Meditation Nexus

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Benefits of Meditation
Types of Meditation
Classical Roots
Secular Mindfulness
Somatic Meditation
Loving Kindness Meditation
Meditation Apps
Guided Meditations Page
Where can I meditate in Honolulu?
Meditation Research

Benefits of Meditation

gold quotes“In a way, you can simply will yourself into a new physical form – that is if you use your will to routinely move heavy things, run around, or eat fewer tacos.
Just as you can change your body at the atomic level by lifting weights, exercising, or eating differently, you can willfully alter your brain by performing another physical act: thinking in a certain way.”
-David McRaney, in the intro to his podcast interview with author Michael Taft EP 061, You Are Not So Smart

Meditation Helps Preserve the Aging Brain
Meditation Reduces Activity in the Brain’s “Me Center”
Its Effects Rival Antidepressants for Depression, Anxiety
Meditation May Lead to Volume Changes in Key Areas of the Brain
Just a Few Days of Training Improves Concentration and Attention
Meditation Reduces Anxiety — and Social Anxiety
Meditation Can Help with Addiction
Short Meditation Breaks Can Help Kids in School
Source

Scientific Benefits of Meditation – 76 things you might be missing out on


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Types of Meditation

 

https://mindfulminutes.com/meditation-styles-techniques-explained/

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Classical Roots

 

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Secular Mindfulness

What do we have all wrong about Meditation?


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Somatic Meditation

 

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Loving Kindness Meditation

 

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Meditation Apps

Meditation apps re-purpose some of our most distracting tools to actually create focus. A multitude of apps are available on smartphone, tablets, or in your desktop’s web browser make meditation accessible wherever you are, whenever you want.  Another helpful utility in this type of platform is in that you to track your progress over time.  This kind of record can give you a sense of momentum, or maybe can help you infer correlations between life with mindfulness and live without.

Headspace – “Headspace is meditation made simple. Learn online, when you want, wherever you are, in just 10 minutes a day”
Calm – “Relax with Calm, a simple mindfulness meditation app that brings clarity and peace of mind into your life.”
Stop Breathe, and Think – “With this app, you can develop and apply kindness and compassion in your daily life through a process called STOP, BREATHE & THINK:”
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Guided Meditations Page

 

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Where can I meditate in Honolulu?

In Manoa
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Meditation Research

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