Good article about meditation and how it can help calm and bring peace to those suffering from anxiety. Anxiety can be a huge issue for some and meditation can help
The article, The Science Behind Meditation As A Treatment For Anxiety, by Quora states
“While doing this, you are not only doing something with your short term stress, you are also conditioning yourself for the longer term. Keep thinking the same negative type of thought often enough, and you’ll make this conditioning worse and worse, with which you’ll able to stress yourself out 1) much more and 2) in a much shorter amount of time.”
Great article on training athletically and the benefits of meditation that go with it
The article, “To Train an Athlete, Add 12 Minutes of Meditation to the Daily Mix” by Gretchen Reynolds states,
“If athletes practice meditation for a few minutes a day, they may become better able to withstand the mental demands of hours of strenuous physical training, according to an interesting new study of Division I college football players.”
Good article on meditation and how meditation can change your brain for the better
The article, “Neuroscience: This Is How Meditation Changes Your Brain for the Better”, by Jessica Stillman states,
“Unless you’ve been living in a cave the last few years, someone has no doubt recommended meditation to you. With top entrepreneurs swearing by the practice and a parade of articles suggesting mindfulness for everything from stress reduction to better concentration, meditation is undeniably hot.”
Meditation is important for productivity and success. It is no wonder that corporations are now trying to utilize meditation in the work place
The article, “Why More Companies Are Incorporating Meditation Into the Workplace” by Lauren Brown West-Rosentha, states
“We’ve morphed into a culture that expects a frenetic pace, demands that we don’t stop until our energy is depleted, and asks that we limit self-care to the bare minimum. But finally, employees are resisting this speed, and employers have realized that slow and steady—not crazy and all over the place—wins the race.”
One of our loudest voices is our own. We can be overly critical of ourselves at times. We need to be able to calm ourselves and see ourselves as we truly are, in bad, but most importantly in good as well. That sometimes involves not being so critical. Yes, it is good to want to excel, but to much criticism can be a bad extreme.
Meditation can help us overcome ourselves and our criticisms.
The article, Try This Meditation Technique to Quiet Your Inner Critic Once and for All, by Michael Gollust states
“To develop more kindness for yourself, for your loved ones, even for people you can’t stand? Starting a practice of lovingkindness (known in the Buddhist tradition as metta), can help. The good news is you don’t have to be an expert meditator to try it; you can add it to your existing routine, or use it as an entry point into a new practice.”
Meditation is more complex than merely closing one’s eyes. The article below offers insight and information into the art of meditation. It is very comprehensive and lists almost anything you have ever wished to ask about meditation from “what kinds of meditation are there?” to “how can I learn to mediate properly?” Types, techniques, health benefits and tools to meditating are all listed.
The article, “How to Meditate – The Ultimate Guide” by Jackie Miller states,
“Meditation means different things to different people. One things that most will agree on is that it has been around for a very long time and is a part of many religious traditions and beliefs. You may use a type of meditation to still your mind before an exam, or to stay focused on trying to keep calm.”