The benefits of meditation are cumulative, meaning that the more you practice, the greater resilience you build toward stress. And with meditation, you see greater benefits with regularity of practice than with length of sessions, meaning it's better to meditate a little every day (as you do with this program) than to sit for long sessions once or twice a week. Just choose a regular time and work it into your schedule, and you're halfway there.
This link will take you to Deepak Chopra's 21-Day Meditation Challenge. I recommend that you try it--if you're seeing this link a little late, you can still join whenever you come. I'll be participating, too, and would love to hear about your experiences with this program, and with meditation in general. Please feel free to add your thoughts in the comments section, sign up for my free stress management newsletter for ongoing updates, and have a wonderful week! Below are some resources that can help you to better understand meditation and make it part of your life, whether or not you join the Chopra Challenge. Enjoy!
- Meditation for the Masses
I'm a big fan of meditation, both as a technique to recommend to readers and clients, and as a personal practice for stress relief, so I'm happy to recommend meditation whenever I can. But some may ask, 'Why meditation? And why nudge people into it?' Find out more about the benefits of meditation, and how to get started, and you just may find yourself nudging your friends toward it as well!
- Types of Meditation to Try
There are almost as many different ways to meditate as there are people who meditate, but techniques fall into main categories. Here are some popular meditation techniques that have brought peace to many people.
- Meditation Challenges--How To Get Past Them
Meditation can be a little more challenging for some people than for others. While it is a stress relief technique that is available to everyone, if you're having some issues with meditation, the following resources can help:
- Find Other Stress Relief Techniques That Work For You!
Meditation is a fantastic technique that works very well, but there are many more ways to relieve stress. And while there are many great stress relievers available, but not every one is a good match for every personality. This stress reliever personality quiz evaluates different aspects of your personality, including your strengths, weaknesses and tastes, and points you to the best stress relievers for your particular personality traits, making it easier for you to find--and stay with--healthy new stress relief habits.
- Find Stress Relief On Facebook
For more ongoing stress reduction resources delivered right to your wall, visit and "like" this page--About Stress Management. You'll find inspirational quotes with articles that address the same concepts, with some great comments from other stress-relief fans. You can also follow me on Twitter for the same great stuff!
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