Meditation

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5 Meditation Myths

Meditation is such a simple practice, but there are so many misconceptions about it. Perhaps this reveals something about the mind’s tendency to over-complicate things. Preconceptions about meditation can prevent you from trying the practice, or cause you to give up after trying for a while—which is a shame because meditation has such amazing benefits. […]

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Meditation and Addiction Recovery: A Perfect Match

How can you use meditation to overcome addiction? As humans, the folly of addiction touches us all. We live in a world designed to facilitate addiction, from the trivial to the grave: Prescription pills for every malady, a Facebook Feed constantly generating new stories to entertain you, cigarettes and alcohol for sale at every street […]

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Yogis Are Flexible, But Not In Just The Way You Think

In the West, for many people religion has very negative connotations. This is not surprising given the history of our organised religions: we have Christians gleefully embarking on crusades to murder anybody who does not submit to their message of universal love; Jews declaring themselves to be “God’s chosen people”; Muslims labelling non-believers as infidels […]

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Yoga, Meditation & Giving Back in Cambodia

Cambodia still finds itself a hotspot for backpackers, and those seeking out a history-rich, temple-hopping, tranquil beach destination. Yet it can be difficult to go beyond the temple exteriors to witness a deeper glimpse into Buddhist spirituality and the beautiful Cambodian spirit.   A yoga and meditation retreat is a great opportunity (and inspiration!) to break away […]

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