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How You Too Can Benefit From These transcendental meditation Methods

 

Is Transcendental Meditation a Hippie Fad?

People are busier than ever and work harder than before. The effects of all this hard work may lead to high transcendental meditation maharishi effectcholesterol, insomnia, weight gain and sometimes even depression. What if we could reverse all of those negative symptoms and live healthier, happier lives? Many say, that is exactly what Transcendental Meditation does – it “erases” the stress caused to the body and reverses negative effects of stress and poor habits.

Transcendental meditation is an effortless, mantra-focused meditation technique based on the ancient Vedic concept of enlightenment. It was introduced to the Western world by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi nearly 50 years ago. Its purpose, according to the Transcendental Meditation Program, is to reach a peaceful level of consciousness, so “your brain functions with significantly greater coherence and your body gains deep rest.”

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benefits of meditation in schools

3 Facts You Need to Know About meditation in schools

 

Meditation in Schools- Are There Benefits?

Should we have meditation in schools around the world? Are there really any benefits?

The benefits of teaching your child mindfulness are far greater than just improved test scores or athletic performance.benefits of meditation in schools

On a recent Thursday just after lunch, 20 first-graders gathered in a circle on the carpeted floor of their public school classroom in Santa Fe. Some sat cross-legged and others on their knees, each with one hand clasped in front of them or resting on their stomachs. Their teacher, Katie Norton, sat with them on a low crate and jingled a little bell. The children closed their eyes, looking surprisingly tranquil, even a little sleepy. But they weren’t settling in for an afternoon nap. They were practicing meditation.

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