How to Stop Falling Asleep During Meditation? Try These 10 Actionable Tricks

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10 Actionable tricks to help you stop falling asleep during meditation Do you find yourself keep falling asleep during your meditation practice? Many people do. Well, I do.  Drowsiness, especially during sitting meditation posture, is a pretty common thing. How about falling asleep during meditation? I’ve seen a lot everywhere, even in meditation retreats. One …

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1 Simple Walking Meditation Technique, Undeniable Benefits

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Simple walking meditation technique with undeniable benefits When talking about meditation, we often think of sitting still on a meditation cushion with legs crossed. Though not wrong, meditation is much more than that. That was only one of the many meditation postures we often come across, the sitting posture. And, for those who think they’re not physically …

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Breath Meditation FAQ: Why Do So Many Meditation Methods Focus on the Breath?

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Have you ever wondered, why do so many meditation methods focus on the breath? Whatever the purpose of the meditation technique is, whether it’s for physical health, mental health, spirituality, sport, art, creativity, productivity, music, etc., breath is always one of the favorite meditation objects. In this post, I’d try to answer some of the …

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What Is Vipassana Meditation and How Can You Practice It?

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You might have ever heard of vipassana meditation. It’s a kind of meditation practice that’s often talked about amongst meditation practitioners and gaining popularity in the world. More and more people are interested in vipassana meditation and eager to learn and try it out. That’s one of the reasons for its gaining popularity. Nowadays, vipassana retreats are …

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How to Take Advantage of Your Pessimistic Thoughts and Beware of Your Optimistic Thoughts

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So, do you consider yourself pessimistic or optimistic? Do you tend to have the thoughts that all bad and undesirable things are always destined to happen? Do you tend to see bad events as permanent and good events as temporary? Those are pessimistic thoughts. Pessimistic thinkers always find the bad in any situation. They always …

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How to Take Advantage of Your Negative Emotions and Make Peace with Them

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How to take advantage of your negative emotions and make peace with them Emotions play a big part in our lives. Whether we are aware or not, they influence everything: our thoughts and feelings, our attitudes, and decisions, our moods, and mental states, etc. Often, they make or break our days. In everyday life, we …

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15 Actual Benefits of Meditation Based on Personal Experience

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The actual benefits of meditation based on personal experience Meditation is a word you’ve probably heard a lot and a thing advised by a lot of people. But, is meditation overrated? Or, does it have actual benefits? I’m aware that there have been tons of studies that showed the science-backed real benefits of meditation practice. …

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5 Easy Hacks to Maintain Mindfulness, Stay Focused, and Avoid Mind-Wandering During Meditation

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How to maintain mindfulness, stay focused and avoid mind-wandering during meditation? That is the question I get asked a lot. Most beginners or aspiring meditators will agree that maintaining mindfulness and staying focused during meditation practice, especially in the sitting posture is a great challenge. Even if you’re an advanced practitioner, I bet you faced …

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9 Most Practical Sitting Meditation Preparation Exercises to Eliminate Pains and Aches for Lazy People

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Any seasoned meditator knows that the best meditation posture to achieve a deeper level of meditative states is the sitting posture. You can do that in the lotus position, half-lotus, or even on a chair without leaning back, of course. But, in doing so, you need to keep your body straight and motionless. Because, if …

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16 Most Shocking Meditation Myths and Misconceptions (What Meditation Is NOT)

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Meditation myths and misconceptions With 5,000+ years in its history, meditation comes in many forms. Many cultures, traditions, and religions have come up with different styles and techniques. Additionally, the diversity of people in characters, personalities, psychological makeup, and upbringings, etc. also play a role in adding to the varieties. Therefore, we know there are …

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