Month: November 2014

Is Mindfulness a Religion? | Creation Meditation

Is Mindfulness a Religion?

Mindfulness is truly being in the now. Huffington Post contributor writer Sarah Rudell Beach says it best: “It’s the Year of Mindful Living, the age of the Mindful Revolution!” From clinical and therapeutic settings to entering classrooms, boardrooms, congressional offices and military bases, mindfulness is branching out! “Each day, scientific research confirms the physical, cognitive and emotional benefits of a mindfulness practice,” …

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How to Meditate Sitting in a Chair | Creation Meditation

How to Meditate Sitting in a Chair

For beginners, it’s said that the traditional cross-legged meditation posture is too difficult. Here, Huffington Post contributor writer Hwansan Sunim explains to readers on how to practice meditation while sitting in a chair. “We’ll learn correct meditation posture, a cleansing exercise, and proper breathing technique,” says Sunim. Here we go >>  

Meditation Techniques for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Quieting the Mind | Creation Meditation

Meditation Techniques for Beginners: 20 Practical Tips for Quieting the Mind

Along with helping you to become more attentive and focused, the practice of meditation comes with a long list of major physical and mental health benefits. “Although a great number of people try meditation at some point in their lives, only a small percentage actually stick with it for the long-term. This is unfortunate, and …

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Stressed Out People Reap Benefits of Meditation (and a Little Kitten Therapy) | Creation Meditation

Stressed Out People Reap Benefits of Meditation (and a Little Kitten Therapy)

With our stress levels creeping higher than ever before, we could all stand to reap the benefits of meditation. Sure, meditation may not be for everyone, but this age old technique can quiet the mind and does wonders to help people manage their stressful lives. However, sometimes sitting still, all alone with your thoughts is the worst …

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Why Mindfulness Exercises, Meditation & Yoga Are Recommended for Breast Cancer | Creation Meditation

Why Mindfulness Exercises, Meditation & Yoga Are Recommended for Breast Cancer

Did you know that up to 80% of American breast cancer patients will undergo complementary therapies to manage anxiety and stress after they receive a diagnosis? ”Non-invasive alternative therapies can clear an anxious mind,” says TIME.com writer Alexandra Sifferlin. ”Though there’s no clear consensus on which integrative and alternative therapies work and which are ineffective, more and more medical …

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Creation Meditation: A Practice of Spiritual Union | Creation Meditation

Creation Meditation: A Practice of Spiritual Union

Spiritual union, as it’s being discussed here, is the experience of uniting with oneself, which ultimately means uniting with the divinity within. Of course, there are many spiritual traditions that teach methods and practices for reaching spiritual union. There are practices such as meditation, yoga, selfless service, and devotional chanting that can facilitate removing the …

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