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How to do easy zen meditation t reduce the stress in your mind and body?

How to do easy zen meditation t reduce the stress in your mind and body?

It tilts the seesaw: The anxiety stress response involves the sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system. Its a see-saw, one cannot be relaxed and anxious at the same time. So techniques to reduce anxiety, zen, mediation, deep breathing reduced the bodys physiologcal stress response, giving it a break from harmful chronic stress. It is also a skill that restores a sense of self-control. Good stuff! ...Read more

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Meditation (Definition)

Meditation is a technique or practice in which an individual attempts to focus their attention to increase mindfulness, introspection, and relaxation. The practice of meditation has shown benefit in blood pressure control and reducing ...Read more


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How do you do meditation?

How do you do meditation?

Conscious breathing: There are many different ways to meditate but the essence is taking slow deep breaths while focusing on the process & focusing your mind on a sound or image. One of my favorite techniques is to take a deep breath in & softly say "ommm" as you breathe out, focusing on how the sound vibrates you.See www.Alternative-medicine.Net/meditation/english.Html & http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=a8gruee0ehs. ...Read more

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What is benefit of meditation in wellness?

What is benefit of meditation in wellness?

Many useful benefits: The most common factor in poor health is stress & meditation is an incredible tool to reduce stress.It improves brain function & even changes brain structure beneficially, reduces anxiety, lifts mood, improves cognitive function, balances the autonomic nervous system, boosts immunity, prevents & reverses heart disease & more. See http://www.Psychologytoday.Com/articles/200105/the-science-meditation. ...Read more

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What is the value of the meditation you teach?

What is the value of the meditation you teach?

Lower stress.: Meditation, used regularly over a period of weeks or months, has been shown to help lower blood pressure and heart rate, improve breathing, relieve stress, and decrease the stress-produced chemicals (e.g., cortisol) in the body and brain. Anxiety and stress are counteracted and a generalized feeling of well-being is attained, along with a sense of deep spiritual attunement. ...Read more

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What exactly is guru meditation?

Guru meditations: A guru is a person who is considered to have great knowledge, wisdom and authority. Meditations are thought process of the mind to bring about a relaxation response and deep thought. Usually quiet contemplation of the breathing or chanting of a mantra. The purpose is to achieve inner peace and tranquility. ...Read more

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How to use meditation for stress?

How to use meditation for stress?

Combine with coping: Choosing a style you are willing to do, practice daily, employ ongoing adjustment to improve effect, & enjoy the process, especially with other people. Combine with stress-reducing daily living habits (sleep, exercise, nutrition) & eliminate unnecessary life stressors if possible. Meditation should help clear the mind & relax the body to be open to think more clearly & make decisions about life. ...Read more

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How can I do vipassana meditation?

How can I do vipassana meditation?

Vipassana: There are many good vipassana teachers, and you could attend one of their retreats to begin with. I suggest a day or weekend-long one to start with, because some last much longer. People like jack kornfeld, tara brach, and sharon salzberg are excellent. There are also recorded courses by these teachers via sounds true, and these provide instructions too. For ideas: http://tinyurl.Com/kdlb4pu. ...Read more