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Free meditations from Mindfulness | Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World

Free meditations from Mindfulness | Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World | CALM | Scoop.it

All of the meditations on this page are taken from our book ‘Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World’. The book contains the complete 8 week mindfulness course developed at Oxford University. 

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Free meditations to listen to from Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World.

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Fuller Life Family Therapy's curator insight, October 21, 2013 2:40 PM

Great self-care practices! Practical ways to destress and slow down a little bit as the year speeds up. 

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7 Reasons You Should Meditate

7 Reasons You Should Meditate | CALM | Scoop.it

Sitting in total silence, palms facing upward and eyes closed, mouthing the traditional "Ommmmm" sounds, would seem a practice for monks and other ascetic humans. Turns out, various types of mindful meditation (no Tibetan temple needed) can fit perfectly into the lives of a 9-to-5 business man or woman. And plenty of science suggests the benefits can be great. Here are seven enlightening benefits from Mind Games.

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Better sex, better problem-solving, the list goes on ...

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Meditation for Beginners | The Mindfulness Meditation Institute

Meditation for Beginners | The Mindfulness Meditation Institute | CALM | Scoop.it
Meditation for beginners is often quite confusing. This article takes the mystery out of meditation for beginners through clear and simple guidelines.
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The Neurobiology of Grace Under Pressure

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The Neurobiology of Grace Under Pressure

8 habits that stimulate your vagus nerve and keep you calm, cool, and collected.

When was the last time that you had to perform gracefully in a high-pressure situation? How did you handle it? Did you choke or did you have grace under pressure? Researchers continue to confirm that daily habits of mindset and behavior can create a positive snowball effect through a feedback loop linked to stimulating your vagus nerve.

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This is an excellent explaination of how calm looks and is created in the body. The author describes in plain language how the vagus nerve creates calm and provides practices which are not exacty what you would expect, but definelty worthy of reading! 

Quote: As with any mind-body feedback loop, messages also travel "downstream" from your conscious mind through the vagus nerve signaling your organs to create an inner-calm so you can “rest-and-digest” during times of safety or to prepare your body for “fight-or-flight” in dangerous situations.

The neurobiology of grace under pressure

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Dr. Amy Fuller, Marriage & Family Therapist passionate about healing & empowering a fuller life through Relational, Emotional, Mental & Spiritual Health/Growth. www.AmyFullerPhd.com