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Elizabeth Scott, M.S.

There's No Place Like "Om"

By April 22, 2013

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Meditation has been getting more press in recent years for good reasons--it's a powerhouse stress reliever! It provides short-term benefits of relaxation, and long-term practice also brings physical and psychological changes that lead to greater resilience toward stress. The following resources can get you started, or more deeply rooted, in a meditation practice. I encourage you to try something new here.

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  • Benefits of Meditation
    Why meditate? This article tells you more about the specific benefits you'll find with a regular meditation practice, so you can motivate yourself to take the step of starting a regular practice today.

  • How To Meditate
    Meditation can be practiced in many different ways, but there are some basic things to think about when you're learning how to meditate. This article can help you to know what to do--and what not to do--to have an effective meditation practice regardless of the specific technique you try. It also provides a simple beginning meditation to start with.

  • Different Meditation Techniques
    There are many different ways to meditate, and they fall into two main categories: concentrative and non-concentrative. Learn more about these distinctions to see what types of meditation might work best for you, and find tutorials for different types of meditation you can try this week. Another option for stress relief: Subscribe To The Free Weekly Newsletter!
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