14 Most common misconceptions about meditation busted!

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Do you hold back from meditation thinking how will people around you react? Do you think of it as a religious practice? Do you think meditation is only for people suffering from mental health issues?

Or you just want to stay away from it because you don’t believe in spirituality? In this post, we will bust all these misconceptions about meditation with science-backed research. Continue reading “14 Most common misconceptions about meditation busted!”

Daily gratitude list- The transformational habit for a fulfilling life!

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If you ever got into a problem said “Why me?” then read on. If you often crib about your work, go ahead. If you are anxious, troubled and can’t seem to find happiness in your life, don’t stop. Continue reading “Daily gratitude list- The transformational habit for a fulfilling life!”

Backache during meditation? Here are 9 best meditation cushions in India

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Do you love meditation? Do you love the idea of immersing yourself into the deep calm state and rejuvenate your body and mind? 

Do you want to sit in for a longer duration? But the whole idea is taking a backseat due to the constant twitch in the back or numb feet or ankle shouting to be rescued.

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“I can’t meditate”- Here’s why Gibberish meditation can be your saviour?

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Have you ever said, “I can’t meditate”? If you are one of them, good news for you. Humans have been dealing with monkey mind since ages and long ago some Sufi mystics understood the challenge and devised a technique known as Gibberish meditation. Continue reading ““I can’t meditate”- Here’s why Gibberish meditation can be your saviour?”

If you suffer from work anxiety- Read this!!

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This story is based on the life of Mrs. Devki & Ritwik.  Names have been changed to maintain anonymity. Mrs. Devki is the narrator.

B****, can’t you see properly!! Stay at home if you can’t drive.” These were the words I heard from him while we drove past a girl on our way to work. I had a chance to look at her fear stricken face for a few seconds. While my husband, Ritwik, raced against the drivers on the road and attended his important work calls, I couldn’t stop thinking about that girl. What if she was driving for the first time? What if her family is in trouble? What if she already was at the verge of breaking down? What if? In that moment I realized, how work anxiety was vitiating this strong man.

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Meditation for Heartbreak- Story of a girl who believed and won

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Start a meditation practice, I said. Meditation for heartbreak!! Yeah right! was her response.

I was sitting in the office a few years back and I saw a fellow colleague of mine enter the room in her usual chirpy demeanor.

She greeted in an exciting tone and sat down to work but I felt something was amiss. This was when I had just completed my yoga course and got back to my job. I saw a cloud of deep sadness looming around her. Continue reading “Meditation for Heartbreak- Story of a girl who believed and won”

Mantra meditation – Why chanting can be life changing? | Buddhica

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When we hear about the term meditation, we often imagine a person sitting on the floor in a cross-leg position chanting a Sanskrit word ‘Om’. Sounds familiar, isn’t it? This is essentially an example of mantra meditation. The practice of mantra meditation can be found in various Buddhist and Hindu traditions and holds significant value in personal transformation. Continue reading “Mantra meditation – Why chanting can be life changing? | Buddhica”

Mindful Leadership: How mindfulness can help your business?

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Your day starts with the alarm beeping and then the very next moment you have this strong impulse to check for a missed call, a text or an important email. From the moment you wake up, you are filled with anxious thoughts or a sense of urgency. You are basically sabotaging the chances of having a good day before you even begin. So how can you, as a leader, find a sense of stability when you have an overflowing inbox, notifications, employee conflicts and immediate client requests to take care of? The answer may lie in Mindful leadership. Continue reading “Mindful Leadership: How mindfulness can help your business?”

Concentration meditation | 3 ways to do concentration meditation

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If you think concentrating is equivalent to meditation, you are wrong and here’s why. There are a lot of different types of meditation available in the market today, most of them commercialized and popularised by the western idea of meditation. One of them is concentration meditation Continue reading “Concentration meditation | 3 ways to do concentration meditation”

Basic meditation for beginners guide – Techniques and FAQ’s

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When I first started meditating I had no clue what I was doing and how it should be done. In this basic meditation for beginners guide,  I am focusing on this problem. As a beginner, we have a lot of questions around it. What is it and why should I do it? Is it about clearing your mind? Is it about stopping your thoughts? Is it about not thinking anything? Continue reading “Basic meditation for beginners guide – Techniques and FAQ’s”