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Leaving OM—3 Meditations You’ll Actually Do

Credit: Sebastien Wiertz

Credit: Sebastien Wiertz

You’ve heard and read all there is to know about meditation, but for whatever reason, you’ve never been able to take the plunge.

Maybe sitting still makes you feel like you’re going to jump out of your skin. Or between work, exercise, and personal commitments, you just don’t have the time to set out your zafu and zabuton. Maybe you don’t actually have either a zafu or a zabuton, and get irritated when your friends get zenner-than thou just because they managed to sit cross-legged for a few minutes.

And all that’s okay. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to enjoy meditation’s many proven benefits without following the ancient masters to the letter.

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Yoga: It’s Good For The Blood

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You might wrinkle your nose at the idea of doing yoga. Or maybe you’re doing yoga while you’re reading this. The point is, you probably have preconceived notions on the activity. Some people never try it, and other people live by it. Despite your experiences thus far, yoga’s stress-relieving properties deserve your attention. Science says so.

For those of you who only know yoga from passing a class at the gym or laughing at a spoof in a comedy, it might seem that twisting your body in such positions would be the opposite of stress-relieving. While some of the movements can be a little uncomfortable at first (okay, very uncomfortable), over time yoga becomes more about letting the mind roam free and less about struggling to hold hard poses.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

10 Reasons You Should Be Meditating

Today’s guest post comes from Dr. Kulkarni on the importance of adding meditation to your daily wellness routine.

Meditation has countless benefits on your health and life in general. Here are some great reasons to make meditation a part (even if it is a small part) of your daily rountine.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.