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Meditation for the Rest of Us: 10 Surprising Benefits from Making Mindfulness a Habit (TPS210)

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Do you have trouble focusing on one thing for any length of time? You’re not alone – in today’s crazy-busy society, we’ve become addicted to distraction. Today we’re going to show you how you can fight the urge to be always-on through establishing a mindfulness meditation habit. We talk about what mindfulness meditation is, how to do it effectively, the 10 major benefits that come from mindfulness meditation, and give you our recommended apps and tools to help you make it a habit. Whether you are a beginner or have been meditating for years, this episode will help you train your brain so it stays on what you tell it to focus on.

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Cheat Sheet

  • Exploring mindfulness meditation as someone who was initially resistant to the idea of doing it [2:31]
  • Getting started with the simple process of meditating [7:56]
  • How meditation helps you be more engaged in other things in your life [14:58]
  • What to do when you’ve taken a break from meditation and want to get back into it [17:45]
  • The 10 benefits of meditation [23:12]
  • Why mindfulness meditation improves your mood and focus [29:22]
  • How meditation makes you smarter by changing your physical brain [35:38]
  • Meditation tools and apps that Mike and Brooks use [42:47]
  • How to get started with a guided meditation [55:28]

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Posted by Nina Gentile  | September 27, 2018 at 11:05AM | Reply

I started meditating in my late 20’s. The practice continued for a decade. Then?! Yep, life happened!!! I went back to that special & sacred place a few years later. Getting up each morning @4:30 am. After -getting ready for my day. Next – pickup flowers and off to beach to great my “Source “. The Pacific Ocean. In gratitude I offered flowers. Beautiful, glorious-off to my office ready for client/patents or to deliver a seminar. Could life get any better ? ** Met Prem Rowatt., Maharji. **
Life changed, as it should. Oh no ! I was not prepared for this. A foreign state. I MEAN FOREIGN. (It’s complicated ). An Unremitting diseases. My ID, place I stood in life —-I will stop. I’m walking in your head with my dirty feet.

Bottom line. Meditating in the morning is troubling. I fall asleep. Yes enough sleep etc. later in day is great also. By then thought I’ve alreafy gotten lost. , BTW: I agree. AM practice is/was the most important for a fully rounded life, successful in life.

Why am I telling you this? I don’t know.
Thank you for your work in bringing all that’s out there into focus. You’ve given a step by step way to succeed. That is instamental for someone like me. I have lost the “wiring “ to walk a straight line.

Oh I know why I’m telling you all of this unrelated info. I neede to be heard. Ok, I’ll start journaling again.
I’m grateful. A small gift below. Although you may already know.
I have more I’d like to contribute from time to time.
I hope you can read this. Just had eye surgery. Guessing what letters I’m hitting. Plus, if your still hanging in, CNS attacked

.^^^ Prem Rowrat***
Nine Gentile, ND

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