Posts Tagged ‘ meditation ’

Loeb Extols Yoga, ‘Meditation, Contemplation’

Apr 7th, 2014 | By

The recipients of Daniel Loeb’s more fire-breathing letters, or the targets of his tartest put-downs, might not sense much inner peace in the Third Point founder. But Loeb yesterday credited his spirituality for some of his success. “Meditation, contemplation—it’s not just for monks and hermits,” Loeb told the American Enterprise Institute. Loeb made the comments

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Mindful meditation series: good for mind and body

Apr 4th, 2014 | By

After a successful pilot launch in the Cornell Law School and the Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management last semester, a guided Mindfulness Meditation program is now available to faculty, staff and students across campus. In its first three weeks, sessions have drawn more than 100 participants. The number of facilitators and the number

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Too Much Information? Time For Meditation!

Apr 3rd, 2014 | By

Ever feel like your brain is going to explode from too much information? I don’t mean too much information in the qualitative sense (e.g., information about your husband’s gastrointestinal problems or your boss’s sex life). The TMI I’m talking about is quantitative, like you literally have too much data in your short-term memory bank. If

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Decision making may be improved with mindfulness meditation

Apr 2nd, 2014 | By

Meditation is generally very beneficial for many dimensions of well being. A great advantage of meditation to help you relax and feel good is that meditation helps you to avoid taking drugs for these problems, which often have troubling side effects. Meditation has also been found to help control blood pressure. Recent research shows that

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Bridgewater founder Ray Dalio credits transcendental meditation for his success

Mar 31st, 2014 | By

The David Lynch Foundation hosted a panel discussion entitled Meditation: Creativity, Performance Stress, which was led by Sorkin, and featured Dalio, along with HuffPost president and editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington, celebrity chef Mario Batali, researchers Dr. Norman Rosenthal and Dr. Pamela Peeke and more. Dalio said that transcendental meditation — a technique that involves sitting silently

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Meditation might reduce workplace stress

Mar 28th, 2014 | By

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Regular doses of meditation might prevent work-related stress and burnout, a small U.S. study suggests. Teachers and support staff working at a school for children with behavior problems felt less stressed after practicing 20 minutes of Transcendental Meditation (TM) twice a day for four months. But participants “reported feeling less

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Mindfulness Meditation Can Encourage Peop le To Make More Rational Decisions

Mar 27th, 2014 | By

A new study from researchers at INSEAD and The Wharton School shows that one 15-minute focused-breathing meditation may help people make smarter choices. Commonly called “throwing good money after bad,” people have trouble cutting their losses, resulting in behaviors such as holding on to stocks too long, staying in bad relationships, or continuing to eat

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Meditation Makes People Feel Better. Can It Help You Work Smarter, Too?

Mar 26th, 2014 | By

Meditating can ease stress, insomnia, and depression and may even help ward off disease. Now there’s evidence it can produce better business decisions. A new study suggests meditating can help business people change course when initial plans don’t work out. People often stick with decisions because they don’t want to feel wasteful or admit that

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10 Meditation Tips for Beginners

Mar 25th, 2014 | By

Meditation is one of the most effective ways to keep your mind healthy and peaceful. Meditation can help us maintain our balance even during challenging times. The relevance and benefits of meditation are very well put in the following few lines by Nithya Shanti, an inspirational speaker, writer, happiness coach, integral healer, educator and modern

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Meditation 101: The Neuroscience of Why Meditation Works

Mar 24th, 2014 | By

As yogis have known for centuries and scientists can now prove, the benefits of meditation are profound. Meditation is perhaps the most crucial instrument to harness the power of thought, cultivate more peace, clarity and happiness. Learning to train the brain and focus our attention is crucial to thriving and cultivating a peak performance in

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