Meditation can help Actors

Meditation can help you to become a better actor

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Meditation is the perfect practice for actors, not only to calm first night nerves, increase focus and concentration, but it helps the actor to exude the character of the person they are playing, understanding the character, getting into the character’s state of mind and portraying them perfectly by creating the “presence” needed on stage or

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Meditation Techniques used by “Inmates” To Quit Smoking

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Meditation techniques are being used at one prison in Scotland to help the inmates quit smoking, with the eight-week course in mindfulness meditation exploring topics such as emotions, thoughts and kindness, while helping those involved handle their tobacco cravings. Official figures show that over 70 per cent of prisoners in Scotland smoke, with the Scottish

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Tackle Employee Absenteeism ‘With Meditation Training Courses’

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A group of peers and MPs has suggested that public servants like nurses, prison officers and teachers could well benefit from going on meditation training courses or similar in order to help prevent employee absenteeism. Co-chair of the group MP Chris Ruane observed that mindfulness and meditation training could be rolled out in key professions

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Showing Meditation at No 4 in Google Trends for 2014

“How to Meditate” No. 4 in Google Trends Results in 2014

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It’s wonderful news to see that the term “How to Meditate” was ranked 4th in the Google Trends UK results for 2014, and it’s the first time the word “meditate” has ever entered these charts. As a prominent, international meditation school we have definitely seen an increase in visitors, enquiries and new students. This is

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Je Suis Charlie – France Unity March

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We watch in awe and solidarity the Paris “France Unity March” – the coming together of so many individuals from many religions, beliefs and nationalities showing their solidarity against terrorism, demonstrating human compassion and unity. These events reiterate how important our work is that through meditation and spiritual practices one no longer feels a divide

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Effort and Results at work using meditation

Is conscious effort ever wasted? No, Never!

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As this is the first week back to work for most of us and a new year, let´s examine our work ethics in relation to effort. So many people tell me, “I worked like a Trojan for my company and they did not reward me” or “they fired me in a reshuffle”. That divine force

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Togatherings – Following the Light – A Meditator’s Journey

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At the beginning of the year, I could not have imagined that I will be able to follow Rajesh and Jasmini to the various countries for all the Togatherings. Now, looking back, I am so amazed by the fact that I achieved it and I managed to attend the Spanish, Cypriot, UK, Finnish and the

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Jasmini Ananda’s 80th Birthday year comes to a close!

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As the year end draws to a close, we reflect on this special 80th birthday year for Jasmini Ananda. Her celebration in July of this year was indeed something spectacular and her dedication video including the “Hummingbird Poem” – and Rajesh singing “We dreamed a dream that came alive”, will remain with for us forever.

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Loneliness - Meditation Can Help

Meditation: Reducing Loneliness & Other Benefits for Older Adults

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Being alone may raise the risk of heart problems and Alzheimer’s in older adults and efforts have been made to reduce this by establishing various communal associations. However these are not always successful. Brain, behaviour and immunity published recent results from research headed by Dr J David Creswell of Carnegie Mellon University, indicating that meditation

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Meditation improves your sleep

Meditation To Aid A Healthy Night’s Sleep

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As our lives become more and more technology dependent and the lines between day and night blur with rising 24/7 culture, can help us switch off at night and get a good sleep. Evidence suggests we need at least six hours of sleep to aid brain function and our ability to learn as well as

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