Meditation seems to be the latest tend in stress management, mental clarity, and relaxation. Like most tends there are meditation myths we should all be aware of. Clearing up the facts from the fiction will help many discover the truth about meditation and its many benefits. Some might feel that they need a religious background to meditate. Others might think they need complete silence. For the truth to these myths of meditation and others please read the article below.
By Deepak Chopra
From Huffington Post
In the past 40 years, meditation has entered the mainstream of modern Western culture, and been prescribed by physicians and practiced by everyone from business executives, artists, and scientists to students, teachers, military personnel, and — on a promising note — politicians. Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan meditates every morning and has become a major advocate of mindfulness and meditation, as he describes in his book, A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit.
Despite the growing popularity of meditation, prevailing misconceptions about the practice are a barrier that prevents many people from trying meditation and receiving its profound benefits for the body, mind, and spirit. Here are seven of the most common meditation myths, dispelled.
For the full list of myths please go here.
Now we know the truth to these meditation myths we can start getting more out of our daily meditation.
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