mindfulness meditation

The Conscious Guide to Quitening Your Mind

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When we begin our meditation practice, we really start to become aware of the persisting chattering in our minds that perhaps went unnoticed before we began our journey. The mind shouts for our attention justifying its importance with time-keeping reminders and…

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3 Characteristics of a Conscious Business

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1. Enhanced Performance and Productivity According to Fred Kofman, author of ‘Conscious Business, How to Build Value Through Values’: “A conscious business seeks to promote the intelligent pursuit of happiness in all its stakeholders. It produces sustainable exceptional performance through…

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The Link Between Meditation and Treating Addiction

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A drink at the Wine Press is one thing, but how many of us have, at one time or another, relied on some addictive substance or behaviour to get us through the day? Even if it does not affect you…

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How To Increase Your Capacity For Mindfulness

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Although I know that the majority of the time, my state of consciousness is not pristine, I have developed the awareness to know when I am mindful and when I am not and I practice skills and techniques which enable…

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5 Difficult Moments That Mindfulness Can Transform

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1. Anxiety When we are anxious, mindfulness encourages us to meet the experience with acceptance, non-judgment and compassionate awareness. One of the outcomes of the mindful approach is that we step into resourcefulness rather than victimhood. We acknowledge our experience…

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7 Conscious Meditation Tips

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Here are some tried and tested meditation tips that you can try out to further support your practice.  We hope you find them useful! 1. Always try to meditate on level ground to enhance alignment. 2. Set a timer to…

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The Origins of Mindfulness

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Mindfulness has been practiced for millennia in the East. It is principally a Buddhist tradition although meditation is described by all major religions and incorporated into many non-faith philosophies. In order to understand how mindfulness is described in the Buddhist tradition…

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A Conscious Guide to Meditation for the Regular Practitioner

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Once you have become accustomed to bringing total awareness and silence into your meditation practice, you open the door to the infinite possibilities of discovery, self-exploration, contemplation and opening to wisdom. Simply sitting in the silence and following its waves…

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The Difference Between Mindfulness and Meditation

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There is a lot of confusion surrounding the definitions of mindfulness and meditation.  So to bring some clarity to the situation, let’s first begin by defining these two practices. We could say that meditation is the pure experience of consciousness.…

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Through the Eyes of A Conscious Professional

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As the world is becoming more conscious, professionals are being challenged in new ways. Here’s how some of the corporates are responding to the challenge of a conscious future for business: At General Mills in Minneapolis, Janice Marturano, deputy general…

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