VR Games Offer Experiences Similar…

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Meditation For Cognitive Decline – Reverse Brain Impairment

Friday—The latest science reveals big benefits of meditation for cognitive decline and to reverse brain impairment. Cognitive impairment is something most of us experience as we age. It sometimes begins in mid-life around the age of 50, and most commonly over the age of 70, but for some can even begin in our 50s. If you are experiencing this impairment of brain function, you probably are already aware of it. The science include trouble remembering, struggling to learn new things, and difficulty making everyday decisions. The good news is that, while we are all likely to suffer from this common…

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Airlines Now Using Meditation Apps for Fear of Flying

Saturday—Airlines have started using meditation apps for fear of flying. In an effort to reduce lost profits due to fear of flying, a number of airlines are working with yoga apps, relaxation apps and meditation apps to help people confidently step onto planes. It is estimated that approximately 25% of the population suffer from fear of flying [1]. This costs airlines millions of dollars annually. And at a time when the coronavirus is causing airlines to fly empty planes, it’s a loss of revenue that they just can’t afford. How We're Using Meditation Apps For Flight Phobia In an effort…

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CBD Gummies: Why They Are the Hemp Product of the Future

CBD, also known as cannabidiol, is growing in popularity based on its variety of health benefits [1]. Aside from its ability to improve mood, reduce nausea symptoms, and improve anxiety, CBD is becoming a well-praised medicinal alternative to over-the-counter and prescription medications. Aside from the medicinal benefits, CBD has numerous benefits, including convenience, low risk of overdosing [2], and more. One of the best ways to receive these benefits is by taking CBD gummies. Here are ten reasons to begin taking CBD gummies today. And if you're into meditaiton and yoga, you might like to consider the benefits of combining…

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Why Is Meditation Good For You? Science Answers

As a meditation teacher, one of the most common questions I hear is “Why is meditation good for you?”. It might seem strange that the simple practice of sitting still with your eyes closed, focus on your breath, could have so many health benefits. After all, it’s not like you’re doing any physical exercise, so why is meditation good for your health? Recent research published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology sought to answer that very question. The research has pinpointed several reasons why mindfulness and meditation are good for mental health. Ultimately, the research team states, meditation helps because…

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A CBD Schedule for Relaxation and Restfulness

There is no such thing as a cure-all — but CBD seems to be coming close. Already, FDA-approved medications relying on CBD’s miraculous effects are becoming available to sufferers of epilepsy and schizophrenia, and doctors across the country are encouraging those who experience chronic pain, depression and anxiety to partake in CBD products. Even if you don’t have a serious or debilitating disease, you can enjoy the benefits of CBD. CBD stimulates the body’s natural systems to relax and heal, so following a schedule of CBD treatment, you can ensure that you remain healthily rested and mindful for all your…

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Calmer You App Helps You Overcome Anxiety—Does It Work?

Meditation and mindfulness apps are truly having their moment in 2020. Thanks to apps like Headspace and Calm, the mindfulness app market reached a staggering $195 million in 2019, which was more than double the revenue of the year before. The majority of these meditation apps focus on general meditation. Headspace, for instance, is all about helping you develop a habit of meditating. And other apps offer general guided meditations for relaxation. Now, however, a new app is seeking to cure one of the most common mental health problems in the world: Anxiety. The Calmer You app promises to help…

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SolePath Institute Opens New Mindfulness Retreat In Calgary

CALGARY, Alberta, Marcs 4th. SolePath Institute is opening a new mindfulness retreat in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the institute announced via a press release Wednesday. The SolePath Institute is dedicate to helping people use mindfulness and meditation to  overcome stress. The Institute provides guidance for those searching for their path, in order to help them progress in their journey to a healthier and happier life. Debra Ford, author of the mindfulness book Daily Pulse: Rhythm of the Tao will lead the new mindfulness retreat in Calgary. Ford holds a doctorate in metaphysical science and is a teacher of spiritual philosophy. She…

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Psychiatrist Reveals How To Use Mindfulness For Hunger Cravings

Judson Brewer [author & psychiatrist] spoke to The Daily Collegian, Tuesday, about how to use mindfulness for hunger and cravings. In an insightful article he discussed his insights from years of study at Yale, MIT and Brown University about how mindfulness can rewire the brain in order to retrain negative habits. We all have negative habits. For some it is overeating. For others it might be drinking or smoking. If we are all honest, we all have at least a couple of bad habits we would love to overcome. But it can be hard to know precisely how you are…

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Yoga for Students in School

Yoga originated in India between the third and second millennium BC [1]. It is to this period that the seals with images of people in yoga poses found on the banks of the Indus River belong. Now, yoga is becoming more and more popular as it helps to achieve a balance of soul and body. Students have a lot of tasks and very little time to complete them, and sometimes the only way out is to order a ready-made paper at the writing service  However, reaching peace is not so simple and you should still think about yoga. That is…

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How To Teach Meditation In Schools [And The Benefits]

I regularly receive messages from teachers asking how to teach meditation in schools. They have read the research and they understand just how beneficial mindfulness and meditation are for kids. Over the past five years, mindfulness programs have become hugely popular with both adults and kids. Listening to meditation music, practicing mindful breathing, using mantras… these are all mindful practices that would have looked alternative or even controversial in schools only ten years ago, but today are commonplace. The focus, of course, is to help kids relax, focus, and feel happy at school, both for their mental health and for…

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